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PTO Litigation Report – May 4, 2018

May 4th, 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 4, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-01016
Filing Date – 5/3/2018
Patent # – 6,611,231
Title – WIRELESS PACKET SWITCHED COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS USING ADAPTIVELY STEERED ANTENNA ARRAYS
Patent Owner –  XR COMMUNICATIONS LLC
Petitioner – RUCKUS WIRELESS, INC.; ARRIS SOLUTIONS, INC.; ARRIS ENTERPRISES, LLC; NETGEAR, INC.; BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01017
Filing Date – 5/3/2018
Patent # – 7,062,296
Title – FORCED BEAM SWITCHING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS HAVING SMART ANTENNAS
Patent Owner –  XR COMMUNICATIONS LLC
Petitioner – RUCKUS WIRELESS, INC.; ARRIS SOLUTIONS, INC.; ARRIS ENTERPRISES, LLC; NETGEAR, INC.; BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01018
Filing Date – 5/3/2018
Patent # – 7,729,728
Title – FORCED BEAM SWITCHING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS HAVING SMART ANTENNAS
Patent Owner –  XR COMMUNICATIONS LLC
Petitioner – RUCKUS WIRELESS, INC.; ARRIS SOLUTIONS, INC.; ARRIS ENTERPRISES, LLC; NETGEAR, INC.; BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

Trial Number – CBM2018-00024
Trial Number – CBM2018-00026
Trial Number – CBM2018-00026
Filing Date – 5/3/2018
Patent # – 8,577,813
Title – UNIVERSAL SECURE REGISTRY
Patent Owner –  UNIVERSAL SECURE REGISTRY LLC
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 3600

New PGR Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,133
Date – 5/3/2018
Patent # – 9,139,606
Inventor –  MIETTINEN, Mauno
Assignee –  UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
Title – CONTINUOUS METHOD FOR THE PRECIPITATION OF LIGNIN FROM BLACK LIQUOR
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/014,134
Date – 5/3/2018
Patent # – 9,719,210
Inventor –  MIETTINEN, Mauno
Assignee –  UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
Title – CONTINUOUS METHOD FOR THE PRECIPITATION OF LIGNIN FROM BLACK LIQUOR
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.