Press Releases

Jeffer Ali, Daidre Burgess Named Principals at Patterson Thuente IP

Boutique IP law firm strengthens management team, positions for future growth. MINNEAPOLIS, August 9, 2022: The law behind those game-changing new inventions we crave may not always seem exciting, but intellectual property (IP) law practice is busier than ever, and client needs are evolving in interesting ways. IP-intensive industries account for around 40% of U.S. GDP and 33% of the…

UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law Appoints Thirteen New Faculty Members to Its Ranks

New faculty members excel in the practice and teaching of law. CONCORD, NH, August 9, 2022: UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law welcomes thirteen new highly accomplished faculty members, strengthening its mission to provide students with the best legal education possible.  These faculty members represent a broad range of skills, experiences, and aptitudes, have tremendous lived experience of the law,…

ktMINE now offers the largest full-text patent repository available

Chicago, IL – 07/27/2022 – ktMINE, a global transactions research database and analytics platform specializing in the collection and organization of intellectual property (IP) information announced today the official launch of ktMINE Gold, a Search App subscription option that offers users direct access to the most extensive worldwide coverage of full-text patent data on today’s market. “We are incredibly excited…

IPlytics – Connecting the Dots Pt. 3: SEP Research and Development

Connectivity standards will change the world as we know it. Standards such as 5G or Wi-Fi 6 will connect devices, machines, cars, and even entire factories on the Internet of Things (IoT). Companies that own standard essential patents (SEPs) will not only shape the future of connectivity but have the means to monetize and enforce SEPs since any implementer of…

Virtual Symposium: The Patent Office Comes to California

The Intellectual Property Law Section of the California Lawyers Association (CLA) presents The Patent Office Comes to California, a virtual symposium that will take place on August 30, 2022. The Patent Office Comes to California is a one-day virtual conference offering 7.0 Hours of MCLE programming and will feature highly-sought speakers from organizations like USPTO, PTAB, EPO, Meta, Microsoft, and…

EnCirca Launches Industry-First Web3 Solution to Help Companies Protect Their Brand on the Blockchain

July 14, 2022, Boston, MA: EnCirca, a 20-year ICANN-accredited domain name registrar, today introduced AltRoots (www.AltRoots.com), the industry’s first Web3 trademark search engine. AltRoots enables brand trademark owners to monitor potential trademark infringement and secure their own Web3 internet address on the blockchain in preparation for participating in the decentralized web and metaverses. World-renowned brands across a variety of industries,…

Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes Patent Litigation Partner David G. Henry and Establishes Waco, Texas Office

Dallas, TX, Jul 5, 2022: Munck Wilson Mandala strengthens its patent litigation bench with new partner David G. Henry.  Henry brings more than 35 years of legal experience as an accomplished patent litigator and advisor in domestic and foreign intellectual property asset management.  He represents clients in a variety of technologies, including telecommunications, semiconductor, medical and dental devices, FoodTech, biotech,…

IPlytics Webinar: Connecting the Dots series – SEP Licensing, Transactions, and Litigation

Connectivity standards will change the world as we know it. Standards such as 5G or Wi-Fi 6 will connect devices, machines, cars, and even entire factories on the Internet of Things (IoT). Companies that own standard essential patents (SEPs) will not only shape the future of connectivity but have the means to monetize and enforce SEPs since any implementer of…

Thinking Internationally about IP and Dispute Resolution: What Every Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Should Know

The importance of considering different dispute resolution options in resolving high- stakes intellectual property disputes is often overlooked. This two-hour CLE  program, featuring experienced speakers from government, international organizations, academia, and industry, will offer an honest and practical discussion of related topics, including: Expert evidence and IP specialist mediators. International IP organizations and government IP offices as drivers of dispute…

Rothwell Figg Launches New Website

June 23, 2022: Rothwell Figg, headquartered in Washington, D.C., and with locations in Boston and New York, is pleased to announce the launch of the firm’s new website. The new site showcases the firm’s full range of legal services at the convergence of intellectual property (IP), litigation, and technology. Long known as one of the nation’s premier intellectual property firms,…

Former USPTO Official Drew Hirshfeld Joins Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner as Principal

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner is pleased to announce that Drew Hirshfeld will be joining the firm on June 27 as a Principal. Mr. Hirshfeld has been a long-tenured employee of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and was named one of Managing IP’s Top 50 Most Influential People in IP in 2021. Mr. Hirshfeld began his career at the USPTO as a Patent Examiner…

Questel and Novagraaf join forces to provide end-to-end Unitary Patent advisory and support solutions

Paris, June 14, 2022: Questel, a leading global provider of intellectual property (IP) solutions, announced today that it had joined forces with European IP consulting firm Novagraaf to provide clients with a dedicated range of legal and administrative solutions for the forthcoming Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court system. Clients of both companies can now benefit from end-to-end support for…

Lemme, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, Law Firm Service team announce a thought-provoking webinar: Top 3 Traps for Intellectual Property Law Firms

Lemme’s Law Firm Practice, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants and leading litigation firm, Freeman Mathis and Gary LLP are hosting a thought-provoking webinar addressing and discussing the top 3 traps for Intellectual Property Law Firms on Tuesday, June 21 at 10:00 – 10:45 Pacific/13:00 – 13:45 Eastern. This is an opportunity to understand more and learn about…

“Qti.ai Canvas” Slated for Thursday, 23 June at 10 AM EDT

Qti.ai is a brand protection agency that identifies unauthorized product content on social media and ecommerce platforms via its proprietary Scam Intelligence algorithm. “Scami“ continuously re-generates pertinent data to proactively detect suspicious sites. We’ve successfully removed fraudulent content from the world’s leading platforms (Alibaba, Amazon, Shopify, Walmart, to name a few), on the basis of Intellectual Property Rights infringement. Join…

CIPU Report: Businesses that Generate Software Must Decide When Open-Source or Patent Protection is Right for them

NEW YORK, NY, USA, June 7, 2022: With software representing as many as 63% of new U.S. inventions, businesses of all types are faced with the decision to protect their developments with patents or make them open and accessible for others to use and develop. Both can make sense depending on a company’s business model. An increasingly digital world that…