Claim Charts: 2 Columns in Portrait Orientation

In HTC Corporation v. Cellular Communicatiosn Equipment LLC, IPR2014-01135, Paper 3 (July 29, 2014); an dNEC Corporation of America v. Nokia Siemens Networks Vermoegensverwaltung GmbH & Co. KG, IPR2014-01132, Paper 4 (July 29, 2014); the Board  granted the Petitions a filing date, but objected to petitioner’s single column claim chart format, and gave the respective petitioner five business days to file a corrected Petition with the more conventional two column claim charts.  In NEC Corporation of America v. Nokia Siemens Networks OY, IPR2014-01131, Paper 4 (July 29, 2014), the Board granted the Petitions a filing date, but objected to petitioner’s landscape orientation for claim charts, and gave the petitioner five business days to file a corrected Petition with the more conventional portrait orientation.

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About Bryan Wheelock

Education
J.D., Washington University in St. Louis
B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Duke University

Bryan Wheelock’s practice includes preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications and drafting of intellectual property agreements, including non-compete agreements. He has brought and defended lawsuits in federal and state courts relating to intellectual property and has participated in seizures of counterfeit and infringing goods.

Bryan prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign patent applications for medical devices, mechanical and electromechanical devices, manufacturing machinery and processes, metal alloys and other materials. He also does a substantial amount of patentability searching, trademark availability searching and patent and trademark infringement studies.

In addition to his practice at Harness Dickey, Bryan is an Adjunct Professor at Washington University School of Law and Washington University School of Engineering.