Status of Director review requests

Director review requests are uploaded into the corresponding case as Exhibit 3100 and are available on Patent Trial and Appeal Board End to End (PTAB E2E) system for processing America Invents Act (AIA) reviews typically within a week of the receipt of the request. Director review requests are also compiled in the spreadsheet below. The spreadsheet includes the date the Director review request was received, the case number of the proceeding, the requesting party, the involved parties, the status of the request, and the date of the most recent status. This spreadsheet will be updated monthly.

Director review granted – proceedings

Below are the proceedings in which Director review has been granted, either based on a party's request or sua sponte.

 Apple, Inc. v. Personalized Media Communications, LLC, IPR2016-00754 & IPR2016-01520
  • Decision subject to Director review request – Paper 41 (February 15, 2018)
  • Order granting Director review – Paper 50 (March 3, 2022)
Ascend Performance Materials Operations, LLC v. Samsung SDI Co., Ltd., IPR2020-00349
  • Decision subject to Director review request – Paper 53 (July 15, 2021)
  • Order granting Director review – Paper 57 (November 1, 2021)
  • Post-Director review Termination and Order – Paper 64 (March 3, 2022)
Proppant Express Investments, LLC v. Oren Technologies, LLC, IPR2018-00733
  • Decision subject to Director review request – Paper 80 (September 12, 2019)
  • Order granting Director review – Paper 95 (November 18, 2021)

For more information on the Director review process, visit the Interim process for Director review page.