I write these words just hours before the Final Four—Kentucky, Duke, Michigan State, and Wisconsin—contend for the NCAA basketball title.
I am a principal in a small patent law firm based in Chicago. We have developed a national and international practice. You can, too, regardless of the size of your firm.
If you are asserting or defending against a patent, here are key points on “Inter Partes Review (IPR) of Patents” as presented to Chicago Bar Association.
Many companies are tempted to buy on price. That works pretty well if you’re buying a commodity ,like corn. The thing is that patents are not commodities. They’re really just the opposite.
In news that is making a lot of headlines, Apple was hit with a $532.9 million jury verdict for patent infringement.
Last summer’s Supreme Court decision in Alice v. CLS Bank has had a dramatic effect on the patentability of business method and computer software inventions.
Invention and profit should go hand in hand. The three steps to success are 1) create a better product to fill customer’s needs, 2) secure intellectual property (IP) rights including filing for patents if appropriate,
In Teva v. Sandoz, 574 U.S. __, No. 13-854 (slip op. Jan. 20, 2015), the Supreme Court held that “evidentiary underpinnings” such as expert testimony considered by a trial court in