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PTO Litigation Report – March 8, 2018

March 8th, 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 10 AM on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00752
Filing Date – 3/7/2018
Patent # – 6,183,841
Title – OPTIMIZED LOW PROFILE SWAGE MOUNT BASE PLATE ATTACHMENT OF SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY FOR HARD DISK DRIVE
Patent Owner –  INTRI-PLEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – NHK SPRING CO., LTD
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00753
Trial Number – IPR2018-00756
Filing Date – 3/7/2018
Patent # – 6,346,736
Title – A TRENCH ISOLATED SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE
Patent Owner –  GODO KAISHA IP BRIDGE 1
Petitioner – INTEL CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00757
Filing Date – 3/7/2018
Patent # – 6,212,662
Title – METHOD AND DEVICES FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF – DATA WITH TRANSMISSION ERROR CHECKING
Patent Owner –  KONINKLIJKE KPN N.V.
Petitioner – TCL COMMUNICATION, INC.; TCL COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LIMITED; TCT MOBILE, INC.; TCT MOBILE (US) INC.; TCT MOBILE (US) HOLDINGS, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2018-00758
Filing Date – 3/7/2018
Patent # – RE46,206
Title – METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR INTERNET PROTOCOL (IP) – FLOW CLASSIFICATION IN A WIRELESS POINT TO MULTI-POINT (PTMP) TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC
Petitioner – ERICSSON INC.; TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON
Tech Center – 3900

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,105
Date – 3/7/2018
Patent # – 9,447,954
Inventor –  MYERS, J. Richard et al.
Assignee –  UNITY OPTO TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
Title – FLAT PANEL LIGHTING DEVICE
Co-pending Litigation – Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd. v. Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC et al., WIWD-3-18-cv-00027