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PTO Litigation Report – March 6, 2018

March 6th, 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 11 AM on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00686
Filing Date – 3/5/2018
Patent # – 9,728,574
Title – CMOS IMAGE SENSOR WITH SHARED SENSING NODE
Patent Owner –  CARL ZEISS AG; ASML NETHERLANDS B.V.
Petitioner – NIKON CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00735
Filing Date – 3/5/2018
Patent # – 7,044,220
Title – COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING PROPPANT PACK PERMEABILITY AND FRACTURE CONDUCTIVITY IN A SUBTERRANEAN WELL
Patent Owner –  HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
Petitioner – Schlumberger Technology Corp.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00736
Filing Date – 3/5/2018
Patent # – 7,228,904
Title – COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING FRACTURE CONDUCTIVITY IN A SUBTERRANEAN WELL
Patent Owner –  HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
Petitioner – Schlumberger Technology Corp.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00739
Filing Date – 3/5/2018
Patent # – 9,364,435
Title – NOVEL LIPID FORMULATIONS FOR NUCLEIC ACID DELIVERY
Patent Owner –  PROTIVA BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC.
Petitioner – Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00741
Filing Date – 3/5/2018
Patent # – 9,173,505
Title – PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM
Patent Owner –  RTC INDUSTRIES, INC.
Petitioner – FASTENERS FOR RETAIL, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00742
Filing Date – 3/5/2018
Patent # – 9,149,132
Title – PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM
Patent Owner –  RTC INDUSTRIES, INC.
Petitioner – FASTENERS FOR RETAIL, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00743
Filing Date – 3/5/2018
Patent # – 9,504,321
Title – PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM
Patent Owner –  RTC INDUSTRIES, INC.
Petitioner – FASTENERS FOR RETAIL, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00744
Filing Date – 3/5/2018
Patent # – 9,635,957
Title – PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  RTC INDUSTRIES, INC.
Petitioner – FASTENERS FOR RETAIL, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00039
Filing Date – 3/5/2018
Patent # – 9,669,308
Title – NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM, GAME SERVER, AND CONTROL METHOD
Patent Owner –  GREE, INC.
Petitioner – SUPERCELL OY
Tech Center – 3700

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,101
Date – 3/5/2018
Patent # – 5,599,758
Inventor –  GUTH, Eugene D. et al.
Assignee –  EMERACHEM HOLDINGS, LLC
Title – REGENERATION OF CATALYST/ABSORBER
Co-pending Litigation – EmeraChem Holdings, LLC v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. et al., TNED-3-14-cv-00132