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PTO Litigation Report – September 5, 2018

September 5th, 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, September 5, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-01570
Trial Number – IPR2018-01571
Filing Date – 9/4/2018
Patent # – 8,206,427
Title – APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR ENDOLUMINAL GRAFT PLACEMENT
Patent Owner – MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Petitioner – Cook Incorporated; Cook Group Incorporated; Cook Medical LLC
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-01632
Filing Date – 9/4/2018
Patent # – 9,730,386
Title – SUSPENSION SYSTEM FOR LAWNMOWER
Patent Owner – BAD BOY, INC.
Petitioner – INTIMIDATOR, INC.; RF PRODUCTS, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-01653
Filing Date – 9/4/2018
Patent # – 7,881,902
Title – HUMAN ACTIVITY MONITORING DEVICE
Patent Owner – UNILOC 2017 LLC
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-01656
Filing Date – 9/4/2018
Patent # – 6,602,802
Title – A METHOD OF FORMING A POROUS FILM ON A SUBSTRATE
Patent Owner – GODO KAISHA IP BRIDGE 1
Petitioner – TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-01658
Filing Date – 9/5/2018
Patent # – 9,089,362
Title – ROTATIONAL ATHERECTOMY DEVICE WITH ECCENTRIC ABRASIVE ELEMENT AND METHOD OF USE
Patent Owner – CARDIO FLOW INC.
Petitioner – Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.
Tech Center – 3700

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 # – 90/014,193
Date – 8/29/2018
Patent # – 8,747,080
Inventor –  KODAMA, Yukiharu et al.
Assignee –  MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
Title – FLUID PUMP
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.