Troy Groetken Provides Insight into “Why Big Tech is offering Biden help with COVID-19 vaccination”

In this article, Pharmaceutical Processing World says that “Big Tech is apparently viewing the COVID-19 pandemic as a means to improve its standing with the public and the Biden administration.” Groetken shares his take on why companies may choose to help and the pros and cons of such alliances. Read the article here.

02.25.21
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McAndrews, Held & Malloy Attorneys Listed in the 2021 Edition of World Trademark Review 1000

The 2021 World Trademark Review WTR 1000 features McAndrews’ Pat Arnold, Ron DiCerbo, and Hank Spuhler. WTR 1000 spotlights exceptional attorneys and firms that practice in the trademark field. WTR also recognizes McAndrews as a leading firm. WTR 1000 is the only standalone publication to recommend individual practitioners and their firms exclusively in the trademark […]

02.19.21
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Christopher V. Carani Authors Chapter in 6th Edition of “The Comprehensive Guide to Economic Damages”

Carani, together with Richard Bero of The BERO Group, authored a chapter entitled “Design Patent Damages” to the just-released 6th edition of “The Comprehensive Guide to Economic Damages.” The new edition combines expert insights into damages calculations and methods with legal analysis. Read the chapter here.

02.19.21
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McAndrews’ Christopher Scharff and Valuation Expert Henry Kaskov Team Up for Built In Article

In “Why the Differences in Valuing Patents and Trade Secrets Matter,” this Built In story discusses considerations regarding how to value what is considered by many early stage companies their most valuable asset – their intellectual property. Trade secrets can be just as valuable as patents, so it’s important for startups to understand how both […]

02.15.21
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McAndrews Welcomes New Associates

McAndrews is pleased to announce the addition of associates Collin Hansen, Autumn Schmidt, and Sean Sparrow.  All three previously worked as summer clerks at the firm. Hansen graduated from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was an IP Research Fellow, an editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property, an intern with the Patent Clinic, and a […]

02.08.21
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McAndrews, Held & Malloy Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers, Illinois Rising Stars, and Top 50: Women Illinois Super Lawyers

McAndrews is proud to have 12 attorneys selected for inclusion on the 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, and to have Sharon Hwang selected as a Top 50: Women Illinois Super Lawyer. To be included, lawyers are subject to nomination, a peer-review survey by practice area, and independent research on candidates. The top […]

02.05.21
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Christopher V. Carani Elected Chair of AIPPI-US

McAndrews, Held & Malloy Shareholder Christopher V. Carani was elected Chair of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, U.S. National Group. (AIPPI-US). Carani has been involved in the organization for many years. He has served as a member of the AIPPI-US Board of Directors since 2014, chair of the Design Rights Committee […]

02.05.21
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Christopher V. Carani Moderating University of California-Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT) and UC-Berkeley Technology Law Journal Symposium (BTLJ) Panel

On Friday, February 19 at 2:10 p.m. Central, Christopher V. Carani will moderate a panel discussion called “Navigating and Rectifying the Design Patent Muddle” that explores design patent protection and its evolution. In addition to Carani, the panel includes: Professor Estelle Derclaye (University of Nottingham) Elizabeth Ferrill (Finnegan) Jack Hicks (Womble, Bond, Dickinson) Charles Mauro […]

02.01.21
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