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PTO Litigation Report – December 14, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM).  Since the last report, no new requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO have been posted.  This listing is current as of 9 AM on Thursday, December 14, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00297
Filing Date – 12/13/2017
Patent # – RE45,553
Title – MASS SPECTROMETER AND MASS FILTERS THEREFOR
Patent Owner –  THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC.; THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC (BREMEN) GMBH
Petitioner – Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00298
Filing Date – 12/13/2017
Patent # – RE45,386
Title – MEANS FOR REMOVING UNWANTED IONS FROM AN ION TRANSPORT SYSTEM AND MASS SPECTROMETER
Patent Owner –  THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC.; THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC (BREMEN) GMBH
Petitioner – Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00299
Filing Date – 12/13/2017
Patent # – 7,230,232
Title – MEANS FOR REMOVING UNWANTED IONS FROM AN ION TRANSPORT SYSTEM AND MASS SPECTROMETER
Patent Owner –  THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC.; THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC (BREMEN) GMBH
Petitioner – Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

There have been no new petitions for CBM review since the last report.

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

There have been no new reexam requests posted since the last report.