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Levi & Snotherly, PLLC, Announces Addition of Tom M. Schaumberg

Washington, DC, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Prominent ITC Law Firm Levi & Snotherly, PLLC announced today the addition of Tom M. Schaumberg as a Principal. The Firm will now be known as Levi Snotherly & Schaumberg, PLLC. The Firm will remain focused on Section 337 practice before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Mr. Schaumberg brings unparalleled ITC experience to…

Harrity Patent Analytics Announces the Top Patent Firms Of 2021

WASHINGTON (January 20, 2022) – Harrity Patent Analytics is excited to announce the Top Patent Firms of 2021. The list, published annually, ranks industry-leading patent law firms based on the total number of U.S. utility patents issued in the past year. The 2021 Top Patent Firms list incorporates multiple categories of prosecution statistics, including 7 new categories, such as rank in US First…

FREE WEBINAR: European Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation Year in Review

In anticipation of our industry-leading 15th Anniversary Forum on Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation in Europe this February, C5 is pleased to invite you to our complimentary webinar on European Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation Year in Review: The Top 5 Most Critical Developments from 2021 taking place 25 January, 3 PM – 5 PM CET. With a historic 2021…

LexisNexis recognizes the world’s outperforming companies with its “Innovation Momentum 2022: The Global Top 100” report

New York, NY, January 19th, 2022: To uncover forward-thinking patent development and spotlight true technological contemporaries across industries, LexisNexis® Intellectual Property Solutions has released its inaugural report “Innovation Momentum: The Global Top 100” that enables companies to benchmark the dynamics of their own innovative strength against their peers. Industry innovation rankings have historically measured patent portfolio sizes combined with other…

MaxVal and Baker McKenzie Partner to Extend Symphony IP Management System into Law Firms

January 18, 2022: MaxVal Group, Inc. (“MaxVal”), the leading end-to-end intellectual property solutions provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Baker McKenzie, an AmLaw Top 5 law firm, to provide its clients with MaxVal’s next-generation IP management platform, Symphony. Symphony is MaxVal’s flagship IP management system (IPMS) that provides advanced IP capabilities for many top corporate patent and trademark holders…

Ofinno Wins 2022 BIG Innovation Most Innovative Companies Award

Reston, VA, January 19, 2022: Ofinno, LLC, a research and development lab pioneering innovation in 5/6G, IEEE 802.11 and Video Compression has been recognized with the 2022 Business Intelligence Group BIG Innovation award. “At Ofinno, our research teams work on the cutting edge of technological development,” said Esmael Dinan, founder and CEO at Ofinno. “The technical acumen of our researchers,…

Report: Understanding the VVC Landscape of Contribution Data and SEPs

[London, January 2022] – Versatile Video Coding (VVC) includes both improved compression efficiency and new features to enhance support for immersive video, low-delay video coding, and computer graphics/screen content. The major contributing organizations are Qualcomm, Huawei, Sharp, Bytedance, LGE, MediaTek, Fraunhofer HHI, Ericsson, Tencent, Panasonic, Kwai Inc., Alibaba, Interdigital, Broadcom, Nokia, Sony, Samsung, and Canon where Qualcomm, Huawei, and Sharp…

Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP Expands Practice with Addition of Another Member from Cooper & Dunham 

January 1, 2022 (New York): Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP, a full-service, New York-based intellectual property law firm announced today that it has expanded its practice and strengthened its client offerings by adding yet another partner, Paul Tang, from the prominent intellectual property boutique Cooper & Dunham. This adds to the other professionals that joined the firm from Cooper &…

LexisNexis® further champions the needs of patent professionals with new high-value dataset supporting more accurate and relevant prosecution guidance

LexisNexis® introduces new legal issue analysis for PTAB ex parte decisions in LexisNexis PatentAdvisor®, enabling search issue-tagged decisions and locating effective arguments at every interaction with the USPTO. New York, NY, January 11th, 2022 – LexisNexis® Legal & Professional today announced the launch of PTAB Decisions, an enhancement to the market-leading patent prosecution analytics tool LexisNexis PatentAdvisor®. This launch follows…

C5’s Life Sciences IP Advisory Board Invites You to Amsterdam

Monday, 10 January 2022 With a historic 2021 behind us, the European Life Sciences Patent Bar will convene in-person to gain a holistic view of pharmaceutical patent trends in Europe at the original, highly anticipated reunion of the year… C5’s 15th Anniversary Forum on Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation in Europe. Global pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent law is an ever-changing…

Harrity Patent Analytics Releases The 2022 Patent 300® List

Top 300 innovators in the patent field ranked by patents obtained WASHINGTON (January 5, 2022) – Harrity Patent Analytics is excited to announce the release of the 2022 Patent 300® List.  The annual list ranks the top 300 companies, organizations, and universities in the patent field based on the total number of U.S. utility patents issued in the past twelve months.  The…

Defcon Products (TeacherLock) Announces Award of U.S. Patent for Lockdown Device

Venice, FL, December 17, 2021 (PR Newswire) – Defcon Products, LLC (“Defcon” or the “Company”), a commercial-stage manufacturer and distributor of innovative lockdown devices, namely TeacherLock® and SaberLock™, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) granted to the Company U.S. Patent No. 11214986, entitled “Emergency Deadbolt Device.” The USPTO also issued a Notice of Allowance for…

Heidi S. Nebel Appointed to the USPTO Patent Public Advisory Committee

Des Moines, Iowa – December 16, 2021 – McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC (MVS) is very excited to announce that Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Partner and Chair of the MVS Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Group, has been appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, Gina M. Raimondo, to the prestigious United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Public Advisory Committee…

Timothy J. Bechen joins Woods Rogers PLC

The addition of Timothy J. Bechen, a registered patent attorney and experienced IP prosecutor, expands Woods Rogers’ ability to serve business and emerging growth clients across Virginia. Tim joins Woods Rogers after spending many years as a successful solo-practitioner at the law firm he founded after working in several large law firms including a large IP boutique. Tim supports clients…

Growing in Norway – Oslo Patentkontor joins AWA

Malmö, Sweden, November 29, 2021: Leading intellectual property firm AWA is pleased to announce its growth in Norway as Oslo Patentkontor joins the AWA Group on March 1, 2022. Oslo Patentkontor, with over a hundred years in the industry, has roots dating back to 1911 and is one of Norway’s oldest intellectual property firms. With extensive expertise and experience in…