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PTO Litigation Report – September 10, 2018

September 10th, 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 11 AM on Monday, September 10, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-01597
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 6,354,479
Title – DISSIPATIVE CERAMIC BONDING TIP
Patent Owner – ANZA TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Petitioner – TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01661
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 8,020,014
Title – METHOD FOR POWER REDUCTION AND A DEVICE HAVING POWER REDUCTION CAPABILITIES
Patent Owner – VLSI TECHNOLOGY LLC
Petitioner – Intel Corporation
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2018-01668
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 8,266,266
Title – SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING DYNAMIC NETWORK AUTHORIZATION, AUTHENTICATION AND ACCOUNTING
Patent Owner – NOMADIX, INC.
Petitioner – GUEST TEK INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT LTD.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-01672
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 8,500,508
Title – TRANSFORMABLE TOY
Patent Owner – SPIN MASTER LTD.
Petitioner – MATTEL, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01673
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 9,868,073
Title – TRANSFORMABLE TOY
Patent Owner – SPIN MASTER LTD.
Petitioner – MATTEL, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01674
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 9,975,058
Title – TRANSFORMABLE TOY
Patent Owner – SPIN MASTER LTD.
Petitioner – MATTEL, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01685
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 7,631,346
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR A RUNTIME USER ACCOUNT CREATION OPERATION WITHIN A SINGLE-SIGN-ON PROCESS IN A FEDERATED COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT
Patent Owner – INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
Petitioner – EXPEDIA, INC.; HOMEAWAY.COM, INC.; HOTELS.COM L.P.; HOTWIRE, INC.; ORBITZ, LLC
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-01689
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 8,953,641
Title – METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MULTI-CARRIER COMMUNICATIONS WITH VARIABLE CHANNEL BANDWIDTH
Patent Owner – INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC
Petitioner – ERICSSON INC.; TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-01690
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 9,904,292
Title – METHOD FOR OPERATING A RADIO-CONTROLLED FLYING HOVERCRAFT
Patent Owner – QFO LABS, INC.
Petitioner – PARROT S.A.; PARROT DRONES S.A.S.; PARROT INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01691
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 6,575,256
Title – DRILL BIT WITH LATERAL MOVEMENT MITIGATION AND METHOD OF SUBTERRANEAN DRILLING
Patent Owner – BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY, LLC
Petitioner – ULTERRA DRILLING TECHNOLOGIES, L.P.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01694
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 8,897,828
Title – POWER CONTROL IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
Patent Owner – INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC
Petitioner – ERICSSON INC.; TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00096
Filing Date – 9/7/2018
Patent # – 9,879,471
Title – REINFORCED FOLDING DOOR AND HINGE ASSEMBLY
Patent Owner – WOODFOLD MFG., INC.
Petitioner – EMI PORTA OPCO, LLC
Tech Center – 3600

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

There have been no new reexam requests posted since the last report.