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PTO Litigation Report – March 13, 2018

March 13th, 2018

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR), covered business methods review (CBM), and post grant review (PGR).  Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is  current as of 10 AM on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00768
Filing Date – 3/12/2018
Patent # – 9,345,938
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 – IPR2018-00769
Filing Date – 3/12/2018
Patent # – 9,346,203
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

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00049
Filing Date – 3/12/2018
Patent # – 9,675,982
Title – SPRAY TIP AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE
Patent Owner –  GRACO INC.
Petitioner – WAGNER SPRAY TECH CORPORATION
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – PGR2018-00050
Filing Date – 3/12/2018
Patent # – 9,675,886
Title – METHOD, COMPUTER, AND PROGRAM FOR PROVIDING GAME
Patent Owner –  GREE, INC.
Petitioner – SUPERCELL OY
Tech Center – 3700

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,108
Date – 3/12/2018
Patent # – 5,451,558
Inventor –  CAMPBELL, Larry E. et al.
Assignee –  EMERACHEM LLC
Title – PROCESS FOR THE REACTION AND ABSORPTION OF GASEOUS AIR POLLUTANTS, APPARATUS THEREFOR AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME
Co-pending Litigation – EmeraChem Holdings, LLC v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. et al., TNED-3-14-cv-00132

Control # – 90/014,109
Date – 3/12/2018
Patent # – 9,321,386
Inventor –  THOMAS, Brad et al.
Assignee –  VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Title – LOW PROFILE COMPACT TOOL CARRIERS
Co-pending Litigation – Vermeer Corporation v. The Toro Company, IASD-4-17-cv-00076