Counselled petitioner ScentAir in 2013 inter partes review challenging validity as to two patents of competitor Prolitec related to liquid diffusion methods and systems. The USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruled in favor of client ScentAir in 2014, finding all challenged claims unpatentable. The Federal Circuit affirmed both rulings in 2015.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Case Numbers IPR2013-00179 and IPR2013-00180.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Appeal Nos. 2015-1017 and 2015-1020.

http://www.law360.com/articles/734448/fed-circ-backs-ptab-s-air-freshener-patent-invalidation

Experience Center

Match our Experience to Your Needs

Experience Highlights

Federal and state rulemakings regarding environmental matters for a major electric utility and industry coalition
Represented a major electric utility and industry coalition in all aspects of federal and state rulemakings related to Clean Air Interstate Rule, more
Catastrophic injury representation for family killed in driving accident by untrained worker
Represented a man when his wife and daughter were killed when truck driver ran a stop sign.  Our due diligence and discovery uncovered the fact that more
Construction litigation for a general contractor
Represented the general contractor in disputes surrounding the construction of a 70,000 square foot casino. During construction, our more
Federal Clean Water Act litigation for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation
Served as lead counsel for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation in a case that arose from allegations by Fairfax County, Virginia that waste water more