VP George Medley, P.E., understands the patent process from claim construction to claim limitation. He conducts prior art searches to help prove invalidity or demonstrate prior art is not applicable. George has provided testimony for Markman hearings (deposition and courtroom) and knows the Inter Partes Review (IPR) process, having provided reports and testimony in IPR cases.
- We showed that a person of ordinary skill in the art (POSITA) would have understood the relevant technology in submitted patents was infringing on downhole tool technology.
- Our team demonstrated the true inventor of an air drilling process after a patent was issued for that technique.
- We reviewed multilateral drilling processes and used application studies with an economist for 10-year projections to demonstrate the monetary setback suffered by the patent holder.