Ixi Mobile (R&D) Ltd. et al v. Apple, Inc.

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-03755

Letter from Thomas S. Biemer on behalf of parties, providing joint status report.

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DIRECT DIAL NUMBER: Thomas S. Biemer (215) 575-7025 tbiemer@dilworthlaw.com January 5, 2016 SUBMITTED VIA ECF Honorable Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. United States District Court Judge United States District Court for the Northern District of California 450 Golden Gate Ave., 18th Floor San Francisco, CA 94102 Re: IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd. et al. v. Samsung Elecs. Co Ltd., et al., No. 15-cv-03752 HSG IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd. et al. v. Apple Inc., No. 15-cv-03755-HSG IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd. et al. v. BlackBerry Ltd., et al., No. 15-cv-03754-HSG Dear Judge Gilliam: I write on behalf of the parties in the above captioned matter to provide a joint status report, as requested by the Court in its Order Granting Motion to Stay (Dkt. No. 133). On December 30, 2015, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the "PTAB") instituted inter partes review ("IPR") proceedings against 52 of the 53 challenged claims of the Patents-in-Suit; each of the three Patents-in-Suit is currently covered by an active IPR proceeding.1 The PTAB instituted IPR proceedings for Claims 1, 4, 5, 7–9, 12, 14–16, and 23–24 of U.S. Patent No. 7,295,532, Claims 1, 4–7, 12, 14, 15, 22, 23, 25, 28, 34, 39, 40, 42, and 46 of U.S. Patent No. 7,039,033, and Claims of 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12–16, 21–24, 26–28, and 30 U.S. Patent No. 7,016,648. The PTAB did not institute an IPR proceeding for Asserted Dependent Claim 10 of U.S. Patent No. 7,295,532. The parties are available to discuss this matter further at Your Honor's request. Respectfully, /s/ Thomas S. Biemer Thomas S. Biemer cc: Counsel of Record 1 The PTAB instituted review in four of the five cases regarding the Patents-in-Suit. Review was instituted for cases numbered 2015-01443 through 01446 and denied for case 2015-01442. 1500 Market Street  Suite 3500E  Philadelphia, PA 19102-2101  2155757000  fax: 215-575-7200 www.dilworthlaw.com  Cherry Hill, NJ  Harrisburg, PA  Washington, DC  Red Bank, NJ  Wilmington, DE 614\1277292.1