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PTO Litigation Report – July 18, 2018

July 18th, 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 9 AM on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-01371
Filing Date – 7/13/2018
Patent # – 7,962,103
Title – RADIO APPARATUS, AND METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR CONTROLLING SPATIAL PATH
Patent Owner – HERA WIRELESS S.A.
Petitioner – INTEL CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01372
Filing Date – 7/13/2018
Patent # – 8,412,115
Title – RADIO APPARATUS, AND METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR CONTROLLING SPATIAL PATH
Patent Owner – HERA WIRELESS S.A.
Petitioner – INTEL CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01373
Filing Date – 7/13/2018
Patent # – 8,934,851
Title – RADIO APPARATUS, AND METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR CONTROLLING SPATIAL PATH
Patent Owner – HERA WIRELESS S.A.
Petitioner – INTEL CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01415
Filing Date – 7/17/2018
Patent # – 8,822,872
Title – ELECTODE WIRE FOR ELECTRO-DISCHARGE MACHINING AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME
Patent Owner – SEONG, KI-CHUL
Petitioner – BEDRA INC.; BERKENHOFF GMBH; POWERWAY GROUP CO. LTD.
Tech Center – 3700

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00072
Filing Date – 7/17/2018
Patent # – 9,790,490
Title – NOVEL CRISPR ENZYMES AND SYSTEMS
Patent Owner – THE BROAD INSTITUTE INC.; PRESIDENTS AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE; MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Petitioner – BENSON HILL BIOSYSTEMS, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – PGR2018-00088
Filing Date – 7/17/2018
Patent # – 9,790,505
Title – INTERFERING RNA MOLECULES
Patent Owner – SILENCE THERAPEUTICS GMBH
Petitioner – ALNYLAM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – PGR2018-00089
Filing Date – 7/17/2018
Patent # – 9,790,501
Title – INTERFERING RNA MOLECULES
Patent Owner – SILENCE THERAPEUTICS GMBH
Petitioner – ALNYLAM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,166
Date – 7/16/2018
Patent # – 6,923,387
Inventor –  CARLISLE, Hugh William et al.
Assignee –  ENGINE INSIGHTS, LLC
Title – DEPOSIT CONTROL IN FUEL INJECTOR NOZZLES
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/014,167
Date – 7/16/2018
Patent # – 9,872,900
Inventor –  CIARAMELLA, Giuseppe et al.
Assignee –  MODERNATX, INC.
Title – NUCLEIC ACID VACCINES
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.