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On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 12:00pm CT, the Litigation practice group will present the webinar, "2017 Litigation Update." Attorneys David P. Lindner, James K. Cleland, Alex J. Fernandez, and Andrew McElligott...

news

Ann Arbor, Mich.—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, announced that Keith D. Weiss, Ph.D., an intellectual property attorney in the firm’s Ann Arbor office, will be a presenter at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Technology and Engineering Management Society Conference...

alerts

On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC (Case No. 16-341) altering the landscape of venue for patent infringement litigation...

Alerts

On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC (Case No. 16-341) altering the landscape of venue for patent infringement litigation...

In Helsinn Healthcare S.A., v. Teva Pharm. USA, Inc., the Federal Circuit recently held that, despite changes to the statutory language of § 102 under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (“AIA”), the Court’s pre-AIA interpretation of the on-sale bar remains the same with respect to public sales...

On April 7, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) announced its PTAB Procedural Reform Initiative...

Multimedia

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, attorneys from Brinks' Post-Grant Patent practice group presented the webinar, PTAB and the District Courts...

Attorneys from Brinks' Trademark and Unfair Competition practice group will focus on a hypothetical global launch...

For patent applications, the disclosure requirements differ among various countries...

Press Releases

Ann Arbor, Mich.—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, announced that Keith D. Weiss, Ph.D., an intellectual property attorney in the firm’s Ann Arbor office, will be a presenter at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Technology and Engineering Management Society Conference...

CHICAGO—Gary M. Ropski, Miyoung Shin, Jafon Fearson, and Sen (Alex) Wang, attorneys in the post-grant patent practice group at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will present the webinar “PTAB and the District Courts” at 12:00 p.m. CDT on May 18, 2017...

CHICAGO—Mark H. Remus, Jason W. Schigelone, and Peter Lee, attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, were featured speakers at the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) three-day Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2017: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation, at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center on May 9, 10, and 11, 2017.

Publications

On March 15, 2017, Michael Spink's article, "The Trivial Trademark Bracket" was published in Law360.

Ryan Marshall's article, 'Patent Law 119: Delaying Patent Examination,' was published in the first quarter 2016 ...

On December 11, 2015 Bill Carroll and Heidi Dare's article "A Closer Look At Ariosa After Fed. Circ. ...

Books

The Twelfth Edition of Patents and the Federal Circuit with 2016 Supplement is now available. ...

Jeffery A. Handelman wrote the Guide to TTAB Practice for Aspen Publishers in 2007. ...

The Twelfth Edition of Patents and the Federal Circuit is now available. ...

Events
June 14, 2017

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 12:00pm CT, the Litigation practice group will present the webinar, "2017 Litigation Update." Attorneys David P. Lindner, James K. Cleland, Alex J. Fernandez, and Andrew McElligott...

May 18, 2017

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, Gary Ropski, Miyoung Shin, Jafon Fearson, and Alex Wang will present the webinar, PTAB and the District Courts...

May 17, 2017
On May 17, 2017, Laura Beth Miller will be speaking on a panel at the CenterForce IP Defense conference in Chicago.  The panel, Risk Management & Strategic Defensive Litigation, will examine: Risk management and the ...
May 3, 2017
On May 3, 2017, Mark Remus will speak on the panel, Defensive Strategy 2.0: Facing a Better Prepared Plaintiff at the CenterForce IP Strategy Summit: Seattle in Seattle, Washington. The panel will discuss: Understanding the new ...
April 27, 2017
On April 27, 2017, Janet Pioli will serve as a moderator for the panel, “Comparing ITC and U.S. District Court Litigation.”  Administrative Law Judge Mary Joan McNamara and Former ITC Commissioner Dean Pinkert are on the panel. ...
April 26, 2017
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Marc Richards will be moderating the panel, The Innovation Process, at World IP Day taking place in the Film Row Cinema at Columbia College Chicago.  Every April 26, The World Intellectual Property ...
In the Media
On May 3, 2017, Law360 mentioned Ralph Gabric and Laura Lydigsen in an ongoing case for their client. Please click here to read more.
On May 3rd, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin mentioned Marc Richards for moderating "The Innovation Process" panel at World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2017. Please click here to read.
On May 2, 2017, Jeff Handelman was mentioned in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin for participating in a panel for "EU Boards of Appeal & U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board: Where Have They Been?  Where Are They Going?" on April ...
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