Archives of Corey M. Beaubien

Corey Beaubien and Scott Hogan co-authored an article “Making Sense of Non(ce)sense—Seeking Broad Claim Coverage and Avoiding Unwanted Means-Plus-Function Treatment.”

Corey Beaubien and Scott Hogan co-authored an article “Making Sense of Non(ce)sense—Seeking Broad Claim Coverage and Avoiding Unwanted Means-Plus-Function Treatment.” Bloomberg BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal published the article in May. The article looks at two recent Federal Circuit decisions concerning means-plus-function treatment when a claim lacks the traditional means-for phrasing. Shortly after the […]

Corey Beaubien and Shannon Murphy co-authored an article titled Patent Eligibility and Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Methods: Principles to Apply. BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal®

Corey Beaubien and Shannon Murphy co-authored an article titled Patent Eligibility and Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Methods: Principles to Apply. BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal® published the article in September 2014. Beaubien and Smith look at recent views of the Supreme Court, Federal Circuit, and USPTO on patent eligibility and medical diagnostic and treatment […]

Corey Beaubien attended a medical device conference in Chicago

Corey Beaubien also attended a medical device conference in Chicago, where patent specialists discussed the latest developments in patent law and how changes in law (AIA) and case law affect the practitioners draft, prosecute and litigate patents in the medical device industry.

Corey Beaubien attended Design Day at the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Corey Beaubien attended Design Day at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Patent attorneys, USPTO personnel, and PTAB judges came together for a day to discuss prosecution and litigation matters concerning design patent law practice. Topics included the status of the ratification of the Hague Agreement in the U.S., the considerable increase in design […]

Corey Beaubien attended Design Day 2013 at the U.S. Patent Office

Corey Beaubien attended Design Day 2013 at the U.S. Patent Office in Alexandria on April 23. The conference brought together attorneys, examiners, and industrial designers to discuss the state of design patent law in the U.S. and around the world. Presentations included the written description requirement under 35 USC 112 following the In re Owens […]

Jim Stevens and Corey Beaubien recently returned from a visit to various clients and associate law firms in Europe

Jim Stevens and Corey Beaubien recently returned from a visit to various clients and associate law firms in Europe where they worked on optimizing client-specific strategies for global coordination of patent filing and prosecution. During their meetings, Jim and Corey also presented updates on the new U.S. international harmonization efforts, including the move to a […]

Corey Beaubien is a member of the AIPLA’s Industrial Design Committee

Corey Beaubien is a member of the AIPLA’s Industrial Design Committee. He is working with other committee members to write a resolution that will be presented to the AIPLA Board of Directors for approval concerning US design patent enforcement. In particular, the proposed resolution will introduce legislative and rule-making changes for enforcing design patents through […]