Tag Archives: Patents

Webinar on Influence of PTAB Proceedings on Bio/Pharma Patents

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP will be offering a live webinar entitled "The Continued Influence of PTAB Proceedings on Bio/Pharma Patents" on September 18, 2018 from 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT). In this presentation, MBHB attorneys Alison J. … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking Wheelchair Medical Device Wins Patents in United States, Canada and Japan!

A recent medical innovation in the wheelchair sector demonstrates an inventor’s keen understanding of the power of patents to protect a groundbreaking idea and lay the foundations for financial success. Matt Mackenzie, a Nova Scotia entrepreneur has successfully received patents … Continue reading

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#IPSC18 Preview: Design Patents, Trade Secrets, and Right of Publicity

To get ready for IP scholar speed dating at Berkeley next week, I've previewed the panels focused on patents and innovation, copyright, and trademarks. Today: design, right of publicity, and trade secrets (including some notes on other panels where you … Continue reading

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#IPSC18 Preview: Patents & Innovation

The 18th Annual IP Scholars Conference is next week (Aug. 9-10) at Berkeley Law, and it includes over 140 academic talks given in six parallel tracks. It's not a great format for deep substantive engagement, but it's my favorite conference for … Continue reading

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EFF to Patent Office: Don't Make it Harder to Kill Bad Patents

It’s already much too difficult to invalidate bad patents—the kind that never should have been issued in the first place. Now, unfortunately, the Patent Office has proposed regulation changes that will make it even harder. That’s the wrong path to … Continue reading

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