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PTO Litigation Report – January 18, 2018

January 18th, 2018

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 9 AM on Thursday, January 18, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00507
Filing Date – 1/17/2018
Patent # – 8,410,131
Title – CANCER TREATMENT
Patent Owner –  NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Petitioner – WEST-WARD PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00508
Filing Date – 1/17/2018
Patent # – 8,232,766
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 – IPR2018-00514
Filing Date – 1/17/2018
Patent # – 6,199,388
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY
Patent Owner –  SEMCO LLC
Petitioner – TRANE U.S. INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00516
Filing Date – 1/17/2018
Patent # – 8,932,150
Title – GOLF CLUB HEAD
Patent Owner –  TAYLOR MADE GOLF COMPANY, INC.
Petitioner – PARSONS XTREME GOLF, LLC
Tech Center – 3700

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.