September 16, 2012, The First Five IPRs Filed

On September 16, 2012, Garmin International filed the first IPR, IPR2012-00001, against Cuozzo Speed Technologies LLC on U.S. Patent No. 6,778074.  Macauto U.S.A. filed IPR2012-00004 against Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd. on U.S. Patent No. 6,422,291.  Nichia Corporation filed IRP2012-0005 against Emcore Corporation on U.S. Patent No. 6,653,215.  Illunina, Inc, filed IPR2012-00006 and IPR2012-00007 against the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York on U.S. Patent Nos. 7,713,698 and 7,790.869.

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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.