Patent Filings, Institution Decisions and Dispositions for August 7, 2014

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New Filings

Zerto, Inc. filed IPR2014-01254 challenging U.S. Patent No. 7,603,395 assigned to EMC Corporation.

Institution Decisions

In Brookwood Companies Incorporated v. Nextec Applications, Inc., IPR2014-00412, Paper 13 (August 7, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1–6, 8–13, and 21–23 (all of the challenged claims) of U.S. Patent No. 5,004,643.

In U.S. Bancorp v. Solutran, Inc., CBM2014-00076, Paper 16 (August 7, 2014), the Board instituted covered business method patent review of claims 1–6 (all of the challenged claims) of U.S. Patent No. 8,311,945.

Dispositions

In Silver Peak Systems, Inc. v. Riverbed Technology, Inc., IPR2014-00149, paper 20 (August 7, 2014), the patent owner moved to cancel claims 1-14 (all of the challenged claims) of U.S. Patent No. 8,321,580, so the Board terminated the inter partes review.

In Silver Peak Systems, Inc. v. Riverbed Technology, Inc., IPR2014-00128, Paper 20 (August 7, 2014),  the patent owner moved to cancel claims 1, 2, 5–9, and 11 (all of the challenged claims) of U.S. Patent No. 8,271,688, so the Board terminated the inter partes review.

In Mobotix Corp. v. E-Watch Corporation, IPR2013-00255, Paper 23, (August 7, 2014), the Board issued a final written decision finding claims 1–25 and 32–34 (all of the challenged claims) of U.S. Patent No. 6,970,183 unpatentable.

Decision on Rehearing

In Panel Claw, Inc. v. SunPower Corporation, IPR2014-00388, Paper 14 (August 7, 2014) the Board denied rehearing of its decision not to institute inter partes review of some (claims 17, 18, 36, 38–40, 58, 59, 61–63, 65, 66, 71–73, and 76) of the challenged claims of RE38,988.

 

Topics:  Inter Partes Review Proceedings, Patent Filings, Patents

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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