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PTO Litigation Report – January 22, 2018

January 22nd, 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 Monday, January 22, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00518
Filing Date – 1/19/2018
Patent # – 7,261,646
Title – GOLF CLUB HEAD
Patent Owner –  TAYLOR MADE GOLF COMPANY, INC.
Petitioner – PARSONS XTREME GOLF, LLC
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00519
Filing Date – 1/19/2018
Patent # – 8,556,877
Title – ABSORBENT PANT GARMENTS HAVING OPTIMIZED LEG OPENING SHAPE
Patent Owner –  KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
Petitioner – FIRST QUALITY BABY PRODUCTS, 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

Control # – 90/014,071
Date – 1/19/2018
Patent # – 8,494,581
Inventor –  BARBOSA, Frank A. et al.
Assignee –  INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC
Title – SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT OF MOBILE FIELD ASSETS VIA WIRELESS HANDHELD DEVICES
Co-pending Litigation – Intellectual Ventures II LLC v. FedEx Corporation et al., TXED-2-16-cv-00980

Control # – 90/014,072
Date – 1/19/2018
Patent # – 9,088,532
Inventor –  DORSEY, Jack et al.
Assignee –  TWITTER, INC.
Title – DEVICE INDEPENDENT MESSAGE DISTRIBUTION PLATFORM
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.