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Corey M. Beaubien traveled to the US Supreme Court in Washington DC

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,” […]

Scott Hogan asks readers, “Can We Just Be Reasonable?”

Scott Hogan contributed a chapter to The International Comparative Legal Guide to Patents 2019, 9th edition. The chapter is entitled Can We Just Be Reasonable? and explores the Broadest Reasonable Interpretation standard used by U.S. Patent Office personnel during patent examination. Scott offers the reader a guided tour of the BRI standard, explaining what it […]

Corey M. Beaubien authors article about secret sales in the AIA era

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.

Patent Confidential — On-Sale Bar and Secret Sales in America Invents Act Era

Patent Confidential — On-Sale Bar and Secret Sales in America Invents Act Era, this article first appeared in IAM Yearbook: Building IP value in the 21st century 2019, a supplement to IAM, published by Globe Business Media Group – IP Division.  To view the guide in full, please go to IAM-media.com.  October 2018.    

Rick Hoffmann was featured on the The Knowledge Group’s live webcasts conducted earlier this year:

Rick Hoffmann was featured on the The Knowledge Group’s live webcasts conducted earlier this year: “Patent Infringement: A Thorough Analysis of 2017 Developments and Its Impacts in 2018.” This webcast provided an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals of patent infringement while pre­ senting a thorough analysis of the significant 2017 developments and updates surrounding this […]

In June, Rick Hoffmann, Bill Francis, and Matt Schmidt filed a complaint in the International Trade Commission

In June, Rick Hoffmann, Bill Francis, and Matt Schmidt filed a complaint in the International Trade Commission for unfair practices in import trade that seeks to institute an investigation against thirty­ five companies involved in manufacturing, importing, or selling products that use carburetors from seven different carburetor manufacturers. The suit alleges that the companies infringe […]