Verizon Attack on EMSAT Cell Phone System Patent among Reexamination Requests Filed Week of December 13, 2010

Scott Daniels | December 21, 2010

The most interesting reexamination request last week was filed by Verizon Wireless against EMSAT’s U.S. Patent No. 7,289,763 for a cellular telephone system (see Inter partes Request No. (6)).  EMSAT had sued nine companies for infringement of the ‘763 patent, including Verizon. 

But perhaps most noteworthy was the fact that Apple did not file any requests.

The following inter partes requests were filed:

(1)         95/001,507 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 6,918,355 entitled DURABLE PET TOY.  Filed December 13, 2010.  Notice of Incomplete Request issued December 15, 2010. 

(2)         95/001,508 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 7,702,809 entitled METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SCALING NETWORK TRAFFIC MANAGERS and owned by F5 Networks, Inc. Filed December 13, 2010, by A10 Networks, Inc.  The ‘809 patent is currently the subject of a litigation styled F5 Networks, Inc. v. A10 Networks, Inc., (Case No. 2:10-cv-654-MJP (W.D. Wash.)). 

(3)         95/001,509 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 7.697,427 entitled METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SCALING NETWORK TRAFFIC MANAGERS and owned by F5 Networks, Inc.  Filed December 13, 2010, by A10 Networks, Inc.  The ‘427 patent is currently the subject of a litigation styled F5 Networks, Inc. v. A10 Networks, Inc., (Case No. 2:10-cv-654-MJP (W.D. Wash.)). 

(4)         95/001,510 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 7,395,349 entitled METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SCALING NETWORK TRAFFIC MANAGERS and owned by F5 Networks, Inc.  Filed December 13, 2010, by A10 Networks, Inc.  The ‘349 patent is currently the subject of a litigation styled F5 Networks, Inc. v. A10 Networks, Inc., (Case No. 2:10-cv-654-MJP (W.D. Wash.)). 

(5)         95/001,511 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 7,102,996 entitled METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SCALING NETWORK TRAFFIC MANAGERS and owned by F5 Networks, Inc.  Filed December 13, 2010, by A10 Networks, Inc.  The ‘996 patent is currently the subject of a litigation styled F5 Networks, Inc. v. A10 Networks, Inc., (Case No. 2:10-cv-654-MJP (W.D. Wash.)). 

(6)         95/001,512 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 7,289,763 entitled CELLULAR TELEPHONE SYSTEM THAT USES POSITION OF A MOBILE UNIT TO MAKE CALL MANAGEMENT DECISIONS and owned by EMSAT Advanced Geo-Location Tech., LLC.  Filed December 14, 2010, by Verizon Wireless.  The ‘763 patent is currently the subject of a litigation styled EMSAT Advanced Geo-Location Tech. v. Cellco Partnership, (Case No, 4:08-cv-00816-SL (N.D. Ohio)), as well as eight other cases.

The following ex parte requests were filed:

(1)         90/011,384 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 6,027,545 entitled METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING DIRECT REDUCED IRON WITH IMPROVED REDUCING GAS UTILIZATION and owned by Hylsa S.A. DE C.V.  Filed December 13, 2010, by Midrex Technologies, Inc.  

(2)         90/011,385 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 6,245,254 entitled LUBRICANTS and owned by Lubrizol.  Filed December 15, 2010.  

(3)         90/011,386 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 5,633,946 entitled METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COLLECTING AND PROCESSING VISUAL AND SPATIAL POSITION INFORMATION FROM A MOVING PLATFORM and owned by Filed December 15, 2010.  

(4)         90/011,387 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 6,715,446 entitled PET TENT and owned by Yuntek International.  Filed December 15, 2010.  

(5)         90/011,389 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 6,070,946 entitled DUAL WHEEL MOUNTING SYSTEM and owned by James Holmes.  Filed December 16, 2010.  

(6)         90/011,390 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 6,613,022 entitled PASSIVE NEEDLE GUARD FOR SYRINGES and owned by Safety Syringes, Inc.  Filed December 16, 2010.  

(7)         90/011,391 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 6,134,432 entitled SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR ALLOWING WIRELESS MESSAGING and owned by Bulletin.net, Inc.  Filed December 16, 2010.  

(8)         90/011,392 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 5,689,623 entitled SPREAD SPECTRUM DIGITAL SCREENING and owned by ECRM Inc.  Filed December 16, 2010.

(9)         90/011,393 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 7,671,143 entitled FLAME RETARDANT POLYCARBONATE RESIN COMPOSITION HAVING GOOD IMPACT, HIGH HEAT RESISTANCE and owned by Cheil Industries.  Filed December 17, 2010.  

(10)     90/011,394 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 7,777,074 entitled AMINO ACID COMPOUNDS and owned by Thermolife International Filed December 17, 2010, by owner.  

(11)     90/009,859 (paper filed) – U.S. Patent No. 5,898,784 entitled TRANSFERRING ENCRYPTED PACKETS OVER A PUBLIC NETWORK and owned by Symantec Corp.  Filed December 3, 2010, likely by M86 Security, Inc.   The ‘784 patent is currently the subject of a litigation styled Symantec Corp. v. M86 Security, Inc., (Case No. 8:10-cv-01513-JST-RNB (C.D. Cal)). 

(12)     90/009,860 (paper filed) – U.S. Patent No. 6,305,849 entitled MULTI-CHANNEL FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR and owned by Filed December 3, 2010, by Applied Optical Systems, Inc.   The ‘849 patent is currently the subject of a litigation styled Fiber Systems Int’l v. Applied Optical Systems, Inc., (Case No. 2:06-cv-473 (E.D. Tex.)).

Subscribe | 登録

Search

Recent Posts

Archives

Categories

辞書
  • dictionary
  • dictionary
  • 英語から日本語

Double click on any word on the page or type a word:

Powered by dictionarist.com