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Much attention was drawn to the Federal Circuit’s decision on January 8 2018 in Wi-Fi One v. Broadcom, 878 F.3d 1364 (Fed. Cir. 2018), where the court allowed a patent owner to appeal the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (“PTAB”) rulings on the statutory time bar for an inter partes review (“IPR”)...

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On October 26, 2018, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to review the Federal Circuit’s decision in Return Mail, Inc. v. United States Postal Service, et al., 868 F.3d 1350 (Fed. Cir. 2017), addressing specifically whether the federal government itself has standing to challenge patents via post-grant proceedings under the America Invents Act (“AIA”)...

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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, has again been recognized as a top-tier law firm by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers in the ninth annual edition of “Best Law Firms,” with Brinks receiving five national rankings and twelve metropolitan rankings.

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Much attention was drawn to the Federal Circuit’s decision on January 8 2018 in Wi-Fi One v. Broadcom, 878 F.3d 1364 (Fed. Cir. 2018), where the court allowed a patent owner to appeal the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (“PTAB”) rulings on the statutory time bar for an inter partes review (“IPR”)...

On October 26, 2018, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to review the Federal Circuit’s decision in Return Mail, Inc. v. United States Postal Service, et al., 868 F.3d 1350 (Fed. Cir. 2017), addressing specifically whether the federal government itself has standing to challenge patents via post-grant proceedings under the America Invents Act (“AIA”)...

On October 18, 2018, Judge Leonard P. Stark dismissed a Hatch-Waxman case involving apixaban (Eliquis®) that had been filed against Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in the District of Delaware for improper venue in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. et al. v. Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc. et al., No. 17-cv-374 (D. Del.)...

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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.

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, presented the webinar, "Selected Issues Impacting Biopharma...

Press Releases

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, has again been recognized as a top-tier law firm by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers in the ninth annual edition of “Best Law Firms,” with Brinks receiving five national rankings and twelve metropolitan rankings.

CHICAGO – October 29, 2018 – Brinks Gilson & Lione won a significant victory on behalf of its client, Cook Medical LLC (Cook), in a successful dismissal of a patent infringement claim brought against the company by...

CHICAGO—Brinks shareholder Gary M. Ropski has been named the #1 Leading Intellectual Property Lawyer in Illinois and  Laura Beth Miller has been recognized among the Top...

Publications

On October 30, 2018, Linda Nattler and Robert Shereda's article, "Patent Agent Privilege Under New PTAB Claim Construction" was published in Law360.

The America Invents Act (AIA) created several new procedures for third parties to challenge the patentability of issued patents before the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)...

In July 2018, the FDA unveiled a Biosimilar Action Plan (BAP) intended to “facilitate the efficient development and approval” of biosimilar products...

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
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...

June 25, 2018
On June 25, 2018, Jennifer Fox will speak on the panel “Navigating through Biosimilars IPRs” at ACI’s Ninth Annual Summit on Biosimilars. The panel will examine several IPRs and dive into the strategic decisions made in each case ...
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...

October 12, 2017
On October 12 & 13, 2017, PLI’s Patent Litigation 2017:  Advanced Techniques & Best Practices will be hosted across the street from the Brinks Chicago office at the University of Chicago:  Gleacher Center. On the ...
In the Media

On October 3, 2018, Brinks Shareholder Alex Fernandez was quoted in an article published by the Jacksonville Business Journal entitled, "Why patent owners want their infringement cases to end up in Jacksonville."

The Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI), an organization dedicated to growing the availability of public law and pro bono legal services in Illinois for people, families and communities in need, thanked Brinks attorneys...

On October 10, 2018, Stephen Leahu was quoted in the IPWatchdog article, "Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Comcast Highlights Attractiveness of Middle District of Florida for Patent Plaintiffs."