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PTO Litigation Report – January 8, 2018

January 8th, 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 9:30 AM on Monday, January 8, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00373
Filing Date – 1/5/2018
Patent # – 9,795,672
Title – TREATMENT WITH ANTI-VEGF ANTIBODIES
Patent Owner –  GENENTECH, INC.
Petitioner – Pfizer Inc.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00423
Filing Date – 1/5/2018
Patent # – 8,673,921
Title – POLYMORPHIC FORMS OF 1-[4-(5-CYANOINDOL-3-YL)BUTYL]-4-(2-CARBAMOYLBENZOFURAN-5-YL) PIPERAZINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Patent Owner –  MERCK PATENTGESELLSCHAFT
Petitioner – ARGENTUM PHARMACEUTICALS LLC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00424
Filing Date – 1/5/2018
Patent # – 7,881,902
Title – HUMAN ACTIVITY MONITORING DEVICE
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00425
Filing Date – 1/5/2018
Patent # – 7,893,655
Title – CHARGING AND POWER SUPPLY FOR MOBILE DEVICES
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – ZTE (USA) Inc.; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00426
Filing Date – 1/5/2018
Patent # – 7,701,173
Title – CHARGING AND POWER SUPPLY FOR MOBILE DEVICES
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Samsung Electronics America, 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

There have been no new reexam requests posted since the last report.