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PTO Litigation Report – December 15, 2017

December 15th, 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 11 AM on Friday, December 15, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00285
Filing Date – 12/14/2017
Patent # – 8,329,172
Title – COMBINATION THERAPIES FOR B-CELL LYMPHOMAS COMPRISING ADMINISTRATION OF ANTI-CD20 ANTIBODY
Patent Owner –  BIOGEN INC.
Petitioner – PFIZER, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00300
Trial Number – IPR2018-00301
Trial Number – IPR2018-00302
Filing Date – 12/14/2017
Patent # – 9,216,392
Title – SYSTEM FOR FORMING AN ARRAY OF EMULSIONS
Patent Owner –  LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC
Petitioner – 10X GENOMICS, INC.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00303
Filing Date – 12/14/2017
Patent # – 9,535,623
Title – MEMORY MODULE CAPABLE OF HANDSHAKING WITH A MEMORY CONTROLLER OF A HOST SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  NETLIST, INC.
Petitioner – SK HYNIX INC.; SK HYNIX AMERICA INC.; SK HYNIX MEMORY SOLUTIONS INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2018-00306
Filing Date – 12/14/2017
Patent # – 6,523,061
Title – SYSTEM, METHOD, AND ARTICLE OF MANUFACTURE FOR AGENT-BASED NAVIGATION IN A SPEECH-BASED DATA NAVIGATION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  IPA TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – HTC CORPORATION; HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2018-00307
Filing Date – 12/14/2017
Patent # – 6,742,021
Title – NAVIGATING NETWORK-BASED ELECTRONIC INFORMATION USING SPOKEN NATURAL LANGUAGE INPUT WITH MULTIMODAL ERROR FEEDBACK
Patent Owner –  IPA TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – HTC CORPORATION; HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00309
Filing Date – 12/14/2017
Patent # – 8,484,319
Title – CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORK (CDN) CONTENT SERVER REQUEST HANDLING MECHANISM WITH METADATA FRAMEWORK SUPPORT
Patent Owner –  AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – Limelight Networks, Inc.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00312
Filing Date – 12/14/2017
Patent # – 9,306,885
Title – ELECTRONIC MESSAGE SEND DEVICE HANDLING SYSTEM AND METHOD WITH MEDIA COMPONENT AND HEADER INFORMATION SEPARATION
Patent Owner –  VAPORSTREAM INCORPORATED
Petitioner – SNAP INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00313
Filing Date – 12/14/2017
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 – IPR2018-00295
Filing Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 9,320,765
Title – BIOEFFECTIVE KRILL OIL COMPOSITIONS
Patent Owner –  AKER BIOMARINE ANTARCTIC AS
Petitioner – RIMFROST AS
Tech Center – 1600

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.