Troy Groetken and Malaika Tyson to Co-moderate IP Virtual Forum for Life Sciences Session

On December 7 at noon central, Troy Groetken and Malaika Tyson will co-moderate the session “Out of Monumental Challenges Come Substantial IP Opportunities” featuring panelists Irene Brookins of Corning Research & Development, Kevin McGough of Takeda, James Ryan of Biontech SE and Rachel Schweers of Vidence. The session, which is part of Consero’s IP Virtual […]

11.24.20
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MD&DI Feature Bradley Loren and Troy Groetken’s Article “The Critical Importance of Patent Protection for Diagnostics in the COVID-19 Era”

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of patent eligibility in the diagnostic industry like never before. Bradley Loren and Troy Groetken discuss this issue in their MD&DI article. Read the complete story here.

11.23.20
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Sharon Hwang to Moderate Panel at IPLAC 2020 Annual IP Symposium

The IPLAC 2020 Annual IP Symposium: Afternoon with the Judges will take place on December 3 from 3:00-5:30 p.m. central. In a series of fireside chats and panels, attendees will hear directly from judges across the country about current patent and trademark litigation topics, trends, and insights. McAndrews’ Matt Marrone is a co-chair of the […]

11.20.20
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Congratulations to Alex Menchaca on Being Recognized as an “Advocate for Diversity”

Alex Menchaca will be honored as an “Advocate for Diversity” at the virtual Diversity Scholarship Foundation 2020 Unity Award Gala on December 8.  This award is given to attorneys who have advocated for and promoted diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. To learn more or purchase tickets, please click here.

11.20.20
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Bob Surrette Quoted in National Law Journal Article “Patent Owners Love Him, High-Tech and Retail Want Him Out. Sizing Up Andrei Iancu’s Legacy”

In this National Law Journal article, reporter Scott Graham examines USPTO Director Andrei Iancu’s accomplishments throughout his nearly three-year tenure. He includes various perspectives, including that of McAndrew’s President Bob Surrette, who noted that with Iancu’s background as both an electrical engineer and a litigator representing patent owners, “He’s walked in our shoes, and I […]

11.20.20
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Eligio Pimentel and Chad Pahnke Featured in IAM’s Innovation & Invention Yearbook: Building IP value in the 21st Century 2021

In their article “Quality or quantity – defining and building the ideal patent portfolio,” Eligio Pimentel and Chad Pahnke detail how to build a patent portfolio as a means to achieve strategic advantage and alignment with business objectives. They discuss a framework for thinking about patent quality when developing a patent portfolio, and highlight a […]

11.20.20
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Christopher V. Carani, Dunstan H. Barnes, and Sarine R. Hagopian Co-author U.S. Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide – Designs 2021

ICLG’s annual publication, Designs 2021, showcases practical, cross-border insights on design law. Carani, Barnes and Hagopian contributed a Q&A-style chapter covering important design law topics. Read their chapter here.

11.17.20
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Alex Menchaca Discusses Impact of Mylan Ruling on Hatch-Waxman Litigation in Generics Bulletin Article

The Generics Bulletin article “Mylan Ruling Will ‘Drastically’ Alter Hatch-Waxman Litigation” explores how a U.S. appeals court ruling stands to “drastically change” venue options for brand companies suing ANDA filers. Alex Menchaca shares his take on the rulings’ impact. Menchaca also provides a complete case summary in the Orange Book Blog. Read the Generics Bulletin […]

11.17.20
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