October 16, 2014

Institution Decisions

In United States Endoscopy Group, Inc. v. CDx Diagnostics, Inc.,  IPR2014-00642, Paper 7 (October 16, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1-39 of U.S. Patent No. 6,258,044 (all of the challenged claims).

In IGB Automotive Ltd. v. Gentherm GmbH, IPR2014-00661, Paper 9 (October 16, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1, 3, 4, 6, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, and 20 of U.S. Patent No. 7,735,932 (but not challenged claim 7).

In Toshiba Corporation v. ZOND LLC, IPR2014-01065, Paper 11, (October 16, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims claims 14–18 and 25–32 (all of the challenged claims) of U.S. Patent No. 7,604,716.

In Toshiba Corporation v. ZOND LLC, IPR2014-01067, Paper 11, (October 16, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 19–24 (all of the challenged claims) of U.S. Patent No. 7,604,716.

In United States Postal Service v. Return Mail, Inc., CBM2014-00116, Paper 11 (October 16, 2014), the Board instituted covered business method review of claims 39–44 (all of the challenge claims) of U.S. Patent No. 6,826,548.

Dispositions

In Trulia, Inc. v. Zillow, Inc., CBM2013-00056, Paper 44 (October 16. 2014), the Board terminated the covered business method review on the joint motion of the parties.

Joinder Motions

In Toshiba Corporation v. ZOND LLC, IPR2014-01065, Paper 12, (October 16, 2014) the Board granted petitioner’s motion to join the proceeding with IPR2014-00807.

In Toshiba Corporation v. ZOND LLC, IPR2014-01067, Paper 12, (October 16, 2014) the Board granted petitioner’s motion to join the proceeding with IPR2014-00808.

Rehearing

In Travelocity.com LP v. Cronos Technologies LLC, CBM2014-00082, Paper 12 (October 16, 2014), the Board denied rehearing of its decision not to institute covered business method review.

In Histologics, LLC v. CDx Diagnostics, Inc., IPR2014-00779, Paper 12 (October 16, 2014), the Board denied rehearing of its decision not to institute inter partes review.

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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.