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PTO Litigation Report – January 23, 2018

January 23rd, 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 AM on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00520
Filing Date – 1/22/2018
Patent # – 8,267,534
Title – EXTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR ASSEMBLY
Patent Owner –  MAGNA MIRRORS OF AMERICA, INC.
Petitioner – SMR Automotive Systems USA, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00521
Filing Date – 1/22/2018
Patent # – 9,532,816
Title – ROD REDUCTION DEVICE AND METHOD OF USE
Patent Owner –  K2M, INC.
Petitioner – ORTHOPEDIATRICS CORP.
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 # – 90/014,073
Date – 1/19/2018
Patent # – 7,708,034
Inventor –  GUDENBURR, Douglas G. et al.
Assignee –  DUCTMATE INDUSTRIES, INC.
Title – SELF LOCKING SHEET METAL DUCT WITH A SEALANT
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.