RIM Challenge of Two SimpleAir Patents Among the Reexamination Requests Filed Week of 5/9/11

Here is the latest installment of Reexamination Requests from Scott Daniels, of Reexamination Alert and Practice Center Contributor….

RIM has requested reexamination of SimpleAir’s U.S. Patent Nos. 6,021,433 and 6,735,614 that claim contact alerts for incoming messages (see ex parte Request No. (15) & inter partes Request No. (5)).  SimpleAir has accused Apple, RIM, Facebook and a number of others in the Eastern District of Texas of infringement of the ‘614 and ‘433 patents, as well as two other patents.

The week also saw yet another round in the war between Abbott Diabetes Care and DexCom over analyte sensors (see ex parte Request No. (5)).

And Square, Inc. requested reexamination of three REM Holdings patents for reader cards for cell phones (see inter partes Request Nos. (2), (3) & (4)), which are the subject of an infringement dispute between those companies in the Eastern District of Missouri. (more…)