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Congratulations to William C. Spence, trial lawyer and founding partner of SpencePC, on his recognition on the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2021 list!

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We are pleased to share that the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2021 Guide has officially been released! Since its inception, the IAM Strategy 300 has featured leading figures in the IP world drawn from in-house, private practice, service providers, and beyond. It draws from the worlds of private practice, consulting and […]

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Congratulations to William C. Spence on his Illinois Super Lawyer Status!

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About William C. Spence As a trial lawyer and founding partner of SpencePC, William C. Spence assists both individual and business clients to obtain their best possible outcome in contentious legal matters. His extensive experience includes litigation, arbitration, and mediation involving a wide-range of intellectual property and complex commercial disputes. Click here to learn more […]

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SpencePC Has Been Listed among IAM 300’s List of the World’s Top IP Value Creators

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The world’s pre-eminent IP strategists have been named in the latest edition of IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists, published online by IAM and free to access. The unique guide lists the individuals that in-depth research, undertaken by a team based in London, Washington DC and Hong Kong, has shown to possess world-class […]

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Winding Down the Start-Up – IP Considerations

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By Jason Wejnert, William Cory Spence and Laura Shapiro Starting a small business and maintaining it through good and bad times is an enormous challenge in any era. Today, with the COVID-19 pandemic rampaging across the world and shuttering employment nationwide in the U.S., this stark truth is even more apparent. When owners face the […]

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Enforcing Your Trademark Rights against Counterfeiters and Competitors in the world of E-Commerce

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By: AJ Wenn & Danny Hess While the ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have many businesses tightening their budgets, the exact opposite is true in the e-commerce sector. Traditional retail business restrictions and shelter-in-place orders have sent the e-commerce market soaring. In a blog post on March 16, 2020 Amazon revealed that it is […]

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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

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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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