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PTO Litigation Report – May 15, 2018

May 15th, 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).  Since the last report, no new requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO have been posted.  This listing is current as of 10 AM on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-01068
Filing Date – 5/11/2018
Patent # – 6,003,135
Title – MODULAR SECURITY DEVICE
Patent Owner –  SPEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – TOSHIBA CORPORATION; TOSHIBA AMERICA ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS, INC.; APRICORN
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01061
Filing Date – 5/14/2018
Patent # – 6,557,540
Title – METHOD OF CALCULATING A VALVE TIMING COMMAND FOR AN ENGINE
Patent Owner –  MICHIGAN MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01063
Filing Date – 5/14/2018
Patent # – 7,487,761
Title – DETECTION OF FUEL SYSTEM PROBLEMS
Patent Owner –  MICHIGAN MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01064
Filing Date – 5/14/2018
Patent # – 6,581,574
Title – METHOD FOR CONTROLLING FUEL RAIL PRESSURE
Patent Owner –  MICHIGAN MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01065
Filing Date – 5/14/2018
Patent # – 6,757,149
Title – METHOD FOR CONTROLLING FUEL INJECTOR VALVE SOLENOID CURRENT
Patent Owner –  MICHIGAN MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-01072
Filing Date – 5/14/2018
Patent # – 6,988,031
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING ENGINE STOP POSITION
Patent Owner –  MICHIGAN MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01073
Filing Date – 5/14/2018
Patent # – 6,571,157
Title – OIL PRESSURE DIAGNOSTIC STRATEGY FOR A HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE
Patent Owner –  MICHIGAN MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01074
Filing Date – 5/14/2018
Patent # – 6,644,115
Title – METHOD AND DEVICE FOR INDICATING LIQUID VOLUME IN A TANK
Patent Owner –  MICHIGAN MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-01075
Filing Date – 5/14/2018
Patent # – 6,561,166
Title – PURGE FUEL CANISTER MEASUREMENT METHOD AND SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  MICHIGAN MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01076
Filing Date – 5/14/2018
Patent # – 7,893,655
Title – CHARGING AND POWER SUPPLY FOR MOBILE DEVICES
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – ZTE (USA) Inc.
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

There have been no new reexam requests posted since the last report.