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On July 11, 2018, Laura Lydigsen was quoted in an IPPro Patents article entitled, “WesternGeco, the extraterritorial breakthrough taking damages overseas.” Click here to read the article.
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On June 22, 2018, the Supreme Court issued a 7-2 decision in WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp., No. 16-1011 (2018), in which it held that a patent owner may recover foreign lost profits under 35 U.S.C. §§ 271(f)(2) and 284, expanding the scope of damages available under the Patent Act.

Alerts

On June 22, 2018, the Supreme Court issued a 7-2 decision in WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp., No. 16-1011 (2018), in which it held that a patent owner may recover foreign lost profits under 35 U.S.C. §§ 271(f)(2) and 284, expanding the scope of damages available under the Patent Act.

On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which regulates data protection and privacy for all European Union citizens, took effect.  The regulation has wide reaching impact, applying to companies processing and storing data of any individual in the European Union, regardless of...

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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 nation's largest intellectual property law firms, was recently named to the Public Interest Law Initiative’s (PILI) 2018 Pro Bono Recognition Roster.

CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione is an “international player” and a “top IP boutique” having just “opened its office in Shenzhen, China,” according to Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine’s annual guide to leading private practice patent professionals and firms in the world’s key jurisdictions, the IAM Patent 1000 2018–The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

CHICAGO – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation's largest intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that, on June 4, 2018, shareholder Danielle Anne Phillip was sworn in as a member of the Scholarship Fund Board for the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago (BWLA)...

Publications

General practice (GP) firms around Florida are rethinking how to best serve their clients’ intellectual property needs. Instead of building a small patent group of a few patent attorneys, GP firms turn to an unexpected ally: big IP boutiques...

Jennifer Fox's article, "Biosimilars: Challenges and Barriers to Entering the U.S. Market" was published in the April 2018 edition of American Pharmaceutical Review.

Ryan Marshall's article, 'Patent Law 126: Patent Damages,' was published in the first quarter 2018 edition of The Cosmetic Summit Newsletter, Intermountain West Society of Cometic Chemists. Click here to read the 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
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 ...
August 24, 2017
Brinks is sponsoring the ACC Chicago Annual IP Law Dinner Program at Morton’s The Steakhouse where attorneys David Fleming and Virginia Marino will be presenting along with Judge Matthew F. Kennelly of the US District Court of ...
In the Media
On July 11, 2018, Laura Lydigsen was quoted in an IPPro Patents article entitled, “WesternGeco, the extraterritorial breakthrough taking damages overseas.” Click here to read the article.
On June 20, 2018, Kent Walker was quoted in the Law360 article, "PTAB's Doors Would Be Closed To Generics Under Hatch Bill."  To read more, please visit: https://bit.ly/2yG7T8B.
On April 17, 2018, the PILI newsletter highlighted various volunteers for National Volunteer Week.  Daniel Parrish discusses working with the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic. To read the article, please click here.