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CHICAGO—For the fifth consecutive year, Managing Intellectual Property, publisher of the annual comprehensive legal directory IP STARS, has accorded a Highly Recommended ranking to the Illinois office of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, and a Recommended ranking to the firm’s offices in North Carolina and Michigan...

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After the Supreme Court’s TC Heartland decision reaffirmed 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) to be “the sole and exclusive provision controlling venue in patent infringement actions,” one important question remained as to whether foreign defendants (especially foreign corporations) in a patent case may invoke that provision to challenge venue...

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Ann Arbor, Mich. –The Michigan Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) will hold its second annual Intellectual Property and Licensing Symposium on Thursday, May 24 in Southfield...

Alerts

After the Supreme Court’s TC Heartland decision reaffirmed 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) to be “the sole and exclusive provision controlling venue in patent infringement actions,” one important question remained as to whether foreign defendants (especially foreign corporations) in a patent case may invoke that provision to challenge venue...

On April 26, 2018, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision SAS Institute Inc. v. Iancu...

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

CHICAGO—For the fifth consecutive year, Managing Intellectual Property, publisher of the annual comprehensive legal directory IP STARS, has accorded a Highly Recommended ranking to the Illinois office of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, and a Recommended ranking to the firm’s offices in North Carolina and Michigan...

Ann Arbor, Mich. –The Michigan Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) will hold its second annual Intellectual Property and Licensing Symposium on Thursday, May 24 in Southfield...

CHICAGO (May 3, 2018) – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation's largest intellectual property law firms, recently received its 14th consecutive Chambers USA ranking for work across the IP spectrum, including trade secret, copyright, and patent infringement cases, among others...

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
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 ...
July 26, 2017

On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 12:00pm CT, Danielle Phillip, Allyn Elliott, and Peter Lee, attorneys with Brinks' Post-Grant Patent practice group, will present the webinar, "Keeping Up With the PTAB: How to...

In the Media
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.
On Friday, April 13, 2018, the Tampa Bay Business Journal quoted Brinks attorney, Alex Fernandez, in the article entitled, “These are the intellectual property minefields Tampa Bay entrepreneurs need to know about.”
On February 6, 2018, Ann Arbor Counsel, Keith Weiss, was profiled in Automation Alley's #MembershipMinute.  To view, please click here.