December 12, 2014


In Cyanotech Corporation v.  The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, IPR2013-00401, Paper 65 (December 12, 2014), the Board issued a final written decision finding claims 1-14 and 26 unpatentable, but not challenged claims 15, 21, and 22.

In Apple Inc. v. Smartflash LLC, CBM2014-00102, CBM2014-00106, CBM2014-00108, and CBM2014-00112 (December 12, 2014), the Board terminated the proceedings 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.