DNA Patents Dominate Reexamination Requests Filed Week Of January 24, 2011

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

In August, Helicos Biosciences sued Pacific Biosciences of California, Life Technologies and Illumina in Delaware for infringing four patents claiming methods for nucleotide sequencing.  Pacific Biosciences has now replied by requesting reexamination of each of the four patents-in-suit (inter partes Request Nos. (2) to (5)).

Also, a request was filed for one of the Ronald Katz telephone patents (see ex parte Request No. (3)).

The following inter partes requests were filed:

(1)         95/001,528 (electronically filed) – U.S. Patent No. 7,69,133 entitled SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DEVELOPING RULES UTILIZING IN A KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM and owned by Wellogix Technology Licensing.  Filed January 26, 2011. (more…)