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

events

For patent applications, the disclosure requirements differ among various countries. Two of the most important ...

alerts

On March 21, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States held in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC that laches cannot be used as a defense against damages for patent infringement where the infringement occurred within the six year period prescribed by 35 U.S.C. § 286...

Alerts

On March 21, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States held in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC that laches cannot be used as a defense against damages for patent infringement where the infringement occurred within the six year period prescribed by 35 U.S.C. § 286...

The State Intellectual Property Office of China (“SIPO”) on March 1, 2017 finalized the amendment to its Guidelines for Examination; the amendments included patentability of business method patents, enhanced claiming options for software-related inventions, post-filing submission of experimental data for chemical inventions, liberalized amendment practice in post-grant invalidation proceedings, and availability of prosecution documents of Chinese patents and applications...

On February 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. to address whether the act of supplying from the United States a single commodity component of a multicomponent invention for combination abroad constitutes patent infringement under 35 U.S.C. § 271(f)(1)...

Multimedia

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

Brinks Gilson & Lione attorneys kicks off the firm's centennial year...

In our continuing series, “Peeking Behind the Curtain – Explaining the Inner Workings of the US Patent ...

Press Releases

CHICAGO—Jeff Nichols, a patent litigator and shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will moderate the panel session “True or False – PTAB Trials and Alice Motions Simplify the Case” at the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s (FCBA) Intellectual Property Law Symposium on March 15, 2017, at the University Club of Chicago.

CHICAGO—Laura Beth Miller, a shareholder and patent litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a featured presenter at Women In Bio-Chicago’s Women’s History Month event, “Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Navigating To and Through the Boardroom,” on March 21, 2017, at healthcare startup incubator Matter.

CHICAGO—Mark Remus, a shareholder and patent litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, presented “The Strategic Use of IPRs to Challenge Pharmaceutical Patents” at CPhI’s 6th Annual Pharma IPR Conference in Mumbai, India, on March 1, 2017...

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
April 04, 2017

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

March 29, 2017

For patent applications, the disclosure requirements differ among various countries. Two of the most important ...

March 29, 2017
On March 29, 2017, Gus Siller will speak at the “The Ethics of Diversity and the Economics of Inclusion” panel at the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession’s Chicago fundraiser hosted by Exelon at its corporate ...
March 21, 2017

On March 21, 2017, Laura Beth Miller will co-present with Genevieve Thiers, CEO of Sister City and Dorri McWhorter, ...

March 21, 2017

On March 21, 2017, Gary Ropski and Miyoung Shin will serve as moderator and speaker on a panel session entitled ...

March 16, 2017

On March 16, 2017, Howard Michael will present “The Decision: Balancing Trademark Enforcement & Business Cost” at the IP Strategy Summit on Trademark & Copyright Strategies for the Digital Age...

In the Media
On March 15, 2017, Law360 published "A March Madness Bracket Based On Team Trademarks" written by Michael Spink.  Please click here to read more.
On March 14, 2014, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin mentioned Mark Remus for presenting “The Strategic Use of IPRs to Challenge Pharmaceutical Patents” at CPhI’s sixth annual Pharma IPR Conference in Mumbai, India, on March ...
On March 10, 2017, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin mentioned attorneys, Jeff Nichols, David Lindner and E. Brandon Nykiel for their participation as featured speakers at the ACI Advanced Summit on Medical Device Patents. Please click here to read ...
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