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PTO Litigation Report – February 27, 2018

February 27th, 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 10 AM on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00687
Filing Date – 2/26/2018
Patent # – 6,731,335
Title – CMOS IMAGE SENSOR HAVING COMMON OUTPUTTING TRANSISTORS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME
Patent Owner –  ASML NETHERLANDS B.V.; CARL ZEISS AG
Petitioner – NIKON CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00696
Filing Date – 2/26/2018
Patent # – 9,113,163
Title – METHOD OF DECODING MOVING PICTURE
Patent Owner –  M & K HOLDINGS INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00697
Filing Date – 2/26/2018
Patent # – 9,191,673
Title – IMAGE ENCODING APPARATUS
Patent Owner –  M & K HOLDINGS INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00698
Filing Date – 2/26/2018
Patent # – 9,197,896
Title – IMAGE ENCODING APPARATUS
Patent Owner –  M & K HOLDINGS INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00699
Filing Date – 2/26/2018
Patent # – 9,537,071
Title – LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, RESIN PACKAGE, RESIN-MOLDED BODY, AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, RESIN PACKAGE AND RESIN-MOLDED BODY
Patent Owner –  NICHIA CORPORATION
Petitioner – LOWE’S COMPANIES, INC.; LOWE’S HOME CENTERS, LLC; L G SOURCING, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00701
Filing Date – 2/26/2018
Patent # – 6,611,231
Title – WIRELESS PACKET SWITCHED COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS USING ADAPTIVELY STEERED ANTENNA ARRAYS
Patent Owner –  XR COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Petitioner – ARUBA NETWORKS, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00702
Filing Date – 2/26/2018
Patent # – 8,961,336
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 – IPR2018-00703
Filing Date – 2/26/2018
Patent # – 9,054,728
Title – DATA COMPRESSION SYSTEMS AND METHODS
Patent Owner –  REALTIME DATA, LLC
Petitioner – ACRONIS, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00706
Filing Date – 2/26/2018
Patent # – 8,717,204
Title – METHODS FOR ENCODING AND DECODING DATA
Patent Owner –  REALTIME DATA, LLC
Petitioner – ACRONIS, 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.