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PTO Litigation Report – May 7, 2018

May 7th, 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 Monday, May 7, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00981
Filing Date – 5/4/2018
Patent # – 9,808,576
Title – DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PROTECTING A USER FROM A SHARP TIP OF A MEDICAL NEEDLE
Patent Owner –  EMED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
Petitioner – REPRO-MED SYSTEMS, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01019
Filing Date – 5/4/2018
Patent # – 7,976,838
Title – THERAPY OF AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE IN A PATIENT WITH AN INADEQUATE RESPONSE TO A TNF-ALPHA INHIBITOR
Patent Owner –  GENENTECH, INC.
Petitioner – CELLTRION, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01022
Filing Date – 5/4/2018
Patent # – RE43,469
Title – SINGLE CRYSTALS AND METHODS FOR FABRICATING SAME
Patent Owner –  SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC.
Petitioner – II-VI Incorporated
Tech Center – 3900

Trial Number – IPR2018-01024
Filing Date – 5/4/2018
Patent # – 6,178,380
Title – STREET IDENTIFICATION FOR A MAP ZOOM OF A NAVIGATION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  BEACON NAVIGATION GMBH
Petitioner – UNIFIED PATENTS INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01026
Filing Date – 5/4/2018
Patent # – 7,653,508
Title – HUMAN ACTIVITY MONITORING DEVICE
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-01027
Filing Date – 5/4/2018
Patent # – 8,712,723
Title – HUMAN ACTIVITY MONITORING DEVICE
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-01028
Filing Date – 5/4/2018
Patent # – 7,881,902
Title – HUMAN ACTIVITY MONITORING DEVICE
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-01029
Filing Date – 5/4/2018
Patent # – 6,921,985
Title – LOW VOLTAGE RIDE THROUGH FOR WIND TURBINE GENERATORS
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

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.