Sharon Hwang and Deborah Laughton Lead Mock Trial Presentation in Beijing

Focusing on the issues of willful infringement and enhanced damages, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago and the China Intellectual Property Training Center co-organized the event, which demonstrated the difference between U.S. and Chinese IP law. The program was timely as China recently passed a regulation providing for willful patent infringement. Together with McAndrews’ Stephanie […]

11.18.19
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Sandra Frantzen Profiled in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin recently featured a profile of McAndrews Shareholder Sandra Frantzen. The piece focused on her recent experience managing patent-focused litigation in Europe. Read the full article here.

11.18.19
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Alex Vogler and Christopher Scharff Forecast the Impact of the Federal Circuit’s Arthrex Decision on PTAB Litigants

While at first glance the Federal Circuit’s recent holding appears to have wide-reaching implications, the authors conclude that in reality the impact is likely to be minimal. Read the full article here.

11.06.19
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Sandra Frantzen and Ronald DiCerbo to Speak at World IP Forum

McAndrews Shareholders Sandra Frantzen and Ronald DiCerbo will serve as panelists at the World IP Forum, 7th Edition, which will be held November 6-8 at the Hotel Grand Hyatt in Taipei, Taiwan. Frantzen will be discussing “U.S. Practice – IPR and Litigation Updates and Strategies” on November 7 at 1:30 p.m. DiCerbo will be discussing “Trademarks […]

11.04.19
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Christopher V. Carani to Moderate Panel at John Marshall Law School Conference

Christopher V. Carani will serve as moderator for a panel discussion on “Selected Topics in IP/IT & Privacy Law at The John Marshall Law School‘s Center for Intellectual Property, Information Technology, and Privacy Law’s Intellectual Property Law Conference. In this November 1 session, panelists will discuss a wide range of emerging IP, IT and privacy […]

10.28.19
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Dunstan Barnes to Speak at AIPLA Annual Meeting

McAndrews Partner Dunstan Barnes will speak on a State of Design Rights panel at the AIPLA Annual Meeting on October 24 from 2:15-3:45 p.m. Barnes and other attorneys will address design case law updates and best practices.

10.15.19
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McAndrews Announces Two New Associates

McAndrews is pleased to announce the addition of associates Amber J. Carpenter and Alan M. Montera. Both previously worked as summer clerks at the firm. Carpenter received her JD from Loyola University Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in biology/biological sciences from Iowa State University. She was a judicial intern for the Honorable Ruben Castillo, Chief […]

10.02.19
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Scott McBride provides Law360 Expert Analysis on “Why Patent Litigation Costs Appear To Be Going Down”

In Scott McBride’s Law360 Expert Analysis, he examines trends in the cost of patent litigation at U.S. district courts during the past decade. He concludes that 1) median costs have largely remained constant on the low end of the range and decreased on the high end, and 2) there are a number of logical reasons […]

10.01.19
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