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PTO Litigation Report – May 3, 2018

May 3rd, 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 Thursday, May 3, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-01002
Filing Date – 5/2/2018
Patent # – 6,003,135
Title – MODULAR SECURITY DEVICE
Patent Owner –  SPEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – KINGSTON TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, INC.
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01003
Filing Date – 5/2/2018
Patent # – 6,088,802
Title – PERIPHERAL DEVICE WITH INTEGRATED SECURITY FUNCTIONALITY
Patent Owner –  SPEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – KINGSTON TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, INC.
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01004
Trial Number – IPR2018-01005
Filing Date – 5/2/2018
Patent # – 7,171,526
Title – MEMORY CONTROLLER USEABLE IN A DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  NORTH STAR INNOVATIONS INC.
Petitioner – MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2018-01006
Filing Date – 5/2/2018
Patent # – D752,890
Title – FOLDABLE CLUB CHAIR
Patent Owner –  IDEA NUOVA, INC.
Petitioner – MACSPORTS, INC.
Tech Center – 2900

Trial Number – IPR2018-01007
Filing Date – 5/2/2018
Patent # – 7,412,517
Title – METHOD FOR PROVIDING DYNAMIC BANDWIDTH ALLOCATION BASED ON IP-FLOW CHARACTERISTICS IN A WIRELESS POINT TO MULTI-POINT (PTMP) TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC
Petitioner – ERICSSON INC.; TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2018-01008
Trial Number – IPR2018-01011
Filing Date – 5/2/2018
Patent # – 9,639,876
Title – METHOD AND COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR SERVING COMMERCE INFORMATION OF AN OUTSOURCE PROVIDER IN CONNECTION WITH HOST WEB PAGES OFFERING COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES
Patent Owner –  DDR HOLDINGS, LLC
Petitioner – SHOPIFY, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01009
Trial Number – IPR2018-01012
Filing Date – 5/2/2018
Patent # – 9,043,228
Title – A SPECIALLY PROGRAMMED COMPUTER SERVER SERVING PAGES OFFERING COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR MERCHANTS THROUGH COORDINATED OFFSITE MARKETING
Patent Owner –  DDR HOLDINGS, LLC
Petitioner – SHOPIFY, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01010
Trial Number – IPR2018-01014
Filing Date – 5/2/2018
Patent # – 8,515,825
Title – METHODS OF EXPANDING COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERNET WEBSITES THROUGH COORDINATED OFFSITE MARKETING
Patent Owner –  DDR HOLDINGS, LLC
Petitioner – SHOPIFY, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01015
Filing Date – 5/2/2018
Patent # – 7,629,705
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPERATING ELECTRICAL MACHINES
Patent Owner –  GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
Petitioner – VESTAS-AMERICAN WIND TECHNOLOGY, INC.; VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00064
Filing Date – 5/2/2018
Patent # – 9,737,816
Title – RANKING LIST DISPLAY METHOD IN GAME SYSTEM, AND SYSTEM FOR EXECUTING THE METHOD
Patent Owner –  GREE, INC.
Petitioner – SUPERCELL OY
Tech Center – 3700

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

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