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In 2016 and 2017, two storied college football programs - the Ohio State Buckeyes and the University of Oklahoma Sooners - battled it out on the football field...

publications

On September 11, 2018, Jennifer Theis's article, "Trademark Enforcement Implications of Europe's General Data Protetection Regulations (GDPR)" was published in IPWatchdog.

news

Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Joshua E. Ney, Ph.D., an intellectual property attorney in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., has been named a Michigan Rising Star 2018 by...

Alerts

In 2016 and 2017, two storied college football programs - the Ohio State Buckeyes and the University of Oklahoma Sooners - battled it out on the football field...

Can a design patent claim multiple three-dimensional embodiments based on a two-dimensional illustration? The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) has reversed the...

Should one company have exclusive rights to use the term “Zero” in connection with no-calorie soft drinks? The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”) has remanded that question back to the...

Multimedia

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

Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Joshua E. Ney, Ph.D., an intellectual property attorney in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., has been named a Michigan Rising Star 2018 by...

CHICAGO – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, is proud to announce that through its participation in the Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule Pilot Program 1.0, the firm has achieved Mansfield Rule Certification and Certification Plus status...

CHICAGO—Fourteen attorneys at Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019...

Publications

On September 11, 2018, Jennifer Theis's article, "Trademark Enforcement Implications of Europe's General Data Protetection Regulations (GDPR)" was published in IPWatchdog.

On September 5, 2018, Joe Hetz and Christopher Gerardot's article, "Dealing With The AIA Trap For Transition Applications" was published in Law360.

Mark Remus's article, "Two new weapons for defending Hatch-Waxman litigation" was published in the September 2018 edition of Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review.

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

A paradigm shift is apparently underway at a number of Florida’s general practice firms. Due to a changing legal industry, advances in technology and unprofitable intellectual property...

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.