November 21, 2014

New Filings

Microboards Technology, LLC filed IPR2015-00284 challenging U.S. Patent No. 5,866,058 assigned to Stratasys Inc.

Artsana USA, Inc., filed IPR2015-00286 challenging U.S. Patent No. 8,764,612 assigned to Kolcraft Enterprises, Inc.

Microboards Technology, LLC filed IPR2015-00287 challenging U.S. Patent No. 6,004,124 assigned to Stratasys Inc.

Microboards Technology, LLC filed IPR2015-00288 challenging U.S. Patent No. 8,349,239 assigned to Stratasys Inc.

Institution Decisions

In Canon Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures I LLC, IPR2014-00757, Paper 8, (November 21, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1–20 of U.S. Patent No. 8,300,285 (all of the challenged claims).


Corning Optical Communications RF v. PPC Broadband, Inc., IPR2014-00346 (November 21, 2014), the Board issued a Final Written Decision that claims 1–8, 10–16, and 18–31 of U.S. Patent No. 8,287,320 are unpatentable.

Corning Optical Communications RF, LLC v. PPC Broadband, Inc., IPR2013-00342, Paper 49 (November 21, 2014), the Board issued a Final Written Decision that claims 10–25 of U.S. Patent No. 8,323,060 are unpatentable.


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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.