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On May 17, 2017, Laura Lydigsen will be speaking on a panel at the CenterForce IP Defense conference in Chicago.  The panel, Risk Management & Strategic Defensive Litigation, will examine: Risk management and the competitive ...
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CHICAGO—Mark H. Remus, a shareholder and patent litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a panelist for “Defensive Strategy 2.0: Facing a Better-Prepared Plaintiff” at CenterForce’s third annual IP Strategy Summit on May 3, 2017, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle...

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On May 3, 2017, Mark Remus will speak on the panel, Defensive Strategy 2.0: Facing a Better Prepared Plaintiff at the CenterForce IP Strategy Summit: Seattle in Seattle, Washington. The panel will discuss: Understanding the new ...
Alerts

On April 7, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) announced its PTAB Procedural Reform Initiative...

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“CAFC”) denied Google’s petition for rehearing en banc.  Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google Inc., ___ F.3d. ___, Case No. 2015-1812 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 4, 2017).  In the petition, Google asked the CAFC to overturn Versata Development Group, inc. v. SAP America, Inc., 793 F.3d 1306 (Fed. Cir. 2015) in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee, 136 S. Ct. 2131 (2016)...

On Monday, March 27, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Brands Group LLC, (Case No. 16-341)...

Multimedia

Attorneys from Brinks' Trademark and Unfair Competition practice group will focus on a hypothetical global launch...

For patent applications, the disclosure requirements differ among various countries...

Brinks attorneys Rashad Morgan, Aisha Hasan and Mark Jenkins will provide an insightful discussion ...

Press Releases

CHICAGO—Mark H. Remus, a shareholder and patent litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a panelist for “Defensive Strategy 2.0: Facing a Better-Prepared Plaintiff” at CenterForce’s third annual IP Strategy Summit on May 3, 2017, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle...

CHICAGO—Janet A. Pioli, a patent attorney and shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will moderate the panel “Comparing ITC and U.S. District Court Litigation” at the Update on Intellectual Property Litigation at the U.S. International Trade Commission to be held at The John Marshall Law School on April 27, 2017...

CHICAGO—Marc V. Richards, a shareholder and patent attorney at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will moderate the panel session “The Innovation Process,” at World Intellectual Property Day 2017, on April 26, 2017, at Columbia College Chicago’s Film Row Cinema...

Publications

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

Ryan Marshall's article, 'Patent Law 119: Delaying Patent Examination,' was published in the first quarter 2016 ...

On December 11, 2015 Bill Carroll and Heidi Dare's article "A Closer Look At Ariosa After Fed. Circ. ...

Books

The Twelfth Edition of Patents and the Federal Circuit with 2016 Supplement is now available. ...

Jeffery A. Handelman wrote the Guide to TTAB Practice for Aspen Publishers in 2007. ...

The Twelfth Edition of Patents and the Federal Circuit is now available. ...

Events
May 17, 2017
On May 17, 2017, Laura Lydigsen will be speaking on a panel at the CenterForce IP Defense conference in Chicago.  The panel, Risk Management & Strategic Defensive Litigation, will examine: Risk management and the competitive ...
May 3, 2017
On May 3, 2017, Mark Remus will speak on the panel, Defensive Strategy 2.0: Facing a Better Prepared Plaintiff at the CenterForce IP Strategy Summit: Seattle in Seattle, Washington. The panel will discuss: Understanding the new ...
April 27, 2017
On April 27, 2017, Janet Pioli will serve as a moderator for the panel, “Comparing ITC and U.S. District Court Litigation.”  Administrative Law Judge Mary Joan McNamara and Former ITC Commissioner Dean Pinkert are on the panel. ...
April 26, 2017
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Marc Richards will be moderating the panel, The Innovation Process, at World IP Day taking place in the Film Row Cinema at Columbia College Chicago.  Every April 26, The World Intellectual Property ...
April 25, 2017
On April 25, 2017, at the ACI Paragraph IV Conference, Ralph Gabric will moderate the panel, PTAB Live: Thoughts on Practice, Procedure, IPRs and More in the World of Pharmaceutical Patent Validity Challenges, which will discuss: The ...
April 21, 2017
On April 21, 2017, at the Fordham IP Conference, Jeff Handelman will serve on the panel, EU Boards of Appeal & U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board: Where Have They Been? Where Are They Going? 
In the Media
The Brinks’ Tampa office is mentioned in the May 1st edition of The Florida Bar News. To read the article, please click here.
On April 24, 2017, Legal News published an article written by Michael Spink discussing unusual trademarking trends for World IP Day which is on April 26, 2017. To read the article, please click here.
On April 20, 2017, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin mentioned the recently released book, “Copyright Litigation Strategies,” a publication of the American Bar Association which was written by Chicago shareholder, Bill Frankel. To read ...
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