Herb Hart and Scott McBride to Moderate PTAB Bar Association Bootcamp at 2020 Virtual Conference; McBride Also to Speak on Panel

Herb Hart and Scott McBride will moderate what has become a PTAB Bar Association conference staple – the PTAB Bootcamp – taking place on Wednesday, September 23 at 12 p.m. eastern. This session is geared toward lawyers who are interested in an overview of the who, what, and when of IPRs, PGRs, CBM reviews, and […]

09.22.20
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Troy Groetken and Bob Surrette to Co-Lead IPBC Connect Life Sciences Panel

On September 29 at 11:30 a.m. eastern, Troy Groetken and Bob Surrette are co-leading the IPBC Connect panel “Navigating the Life Sciences IP Landscape.” Given the complex and difficult-to-navigate life sciences landscape, patent strategies need to adapt and grow with the ever-changing environment in order to ensure commercial and legal success. In this interactive discussion, […]

09.16.20
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Malaika Tyson to Speak at the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada IPIC Annual Conference 2020

Malaika Tyson will speak during the IPIC Annual Conference on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 1:15 p.m. eastern. She will participate in a panel entitled “File Wrapper Estoppel in Canada and the United States: What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You,” which will cover: An update on the Canadian amendment and jurisprudence […]

09.16.20
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McAndrews Signs On To Diversity Lab’s Inaugural Mansfield Rule for Midsize Law Firms

As part of our longstanding commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, McAndrews has signed on to Diversity Lab’s inaugural Mansfield Rule for Midsize Law Firms, which launches today. This initiative, modeled after the original Mansfield Rule, certifies midsize law firms that have established diversified candidate pools through their consideration of historically underrepresented lawyers for significant leadership […]

09.15.20
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Dunstan Barnes to Speak during IPO Virtual Annual Meeting on September 22

Dunstan Barnes will speak during the IPO Virtual Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. eastern. He will kick off the session “Your Patented Designs Have Been Copied, Now What?,” which will discuss: Considerations that come into play when assessing what actions should be taken in response to infringement […]

09.15.20
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David Headrick’s Article, “Look Outside Your Company for IP Opportunities during Unprecedented Times,” Featured in Medical Design & Outsourcing

COVID-19 has caused many companies to hunker down, protect the status quo, and embrace a conservative mindset. But as David Headrick notes in Medical Design & Outsourcing, some are taking this time to seek out new intellectual property opportunities, and are doing so in new ways. https://bit.ly/2Z5cgos

09.09.20
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McAndrews’ Sharon Hwang Named to the Crain’s Chicago Business 2020 Notable Women in Law List

The Crain’s Notable Women in Law list includes women who have a track record of setting legal precedents, winning big cases for their clients, and mentoring the next wave of women in law – all while finding ways to give back to their communities. Sharon’s commitment to the firm, clients, mentees, and industry, along with her […]

09.07.20
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McAndrews’ Two-Time Summer Associate Dorien Clark Honored with the 2020 American Intellectual Property Law Association Past Presidents Award

Congratulations to Dorien Clark for being awarded the 2020 American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Past Presidents Award, a merit-based scholarship award recognizing a diverse law student who has excelled in the study of intellectual property law. Dorien is starting his 3L year at UIC John Marshall Law School, where he is the Lead Articles […]

09.04.20
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