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PTO Litigation Report – February 7, 2018

February 7th, 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 9 AM on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00566
Trial Number – IPR2018-00567
Filing Date – 2/6/2018
Patent # – 9,074,262
Title – NUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCES THAT CAN BE USED AS PRIMERS AND PROBES IN THE AMPLIFICATION AND DETECTION OF ALL SUBTYPES OF HIV-1
Patent Owner –  BIOMERIEUX, INC.
Petitioner – HOLOGIC, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00568
Trial Number – IPR2018-00569
Filing Date – 2/6/2018
Patent # – 8,697,352
Title – NUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCES THAT CAN BE USED AS PRIMERS AND PROBES IN THE AMPLIFICATION AND DETECTION OF ALL SUBTYPES OF HIV-1
Patent Owner –  BIOMERIEUX, INC.
Petitioner – HOLOGIC, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,082
Date – 2/6/2018
Patent # – 7,702,771
Inventor –  EWING, Carrel W. et al.
Assignee –  SERVER TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Title – ELECTRICAL POWER DISTRIBUTION DEVICE HAVING A CURRENT DISPLAY
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 # – 90/014,083
Date – 2/6/2018
Patent # – 9,140,005
Inventor –  MILLER, Philip Glen
Assignee –  ALFRED MILLER CONTRACTING COMPANY
Title – SELF-ALIGNING CORNER BEAD FOR FIREPROOFING STRUCTURAL STEEL MEMBER AND METHOD OF USING SAME
Co-pending Litigation – Alfred Miller Contracting Co v. Carboline Co et al., LAWD-2-17-cv-00988; Alfred Miller Contracting Company v. Stockton Products, Inc., CACD-2-17-cv-05811