Waive Goodbye To Illinois?

by: Patrick Anderson | May 24, 2017 Judge Sue Myerscough, of the Central District of Illinois, sua sponte raised the issue of venue in response to TC Heartland. As other judges are sure to follow suit, now seems as good a time as any to take a look at the rules of...

Time to Kill Patents, 2012 Told Me So

by: Tom Hochstatter | May 16, 2017 I’m not a zombie show watcher, but I believe the premise of these shows is that there is a class of “people” that are undead, or cannot die; so, they keep coming around taunting the actual living and threatening to eat them, or...

PTAB Imposes Double Jeopardy on Patent Owners

by: Brad Sheafe | May 15, 2017 (originally published in Corporate Counsel) Even if you believe the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s post-grant proceedings have generally played a positive role in eliminating some junk patents, the evidence shows that PTAB is violating...

Five Reasons Why Non-Practicing Entities Are The Best Client

by: Patrick Anderson | May 12, 2017 Among the functions of my day-to-day life, I often get the opportunity to vet potential law firms on behalf of our clients who are seeking partners in their patent licensing efforts. A recently received response includes the curious...

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