Rehearing Round-up


Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc. v. Celgard, LLC, IPR2014-00524, Paper 27 (November 21, 2014) the Board denied rehearing of its decision not to institute inter partes review of claims 1-6 and 12 of U.S. Patent No. 6,432,586.

SAP America, Inc. v. Arunachalam, IPR2013-00194, Paper 69 (November 21, 2014), the Board denied rehearing of the Board’s Final Written Decision that claims 1–8 and 10–12 of U.S. Patent 8,104,492 are unpatentable.

SAP America, Inc. v. Arunachalam, IPR2013-00195, Paper 62 (November 21, 2014), the Board denied rehearing of the Board’s Final Written Decision that claims 1–6, 10–12, 14–17 and 35 of U.S. Patent 5,987,500 are unpatentable.

Ford Motor Company v. Paice LLC, IPR2014-00570, Paper 18 (November 26, 2014), the Board denied patent owner’s request for rehearing of its decision to institute inter partes review.

Ebay Inc. v. Moneycat Ltd., CBM2014-00091, CBM2014-00092, CBM2014-00093 (December 1, 2014), the Board denied the patent owner’s request for rehearing of the decision instituted covered business method review.

International Business Machines Corp. v. Intellectual Ventures II, LLC, IPR2014-00681, Paper 18, IPR2014-00682, Paper 18 (December 11, 2014), the Board granted rehearing but declined to change its decision on petitioner’s request to reconsider not instituting inter partes review as to certain claims.





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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.