Patent Filings Roundup: Joao Entity Sues Nonprofits, Pediatricians; Fortress Entity Sues LG on TVs in ED Tex; Vector Capital-funded Semi Campaign Runs into the PTAB

Conceptual hand writing showing Lawsuits. Concept meaning a claim or dispute brought to a law court for adjudicationAs we finish up the year, the high district court termination rate continues; 85 terminations this week, including a fair amount of transfers, rounded out a normal PTAB week (29 filed) and a slightly depressed litigation week (with 50 new complaints).  Of those new complaints, Raymond Anthony Joao’s Decapolis Systems LLC continues to add, shall we say, optically compromising defendants to their health records campaign, this week suing a small Texas pediatrics practice, Chisholm Trail Pediatrics Inc. on two patents, 7,464,040 and 7,490,048.  The case is 6:21-cv-01273, filed, of course, in the Waco court.  This in addition to two other suits this week against local Texas healthcare providers, one the University Medical Center Foundation of El Paso, the other Texas Dermatology and Laser Specialists PLLC.  A number of pharma suits, the usual smattering of new Cedar Lane complaints against small companies, and a number of anticounterfeiting ex parte TRO cases with patent claims against sealed laundry lists of foreign defendant online sellers—notably, one filed by a Chinese company on their U.S. patent against others—rounded out the week. Some highlights:

Apparent Fortress Entity Sues LG on TVs in ED Tex: The apparently Fortress-backed Constellation Designs LLC has sued foreign defendant LG and their Alabama subsidiary on their TVs; the seven-patent cases contains detailed allegations, including some abortive attempts at licensing negotiations.  The corporate disclosure statement required by the court suggests that Constellation Designs LLC is owned in part (more than 10%) by CFIP CD, LLC, an entity associated with the variegated Fortress/Softbank constellation of subsidiaries.  The patents purport to read on the ATSC 3.0 broadcasting standard.  Those patents include U.S. 8842761, 11018922, 10567980, 9743290, 11039324, 11019509, and 10693700.

Vector Chip Suit Runs into Board: Funded Monterey Research LLC semiconductor portfolio loses big at the Board: For the past two weeks, final written decisions have been trickling out of the Board from a set of petitions filed by Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Qualcomm, Nanya Technology, Marvell, and STMicro, after a series of litigations against the chipmakers. The litigation-funded Vector Capital (they own IPValue) semiconductor campaign doesn’t appear to be going well, as the earlier cases are generally stayed in light of the challenges, but as the portfolio runs into the thousands of patents (all formerly Cypress Semiconductor), they’ve recently added two new suits against AMD and Broadcom on other patents in the portfolio.  The latest, IPR2020-01017, cancelled all challenged claims of the 6,961,807 patent.  At least the earlier-asserted part of the portfolio appears to be in shambles following the latest string of decisions by the Board.  The cases, run by IPValue Management (d/b/a IPValue), were originally filed in Delaware but the newer suits are seeking venue in the Western District of Texas’s Waco Court where Alan Albright is the sole presiding judge.

Georgia GamePad Company Fires Off DJ For Demand Letter Abuse: A small video game controller company, Junk Food Custom Arcades LLC, filed a DJ this week against entity of unknown origin Hit Box LLC on a single patent, U.S. 10,022,623, related to ergonomic controllers, alleging demand letter abuse under Georgia’s demand letter law.

 

PTAB (29)

