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PTO Litigation Report – February 5, 2018

February 5th, 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 12 PM on Monday, December 5, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00547
Filing Date – 2/2/2018
Patent # – 8,120,057
Title – SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT
Patent Owner –  NICHIA CORPORATION
Petitioner – FUJIAN SANAN GROUP CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00570
Filing Date – 2/2/2018
Patent # – 7,941,822
Title – INTELLIGENT DEVICE SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTION OF DIGITAL SIGNALS ON A WIDEBAND SIGNAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  CHANDBOND LLC
Petitioner – ARRIS INTERNATIONAL PLC
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00571
Filing Date – 2/2/2018
Patent # – 9,531,473
Title – REMOTELY RECONFIGURABLE DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM AND METHODS
Patent Owner –  DALI WIRELESS, INC.
Petitioner – COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00572
Trial Number – IPR2018-00573
Filing Date – 2/2/2018
Patent # – 8,341,679
Title – INTELLIGENT DEVICE SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTION OF DIGITAL SIGNALS ON A WIDEBAND SIGNAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  CHANDBOND LLC
Petitioner – ARRIS INTERNATIONAL PLC
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00574
Trial Number – IPR2018-00575
Filing Date – 2/2/2018
Patent # – 8,984,565
Title – INTELLIGENT DEVICE SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTION OF DIGITAL SIGNALS ON A WIDEBAND SIGNAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  CHANDBOND LLC
Petitioner – ARRIS INTERNATIONAL PLC
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00576
Filing Date – 2/3/2018
Patent # – 7,705,056
Title – AEROSOL ADHESIVE AND CANISTER-BASED AEROSOL ADHESIVE SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  WESTECH AEROSOL CORPORATION
Petitioner – 3M Company
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00577
Filing Date – 2/4/2018
Patent # – 7,490,416
Title – SHOE WITH CUSHIONING AND SPEED ENHANCEMENT MIDSOLE COMPONENTS AND METHOD FOR CONSTRUCTION THEREOF
Patent Owner –  HERBERT E. TOWNSEND
Petitioner – BROOKS SPORTS, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,075
Date – 1/26/2018
Patent # – 7,043,543
Inventor –  EWING, Carrel W. et al.
Assignee –  SERVER TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Title – VERTICAL-MOUNT ELECTRICAL POWER DISTRIBUTION PLUGSTRIP
Co-pending Litigation – Server Technology, Inc. v. Schneider Electric IT Corporation, 3-06-cv-00698 (NVD Reno); Server Technology, Inc. v. American Power Conversion Corporation et al., NVD-3-15-cv-00329

Control # – 90/014,081
Date – 2/2/2018
Patent # – 8,651,532
Inventor –  FELBER, Winfried
Assignee –  FELBER, Winfried
Title – DEVICE FOR CONNECTING TWO PIPES WITH DIFFERENT EXTERNAL DIAMETERS
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.