June 6, 2014

New Petitions

Wright Medical Technology, Inc., filed  IPR2014-00908 challenging U.S. Patent No. 6,440,138 assigned to ORTHOPHOENIX, LLC

Intel Corporation filed IPR2014-00910  challenging U.S. Patent No. 8,595,546 assigned to ZETTASET, INC.

Cisco Systems, Inc.filed IPR IPR2014-00911 challenging U.S. Patent No. 8,134,917 assigned to Constellation Technologies LLC

Wright Medical Technology, Inc., filed IPR2014-00912 challenging U.S. Patent No. 6,863,672 assigned to ORTHOPHOENIX, LLC

Intel Corporation filed IPR2014-00910 challenging U.S. Patent No.6,805,779 assigned to Zond, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc. filed IPR2014-00914 challenging U.S. Patent No. 8,464,299 assigned to Constellation Technologies LLC.

Institution Decisions

Syntroleum Corporation v. Neste Oil Oyj, IPR2014-00192, Paper 18 (June 6, 2014) the Board  instituted Inter Partes Reviwe of claims 1-24 (all of the claims) of U.S. Patent No. 8,278,492.

RPX Corporation v. VirnetX Inc., IPR2014-00176, denied Inter Partes Review of U.S. Patent No. 7,418,504, in a confidential dcision.

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. v. Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC, Paper 11, (June 4, 2014)denied Inter Partes Review of claims 1, 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, 16, and 30-39 of U.S. Patent No. 7,959,635.

Termination Decisions

CLICK4CARE, INC. v. My Health Inc., IPR2014-00435, Paper 11 (June 6, 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.