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in the media
On Monday, December 11, 2017, Jim Cleland was quoted in the article, “U.S. Supreme Court hears key patent case” in Michigan Lawyers Weekly. To read, please click here.
news

WASHINGTON, DC -- Lyle Vander Schaaf, a shareholder and litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will present the Tech Patent of the Year Award at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s (NVTC) TechCelebration at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, Va., on December 11, 2017...

in the media
On Monday, December 11, 2017, Keith Weiss was mentioned for his participation in the Integr8 Industry 4.0 Conference in Legal News. To read, please click here.
Alerts

On November 14, 2017, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a rule on “Setting and Adjusting Patent Fees During Fiscal Year 2017.” (82 FR 52780) This rule includes fee adjustments that take effect on January 16, 2018...

On November 27, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, Civ. No. 16-712...  

On November 15, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a decision that could provide opportunities for defendants in pending patent litigation to file motions to change venue even in cases in which opportunities previously had passed for filing such motions...

Multimedia

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...

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, attorneys from Brinks' Litigation practice group presented the webinar, 2017 Litigation Update...

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, attorneys from Brinks' Post-Grant Patent practice group presented the webinar, PTAB and the District Courts...

Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC -- Lyle Vander Schaaf, a shareholder and litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will present the Tech Patent of the Year Award at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s (NVTC) TechCelebration at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, Va., on December 11, 2017...

CHICAGO—James M. Oehler, a patent attorney at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will moderate the IPR Mini Bootcamp at the inaugural PTAB Practice Chicago Regional IPR Seminar, to be hosted by the PTAB Bar Association and the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) at The John Marshall Law School on December 7, 2017...

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.—Eric C. Cohen, an intellectual property litigator at Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a panelist on the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) webcast...

Publications
Ann Arbor Shareholder, Steven Oberholtzer, was profiled by the June 2017 Michigan Edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine.  Please click here to read more.

On June 28, 2017, Daniel Parrish's article, "PTAB Adjusts Deadline For Final Decisions In Rare Cases" was published in Law360.

On March 15, 2017, Michael Spink's article, "The Trivial Trademark Bracket" was published in Law360.

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
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...

June 14, 2017

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 12:00pm CT, the Litigation practice group will present the webinar, "2017 Litigation Update." Attorneys David P. Lindner, James K. Cleland, Alex J. Fernandez, and Andrew McElligott...

In the Media
On Monday, December 11, 2017, Jim Cleland was quoted in the article, “U.S. Supreme Court hears key patent case” in Michigan Lawyers Weekly. To read, please click here.
On Monday, December 11, 2017, Keith Weiss was mentioned for his participation in the Integr8 Industry 4.0 Conference in Legal News. To read, please click here.
On November 1, 2017, Danielle Phillip and Allyn Elliott published an article entitled, “What To Expect If High Court Rejects PTAB Partial Decisions” for Law360.com. Please click here to read more.