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publications

On April 16, 2019, Shareholder Andrew Avsec and Associate Theresa Starck's Expert Analysis article, "A Major Shift For EU Copyright Protection Online," was published in Law360. This article address...

in the media

On April 16, 2019, Brinks Shareholder Alex Fernandez was quoted in the 19th edition of IPPro Magazine, analyzing US District Courts. Click here to rea...

publications

On April 12, 2019, Shareholder Jim Cleland's article, "Why AV companies are making their technology open source," was featured in Axios.com's Autonomous Vehicles newsletter. Read the full article belo...

Alerts
On March 4, 2019, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street​.com, No. 17-571, 585 U.S. __ (2019), holding that a copyright owner cannot file an infringement lawsuit until the Copyright Office ...
On March 4, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that cost awards in copyright cases are limited to the six categories of recoverable costs identified in the general cost statute, codified at 28 U.S.C. §§1821 and 1920. Accordingly, the ...
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) recently issued a precedential decision about the use of hashtag trademarks in In re: DePorter, Serial No. 87/229,711 (TTAB Jan. 29, 2019). Many companies use hashtags in their marketing, and ...
Multimedia

On February 27, 2019, attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione discussed...

On February 7, 2018, Brinks Gilson & Lione attorneys discussed...

Brinks' President, Gus Siller provides a brief overview of the firm's 100-year history as strategic partners and colleagues to our clients.
Press Releases
CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione has again received top recognition in the 2019 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000—The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000). The publication ...

Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, has elected four attorneys as shareholders...

CHICAGO – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation's largest intellectual property law firms, is proud to announce that shareholder and firm President Gustavo “Gus” Siller and shareholders Yuezhong Feng and Tadashi Horie, have been named to Crain’s Custom Media 2018 list of Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers...

Publications

On April 16, 2019, Shareholder Andrew Avsec and Associate Theresa Starck's Expert Analysis article, "A Major Shift For EU Copyright Protection Online," was published in Law360. This article address...

On April 12, 2019, Shareholder Jim Cleland's article, "Why AV companies are making their technology open source," was featured in Axios.com's Autonomous Vehicles newsletter. Read the full article belo...

Brad Lane and Evi Christou's article, "Copyright cost recovery," was published in the March 2019 edition of Intellectual Property Magazine. To download the full article...

Blog Posts
In Silver Peak Systems, Inc. v. Matal, No. 2015-2017 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 24, 2017), the Federal Circuit vacated the judgment of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and remanded the case for further proceedings consistent with court’s en ...
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a first decision extending one year pendency of an inter partes review for good cause.  Minerva Surgical, Inc. v. Hologic, Inc., IPR2016-00868, Paper No. 57 (P.T.A.B. October 5, 2017).  See ...
In a recent IP alert, Michael Spink and Mark Jenkins, discuss a recent Federal Circuit decision. Please click here to read more.. Contact Us Additional information about post-grant proceedings can be found on our Post-Grant ...
Books

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

Three Brinks attorneys authored chapters in the 2013 edition of the Intellectual Property ...

Trademark attorneys and shareholders David Fleming and John Gabrielides ...

Events
February 27, 2019

On February 27, at 12:00pm CT, join attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione as they discuss the upcoming issues...

November 30, 2018

On November 1, 2018, some of Chicago’s most innovative companies met at The Chicago Club for the first annual Crain’s Most Innovative Companies Breakfast. The event honored the city’s 10 most innovative companies and the 10 companies that received the most patents in the previous year...

November 7, 2018

On Wednesday, November 7, attorneys from the Brinks Ann Arbor office will host a Lunch & Learn discussing What's next with Industry 4.0? Our guest speaker will be...

February 07, 2018

On February 7 at 12:00pm CT, Join Brinks Gilson & Lione attorneys as they discuss the issues...

December 07, 2017
On December 7, 2017, James Oehler will moderate a mini-boot camp at the inaugural Chicago Regional IPR Seminar hosted by the PTAB Bar Association and Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago.  The event will feature a USPTO/PTAB ...
November 09, 2017

On Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 12:00pm CT, David Bernard, Joshua James, and Andrew McElligott, attorneys with Brinks' Post-Grant Patent and Medical Device practice groups, will present the webinar, "Selected Issues Impacting Biopharma and Medical Device Patent Post-Grant Review Proceedings." Jason Schigelone...

In the Media

On April 16, 2019, Brinks Shareholder Alex Fernandez was quoted in the 19th edition of IPPro Magazine, analyzing US District Courts. Click here to rea...

On April 3, 2019, Shareholder Mark Remus was quoted in a Law360 article titled, “Fed. Circ. Ruling Shows Limits Of USPTO Eligibility Guid...

On March 8, 2019, Brinks Counsel Kent Walker was quoted in an article entitled, “Generic firms club together to take on big pharma patents,” published in The Pharma Letter. To read the full article, click here.