Press Releases


USPTO launches COVID-19 Response Resource Center

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today launched the COVID-19 Response Resource Center to provide stakeholders and other interested parties with improved access to USPTO …
24 hours ago

USPTO grants further relief for certain patent-related fees and deadlines

In accordance with the temporary authority provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today …
7 days ago

HBS Adds Intellectual Property Attorneys Daniel C. Miller And Rodney R. Miller As Partners

ATLANTA – May 21, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is excited to announce that highly experienced intellectual property attorneys Daniel C. Miller and Rodney Miller have joined the firm …
9 days ago

Kentucky Teen Receives Patent for Healthy Pregnancy Tracking Device

LOUISVILLE, KY (May 20, 2020) – For most seniors in high school around the globe, this academic year hasn’t turned out quite as planned due to the COVID-19 pandemic …
15 days ago

LESI launches industry-first Business Briefings to help businesses monetise IP

The Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) – one of the world’s leading IP membership organisations – has today announced the release of three business briefings that offer practical …
28 days ago

IP Boutique Gardner Groff Cuts Fees, Not Jobs

While many law firms are furloughing staff and slashing salaries, suburban Atlanta intellectual property firm Gardner Groff & Greenwald, PC is holding steady on headcount and pay, …
1 month ago

USPTO releases report on patent examination outcomes after the Supreme Court’s Alice decision

WASHINGTON – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today published a report authored by its Chief Economist titled, Adjusting to Alice: USPTO patent examination outcomes after …
1 month ago

AUTM Releases COVID-19 Technology Licensing Guidelines to Expedite Development and Sharing of Pandemic-Focused Innovations

Washington, DC – April 17, 2020 — AUTM has released a framework of COVID-19 Technology Licensing Guidelines that it developed to help academic and federal research institutions quickly and fairly share …
2 months ago

USPTO announces recipients of the 2019 Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate

Washington, D.C. – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced the recipients of the 2019 Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate in recognition of individuals and …
2 months ago

Thompson & Knight Adds Three Leading Trial Attorneys to Robust Intellectual Property Group

DALLAS, Texas April 6, 2020 – Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Phillip Philbin, Jamie McDole and Michael Karson have joined the Firm’s Dallas office as …
2 months ago

Cypris Launches Services Page, Allowing Brokers, Attorneys & More To Offer Their Services To Patent Owners

  New York City-based startup, Cypris has launched a unique page on its dynamic platform allowing service providers within the patent space to list their offerings to …
2 months ago

IMS Launches New Study To Assess Impact of COVID-19 On Commercial Litigation Community

Analysis Aims To Provide Insights On How COVID-19 Is and May Shape Commercial Litigation Across Types of Firms, Practice Areas, and Markets Pensacola, Fla.  IMS ExpertServices announced …
2 months ago

U.S. Chamber Releases Two New Step-by-Step Guides for COVID Employer Tax Credit, Disaster Loans

“Cheat Sheets” for CARES Act Relief Crucial to Keeping Workers on the Payroll and Businesses Afloat Small Business Emergency Loan Guide Updated with New Information; Spanish Version …
2 months ago

UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law Takes 5th for IP Programs in US News & World Report Rankings

Concord, NH (March 17, 2020) – The University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law once again excels in the 2021 US News & World Report rankings, taking the 5th …
2 months ago

AIPLA Announces Leadership Update

March 24, 2020 – After serving as Executive Director for more than five years, Lisa K. Jorgenson is leaving AIPLA.  In the time she has served us in that capacity, …
2 months ago