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PTO Litigation Report – February 23, 2018

February 23rd, 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 Friday, February 23, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00645
Filing Date – 2/22/2018
Patent # – 8,521,460
Title – MULTI-DOMAIN TEST AND MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENT
Patent Owner –  TEKTRONIX, INC.
Petitioner – Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co., KG
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00673
Filing Date – 2/22/2018
Patent # – 9,497,743
Title – METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TRANSMISSION OF MULTIPLE MODULATED SIGNALS OVER WIRELESS NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  WI-LAN INC.; WI-LAN USA, INC.; WI-LAN LABS, INC.
Petitioner – LG ELECTRONICS, INC.; LG ELECTRONICS U.S.A., INC.; LG ELECTRONICS MOBILECOMM U.S.A. INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00674
Filing Date – 2/22/2018
Patent # – 8,787,924
Title – METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TRANSMISSION OF MULTIPLE MODULATED SIGNALS OVER WIRELESS NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  WI-LAN INC.; WI-LAN USA, INC.; WI-LAN LABS, INC.
Petitioner – LG ELECTRONICS, INC.; LG ELECTRONICS U.S.A., INC.; LG ELECTRONICS MOBILECOMM U.S.A. INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00676
Trial Number – IPR2018-00677
Filing Date – 2/22/2018
Patent # – 8,787,924
Title – CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF OPERATION FOR AN ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLY
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – LG ELECTRONICS, INC.; LG ELECTRONICS U.S.A., INC.; LG ELECTRONICS MOBILECOMM U.S.A. INC.; LG ELECTRONICS MOBILE RESEARCH U.S.A. LLC; LG ELECTRONICS ALABAMA, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00678
Filing Date – 2/22/2018
Patent # – 7,999,514
Title – CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF OPERATION FOR AN ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLY
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – LG ELECTRONICS, INC.; LG ELECTRONICS U.S.A., INC.; LG ELECTRONICS MOBILECOMM U.S.A. INC.; LG ELECTRONICS MOBILE RESEARCH U.S.A. LLC; LG ELECTRONICS ALABAMA, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00683
Filing Date – 2/22/2018
Patent # – 7,893,655
Title – CHARGING AND POWER SUPPLY FOR MOBILE DEVICES
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – LG ELECTRONICS, INC.; LG ELECTRONICS U.S.A., INC.; LG ELECTRONICS MOBILECOMM U.S.A. INC.; LG ELECTRONICS MOBILE RESEARCH U.S.A. LLC; LG ELECTRONICS ALABAMA, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00688
Filing Date – 2/22/2018
Patent # – 6,463,163
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FACE DETECTION USING CANDIDATE IMAGE REGION SELECTION
Patent Owner –  ASML NETHERLANDS B.V.; CARL ZEISS AG
Petitioner – NIKON CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00689
Filing Date – 2/22/2018
Patent # – 6,993,084
Title – FRAME STRUCTURE AND FRAME SYNCHRONIZATION FOR MULTICARRIER SYSTEMS
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

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