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PTO Litigation Report – April 20, 2018

May 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 10 AM on Friday, May 11, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00902
Filing Date – 5/9/2018
Patent # – 9,572,456
Title – BARBECUE GRILL WITH OPTIMIZED INTERFACE TO ATTACHMENTS
Patent Owner –  A&J MANUFACTURING, LLC
Petitioner – CHAR-BROIL, LLC
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00965
Filing Date – 5/10/2018
Patent # – 7,919,787
Title – SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE WITH A LIGHT EMITTING SEMICONDUCTOR DIE
Patent Owner –  ADOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – NICHIA CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-01030
Filing Date – 5/10/2018
Patent # – 8,365,829
Title – TUBULAR SEAT AND TUBULAR ACTUATING SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  BAKER HUGHES OILFIELD OPERATIONS LLC
Petitioner – PACKERS PLUS ENERGY SERVICES INC.; PACKERS PLUS ENERGY SERVICES (USA) INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01031
Filing Date – 5/10/2018
Patent # – 9,235,934
Title – COMPUTER INTERFACE EMPLOYING A WEARABLE ARTICLE WITH AN ABSOLUTE POSE DETECTION COMPONENT
Patent Owner –  ELECTRONIC SCRIPTING PRODUCTS, INC.
Petitioner – HTC CORPORATION; HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01032
Filing Date – 5/10/2018
Patent # – 8,553,935
Title – COMPUTER INTERFACE EMPLOYING A MANIPULATED OBJECT WITH ABSOLUTE POSE DETECTION COMPONENT AND A DISPLAY
Patent Owner –  ELECTRONIC SCRIPTING PRODUCTS, INC.
Petitioner – HTC CORPORATION; HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01053
Filing Date – 5/10/2018
Patent # – 9,677,256
Title – SHOWER BAR SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  KOHLER CO.
Petitioner – Moen, Inc.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01054
Filing Date – 5/10/2018
Patent # – 8,936,177
Title – FLUID PRODUCT DISPENSER
Patent Owner –  APTAR FRANCE SAS
Petitioner – 3M Company; Merck & Co., Inc.; Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01055
Filing Date – 5/10/2018
Patent # – 9,370,631
Title – FLUID PRODUCT DISPENSER
Patent Owner –  APTAR FRANCE SAS
Petitioner – 3M Company; Merck & Co., Inc.; Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01058
Filing Date – 5/10/2018
Patent # – 7,359,971
Title – USE OF PRIORITY-BASED SCHEDULING FOR THE OPTIMIZATION 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 – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2018-01062
Filing Date – 5/10/2018
Patent # – 6,860,612
Title – ILLUMINATED KEYBOARD SWITCH STRUCTURE
Patent Owner – DARFON ELECTRONICS CORP.
Petitioner – LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

There have been no new PGR petitions since the last report.

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,135
Date – 5/10/2018
Patent # – 9,395,130
Inventor –  JACOBSON, Jay Leonard
Assignee –  FRANKLIN ARMORY HOLDINGS, INC.
Title – DROP-IN FIXED MAGAZINE
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.