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Northern California Record | December 06, 2016
San Francisco commercial litigation partner Bruce Copeland and associate Shady Joulani are noted as Breville USA Inc.’s counsel in a patent infringement case before the Northern District of California.
The New York Times | November 17, 2016
Long Island Health Care partner Allan Cohen is quoted in this article about legal challenges entrepreneurs can face when starting a business. Allan’s comments focus on areas start-ups should keep in mind such as patent, ownership and copyright issues, and what companies should consider to avoid being sued.
Law360 | September 07, 2016
This profile features Washington, DC, partner, chair of the Global Strategies Committee and lead of IP Counseling & Transactions, Jeff Costellia. The Q&A showcases his focus on client service and he offers advice to new attorneys building their practices.
IAM | April 08, 2016
The story notes the U.S. law firms delivering the highest quality patents on their clients behalf. Nixon Peabody ranked among the top 10.
Law360 | March 17, 2016
Silicon Valley IP litigation partner Jennifer Hayes provides third-party commentary throughout this article about when to file a continuation patent application.
Law360 | January 08, 2016
San Francisco IP litigation partner Ron Lopez and Silicon Valley IP litigation associate Jennifer Hayes co-authored this column on the new single Unified Patent Court with jurisdiction over European patents.
Law360 | December 09, 2015
San Francisco IP Litigation partner Ron Lopez is quoted in this profile of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director Michelle Lee.
Law360 | October 07, 2015
Chicago IP Counseling & Transactions partner Paul Kitch provides commentary on the most common mistakes by patent prosecutors and how to avoid them.
Los Angeles Business Journal | June 22, 2015
This article focuses on a new $250 million independent fund created by the University of California to invest in research enterprises on its campuses. Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions partner Seth Levy talks about the research environment particularly for health care technologies and how it’s changed with regard to what it takes to get technology licensed or spun out.
Daily Journal | November 18, 2014
Los Angeles office managing partner and IP Counseling & Transactions attorney Seth Levy and Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions patent agent Stephen Chen authored this column discussing a recently filed U.S. Supreme Court petition in the ongoing saga about the patentability of stem cells.
Daily Journal | October 08, 2014
San Francisco IP Litigation partner Ron Lopez provides commentary in this feature story on the ongoing patent trial involving Apple.
Democrat & Chronicle | September 18, 2014
Rochester IP Counseling & Transactions partner Kristen Walsh is quoted in this article on IP issues for U.S. companies operating, or considering starting operations, in China.
Daily Journal | August 27, 2014
Los Angeles office managing partner Seth Levy and Los Angeles patent agent Stephen Chen co-authored this column looking at the state of stem cells and what’s next.
Law360 | June 27, 2014
Silicon Valley IP Litigation partner Shawn Hansen discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's repeated reversals of patent decisions by the Federal Circuit.
Law360 | June 19, 2014
Silicon Valley IP litigation partner Shawn Hansen and Washington, DC, IP Counseling & Transactions professional specialist Rob Pilaud provide commentary on the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank ruling that computerized abstract ideas are not patent eligible.
Law360 | June 12, 2014
Boston IP Counseling & Transactions partner David Crosby discusses a new U.S. Patent and Trademark Office program that will speed up the process by which software patent applications are processed.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | May 21, 2014
This coverage notes that Chicago IP Counseling & Transactions partner Sorin Cimpoes has been named to the board of managers of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago.
Mediuutiset (Finland) | March 21, 2014
In this Finnish health care publication, Boston Patents counsel Leena Karttunen Contarino provides commentary on how the FDA defines personalized medicine and about the FDA’s attempts to handle personalized medicine drugs and devices in an integrated process.
Law360 | February 26, 2014
Silicon Valley Patents partner Kal Shami discusses how provisional applications need to provide a more complete picture of the claimed invention to protect patents in a post-America Invents Act world.
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