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PTO Litigation Report – September 14, 2018

September 14th, 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 12 PM on Thursday, September 13, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-01709
Filing Date – 9/13/2018
Patent # – 7,076,307
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MODULATING THE VAGUS NERVE (10TH CRANIAL NERVE) WITH ELECTRICAL PULSES USING IMPLANTED AND EXTERNAL COMPONANTS, TO PROVIDE THERAPY FOR NEUROLOGICAL AND NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
Patent Owner – NEURO AND CARDIAC TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Petitioner – LIVANOVA, INC.; LIVANOVA USA, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01721
Filing Date – 9/13/2018
Patent # – 7,383,323
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CREATING AND NAVIGATING A LINEAR HYPERMEDIA RESOURCE PROGRAM
IMPLANTED AND EXTERNAL COMPONANTS, TO PROVIDE THERAPY FOR NEUROLOGICAL AND NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
Patent Owner – HYPERMEDIA NAVIGATION LLC
Petitioner – FACEBOOK, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,201
Date – 9/13/2018
Patent # – 7,129,091
Inventor –  ISMAGILOV, Rustem F. et al.
Assignee –  THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Title – DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRESSURE-DRIVEN PLUG TRANSPORT AND REACTION
Co-pending Litigation – RainDance Technologies, Inc. et al v. 10X Genomics, Inc., DED-1-15-cv-00152