November 25, 2015

Institution Decisions

In Excelsior Medical Corporation v. Becton, Dickinson and Company, IPR2014-00880, Paper 12 (November 25, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 10, 12, and 14 of US Patent No. 8,740,864 (but not as to challenged claims 11 and 13.


In Sequenom, Inc, v, The Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University, IPR2-12-00390, Paper 45 (November 25, 2014), the Board issued a Final Written Decision that claims 1–17 of U.S. Patent No. 8,195,415 were not 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.