Scott McBride and Wil Rao Featured at ACI’s 15th Annual Think Tank on ITC Litigation & Enforcement

On March 29 at 10:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Eastern respectively, Scott and Wil will help deliver key ITC insights as part of the “premier forum for ITC litigation strategies and best practices for managing Section 337.” Scott is hosting the ALJ Fireside Chat with U.S. ITC Administrative Law Judge Honorable Bryan F. Moore. Wil […]

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Sharon Hwang Named to the Crain’s Chicago Business 2023 Notable Litigators and Trial Attorneys List

Congratulations to Sharon for being recognized on this prestigious list. Her credentials speak for themselves. For more than twenty-five years, she has successfully represented parties in high-stakes patent litigation in federal district courts, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Sharon has also successfully briefed and argued numerous inter partes […]

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Join McAndrews and the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation to Learn “What Corporations & Investors Want to See in Deep Tech Startup IP Portfolios”

On March 28 from 4-6 p.m. central at the Gleacher Center in Chicago, listen to an engaging panel discussion that will identify IP strategies and tactics leading to higher valuations and greater purchase interest for deep tech startups – those working to develop marketplace solutions based on substantial scientific or engineering challenges. These companies focus […]

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Pat Arnold, Ron DiCerbo, and Hank Spuhler Recognized in World Trademark Review’s 2023 WTR 1000

In addition to Pat, Ron, and Hank’s listing in the WTR 1000, the firm is also recognized. The publication’s write-up speaks for itself. Excerpts include: “Dynamic technology and IP boutique McAndrews is sought after by highly innovative and successful companies in need of watertight patent and trademark protection and robust representation in conflict scenarios, which […]

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Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) selects Erica Navar as a Fellow and Alan Montera as a Pathfinder

LCLD is an organization of corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners aiming to provide a pathway for diverse lawyers to grow in their careers. McAndrews’ president, Bob Surrette, is one of over 400 members who have pledged a personal commitment to creating a more diverse legal world by implementing meaningful and measurable […]

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Troy Groetken’s Article on IP Due Diligence Featured in The Life Sciences Lawyer Magazine

Troy’s article “Life science due diligence transactions: key considerations to manage risks and reap rewards” provides key insights into due diligence and the extreme value it can deliver when wielded strategically. Read his article here.

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Wil Rao Presenting “How Things Look Matter – But How Do You Protect Them” at the AHR Expo

For the second year in a row, Wil was invited to speak at the AHR Expo, the premier event for HVACR professionals. On February 7 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Eastern at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Wil will be covering design patent rights and the importance of protecting your design IP. Find […]

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Malaika Tyson and Dorien Clark Present “Making your Mark: Innovative Brand Management and Trademark Strategies” to the American Cider Association’s CiderCon

Malaika and Dorien will discuss trademark and brand management on Thursday, Feb. 2 from 1:45-3:00 p.m. Central. Malaika, founder of the blog Cider Soms and a cider lover herself, has unique insight into the industry and the importance of trademark management in ensuring the success of a cidery. The pair will share innovative tips for […]

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