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PTO Litigation Report – July 24, 2018

July 24th, 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 11 AM on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-01379
Filing Date – 7/23/2018
Patent # – 9,957,998
Title – MOUNTING HARDWARE
Patent Owner – OZ-POST, INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – SIMPSON STRONG-TIE COMPANY INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01441
Filing Date – 7/23/2018
Patent # – 6,328,180
Title – APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR VENDING PRODUCTS
Patent Owner – CRANE MERCHANDISING SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – NEWZOOM, LLC
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 # – 90/014,171
Date – 7/20/2018
Patent # – 6,287,313
Inventor –  SASSO, Ricardo C.
Assignee –  WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
Title – SCREW DELIVERY SYSTEM AND METHOD
Co-pending Litigation – Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. et al v. Sasso, INND-3-18-cv-00437

Control # – 90/014,172
Date – 7/20/2018
Patent # – 6,562,046
Inventor –  SASSO, Rick
Assignee –  SDGI HOLDINGS, INC.
Title – SCREW DELIVERY SYSTEM AND METHOD
Co-pending Litigation – Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. et al v. Sasso, INND-3-18-cv-00437