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PTO Litigation Report – January 10, 2018

January 10th, 2018

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 9:30 AM on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00432
Trial Number – IPR2018-00433
Trial Number – IPR2018-00434
Filing Date – 1/9/2018
Patent # – 9,126,160
Title – SYSTEM FOR FORMING AN ARRAY OF EMULSIONS
Patent Owner –  BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC.
Petitioner – 10X GENOMICS, INC.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00439
Filing Date – 1/9/2018
Patent # – 9,413,711
Title – ELECTRONIC MESSAGE HANDLING SYSTEM AND METHOD BETWEEN SENDING AND RECIPIENT DEVICES WITH SEPARATION OF DISPLAY OF MEDIA COMPONENT AND HEADER INFORMATION
Patent Owner –  VAPORSTREAM INC.
Petitioner – SNAP INC.
Tech Center – 2400

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/020,122
Date – 1/4/2018
Patent # – 8,156,468
Inventor –  PEGDEN, Claude Dennis
Assignee –  SIMIO LLC
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CREATING INTELLIGENT SIMULATION OBJECTS USING GRAPHICAL PROCESS DESCRIPTIONS
Co-pending Litigation – Flexsim Software Products, Inc. v. Simio, LLC, UTD-2-16-cv-00820