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Federal courts across the nation continue to respond to the Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic through general orders updating their procedures on...

in the media

On May 15, 2020, Shareholder Andrew Avsec was quoted in the article, "Skilled in the Art: IP Lawyers Try On SCOTUS Lucky Brand Decision For Size," published by Law.com...

alerts

Working from home is no longer a short-term inconvenience.  It is the new reality and will likely persist for...

Alerts

Federal courts across the nation continue to respond to the Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic through general orders updating their procedures on...

Working from home is no longer a short-term inconvenience.  It is the new reality and will likely persist for...

In an interesting 5–4 split,[1] the Supreme Court ruled on April 27, 2020, that...

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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 (April 23, 2020) – For the 16th consecutive year, Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation's largest intellectual property law firms, received its Chambers USA ranking for Intellectual Property.

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 ...

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

On May 15, 2020, Shareholder Andrew Avsec was quoted in the article, "Skilled in the Art: IP Lawyers Try On SCOTUS Lucky Brand Decision For Size," published by Law.com...

On May 15, 2020, Shareholder Andrew Avsec was quoted in the article, "'Lucky finally gets lucky' as Supreme Court issues defence preclusion decision," published by World Trademark Review...

On May 5, 2020, Shareholder Virginia Marino was quoted in the article, "Trademarks take centre stage in historic US Supreme Court hearing," published by World Trademark Review...