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On March 23, 2020, the Federal Circuit denied appellant Arthrex Inc.’s (“Arthrex”) petition for rehearing en banc.  Accordingly, the original Federal Circuit panel decision of...

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Back in the glory days of 2013 for petitioners, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) instituted a whopping 87% of trial petitions. Fast forward to 2020...

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On February 13, 2020, the Federal Circuit granted...

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On March 23, 2020, the Federal Circuit denied appellant Arthrex Inc.’s (“Arthrex”) petition for rehearing en banc.  Accordingly, the original Federal Circuit panel decision of...

Back in the glory days of 2013 for petitioners, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) instituted a whopping 87% of trial petitions. Fast forward to 2020...

On February 13, 2020, the Federal Circuit granted...

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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—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione (Brinks) has again received top recognition in World Trademark Review 1000—The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR) for the ninth year in a row. The ...

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.

Publications

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...

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

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

Shareholder Brad Lane shares his insights with Bloomberg Law  regarding...

Shareholder Andrew Avsec discusses the tension involved in... 

On December 27, Brinks attorney Mark Remus  was quoted in the Bloomberg Law article, “Three Things to Watch at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board." To read more...