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Owners of U.S. trademark applications and registrations, and many of our clients, are reporting a recent increase in “official-looking” solicitations regarding maintenance and renewals from outside sources that potentially mislead...

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On September 3, 2020, the Federal Circuit, in a non-predecential decision in Twitter, Inc. v. Vidstream LLC, No. 19-1708 (Fed. Cir. 2020), offered clarity regarding...

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In the United States, the owner of a valid patent has the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling an invention claimed in...

Alerts

Owners of U.S. trademark applications and registrations, and many of our clients, are reporting a recent increase in “official-looking” solicitations regarding maintenance and renewals from outside sources that potentially mislead...

On September 3, 2020, the Federal Circuit, in a non-predecential decision in Twitter, Inc. v. Vidstream LLC, No. 19-1708 (Fed. Cir. 2020), offered clarity regarding...

In the United States, the owner of a valid patent has the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling an invention claimed in...

Multimedia

On February 26, 2020, attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione discussed...

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

On February 7, 2018, Brinks Gilson & Lione attorneys discussed...

Press Releases

CHICAGO – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation's largest intellectual property law firms, is proud to announce that shareholders Betsy J. Derwinski, Laura A. Lydigsen, and Virginia Wolk Marino have all been named to the Crain’s Chicago Business list of 2020 Notable Women in Law.

CHICAGO—Seven 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© 2021. This is the thirtieth consecutive year that the publication has recognized attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione.

CHICAGO—Managing Intellectual Property, publisher of the annual comprehensive legal directory IP STARS, has ranked the Illinois office of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione as Highly Recommended. The publication recognized the Brinks team for their work in Patent Prosecution, Trademark Prosecution, and Trademark Contentious, including national rankings for the firm’s trademark practice...

Publications

Shareholder Virginia Marino and Associate Emily Kappers wrote...

Andrew McElligott shares his insight in the Intellectual Property Magazine article, "SCOTUS' 131-year itch: Georgia v Public.Resource.Org, Inc."

Andrew J. Avsec, David S. Fleming, Howard Michael, and Jeffery A. Handleman authored the chapter “Litigation procedures and strategies: United States,” in the fourth edition of Trademark Litigation: A Global Guide 2020. To download the full article...

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

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

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 ...

Events
February 26, 2020

On February 26, at 12:00pm CT, join attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione as they discuss...

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...

In the Media

On July 29, 2020, Shareholder Virginia Wolk Marino’s article, “Brand changes: moving forward with an eye on the past...

On July 1, 2020, Shareholder Virginia Wolk Marino was quoted in the article, “A victory for any brand owner that has invested to build a brand: Booking․com and legal experts react to Supreme Court decision"...

On June 12, 2020, Shareholder Mark Remus was quoted in the article, "FTC’s Power Over Pay-For-Delay Deals Tested in Court Fight" published by Bloomberg Law...