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CHICAGO – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation's largest intellectual property law firms, recently received The Chicago Committee’s Diversity Award for Most Partners of Color in Firm Management. The award, part of a newly launched law firm recognition program by The Chicago Committee, underscores Brinks’ commitment to fostering and improving diversity, inclusion...

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On Monday February 12, 2018, the Federal Circuit vacated the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) decision that affirmed the examiner’s rejection of all claims as being anticipated and/or obvious...

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In Core Wireless Licensing S.A.R.L.. v. LG Electronics, Inc. (Jan. 25, 2018), the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court decision denying summary judgement that certain claims of two patents, 8,713,476 and 8,434,020, were directed to invalid subject matter under 35 U.S.C. §101. The pertinent claims of the '476 and '020 patents are directed to displaying a graphical user interface...

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On Monday February 12, 2018, the Federal Circuit vacated the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) decision that affirmed the examiner’s rejection of all claims as being anticipated and/or obvious...

In Core Wireless Licensing S.A.R.L.. v. LG Electronics, Inc. (Jan. 25, 2018), the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court decision denying summary judgement that certain claims of two patents, 8,713,476 and 8,434,020, were directed to invalid subject matter under 35 U.S.C. §101. The pertinent claims of the '476 and '020 patents are directed to displaying a graphical user interface...

On January 12, 2018, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to review the Federal Circuit’s lost profits decision in WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp., 791 F.3d 1340 (Fed. Cir. 2015), marking the first step toward defining the scope of recovery for damages in the form of lost foreign sales...

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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...

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CHICAGO – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation's largest intellectual property law firms, recently received The Chicago Committee’s Diversity Award for Most Partners of Color in Firm Management. The award, part of a newly launched law firm recognition program by The Chicago Committee, underscores Brinks’ commitment to fostering and improving diversity, inclusion...

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione is presenting a webinar “2018 IP Developments” to address recent developments in intellectual property law and a look at what might be ahead for companies engaged in research, development, and marketing their innovations on February 7, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. CST...

CHICAGO—Attorney Jafon Fearson of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation's largest intellectual property law firms, has been named an Associate Board Member for Chicago-based Legal Prep Charter Academy, a free, open-enrollment public high school founded in 2012 in the West Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago...

Publications
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.
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.

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 February 6, 2018, Ann Arbor Counsel, Keith Weiss, was profiled in Automation Alley's #MembershipMinute.  To view, please click here.
On February 2, 2018, attorney Li Gao was profiled by Macomb County Legal News.  Please click here to read article.
On January 17, 2018, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin covered the Shenzhen, China office opening. To read, please click here.