Streck v. R&D

Streck v. R&D

August 20, 1999

08/20/1999

Streck filed a patent application for an integrated hematology analyzer control

October 18, 1999

10/18/1999

R&D files a patent application for an integrated hematology analyzer control

March 31, 2001

03/31/2001

Streck integrated hematology analyzer control patent issues as the ‘500 patent

April 25, 2001

04/25/2001

The ‘668 patent, a continuation to the ‘500 patent issues

June 4, 2002

06/04/2002

The ‘388 patent, another continuation to the ‘500 patent issues

~2003

01/01/2003

R&D manufactures and sold integrated hematology controls using the R&D developed true reticulocytes. When the Streck patents were reduced to practice they used the Streck developed reticulocyte analogs

~2003

01/01/2003

R&D copied claims from Streck’s issued patents and declared an interference to determine priority