Case Number Action Owner Petitioner Patent
IPR2022-00151 Filed Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. [Neotec Yugen-Kaisha, Sony, and TDK Corporation] TCT Mobile US Inc.
TCL China Star Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.
TCL Technology Group Corporation
TTE Technology, Inc.
TCL Communication Technology Holdings, Ltd.
10680049
IPR2022-00300 Filed Power2B Inc. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
7952570
IPR2022-00306 Filed Sonrai Memory Limited [Magnetar Capital, Atlantic IP] Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
7325733
IPR2022-00282 Filed Staton Techiya, LLC [Synergy IP Corp., Staton Capital] Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
8315400
IPR2022-00252 Filed The Trustees of Purdue University STMicroelectronics, Inc. 7498633
IPR2022-00294 Filed Ingenioshare, LLC [IPVenture, Inc.] Epic Games, Inc. 10492038
IPR2022-00283 Filed Swarm Technology LLC Amazon.com, Inc
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
9852004
IPR2022-00220 Filed Audioeye, Inc. Accessibe Ltd. 10845947
IPR2022-00290 Filed Intellectual Ventures I LLC Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company 6779082
IPR2022-00153 Filed Echologics, LLC
Mueller International, LLC
Mueller Canda, Ltd. d/b/a Echologics
Aquarius Spectrum Ltd. 7475596
IPR2022-00291 Filed Ingenioshare, LLC [IPVenture, Inc.] Epic Games, Inc. 10708727
IPR2022-00304 Filed Bayer Intellectual Property Gmbh PetIQ, Inc. 7910122
IPR2022-00279 Filed Parus Holdings Inc. [Apax Partners, AOL Time Warner Investments, Forstmann Little & Co., and CSK Ventures] Google LLC 6721705
IPR2022-00214 Filed Audioeye, Inc. Accessibe Ltd. 10845946
IPR2022-00301 Filed Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Apotex Inc. 9669069
IPR2022-00284 Filed Scramoge Technology Ltd. [Magnetar Capital, Atlantic IP] Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Google LLC
9997962
IPR2022-00260 Filed M2M Solutions, LLC Amazon.com, Inc 10791442
IPR2022-00305 Filed Sonrai Memory Limited [Magnetar Capital, Atlantic IP] Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
7159766
IPR2022-00298 Filed Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Apotex Inc. 9254338
IPR2022-00258 Filed Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Celltrion, Inc. 9254338
IPR2022-00285 Filed Arigna Technology Limited [Magnetar Capital, Atlantic IP] Unified Patents, LLC 7049850
IPR2022-00303 Filed Sonrai Memory Limited [Magnetar Capital, Atlantic IP] Oracle Corp. 8193792
IPR2022-00297 Filed Ingenioshare, LLC [IPVenture, Inc.] Epic Games, Inc. 8744407
IPR2022-00296 Filed Northwestern University ABB Inc.
Kuka AG
Reis Robotics USA Inc.
7120508
IPR2022-00257 Filed Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Celltrion, Inc. 9669069
IPR2022-00184 Filed Mirror Imaging LLC Unified Patents, LLC 9928275
IPR2022-00259 Filed SecurityProfiling, LLC [Cypress Financial Group, Inc.] Cisco Systems, Inc. 10609063
IPR2022-00295 Filed Ingenioshare, LLC [IPVenture, Inc.] Epic Games, Inc. 10492038
IPR2022-00255 Filed Sonrai Memory Limited [Magnetar Capital, Atlantic IP] Kioxia Corporation
Kioxia America, Inc
Western Digital Technologies, Inc
Dell Technologies Inc.
6920527
IPR2021-01018 Not Instituted – Merits Nabors Drilling Technologies USA, Inc. Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company
Helmerich & Payne Technologies, LLC
Motive Drilling Technologies, Inc.
7802634
PGR2021-00088 Not Instituted – Merits Spruce Biosciences, Inc. Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. 10849908
IPR2021-01043 Not Instituted – Merits Nabors Drilling Technologies USA, Inc. Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company
Helmerich & Payne Technologies, LLC
Motive Drilling Technologies, Inc.
10672154
IPR2021-01119 Not Instituted – Merits Nant Holdings IP, LLC
Nantworks, LLC [NantKwest, Inc.]
Niantic, Inc 10664518
IPR2021-01004 Not Instituted – Merits Traxcell Technologies, LLC Google LLC 9918196
