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PTO Litigation Report – December 4, 2017

December 4th, 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 4, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00186
Filing Date – 12/1/2017
Patent # – 9,296,821
Title – COMBINATION THERAPIES FOR B-CELL LYMPHOMAS COMPRISING ADMINISTRATION OF ANTI-CD20 ANTIBODIES
Patent Owner –  BIOGEN INC.
Petitioner – PFIZER, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00231
Filing Date – 12/1/2017
Patent # – 9,504,744
Title – TREATMENT OF DIFFUSE LARGE-CELL LYMPHOMA WITH ANTI-CD20 ANTIBODY
Patent Owner –  BIOGEN INC.
Petitioner – PFIZER, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00250
Filing Date – 12/1/2017
Patent # – 8,652,769
Title – METHODS FOR SEPARATING FROZEN-THAWED SPERMATOZOA INTO X-CHROMOSOME BEARING AND Y-CHROMOSOME BEARING POPULATIONS
Patent Owner –  XY, LLC
Petitioner – TRANS OVA GENETICS, LC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00257
Filing Date – 12/1/2017
Patent # – 8,913,898
Title – FIBER OPTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARD WITH SECURITY DETECTION
Patent Owner –  OYSTER OPTICS, LLC
Petitioner – ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC.; CIENA CORPORATION; CORIANT (USA) INC.; CORIANT NORTH AMERICA, LLC; CORIANT OPERATIONS, INC.; INFINERA CORPORATION; FUJITSU NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.; HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD.; HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES USA INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00258
Filing Date – 12/1/2017
Patent # – 7,099,592
Title – TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARD FOR SECURE OPTICAL DATA TRANSMISSION AND INSTALLATION METHOD
Patent Owner –  OYSTER OPTICS, LLC
Petitioner – CORIANT (USA) INC.; CORIANT NORTH AMERICA, LLC; CORIANT OPERATIONS, INC.; ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00268
Filing Date – 12/1/2017
Patent # – 9,011,412
Title – APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANIPULATING A SURGICAL CATHETER AND WORKING DEVICE WITH A SINGLE HAND
Patent Owner –  FORD ALBRITTON, IV
Petitioner – ACCLARENT, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00269
Filing Date – 12/1/2017
Patent # – 8,201,968
Title – LOW PROFILE LIGHT
Patent Owner –  LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP CORPORATION
Petitioner – LEEDARSON LIGHTING CO., LTD.; LEEDARSON AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00270
Filing Date – 12/1/2017
Patent # – 8,672,518
Title – LOW PROFILE LIGHT AND ACCESSORY KIT FOR THE SAME
Patent Owner –  LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP CORPORATION
Petitioner – LEEDARSON LIGHTING CO., LTD.; LEEDARSON AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00271
Filing Date – 12/1/2017
Patent # – 8,967,844
Title – LOW PROFILE LIGHT AND ACCESSORY KIT FOR THE SAME
Patent Owner –  LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP CORPORATION
Petitioner – LEEDARSON LIGHTING CO., LTD.; LEEDARSON AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00265
Filing Date – 12/3/2017
Patent # – 6,949,771
Title – LIGHT SOURCE
Patent Owner –  DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – SEOUL SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD.; SEOUL SEMICONDUCTOR, 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.