To conduct a quick, easy, and effective intellectual property (IP) audit, start with the business, not with IP or legal considerations. IP has little value apart from the business.
This morning, my fellow leaders of the Chicago Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLAC) and I met with Michelle K. Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and
James Trainor, FBI Cybersecurity, at HIMSS15.As I write these words, I stand among 41,000 health information technology (HIT) professionals gathered in Chicago for HIMSS15.
Are you General Counsel, Patent/IP Counsel, or an executive of a company that owns valuable proprietary technology? If your company or your client files patent applications,
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.
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.