The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has proposed a new patent quality initiative. See Director’s Blog and Federal Register. In response,
Patent law promotes the progress of technology by rewarding inventors who patent their inventions. From the beginning,
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,
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.
Sears, once the world’s largest retailer, recently announced the sale of its famous Craftsman brand of tools to Stanley Black & Decker.The sale price of $900 million is just short of a cool billion dollars.