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PTO Litigation Report – December 18, 2017

December 18th, 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 10 AM on Monday, December 18, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00296
Filing Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 9,662,184
Title – VIBRATING DENTAL DEVICES
Patent Owner –  ORTHOACCEL TECHNOLOGIES, INC
Petitioner – Propel Orthodontics, LLC
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00315
Filing Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 6,558,426
Title – MULTIPLE-CAM, POSTERIOR-STABILIZED KNEE PROSTHESIS
Patent Owner –  MEDIDEA LLC
Petitioner – DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00316
Trial Number – IPR2018-00319
Filing Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 8,933,333
Title – SHIELDED ELECTRICAL CABLE
Patent Owner –  3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
Petitioner – AMPHENOL CORP.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00318
Filing Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 9,719,139
Title – MASSIVE PARALLEL METHOD FOR DECODING DNA AND RNA
Patent Owner –  THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK
Petitioner – ILLUMINA, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00320
Filing Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 6,212,662
Title – METHOD AND DEVICES FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF – DATA WITH TRANSMISSION ERROR CHECKING
Patent Owner –  KONINKLIJKE KPN N.V.
Petitioner – Sierra Wireless, Inc.; Sierra Wireless America, Inc.
Tech Center – 2100

New CBM Review Petitions

Trial Number – CBM2018-00005
Filing Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 7,325,806
Title – METHOD OF PLAYING A BONUS WAGER
Patent Owner –  NEW VISION GAMING AND DEVELOPMENT, INC.
Petitioner – BALLY GAMING, INC.; DBA BALLY TECHNOLOGIES
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – CBM2018-00006
Filing Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 7,451,987
Title – METHOD OF PLAYING A BONUS WAGER
Patent Owner –  NEW VISION GAMING AND DEVELOPMENT, INC.
Petitioner – BALLY GAMING, INC.; DBA BALLY TECHNOLOGIES
Tech Center – 3700

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

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