IPR2021-00961 Not Instituted – Merits WSOU Investments, LLC [Craig Etchegoyen, WSOU Holdings; Coast Asset Management and Juniper Capital Partners] Cisco Systems, Inc. 9357014
IPR2021-01165 Not Instituted – Merits Massachusetts Institute of Technology
WiTricity Corporation
Momentum Dynamics Corporation 7741734
IPR2021-01092 Not Instituted – Merits TOT Power Control, S.L. [TOP Optimized Technologies SL (d/b/a InToTally)] Ericsson, Inc. 7532865
IPR2021-01133 Not Instituted – Merits Nant Holdings IP, LLC Nantworks, LLC [NantKwest, Inc.] Niantic, Inc 10403051
IPR2021-01069 Not Instituted – Procedural Alcon, Inc. Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc. 9456925
IPR2021-01108 Not Instituted – Procedural Acqis LLC [Acqis Technology, Bill Chu] Intel Corporation 9529768
IPR2021-01109 Not Instituted – Procedural Acqis LLC [Acqis Technology, Bill Chu] Intel Corporation 9529768
IPR2021-00952 Not Instituted – Procedural NexRF Corp. Playtika Ltd.
Playtika Holding Corp.
8506406
PGR2021-00095 Not Instituted – Procedural Yaqi Lyu Sattler Tech Corp D910645
PGR2021-00098 Instituted Cibra IP Inc. VMware, Inc 10951459
IPR2021-00951 Instituted NexRF Corp. Playtika Ltd.
Playtika Holding Corp.
8747229
IPR2021-01051 Instituted Cardiovalve Ltd. Edwards LifeSciences Corporation
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
10702385
IPR2021-00846 Instituted AMO Development, LLC Alcon, Inc.
Alcon Lensx, Inc.
Alcon Vision, LLC
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Alcon Research, LLC
10376356
IPR2021-00953 Instituted NexRF Corp. Playtika Ltd.
Playtika Holding Corp.
9646454
IPR2021-01031 Instituted Demaray LLC Intel Corporation 7381657
IPR2021-01014 Instituted Kinectus LLC Bumble Trading Inc. 10117075
IPR2021-01167 Instituted WiTricity Corporation
Witricity Corporation
Momentum Dynamics Corporation 8884581
IPR2021-00923 Instituted Gesture Technology Partners, LLC Apple, Inc 8194924
IPR2021-00960 Instituted WSOU Investments, LLC [Craig Etchegoyen, WSOU Holdings; Coast Asset Management and Juniper Capital Partners] Cisco Systems, Inc. 8665733
IPR2021-00920 Instituted Gesture Technology Partners, LLC Apple, Inc 7933431
IPR2021-00856 Instituted AMO Development, LLC Alcon, Inc.
Alcon Lensx, Inc.
Alcon Vision, LLC
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Alcon Research, LLC
8500724
IPR2021-00970 Instituted AliveCor Inc Apple, Inc 9572499
IPR2021-00849 Instituted AMO Development, LLC Alcon, Inc.
Alcon Lensx, Inc.
Alcon Vision, LLC
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Alcon Research, LLC
10709548
IPR2021-01053 Instituted Alcon, Inc. Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc. 9427356
IPR2021-00972 Instituted AliveCor Inc Apple, Inc 10638941
IPR2021-00971 Instituted AliveCor Inc Apple, Inc 10595731
IPR2021-00853 Instituted AMO Development, LLC Alcon, Inc.
Alcon Lensx, Inc.
Alcon Vision, LLC
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Alcon Research, LLC
9125725
IPR2021-00104 Instituted Demaray LLC Applied Materials, Inc. 7381657
IPR2021-00906 Settlement 3G Licensing S.A. [FIneur International] Cradlepoint, Inc.
Dell, Inc.
Honeywell International, Inc.
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
TCL Communication Technology Holdings, Ltd.
7580388
PGR2021-00070 Adverse Judgment Powertec Solutions International, LLC Precision Power, LLC 10714954
PGR2020-00051 Final Written Decision Yantai Ausbio Laboratories Co., Ltd. Bluecatbio Ma Inc. 10338063
IPR2020-00897 Final Written Decision Corephotonics Ltd. Apple, Inc 10324277
IPR2020-00896 Final Written Decision Corephotonics Ltd. Apple, Inc 10317647
IPR2020-01017 Final Written Decision Monterey Research, LLC [Vector Capital Corporation, IPValue] Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. 6961807
IPR2020-01008 Final Written Decision Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1 Micron Technology, Inc. 6445047

