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PTO Litigation Report – May 17, 2018

May 17th, 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 Thursday, May 17, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00938
Filing Date – 5/16/2018
Patent # – 9,113,874
Title – SURGICAL INSTRUMENT SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  ETHICON LLC
Petitioner – Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01094
Trial Number – IPR2018-01095
Filing Date – 5/16/2018
Patent # – 9,444,812
Title – SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTHENTICATING A SERVICE
Patent Owner –  SEVEN NETWORKS, LLC
Petitioner – GOOGLE LLC
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-01100
Filing Date – 5/16/2018
Patent # – 7,915,631
Title – LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND DISPLAY
Patent Owner –  NICHIA CORPORATION
Petitioner – VIZIO, 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

Control # – 90/014,138
Date – 5/16/2018
Patent # – 9,104,842
Inventor –  MOSKOWITZ, Scott A.
Assignee –  WISTARIA TRADING LTD
Title – DATA PROTECTION METHOD AND DEVICE
Co-pending Litigation – 4 litigations in E.D. Tex.