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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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SpencePC welcomes our new partner, Theodore J. Chiacchio

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 [..]

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Matt Werber featured in Law360!

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 [..]

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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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