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SpencePC featured in Financial Poise™

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 [..]

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William C. Spence featured in ICLG

   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, [..]

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Register for SpencePC’s fourth Episode on Legal Issues for Innovators and Inventors, Airing December 16, at 11am CST.

Financial Poise™ Announces “LEGAL ISSUES FOR INNOVATORS & INVENTORS,” Episode #4 of the Webinar Series “INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 201 2016,” Airing December 16, 11am CST In today’s economic environment, intellectual property (IP) rights have become increasingly important assets for both individual and corporate entities. More and more, both are recognizing the economic importance of IP rights–whether [..]

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Register for SpencePC’s third Episode on setting up an IP websites, Airing November 18th at 11am CST.

Financial Poise™ Announces “SETTING UP A WEBSITE,” Ep. #3 of the Webinar Series “INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 201 2016,” Airing November 18, 11am CST through West LegalEdcenter In today’s economic environment, intellectual property (IP) rights have become increasingly important assets for both individual and corporate entities. More and more, both are recognizing the economic importance of IP [..]

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SpencePC Expands IP Practice

Chicago, October 20, 2016 – SpencePC adds senior litigator and two associates to bolster its IP and Complex Litigation practice. Steve Szczepanski joins the Firm as a Partner.  “We are thrilled to add an attorney with Steve’s prestigious background and immense talent to the Firm,” said William C. Spence, Founding Partner of SpencePC.  “Steve is [..]

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Register for SpencePC’s second Episode on Buying and Selling IP, Airing October 21st.

CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB)October 05, 2016 In today’s economic environment, intellectual property (IP) rights have become increasingly important assets for both individual and corporate entities. More and more, both are recognizing the economic importance of IP rights–whether those rights consist of a single patent–or whether they consist of an entire portfolio also including trademarks, copyrights, and [..]

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Oculus Rift Patents that change the Virtual Reality Landscape

On March 28, 2016, virtual reality headset developer Oculus VR of Menlo Park, CA, announced on its official blog that it had begun shipments of its Oculus Rift headset. This immersive VR headset has been highly anticipated since a successful Kickstarter campaign wrapped up in September 2015, after raising 947 percent of its original goal [..]

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FTC report on PAEs could have an outsized effect on U.S. patent reform debate

In September 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a request for public comment for information on patent assertion entities (PAEs) and their licensing activities in an attempt to add to the existing literature and evidence on PAE behavior. The PAE study is the result of media coverage and Congressional pressure regarding the potentially abusive behavior of PAEs and [..]

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