Corey Beaubien and Shannon Smith have been appointed as coaches for the 2020 International Patent Application Drafting Competition put on by the USPTO. The competition introduces law students to issues arising in United States Patent Law and helps develop their patent application drafting, amending, and prosecuting skills.
Corey Beaubien is now a member of the East Michigan District Export Council (EMDEC). The Council is made up of leaders whose knowledge of and expertise in international business provides a source of professional advice for their region’s local companies.
Reising attorneys continue to be recognized yearly by their peers as top attorneys in Intellectual Property. Jim Stevens, Matt Schmidt, and Rick Hoffmann were recently named as U.S. News and World Report Best Lawyers, with the firm also receiving the same award as a Tier 1 patent law firm. Jim Stevens also received a Lawyer […]
Rick Hoffmann was selected by global publisher IAM to moderate a panel of industry professionals discussing Technology Transfer in Mobility during the Auto IP USA conference held in Detroit on May 8th; Mike Adams, Corey Beaubien, Colin Cicotte, and Matt Schmidt attended. Topics included “How Universities and Research Institutions are Innovation Hubs and Play a […]
Steve Walmsley, Corey Beaubien, and Melinda Zatkoff attended the USPTO Design Day 2019 conference in April. Law firms, companies, and patent examiners gathered to discuss changes to USPTO and international design patent examination, learn about new case law from federal courts and the Patent and Trial Appeal Board, as well as to hear a panel […]
Corey M. Beaubien traveled to the US Supreme Court in Washington DC in order to attend the oral arguments in Helsinn Healthcare v. Teva Pharmaceuticals. The arguments centered around whether the phrase “or otherwise available to the public” in Section 102 of the America Invents Act (AIA) expands or contracts the meaning of “on sale,” […]
Corey M. Beaubien authored an article in the IAM Yearbook 2019, released in October 2018. The article is entitled “Patent Confidential – On-Sale Bar and Secret Sales in America Invents Act Era” and looks at recent court decisions involving secret sales under the AIA’s on-sale bar.
Corey M. Beaubien and Melinda D. Zatkoff attended the Design Day 2018 conference at the USPTO in Alexandria, Virginia in April. Firms, companies, and examiners gathered to discuss international developments in design law, prosecution best practices, and trends in U.S. design patent litigation.
James D. Stevens and Richard W. Hoffmann have been named 2018 Super Lawyers, and Shannon K. Smith, Corey M. Beaubien, Michael J. Druzinski, and Scott A. Hogan have been named 2018 Rising Stars by the Super Lawyers’ publication. Less than 5% of lawyers are named Super Lawyers and less than 2.5% of eligible lawyers are […]
Corey M. Beaubien, Melinda D. Zatkoff, and Jeff L. Doyle co-authored an article in the IAM Yearbook 2018, released in October 2017. The article is entitled “US design patents — no longer second chair” and looks at the newfound prominence and changing laws of design patents in the US, including the Samsung v. Apple Supreme […]