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On February 7 at 12:00pm CT, Join Brinks Gilson & Lione attorneys as they discuss the issues...

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Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, is pleased to announce that Gustavo (Gus) Siller has assumed the role of president at the 130+ lawyer firm, effective January 1, 2018. Gus, who was elected to a four-year term, succeeds James Sobieraj, who was elected in 2011...

alerts

On January 8, 2018, the Federal Circuit issued an en banc decision in Wi-Fi One, LLC v. Broadcom Corp., No. 2015-1944, holding that parties may now...

Alerts

On January 8, 2018, the Federal Circuit issued an en banc decision in Wi-Fi One, LLC v. Broadcom Corp., No. 2015-1944, holding that parties may now...

Standard essential patents (“SEPs”) are patents claiming an invention that must be used to comply with one or more interoperability standards, such as the WCDMA and LTE telecommunications standards and the 802.11 WiFi standard...

Recently, in Travel Sentry, Inc. v. Tropp, No. 16-2386, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 25548 (Fed. Cir. Dec. 19, 2017), the Federal Circuit revisited and reviewed the legal framework for direct infringement established in Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc. (Akamai V), 797 F. 3d 1020 (Fed. Cir. 2015) (en banc)...

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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...

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

Press Releases

Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, is pleased to announce that Gustavo (Gus) Siller has assumed the role of president at the 130+ lawyer firm, effective January 1, 2018. Gus, who was elected to a four-year term, succeeds James Sobieraj, who was elected in 2011...

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, has elected three attorneys as shareholders, effective January 1, 2018. They are Betsy J. Derwinski and E. Brandon Nykiel in Chicago, and Alejandro (Alex) J. Fernandez in Tampa, Fla...

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, formally launched its office in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China, on 1 December 2017...

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
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 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.