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PTO Litigation Report – April 11, 2018

April 11th, 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 Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00884
Filing Date – 4/10/2018
Patent # – 8,539,552
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NETWORK BASED POLICY ENFORCEMENT OF INTELLIGENT-CLIENT FEATURES
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00903
Filing Date – 4/10/2018
Patent # – 7,156,127
Title – CURRENT CARRYING STRETCH HOSE
Patent Owner –  FLEXIBLE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – SharkNinja Operating LLC
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00912
Trial Number – IPR2018-00913
Filing Date – 4/11/2018
Patent # – 8,316,429
Title – METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR OBTAINING URL FILTERING INFORMATION
Patent Owner –  SYMANTEC CORPORATION
Petitioner – ZSCALER, INC.
Tech Center – 2400

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00061
Filing Date – 4/10/2018
Patent # – 9,700,793
Title – RECORDING 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 # – 90/014,120
Date – 4/10/2018
Patent # – 7,497,361
Inventor –  GUIRGIS, Sameh
Assignee –  FATIGUE FRACTURE TECHNOLOGY, LLC
Title – PROCESS TO FRACTURE CONNECTING RODS AND THE LIKE WITH RESONANCE-FATIGUE
Co-pending Litigation – Fatigue Fracture Technology LLC v. Navistar, Inc., ILND-1-15-cv-05667

Control # – 90/014,121
Date – 4/10/2018
Patent # – 7,671,727
Inventor –  FLICK, Kenneth E.
Assignee –  OMEGA PATENTS, L.L.C.
Title – SPEED EXCEEDED NOTIFICATION DEVICE FOR VEHICLE HAVING A DATA BUS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.