February 20, 2014: Eight New IPR Filings

Intel Corporation filed five inter partes reviews against the one patent: IPR2014-00443, IPR2014-00444, IPR2014-00445, IPR2014-00446, IPR2014-00447, all challenge U.S. Pat. 7,147,759 on HIGH-POWER PULSED MAGNETRON SPUTTERING owned by Zond, Inc.  in 443, Intel used 60 pages to challenge claims 1, 4, 10-12, 17, 18 and 44 of the ’759 Patent; in 444 Intel used 60 pages to challenge claims 2, 3, 5-9, 13-16, 19, 41-43 and 45 of the ’759 Patent; in 445 Intel used 60 pages to challenge claims 20, 21, 34-36, 38, 39, 47 and 49 of the ‘759 Patent; in 446 Intel used 60 pages to challenge claims 22-33, 37, 46, 48, and 50 of the ’759 Patent; and in 447 Intel used 54 pages to challenge claim 40 of the ’759 Patent.

Google, Inc., filed IPR2014-00450 against U.S. Pat. 7,921,356, on METHOD, SYSTEM AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM FOR ADDRESSING HANDLING FROM A COMPUTER PROGRAM, owned by Arendi S.A.R.L.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp., filed IPR2014-00453 against U.S. Pat. 8,623,077 on APPARATUS FOR REPLACING A CARDIAC VALVE, owned by Medtronic, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc., filed IPR2014-00454 against U.S. Pat, 5,563,883 on DYNAMIC CHANNEL MANAGEMENT AND SIGNALLING METHOD AND APPARATUS owned by C-Cation Technologies, LLC.



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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.