District Court (50)

Case Number Action Plaintiff Defendant Patent
1:21-cv-01724 Filed Organovo Inc. Cellink Ab 9149952
9855369
9315043
9752116
8852932
6:21-cv-01273 Filed Decapolis Systems LLC [Raymond Anthony Joao] Chisholm Trail Pediatrics Inc Pa 7464040
7490048
1:21-cv-06567 Filed Dyson Technology Ltd The Partnerships And Unincorporated Associations Identified On Schedule A D853642
1:21-cv-06571 Filed Dyson Technology Ltd The Partnerships And Unincorporated Associations Identified On Schedule A D853642
0:21-cv-62474 Filed Pantech Wireless LLC [Ideahub, Inc.]
Pantech Co
Gnj Manufacturing Inc 9313809
8102804
6809641
9807799
1:21-cv-01115 Filed Radiant Vision Systems LLC [Konika Minolta Inc.] Admesy Bv 6608321
8482652
7280735
2:21-cv-01649 Filed Panopto Inc Vitek-ip LLC
John Forrester
Sam Wilson
Smith Tim
8750843
9245295
8150386
1:21-cv-03300 Filed Cedar Lane Technologies Inc. [Steephill Technologies, IV] Rachio Inc 8165867
6:21-cv-01278 Filed Cedar Lane Technologies Inc [Steephill Technologies, IV] National Instruments Corp 6972790
8537242
8:21-cv-02033 Filed Joshua Haynes Haynes Holding Group LLC Does
Esr Performance Corp
9908364
1:21-cv-01379 Filed Simavita Aust Pty Ltd
Fred Bergman Healthcare Pty Ltd
Seneca Sense Technologies Inc 7977529
2:21-cv-00262 Filed Junk Food Custom Arcades LLC Hit Box LLC 10022623
6:21-cv-01268 Filed Solas Oled Ltd [Magnetar Capital, Atlantic IP] Nintendo
Samsung Display Co Ltd
7663615
7573068
7499042
7868880
1:21-cv-01728 Filed Onstream Media Corporation Rockstar Music Inc Doing Business As Socialive 10848707
10038930
10200648
11128833
10674109
10694142
9467728
9161068
2:21-cv-20409 Filed Bristol-myers Squibb Company Eugia Pharma Specialties Ltd 7491725
8680103
1:21-cv-05021 Filed Lyne Laboratories Inc Home Depot
The Home Depot Inc
Home Depot Product Authority LLC
10154551
10349379
10349479
10492260
10091842
10499465
10537001
10178715
10517149
10492251
1:21-cv-03298 Filed Otter Products LLC Flygrip Inc 10953535
8844098
10800024
10406671
3:21-cv-01780 Filed Nike Adidas Americ
Adidas North Americ
Adidas Ag
7814598
8898932
9060562
8266749
9907350
9510636
9924758
9743705
9918511
7:21-cv-10552 Filed Anova Applied Electronics Inc Storebound LLC D853777
2:21-cv-02262 Filed Yigal Mesika Murphys Magic Supplies 7967689
8133122
4:21-cv-00965 Filed Rfc Lenders of Texas LLC [IP Investments Group] United Seating and Mobility LLC 7430471
1:21-cv-01734 Filed Maculogix Inc
The Uab Research Foundation
Heru Inc 11089954
8795191
1:21-cv-01736 Filed Aventis Inc
Genzyme Corp
Novartis
Novartis Gene Therapies Inc
1:21-cv-01740 Filed Inforlife Sa
Wg Critical Care LLC
Sun Pharmaceutical 10966990
4:21-cv-00155 Filed Simavita Aust Pty Ltd
Fred Bergman Healthcare Pty Ltd
Seneca Sense Technologies Inc 7977529
2:21-cv-20372 Filed Beauty Town International Inc Jinny Beauty Supply Co Inc D844344
