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PTO Litigation Report – March 9, 2018

March 9th, 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 9 AM on Friday, March 9, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00761
Filing Date – 3/8/2018
Patent # – 7,155,308
Title – ROBOT OBSTACLE DETECTION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  IROBOT CORPORATION
Petitioner – Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd.
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 – PGR2018-00047
Filing Date – 3/8/2018
Patent # – 9,770,659
Title – STORAGE MEDIUM STORING GAME PROGRAM, GAME PROCESSING METHOD, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS
Patent Owner –  GREE, INC.
Petitioner – SUPERCELL OY
Tech Center – 3700

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,106
Filing Date – 3/8/2018
Patent # – 9,423,113
Inventor –  ARAKI, John et al.
Assignee –  UNITY OPTO TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
Title – FLAT PANEL LIGHTING DEVICE AND DRIVING CIRCUITRY
Co-pending Litigation – Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd. v. Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC et al., WIWD-3-18-cv-00027