Practice Guide for Trials Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

On February 9, 2012, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a practice guide for trials before the PTAB, which begin on September 16, 2012, with the implementation of Inter Partes Reviews.  These guide can be found at Federal Register Volume 77, Number 27: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-02-09/html/2012-2523.htm

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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.