May 29, 2014

Institution Decisions

Pentair Ltd. v. Hayward Industries, Inc., IPR2014-00187, No. 11 (May 29, 2014). the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1, 2, and 9 of U.S. Patent No. 8,281,425

Valeo, Inc. v. Magna Electronics Inc., IPR2014-00220, Paper 18 (May 29, 2014) the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1-5, 7-13, 15-20, 25-32, 39-42, 47, and 48 of U.S. Patent No. 7,859,565, but not claims 6, 14, 21-24, 33-28, 43-46, and 49.

Valeo, Inc. v. Magna Electronics Inc., IPR2014-00221, Paper 13 (May 29, 2014) the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1, 6, 8-10, 13-15, 27, 29-31, 36, 38, 39, 41-43, and 47-50 of U.S. Patent No. 7,991,522, but not claims 2-5, 7, 11-12, 16-26, 28, 32-35, 37, 40, and 44-46.

Valeo, Inc. v. Magna Electronics Inc., IPR2014-00222, Paper 13 (May 29, 2014) the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1, 3, 6, 8-11, 14-16, 18-29, 31, 32, 34, 36-41, 44, 46, and 48-50 of U.S. Patent No. 8,386,114, but not claims 2, 12-13, 17, 33. 35, 45, 47, 53-55, and 59.

Valeo, Inc. v. Magna Electronics Inc., IPR2014-00227, Paper 13 (May 29, 2014) the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 19 and 25-27, but not claims 1-18 and 20-24 of U.S. Patent No. 7,877,175, consolidating the proceeding and IPR2013-00228 between the same parties and involving the same patent.

 

 

 

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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.