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PTO Litigation Report – June 7, 2018

June 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).  Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is current as of 10 AM on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-01190
Filing Date – 6/6/2018
Patent # – 7,860,403
Title – DATA FORMAT FOR HIGH BIT RATE WDM TRANSMISSION
Patent Owner –  NEPTUNE SUBSEA IP LIMITED
Petitioner – NEC Corporation; Nokia Corporation; Alcatel Submarine Networks
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01191
Filing Date – 6/6/2018
Patent # – 9,517,478
Title – SPRAY APPLICATOR
Patent Owner –  CONFLUENT SURGICAL, INC.
Petitioner – HYPERBRANCH MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01192
Filing Date – 6/6/2018
Patent # – 9,700,290
Title – SPRAY APPLICATOR
Patent Owner –  CONFLUENT SURGICAL, INC.
Petitioner – HYPERBRANCH MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01203
Trial Number – IPR2018-01211
Trial Number – IPR2018-01214
Filing Date – 6/6/2018
Patent # – 7,489,786
Title – AUDIO DEVICE INTEGRATION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  BLITZSAFE TEXAS, LLC
Petitioner – Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC; Jaguar Land Rover Ltd.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01205
Filing Date – 6/6/2018
Patent # – 7,256,486
Title – PACKAGING DEVICE FOR SEMICONDUCTOR DIE, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE INCORPORATING SAME AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME
Patent Owner –  DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – CREE, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-01208
Filing Date – 6/6/2018
Patent # – 9,774,178
Title – FILLER ASSEMBLY FOR CABLE GLAND
Patent Owner –  CMP PRODUCTS LIMITED
Petitioner – COOPER CROUSE-HINDS, LLC
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01209
Filing Date – 6/6/2018
Patent # – 8,155,342
Title – MULTIMEDIA DEVICE INTEGRATION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  BLITZSAFE TEXAS, LLC
Petitioner – Daimler AG; Daimler North America Corporation; MercedesBenz US International; Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01218
Filing Date – 6/6/2018
Patent # – 9,664,336
Title –  APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SECURING, ATTACHING AND/OR DETACHING A DEVICE TO A FIXTURE
Patent Owner –  SENNCO SOLUTIONS INC.
Petitioner – MOBILE TECH, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01199
Trial Number – IPR2018-01200
Filing Date – 6/7/2018
Patent # – 9,045,871
Title –  PAVING MACHINE WITH OPERATOR DIRECTED SAVING AND RECALL OF MACHINE OPERATING PARAMETERS
Patent Owner –  CATERPILLAR PAVING PRODUCTS INC.
Petitioner – WIRTGEN AMERICA, INC.; JOSEPH VÖGELE AG
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01201
Filing Date – 6/7/2018
Patent # – 7,140,693
Title –  MILLING MACHINE WITH RE-ENTERING BACK WHEELS
Patent Owner –  CATERPILLAR PAVING PRODUCTS INC.
Petitioner – WIRTGEN AMERICA, INC.; JOSEPH VÖGELE AG
Tech Center – 3600

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 # – 90/014,148
Date – 6/6/2018
Patent # – 9,975,750
Inventor –  THOMAS, Brad et al.
Assignee –  VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Title – LOW PROFILE COMPACT TOOL CARRIERS
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.