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PTO Litigation Report – December 20, 2017

December 20th, 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 9 AM on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00304
Trial Number – IPR2018-00305
Filing Date – 12/19/2017
Patent # – 5,809,118
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRIGGERING ACTIONS AT A HOST COMPUTER BY TELEPHONE
Patent Owner –  SPYCURITY LLC
Petitioner – RPX CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00310
Filing Date – 12/19/2017
Patent # – 8,194,538
Title – OPTIMAL ROUTE SELECTION IN A CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORK
Patent Owner –  AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – Limelight Networks, Inc.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00323
Filing Date – 12/19/2017
Patent # – 9,675,621
Title – METHODS OF SYNTHESIS AND/OR PURIFICATION OF DIAMINOPHENOTHIAZINIUM COMPOUNDS
Patent Owner –  WISTA LABORATORIES LTD.
Petitioner – PROVEPHARM INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00335
Filing Date – 12/19/2017
Patent # – 9,424,827
Title – ELECTRONIC PERCUSSION INSTRUMENT WITH ENHANCED PLAYING AREA
Patent Owner –  INMUSIC BRANDS, INC.
Petitioner – ROLAND CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00340
Trial Number – IPR2018-00341
Filing Date – 12/19/2017
Patent # – 7,260,538
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VOICE CONTROL OF A TELEVISION CONTROL DEVICE
Patent Owner –  PROMPTU SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Petitioner – Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00342
Trial Number – IPR2018-00343
Filing Date – 12/19/2017
Patent # – RE44,326
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD OF VOICE RECOGNITION NEAR A WIRELINE NODE OF A NETWORK SUPPORTING CABLE TELEVISION AND/OR VIDEO DELIVERY
Patent Owner –  PROMPTU SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Petitioner – Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00344
Trial Number – IPR2018-00345
Filing Date – 12/19/2017
Patent # – 7,047,196
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD OF VOICE RECOGNITION NEAR A WIRELINE NODE OF A NETWORK SUPPORTING CABLE TELEVISION AND/OR VIDEO DELIVERY
Patent Owner –  PROMPTU SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Petitioner – Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,057
Date – 12/19/2017
Patent # – 9,549,875
Inventor –  SHEMESH, Eli et al.
Assignee –  TEVA MEDICAL LTD.
Title – SAFETY DRUG HANDLING DEVICE
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.