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PTO Litigation Report – February 22, 2018

February 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 11 AM on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00564
Trial Number – IPR2018-00565
Filing Date – 2/21/2018
Patent # – 6,059,576
Title – TRAINING AND SAFETY DEVICE, SYSTEM AND METHOD TO AID IN PROPER MOVEMENT DURING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Patent Owner –  LOGANTREE LP
Petitioner – GARMIN INTERNATIONAL, INC.; GARMIN USA, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00675
Filing Date – 2/21/2018
Patent # – 9,199,143
Title – GOLF CLUB HEADS AND METHODS TO MANUFACTURE GOLF CLUB HEADS
Patent Owner –  PARSONS XTREME GOLF, LLC
Petitioner – TAYLOR MADE GOLF COMPANY, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00680
Filing Date – 2/21/2018
Patent # – 9,404,127
Title – NON-LIPOSOMAL SYSTEMS FOR NUCLEIC ACID DELIVERY
Patent Owner –  PROTIVA BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC.
Petitioner – Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00681
Filing Date – 2/22/2018
Patent # – 7,061,997
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FINE FREQUENCY SYNCHRONIZATION IN MULTI-CARRIER DEMODULATION SYSTEMS
Patent Owner –  FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN
Petitioner – SIRIUS XM RADIO INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00682
Filing Date – 2/22/2018
Patent # – 6,931,084
Title – ECHO PHASE OFFSET CORRECTION IN A MULTI-CARRIER DEMODULATION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN
Petitioner – SIRIUS XM RADIO INC.
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,094
Date – 2/21/2018
Patent # – 9,567,577
Inventor –  JANG, Hyun Sook et al.
Assignee –  ARES TRADING S.A.
Title – EXPRESSION VECTOR COMPRISING A POLYNUCLEOTIDE ENCODING A MODIFIED GLUTAMINE SYNTHETASE AND A METHOD FOR PREPARING A TARGET PROTEIN EMPLOYING THE SAME
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/014,095
Date – 2/21/2018
Patent # – 8,377,129
Inventor –  FITZ, Wolfgang et al.
Assignee –  CONFORMIS, INC.
Title – JOINT ARTHROPLASTY DEVICES AND SURGICAL TOOLS
Co-pending Litigation – ConforMIS, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc., MAD-1-16-cv-10420