Mr. Mc Leod focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, including managing international litigation strategies, which involve impeachment, revocation, reexamination, and opposition, as well as other post-grant proceedings. Significant post-grant proceedings are summarized below identifying the number of claims canceled and challenged respectively.
US 5,790,785 (14/14)
US 6,823,327 (21/21)
US 7,089,224 (78/78)
US 6,400,303 (16/23 – 7 amended)
US 6,208,271 (28/31 – 3 amended)
US 6,853,714 (9/9)
US 6,222,525 (19/19)
US 7,054,818 (41/44) (pending child applications abandoned)
US 6,687,746 (13/20)
US 7,043,450 (21/22 – 1 amended)
US 7,400,858 (17/17)<
US 7,580,733 (21/21)
For patent owner:
US 7,072,190 (all claims confirmed by PTAB, RCN 95/001,207, Aug. 2013, pending)
US 8,023,290 (all claims confirmed by Examiner, RCN 95/001,861, Sept. 2013, pending)
Mr. Mc Leod has sixteen years of experience working on three continents for companies and clients such as Hewlett-Packard, McDonnell Douglas, Martin Marietta, and MacDonald Dettwiler. His technical expertise includes diverse applications such as Space Shuttle avionics and payload test systems, aeronautical information systems, geographical information systems, network architecture, Internet and Web protocols, electronic commerce, and applied cryptography.
Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Wendell C. Radford, Eastern District of Texas. As a judicial clerk,
Mr. Mc Leod assisted in the mediation of over seventy cases, including the settlement of complex environmental, patent, copyright, and trademark claims.