McAndrews Shareholders Featured in IP Management Virtual Event

Eligio Pimentel, Deborah Laughton and Thomas Wimbiscus will lead a discussion on The Impact of COVID-19 on IP Rights during a virtual event on July 29 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST. Their session will address topics including Patent Enforcement: The Changing Landscape, Patent Prosecution: Strategic Considerations, and Trade Secrets: Considerations in a Work-at-Home […]

07.28.20
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Christopher V. Carani Quoted in Law.com Article “Juul Seeking Broad Order to Exclude Look-Alike E-Cigarettes”

Law.com’s Scott Graham reports on Juul’s efforts to assert design patents at the International Trade Commission (ITC) on its e-cigarette replacement pods against more than 40 manufacturers and distributors. McAndrews’ Christopher Carani shares his thoughts on the legal battle, including the key legal issues of functionality and scope of protection. He highlights similar, well-known design […]

07.23.20
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McAndrews, Held & Malloy Scores Win for Masontops Using Amazon’s Utility Patent Neutral Evaluation Procedure (UPNEP)

McAndrews secured a victory for its client Masontops, Inc. using Amazon’s recently enacted Utility Patent Neutral Evaluation Procedure (UPNEP). After the submission of evidence and briefing, an independent evaluator appointed by Amazon issued a written opinion ruling in favor of Masontops on its claim that United States Patent 10,501,244 was infringed. The opinion also rejected […]

07.20.20
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McAndrews’ President Bob Surrette Quoted in National Law Journal Article “Patent Litigation Is on the Rebound, Led by WD-Texas Filings”

Bob Surrette shared his perspectives on why filings remain ahead of 2019’s pace despite the impact that COVID-19 has had on the economy. He provided several reasons for the rebound, including that “some competitor litigation may have already been ‘in the pipeline,’ that during tough economic times companies are looking for every advantage they can […]

07.01.20
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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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