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Despite the fact that virtual patent marking was introduced nearly a decade ago, jurisprudence addressing virtual marking issues has been...

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Yesterday, in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc., No. 2018-2140 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 31, 2019), a three judge panel of the Federal Circuit determined that the appointment of Administrative Patent Judge...

events

On October 24, 2019, Crain’s Chicago Business hosted its second annual Most Innovative Companies Breakfast at The Chicago Club.  Sponsored by Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, the event honored the city’s top innovators—including 44 Chicago companies...

Alerts

Despite the fact that virtual patent marking was introduced nearly a decade ago, jurisprudence addressing virtual marking issues has been...

Yesterday, in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc., No. 2018-2140 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 31, 2019), a three judge panel of the Federal Circuit determined that the appointment of Administrative Patent Judge...

On August 16, 2019, the Federal Circuit issued a 2-1 decision holding that a lower court erred by adjudicating patent eligibility without resolving the parties’ claim...

Multimedia

On February 27, 2019, attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione discussed...

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.
Press Releases

CHICAGO  – Brinks Gilson & Lione is proud to announce it has achieved Mansfield 2.0 Certification Plus status for the second year in a row ...

CHICAGO—Spanning across five national offices, 12 attorneys at Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020.

ANN ARBOR, MICH. --- Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., announced that Michael N. Spink, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks, has been named to the 2019 IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists.

Publications

On October 14, Shareholder Andrew Avsec's article, "Patagonia Case Cautions Against Rule 12 Motions to Dismiss Dilution Claims," was published in IP Watchdog. 

Negotiations between Congress and the Trump administration over ratification and implementation of the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) have picked up speed in recent weeks. The USMCA was signed on November 30, 2018, ostensibly as a replacement for the original North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)...

Shareholder Ryan Marshall's article, "Triage for Inadvertent Invention Disclosure," was published in the August issue of Academic Leader.

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
October 31, 2019

On October 24, 2019, Crain’s Chicago Business hosted its second annual Most Innovative Companies Breakfast at The Chicago Club.  Sponsored by Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, the event honored the city’s top innovators—including 44 Chicago companies...

October 23, 2019

On October 23, at 12:00pm CT,  join Brinks Gilson & Lione Shareholder Brad Lane and  ELIJAH CEO Andrew Reisman discuss...

February 27, 2019

On February 27, at 12:00pm CT, join attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione as they discuss the upcoming issues...

November 30, 2018

On November 1, 2018, some of Chicago’s most innovative companies met at The Chicago Club for the first annual Crain’s Most Innovative Companies Breakfast. The event honored the city’s 10 most innovative companies and the 10 companies that received the most patents in the previous year...

November 7, 2018

On Wednesday, November 7, attorneys from the Brinks Ann Arbor office will host a Lunch & Learn discussing What's next with Industry 4.0? Our guest speaker will be...

February 07, 2018

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

In the Media

The Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI), an organization dedicated to growing the availability of public law and pro bono legal services in Illinois for people, families and communities in need, thanked Brinks attorneys...

On October 1, 2019, Shareholder Trevor Copeland was quoted in a Law360 article titled, “Revamped PTAB Procedures Spur Wave...

On October 1, Daniel Parrish was featured in an article, Former PILI Intern Prevents Homelessness...