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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 ...
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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 ...
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On March 4, 2019, Brinks Shareholder Brad Lane was quoted in a Law360 article entitled, “High Court Limit On Costs In Copyright Cases Clarifies Sta...

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 ...
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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

Trevor Copeland's's article, "Design patent lessons from Apple v Samsung " was published in the December 2018 edition of World Trademark Review...

Brinks attorneys Laura Lydigsen, Judy He and Andrea Shoffstall's article, "Timing Precedential Patent Decisions at the Federal Circuit."

Shareholder Ryan Marshall's article, "Considerations for Monetizing University Patents," was published in the December issue of Academic Leader.

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 March 4, 2019, Brinks Shareholder Brad Lane was quoted in a Law360 article entitled, “High Court Limit On Costs In Copyright Cases Clarifies Sta...

On February 27, 2019, Brinks Counsel Susan Frohling was quoted in the IPWatchdog article, "Amazon's Counterfeit Problem is a Big One - for Shareholders, Brand Ow...

On February 27, 2019, Brinks Shareholder Robert Mallin  was quoted in a Westlaw Journal Intellectual Property article entitled, “'Person' definition at issue in patent revi...