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

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Properly determining inventorship on collaborative projects between two organizations can be...

alerts

The U.S. district courts have taken variable approaches regarding how to handle...

Alerts

Properly determining inventorship on collaborative projects between two organizations can be...

The U.S. district courts have taken variable approaches regarding how to handle...

Booking.com’s eight-year battle with the USPTO concluded with a victory for Booking.com and...

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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—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...

CHICAGO – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation's largest intellectual property law firms, was named to the Public Interest Law Initiative’s (PILI) 2020 Pro Bono Recognition Roster.

CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione “remains an elite IP player in which total trust can be placed by companies looking to procure, enforce and monetise patents,” according to Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine’s annual guide to the world’s leading private practice patent professionals and firms, the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

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 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...