Theodore Rand

Theodore Rand

Theodore Rand is a registered patent agent and recent graduate from UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law. Theodore will be joining Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius LLP as an associate in the Silicon Valley’s patent prosecution practice group in October 2021.


Posts by Theodore Rand


The U.S. Patent System and Quantum Cryptography: An Awkward Relationship

Quantum computing continues to gain traction as an emerging technology, with potentially far-reaching and dangerous applications in the United States and worldwide. However, there are some applications …
By Theodore Rand
2 months ago 10

Alice in 2020: Slashing Software Patents and Searching for Functional Language at the Federal Circuit (Part II)

In Part I of this article, I explained that the CAFC invalidated almost every software patent on appeal for eligibility in 2020 and recapped the first 13 such cases …
By Theodore Rand
10 months ago 3

Alice in 2020: Slashing Software Patents and Searching for Functional Language at the Federal Circuit (Part I)

Last year was an active one at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) for software eligibility. It also was a brutal year …
By Theodore Rand
10 months ago 30

CAFC Affirms Prosecution History Estoppel Does Not Bar Eli Lilly from Asserting Infringement Under the Doctrine of Equivalents

In Eli Lilly & Co. v. Apotex, Inc., decided last week, the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court finding of infringement under the doctrine of equivalents. The patent …
By Theodore Rand
10 months ago 0