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PTO Litigation Report – March 2, 2018

March 2nd, 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 Friday, March 2, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00627
Filing Date – 3/1/2018
Patent # – 8,393,331
Title – ELECTRONIC ATOMIZATION CIGARETTE
Patent Owner –  FONTEM HOLDINGS 1 B.V.
Petitioner – R.J. REYNOLDS VAPOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00628
Filing Date – 3/1/2018
Patent # – 8,863,752
Title – ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE
Patent Owner –  FONTEM HOLDINGS 1 B.V.
Petitioner – R.J. REYNOLDS VAPOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00632
Filing Date – 3/1/2018
Patent # – 9,326,550
Title – ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE
Patent Owner –  FONTEM HOLDINGS 1 B.V.
Petitioner – R.J. REYNOLDS VAPOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00633
Filing Date – 3/1/2018
Patent # – 9,326,551
Title – ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE
Patent Owner –  FONTEM HOLDINGS 1 B.V.
Petitioner – R.J. REYNOLDS VAPOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00634
Filing Date – 3/1/2018
Patent # – 9,456,632
Title – ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE
Patent Owner –  FONTEM HOLDINGS 1 B.V.
Petitioner – R.J. REYNOLDS VAPOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00725
Filing Date – 3/1/2018
Patent # – 7,062,296
Title – FORCED BEAM SWITCHING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS HAVING SMART ANTENNAS
Patent Owner –  XR COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Petitioner – ARUBA NETWORKS, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00726
Filing Date – 3/1/2018
Patent # – 7,729,728
Title – FORCED BEAM SWITCHING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS HAVING SMART ANTENNAS
Patent Owner –  XR COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Petitioner – ARUBA NETWORKS, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00727
Filing Date – 3/1/2018
Patent # – 6,628,629
Title – RESERVATION BASED PRIORITIZATION METHOD FOR WIRELESS TRANSMISSION OF LATENCY AND JITTER SENSITIVE IP-FLOWS IN A WIRELESS POINT TO MULTI-POINT TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC
Petitioner – ERICSSON INC.; TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00038
Filing Date – 3/1/2018
Patent # – 9,671,031
Title – WIRELESS ELECTRIC VALVE FOR AUTOMATIC CLOSING AND OPENING OF MAIN FLUID PIPE
Patent Owner –  MORDECHAI BEN OLD
Petitioner – TRIPLE PLUS LTD.
Tech Center – 3700

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,099
Date – 3/1/2018
Patent # – 8,844,767
Inventor –  BATES, Peter et al.
Assignee –  DAISY BRAND, LLC
Title – FOOD CONTAINMENT AND DELIVERY SYSTEM
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.