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PTO Litigation Report – January 12, 2018

January 12th, 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 10 AM on Friday, January 12, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00460
Filing Date – 1/11/2018
Patent # – 8,624,550
Title – MULTIFUNCTIONAL CHARGER SYSTEM AND METHOD
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – LG Electronics, Inc.; LG Electronics U.S.A. Inc.; LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A. Inc.; LG Electronics Mobile Research U.S.A. LLC; LG Electronics Alabama, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00462
Filing Date – 1/11/2018
Patent # – 9,468,360
Title – VIDEO SYSTEM FOR VIEWING AN OBJECT ON A BODY
Patent Owner –  KARL STORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA, INC.
Petitioner – Synaptive Medical Inc.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00463
Filing Date – 1/11/2018
Patent # – 7,055,169
Title – SUPPORTING COMMON INTERACTIVE TELEVISION FUNCTIONALITY THROUGH PRESENTATION ENGINE SYNTAX
Patent Owner –  OPENTV, INC.
Petitioner – NFL ENTERPRISES LLC
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00466
Filing Date – 1/11/2018
Patent # – 6,784,557
Title – SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE INCLUDING A DIFFUSION LAYER FORMED BETWEEN ELECTRODE PORTIONS
Patent Owner –  TESSERA ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.; SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC.; SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00472
Filing Date – 1/11/2018
Patent # – 8,232,766
Title – MULTIFUNCTIONAL CHARGER SYSTEM AND METHOD
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

Trial Number – CBM2018-00014
Filing Date – 1/11/2018
Patent # – 6,963,866
Title – METHOD OF OBTAINING AN ELECTRONICALLY STORED FINANCIAL DOCUMENT
Patent Owner –  MIRROR IMAGING LLC
Petitioner – FISERV, INC.; JACK HENRY & ASSOCIATES, INC.; Q2 SOFTWARE, INC.; AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK OF TEXAS; HANMI BANK
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – CBM2018-00015
Filing Date – 1/11/2018
Patent # – 9,141,612
Title – METHOD OF OBTAINING AN ELECTRONICALLY STORED FINANCIAL DOCUMENT
Patent Owner –  MIRROR IMAGING LLC
Petitioner – FISERV, INC.; JACK HENRY & ASSOCIATES, INC.; Q2 SOFTWARE, INC.; AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK OF TEXAS; HANMI BANK
Tech Center – 2100

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,062
Date – 1/10/2018
Patent # – 7,376,993
Inventor –  MYERS, Peter J. et al.
Assignee –  KOLCRAFT ENTERPRISES, INC.
Title – PLAY GYMS AND METHODS OF OPERATING THE SAME
Co-pending Litigation – Kolcraft Enterprises, Inc. v. Chicco USA, Inc. et al., 1-09-cv-03339 (ILND Chicago)

Control # – 90/014,063
Date – 1/10/2018
Patent # – 8,314,225
Inventor –  GOEPFERT, Ulrich et al.
Assignee –  HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE, INC.
Title – HEAVY CHAIN MUTANT LEADING TO IMPROVED IMMUNOGLOBULIN PRODUCTION
Co-pending Litigation – Genentech, Inc. et al v. Pfizer, Inc., DED-1-17-cv-01672; GENENTECH, INC. et al v. SANDOZ, INC. et al., NJD-1-17-cv-13507