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Post-Grant Patent Proceedings
April 17, 2018
Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda…A Combination is Not Obvious Simply Because it Could Have Been Made
April 12, 2018
In Re: Power Integrations, Inc.
April 3, 2018
Hashtags vs. Trademarks – Does it Really Matter?
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January 9th, 2017
Strategy for Patent Infringement Influence in China by Filing for Patents in Other Countries
China cannot be ignored when designing a sophisticated international patent filing strategy. China has a population widely estimated to be…
December 9th, 2016
Peter F. Malen Jr. to present at Jordan High School Career Fair
Shareholder Peter F. Malen Jr. will present at Jordan High School's Career Fair on Friday, December 9. Mr. Malen will speak…
April 4th, 2016
Lexmark v. Impression Products: En Banc Federal Circuit Reconfirms Pro-Patentee Limitations on Doctrine of Patent Exhaustion
On February 12, 2016, the en banc Federal Circuit issued its decision in Lexmark Int’l, Inc. v. Impression Products, Inc.,…
June 5th, 2015
Commil v. Cisco: Belief That A Patent Is Invalid Is Not A Defense To Inducement
On May 26, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. At issue…
April 8th, 2015
Supreme Court Rules That Trademark Opposition Decisions by TTAB Can Provide Basis For Issue Preclusion in Federal Court
On March 24, 2015, the Supreme Court delivered its ruling in B & B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc. …
March 26th, 2014
Lexmark v. Static Control: Supreme Court Concludes That False Advertising Plaintiffs Need Not Be Direct Competitors
On March 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Lexmark Int’l, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc.,…
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