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PTO Litigation Report – December 19, 2017

December 19th, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM).  Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is current as of 10 AM on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00182
Filing Date – 12/18/2017
Patent # – 9,382,220
Title – METHODS OF SYNTHESIS AND/OR PURIFICATION OF DIAMINOPHENOTHIAZINIUM COMPOUNDS
Patent Owner –  WISTA LABORATORIES LTD.
Petitioner – PROVEPHARM INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00294
Filing Date – 12/18/2017
Patent # – 6,736,759
Title – EXERCISE MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHODS
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00321
Filing Date – 12/18/2017
Patent # – 9,659,314
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TAGGING NETWORK TRAFFIC USING EXTENSIBLE FIELDS IN MESSAGE HEADERS
Patent Owner –  BRIDGE AND POST, INC.
Petitioner – CELLCO PARTNERSHIP D/B/A VERIZON WIRELESS
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00322
Filing Date – 12/18/2017
Patent # – 9,708,358
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 – IPR2018-00330
Filing Date – 12/18/2017
Patent # – 6,339,142
Title – PROTEIN PURIFICATION
Patent Owner –  GENENTECH, INC.
Petitioner – PFIZER, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00331
Filing Date – 12/18/2017
Patent # – 9,249,218
Title – PROTEIN PURIFICATION
Patent Owner –  GENENTECH, INC.
Petitioner – PFIZER, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00332
Filing Date – 12/18/2017
Patent # – 8,039,724
Title – REMOVABLE ELECTRONIC DRUM HEAD FOR AN ACOUSTIC DRUM
Patent Owner –  INMUSIC BRANDS, INC.
Petitioner – ROLAND CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,054
Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 8,883,491
Inventor –  LIN, Bo et al.
Assignee –  NEXCELOM BIOSCIENCE LLC
Title – SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COUNTING CELLS AND BIOMOLECULES
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/014,055
Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 7,248,223
Inventor –  HABIB, Laurent et al.
Assignee –  ELTA SYSTEMS LTD.
Title – FRACTAL MONOPOLE ANTENNA
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/014,056
Date – 12/15/2017
Patent # – 6,959,293
Inventor –  PIRIM, Patrick
Assignee –  IMAGE PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Title – METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AUTOMATIC VISUAL PERCEPTION
Co-pending Litigation – Image Processing Technologies, LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al., TXED-2-16-cv-00505