SpencePC was featured in Financial Poise™ for the Webinar Series, “Patent Prosecution,” Ep. #2 of the “Patent Best Practices: ‘Insiders’ Advice”. Episode 2: Hiring Outside Counsel The 2nd episode of the “Patent Best Practices: ‘Insiders’ Advice for In-House Counsel” series is available now on demand! This episode features our very own, John Tolomei of SpencePC [..]
Mr. Chiacchio has amassed over 15 years of experience litigating high-stakes, complex, federal civil cases. Mr. Chiacchio has extensive experience in all phases of patent litigation, including, for example, preparing Markman briefs, taking and defending the depositions of inventors and other key fact witnesses as well as expert witnesses, preparing dispositive motions, preparing motions in [..]
SpencePC is excited to announce that William C. Spence has been included in the final rankings of the 2017 edition of IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists. Continue Reading on IAM.
SpencePC is excited to announce that William C. Spence has been included in the final rankings of the 2017 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2017. Continue Reading on IAM.
On February 23, 2017, Meghan published the first installment of her column entitled “Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity and Creativity” on FinancialPoise.com The column seeks to teach readers the basics of intellectual property and cybersecurity through real world examples and contribute to Financial Poise’s mission of providing high quality continuing education, news, and intelligence to (1) owners [..]
These past two weeks both Matt and Meghan guest lectured during the Strategies in Intellectual Property class at Chicago-Kent College of Law. The class applies students’ previous intellectual property coursework by presenting real world practice examples. The class is taught by Herb Munsterman, Director of the Intellectual Property Management and Markets Program at Chicago-Kent and [..]
On February 10, 2017 Matt spoke at a panel discussion on careers for engineering professionals at an event planned by The University of Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (“ASCE”). During the panel discussion, Matt discussed pursuing a career in law as an option engineering graduates can consider. Also on the panel [..]
Each year Super Lawyers reviews Illinois top lawyers and includes exceptional ones in their list of “Super Lawyers”. William C. Spence has been selected to Super Lawyers from 2014 – 2017. As always, we are honored by our inclusion in this list and we thank Super Lawyers for their continued support.
The Return of Patent Opinion Letters
Roughly six months ago, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down Halo Electronics Inc. v. Pulse Electronics Inc., 136 S. Ct. 1923 (2016), which, in a nod to patent plaintiffs, loosened what the unanimous court called “unduly rigid” barriers to a finding of willful infringement and enhanced damages (up to three [..]
William C. Spence has been featured in ICLG, otherwise known as International Comparative Legal Guides. We have included a a FREE access link to this invaluable resource for our clients to use and share. Continue to Free ICLG Guide. This chapter first appeared in the seventh edition of The Internatinal Comparative Legal Guide to: Patents 2017, [..]