Ten McAndrews Attorneys Named to the IAM Patent 1000

McAndrews, Held & Malloy announced today that shareholders Christopher V. Carani, Troy A. Groetken, Herbert D. Hart III, David D. Headrick, Sharon A. Hwang, Edward A. Mas II, Peter J. McAndrews, Wil Rao, Robert A. Surrette, and Thomas J. Wimbiscus are featured in IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020. The guide recognized the firm “across all […]

06.17.20
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McAndrew’s Manuela Cabal Named a 2020 American Bar Association On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer

Congratulations to Manuela Cabal, who has been selected as one of the 2020 On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers Award honorees from the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.  The On The Rise program recognizes ABA young lawyer members who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and […]

06.16.20
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McAndrews’ Sharon Hwang Discusses USPTO Initiative Patents 4 Partnerships with Law.com’s Scott Graham

Sharon Hwang outlines USPTO’s Patents 4 Partnerships in a conversation with Scott Graham for his “Skilled in the Art” column on Law.com.  The pair discuss the initiative, which is an online meeting place for inventors and commercializers of potentially COVID-19-fighting technologies. She talks about the program, who qualifies, why it is important and highlights other […]

06.16.20
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McAndrews’ Sharon Hwang Named One of WIPR’s Influential Women in IP 2020

Congratulations to Shareholder and Executive Committee member Sharon Hwang, who has been named one of WIPR’s Influential Women in IP 2020. Sharon is featured among the best and brightest in IP and is well-deserving of this recognition.  Read more here.

06.15.20
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Sarine Hagopian and Eligio Pimentel Provide Law360 Expert Analysis: “Can Patent Invalidity Counterclaims Bypass Bar On IPR?”

A California federal court’s recent ruling in Epic Games v. Acceleration Bay, which allows an accused infringer to initiate an action in the district court of its choice and then petition for inter partes review, is difficult to square with the America Invents Act’s intent. Read the article here.

06.09.20
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Aaron Barkoff and Ben Mahon Featured in IAM Life Sciences: Key Issues for Life Sciences Executives 2020

In “Making sense of the doctrine of equivalents in pharmaceutical patent litigation,” Aaron Barkoff and Ben Mahon detail how companies should be mindful during prosecution of patent applications to avoid inadvertently surrendering claim scope and barring themselves from later relying on the doctrine of equivalents. Conversely, companies looking to design around competitors’ patents must study […]

06.01.20
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Christopher V. Carani Presenting Practising Law Institute Webinar on Strategic Considerations for Design IP Protection and Enforcement

Join IAM Strategy 300 attorney Christopher V. Carani on Friday, May 29 at 1:00 p.m. EST as he shares insights on how to protect and enforce rights in the appearance of products, product packaging, and point of sale displays using designs patents and other related IP rights. Learn more and register here.

05.26.20
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Copyright Office temporarily allows remotely proctored online exams to be considered “secure tests”

On May 8, 2020, as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic the United States Copyright Office published an Interim Rule and Request for Comment regarding a new definition for the term “secure test.” The Copyright Office also seeks public comments on the security procedures and technological requirements remotely proctored test providers use to protect […]

05.22.20
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