Patent Filings, Institution Decisions and Dispositions for August 8, 2014


New Filings

Sony Online Entertainment LLC filed IPR2014-01232 challenging U.S. Patent No. 6,306,035, assigned to Agincourt Gaming LLC.

Sony Online Entertainment LLC filed IPR2014-01255 challenging U.S. Patent No. 8,454,432, assigned to Agincourt Gaming LLC.

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. filed UPR2014-01257 challenging U.S. Patent No. 7,311,037.

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. filed UPR2014-01257 challenging U.S. Patent No. 7,770,512, assigned to Courtesy Products, Inc.

Initiative for Responsibility in Drug Pricing LLC filedIPR2014-01259 challenging U.S. Patent No. 7,879,828, assigned to Wyeth LLC.

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. filed UPR2014-01260 challenging U.S. Patent No. 7,258,884.

Institution Decisions

In ButamaxTM Advanced Biofuels LLC v. GEVO, Inc., IPR2014-00402, Paper 11 (August 8, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1-15 of U.S. Patent No. 8,373,012.

In Toshiba Corporation v. Intellectual Ventures II LLC, IPR2014-00418, Paper 7 (August 8, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1–11 and 17–19 (all of the challenged claims) of U.S. Patent No. 5,500,819. 


In Branch Banking and Trust Company v. EMG Technology, LLC, CBM2014-00094, Paper 9, CBM2014-00145, Paper 8, (August 8, 2014) the Board terminated the proceeding before initiaton of a covered business method review of U.S. Patent No. 7,441,196 on the joint motion of the parties.

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