0:21-cv-62458 Filed Zhujitop Hardware Tools Co Ltd The Individuals Partnerships And Unincorporated Associations Identified On Schedule A 10875158
0:21-cv-02618 Filed Hutchinson Sa Suncall Corporation 8717712
8228638
6856487
7342750
10002629
7542241
9431042
9870792
9025285
10916265
8320083
9111556
9524739
8498082
9245555
8867173
5:21-cv-02059 Filed Westgate Mfg Inc
Mike Vernica
Reynaldo Mejia
Norco Wholesale Electric Supply Inc
Corona Wholesale Electric Inc
7780461
8:21-cv-02021 Filed Shenzhen Carku Technology Co Ltd Winplus Company 10148105
1:21-cv-06563 Filed Cascades Branding Innovation LLC [Cascade Ventures, Inc.] Aldi Inc 8405504
7768395
8106766
2:21-cv-09558 Filed Joshua Haynes Haynes Holding Group LLC Does
Esr Performance Corp
9908364
1:21-cv-00942 Filed Glaston Corporation
Uniglass Engineering Oy
Hhh Equipment Resources
Salem Fabrication Technologies Group Inc
8479540
8650911
6:21-cv-01279 Filed Cedar Lane Technologies Inc [Steephill Technologies, IV] Goepel Electronics LLC 8537242
6972790
7557920
4:21-cv-00962 Filed Implicit LLC [Edward Balassanian] Lowes Companies Inc 8856185
1:21-cv-01739 Filed Hill-rom Holdings
Allen Medical Systems Inc
Mizuho Orthopedic Systems Inc Doing Business As Mizuho Osi 5802641
8341777
10561552
8397323
9968503
RE41412
6708358
9849051
6:21-cv-01286 Filed Decapolis Systems LLC [Raymond Anthony Joao] University Medical Center Foundation Of El Paso 7464040
7490048
6:21-cv-01287 Filed Decapolis Systems LLC [Raymond Anthony Joao] Texas Dermatology And Laser Specialists PLLC 7464040
7490048
6:21-cv-01289 Filed Meetrix Ip LLC [Anixa Biosciences, Inc. (f/k/a ITUS Corporation)] Verizon Communications 9094525
9843612
9253332
8339997
1:21-cv-10376 Filed Flect LLC Lumia Products Co LLC
Peter Lei
4974318
11045689
1:21-cv-02971 Filed Sun Pharmaceutical Eli Lilly Co 7517334
2:21-cv-12841 Filed Fka Distributing Co LLC D/b/a Homedics Camelot Venture Group LLC 10413472
7652436
7303300
7722553
1:21-cv-01733 Filed Immervision Inc [ImmerVision Inc. (f/k/a 6115187 Canada Inc.)] Apple 6844990
2:21-cv-00448 Filed Constellation Designs LLC [Fortress, Softbank Group] Lg Corp
Lg Electronics Alabama Inc
8842761
11018922
10567980
9743290
11039324
11019509
10693700
2:21-cv-20459 Filed Celgene Hikma Pharmaceuticals Usa Inc 9056120
7465800
7977357
8404717
8431598
8530498
7855217
8648095
9101622
7189740
7968569
8193219
6:21-cv-01288 Filed Meetrix Ip LLC [Anixa Biosciences, Inc. (f/k/a ITUS Corporation)] Zoho Corporation 9094525
9843612
9253332
8339997
6:21-cv-01275 Filed Datacloud Technologies LLC [IP Investments Group] Cequel Communications LLC RE44723
7246351
7209959
6560613
3:21-cv-09528 Filed Media Chain LLC Roku Inc 9715581
9898590
10860691
10885154
10489560
10515191
1:21-cv-01735 Filed Gilead Sciences Aurobindo Pharma Ltd 8377933
9549926
9474752
6:21-cv-01284 Filed Sonrai Memory Limited [Magnetar Capital, Atlantic IP] Kingston Technology Co Inc 6724241
6920527

 

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