November 26, 2014

Institution Decisions

In CAO Group, Inc. v. The Procter & Gamble Company, IPR2-14-00796, Paper 18 (November 6, 2014), the Board denied inter partes review of  claims 1 to 13 of U.S. Patent No. 5,989,569.

In Global Tel*Link Corporation v. Securus Technologies, Inc., IPR2014-00810, Paper 8 (November 26, 2014) the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1–8 of U.S. Patent No. 7,324,637.

In Eastman Kodak Company v. CTP Innovations, LLC, IPR2-14-00788, Paper 9 (November 26, 2014) the Board instituted inter partes review of  claims 10–20 (all of the challenged claims) of U.S. Patent No. 6,738,155.

In L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. v. Power Survey LLC, IPR2014-00834, Paper 9 (November 26, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of 1–5 and 8 of U.S. Patent No. 8,482,274.

In L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. v. Power Survey LLC, IPR2014-00836, Paper 9 (November 26, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1–5 and 8 of U.S. Patent No. 8,536,856.

In Nautique Boat Company, Inc. v. Malibu Boats, LLC, IPR2014-01045, Paper 13 (November 26, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1–5, 8–11, 13–16, and 18–20 of U.S. Patent 8,539,897 (but not challenged claims 6-7, 12, and 17).

Dispositions

In Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd. v. 6115187 CANADA INC., IPR2014-01438, Paper 11 (November 26, 2014), the Board terminated the inter partes review on the joint motion of the parties.

 

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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.