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PTO Litigation Report – January 3, 2018

January 3rd, 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 Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00377
Filing Date – 1/2/2018
Patent # – 7,564,705
Title – SYNCHRONOUS RECTIFICATION CIRCUIT FOR POWER CONVERTERS
Patent Owner –  SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC
Petitioner – Power Integrations, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00378
Filing Date – 1/2/2018
Patent # – 7,440,298
Title – SYNCHRONOUS RECTIFICATION CIRCUIT FOR POWER CONVERTERS
Patent Owner –  SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC
Petitioner – Power Integrations, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00379
Trial Number – IPR2018-00380
Filing Date – 1/2/2018
Patent # – 7,796,407
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS OF PROVIDING SYNCHRONOUS REGULATION FOR OFFLINE POWER CONVERTER
Patent Owner –  SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC
Petitioner – Power Integrations, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00381
Filing Date – 1/2/2018
Patent # – 7,800,923
Title – OFFLINE SYNCHRONOUS SWITCHING REGULATOR
Patent Owner –  SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC
Petitioner – Power Integrations, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00382
Filing Date – 1/2/2018
Patent # – 9,077,258
Title – REGULATION CIRCUIT ASSOCIATED WITH SYNCHRONOUS RECTIFIER PROVIDING CABLE COMPENSATION FOR THE POWER CONVERTER AND METHOD THEREOF
Patent Owner –  SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC
Petitioner – Power Integrations, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,061
Date – 1/3/2018
Patent # – 6,883,927
Inventor –  CUNNINGHAM, Vern et al.
Assignee –  BLACKBIRD TECH LLC
Title – FRAME ASSEMBLY AND LIGHT FOR AN ELECTRICAL WALL CONDUIT
Co-pending Litigation – Blackbird Tech LLC d/b/a Blackbird Technologies v. Ontel Products Corporation, NJD-2-17-cv-06377