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Attorneys Remus, Schigelone, Lee Speak at PLI's Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2017
May 09, 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.

The program offered early-career patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and patent agents an overview of the basics of claim drafting and patent application preparation and prosecution, as well as of recent developments in patent law. In lectures and small working groups, participants gained insights into invention disclosure and patent preparation, prosecution and issuance, and litigation and claim analysis.

Mark Remus is a Brinks shareholder and seasoned trial lawyer who has served as lead counsel on numerous patent infringement litigation matters. He represents clients in jury trials, bench trials, and appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Remus has extensive experience with pharmaceutical litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act, as well as experience protecting and defending other technologies. He is a frequent speaker and author on current topics in patent law.

Shareholder and patent attorney Jason Schigelone focuses his practice on protecting and defending a variety of technologies, particularly chemical, medical, and mechanical innovations. He is experienced in both domestic and international patent prosecution matters, and represents clients through all stages of litigation in the federal district courts and before the Federal Circuit. Schigelone has more than a decade of experience in the automotive industry, where he was involved in all aspects of the technology life cycle as a manufacturing and materials engineer, an in-house patent engineer, and an attorney.

Patent attorney Peter Lee focuses his practice on preparing and prosecuting patents for complex technologies in the automobile, industrial, financial, electronics, and medical device sectors. He has participated in patent litigation teams and managed several post-grant review proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Prior to becoming an attorney, Lee worked as a USPTO patent examiner.

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Brinks Gilson & Lione

Celebrating its centennial year in 2017, Brinks Gilson & Lione is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the US, and helps clients around the world to protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. Brinks Gilson & Lione’s more than 140 lawyers, patent agents and scientific advisors assist clients in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret, and copyright law. Brinks attorneys provide informed counsel with respect to innovations in a range of complex and valuable technologies, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, bioengineering, industrial manufacturing, electronics and software, and medical devices. More information is at