May 1, 2014

Institution Decisions

Trulia, Inc. v. Zillow Inc., CBM2014-00115, Paper 8 (May 1, 2014), the Board instituted a covered business method review of claims 2, 5, 15-24, and 40 of U.S. Patent 7,970,674, but not as to claim 25.

Terminations

Voltage Security, Inc. v. Protegrity Corporation, CBM2014-00024, Paper 17 (May 1, 2014), the Board terminated the covered business method review on the joint motion of the parties.

Final Written Decisions

Corning Incorporated v. DSM IP Assets B.V., IPR2013-00052, Paper 88 (May 1, 2014), the Board cancelled claims 11-23 and 26-31 of U.S. Patent No. 7,276,543, but found that claims challenged claims 24, 25, and 32-34 were not invalid.

Corning Incorporated v. DSM IP Assets B.V., IPR2013-00051, Paper 81 (May 1, 2014), the Board cancelled claims 1-9 of U.S. Patent No. 6,110,593, and denied the Patent Owner’s motion to amend.

Corning Incorporated v. DSM IP Assets B.V., IPR2013-00053, Paper 66 (May 1, 2014), the Board cancelled claims 35, 39, 44, and 53-57 of U.S. Patent No. 7,276,543, but found that 36-38, 40-43, and 45-52 were not invalid.

Corning Incorporated v. DSM IP Assets B.V., IPR2013-00050, Paper 77 (May 1, 2014), the Board cancelled claims 1-19 of U.S. Patent No. 6,323,255, and denied patent owner’s motion to amend.

Corning Incorporated v. DSM IP Assets B.V., IPR2013-00047, Paper 84 (May 1, 2014), the Board found that claims 1-14 (all the claims) of U.S. Patent No. 6,438,306 were not invalid.

Corning Incorporated v. DSM IP Assets B.V., IPR2013-00044, Paper 92 (May 1, 2014), the Board found that claims 1-22 (all of the claims) of U.S. Patent No. 6,961,508 were not invalid.

Corning Incorporated v. DSM IP Assets B.V., IPR2013-00043, Paper 95 (May 1, 2014), the Board found that claims 1-18 (all of the claims) of U.S. Patent No. 7,171,103 were not invalid.

St. Jude Medical, Inc. v. The Regents of the University of Michigan,IPR2013-00041, Paper 69 (May 1, 2014), the Board cancelled claims 23 and 25-29 (all of the challenged claims) of U.S. Patent No. 5,746,775.

 

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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.