Category: News

And down goes another Lanham Act clause…

By: Meghan Nugent The Federal Circuit just ruled that the “scandalous” clause of the Lanham Act is unconstitutional in view of the Supreme Court decision in Matal v. Tam. As a refresher, Matal v. Tam involved the Asian-American rock band The Slants, who filed an application for a trademark to register their band name, The [..]

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Financial Poise Features SpencePC

Thought leaders share their most valuable advice for innovators, inventors, and the IP attorneys who represent them. 12/5, 2-3 pm, CST. Panelists include R. David Donoghue, Adam Gill, Jim Medek, and William Cory Spence. Read the Press Release, Click Here. Register for the webinar here.

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SelectCounsel.Law has Launched!

Spence PC is a recognized member of Select Counsel, a nationwide network of highly credentialed solo and small firm attorneys with Big Law backgrounds who draw on the collective expertise and resources of the network to offer clients large firm capabilities combined with small firm efficiencies. Select Counsel officially launched this week (selectcounsel.law) and we [..]

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Law360 Publishes SpencePC Associate Brian Beck’s Article on Unpatentable Subject Matter Motions

On November 14, 2017, Law360 published SpencePC Associate Brian Beck’s article, “Winning Section 101 Motions By Defining the Abstract Idea,” to its Appellate and Intellectual Property sections. The article, available at Law360’s website, analyzes recent Federal Circuit cases regarding whether claims are unpatentable abstract ideas, and concludes that district courts’ and the Federal Circuit’s decisions are [..]

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Gain a better understanding of the complex legal issues associated with IP transactions

Buying & Selling Intellectual Property Series: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES FOR THE NEWISH BUSINESS Intellectual property rights are an important class of intangible assets that can be assigned or licensed to generate revenue. Indeed, some companies do not make or sell products; their entire revenue is derived from the licensing of their patents. Suffice it to say, [..]

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Financial Poise™ Premieres “Setting Up a Website” a Webinar, Airing November 7th, 2pm CST Through West LegalEdcenter

Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the November 7th premiere of a new webinar “Setting Up a Website,” that looks at the issues related to setting up a legally-compliant website. Moderator Cory Spence joins panelists from Kain Spielman, Prasad IP, and the Law Office of Amy Cohen Heller to discuss some [..]

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Register for the second Episode of Financial Poise™ webinar on Copyright Fair Use, Airing October 26, at 2pm CST.

Meghan Nugent and Jacob Graham To Speak on Copyright Fair Use Doctrine For Financial Poise. On October 26, 2017, Meghan and Jacob will participate as panelists for the Financial Poise Webinar Series, “One Hour Law School 2.0 – Tell Me What I Need To Know.” The topic for the program will be Using Copyrighted Material Without Violating [..]

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SpencePC featured in Financial Poise™

SpencePC was featured in Financial Poise™ for the Webinar Series, “Intellectual Property Issues for the Newish Business”.  Ep. #2 of the series is “Buying and Selling IP”. Episode 2:  Buying & Selling IP The 2nd episode of the “Intellectual Property Issues for the Newish Business” series is available now on demand! This episode features our [..]

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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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