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Patent Docket Report for November 29, 2019

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Docket Navigator put out a list of the most “Plaintiff Friendly” courts in the country. Check out Illinois, where 186 cases were won by the Patentee and 157 were won by the Patent Challenger, compared to other states on the list! To create this list, Docket Navigator looked at contested Outcomes in Patent Cases in […]

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SpencePC Welcomes Our Newest Associates

Please join SpencePC in welcoming Anthony Wenn, Gopal Gannamraj, and Laura Shapiro to our team of talented legal minds. Anthony “AJ” Wenn Associate AJ Wenn is an associate with SpencePC and is adept at counseling clients in all areas of intellectual property. In particular, he excels at prosecuting utility and design patent applications in the […]

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IPR Deadline Applies Even If Complaint Was Defective, Says PTO

See the original PDF Document here. 8/26/19 REUTERS LEGAL 11:04:19 REUTERS LEGAL Copyright (c) 2019 Thomson Reuters August 26, 2019 IPR deadline applies even if complaint was defective, says PTO Barbara Grzincic (Reuters) – The one-year clock for challenging a competitor’s patent under the America Invents Act starts to run when the challenger is served […]

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SpencePC Client, 360Heros, Prevails in Rare PTAB Precedential Opinion Panel Decision

SpencePC client 360Heros achieved a rare victory on the 23rd of August in the Patent and Trademark Appeal Board’s newly created Precedential Opinion Panel (POP), when the POP overturned an IPR institution decision on 360Heros’ patent covering 360 degree camera rigs that is in suit in Delaware against GoPro Technologies. The POP panel determined that […]

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SpencePC Client, Katana Silicon Technologies, Enters into a License Agreement with Samsung Electronics

SpencePC represented client Katana Silicon Technologies (KST) in a license and settlement agreement with Samsung Electronics to license KST’s semiconductor technologies’ patents. SpencePC had represented KST against Samsung Electronics in a lawsuit in the Western District of Texas, which was dismissed on July 31, 2019. This follows SpencePC’s representation of KST in securing a license […]

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SpencePC Welcomes Our Newest Associates

Please join SpencePC in welcoming Michael McDonough and Vani Vedam to our team of talented legal minds. Michael McDonough Michael McDonough is an associate in the complex commercial litigation practice group of SpencePC. He concentrates his practice on commercial litigation and resolving various business disputes for clients ranging from individuals to large corporations. Michael counsels […]

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SpencePC has been listed among IAM 300’s list of the world’s top IP value creators

The world’s top IP value creators are named in new edition of market-leading publication 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 […]

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SpencePC has been listed among IAM 1000’s list of the world’s leading patent professionals 2019

        The world’s leading patent professionals revealed Building on the success of previous editions and with more firms having participated in the research than ever before, IAM is proud to present the full edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2019–a unique guide that identifies the top patent professionals […]

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SpencePC Welcomes Our Newest Team Members

Please join SpencePC in welcoming Matthew Wilkerson and Andrew Spitzer to our team of talented legal minds. Matthew Wilkerson, Summer Associate Matt Wilkerson is a summer associate with SpencePC. He earned his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University in Biology. While at Bucknell, his studies were focused on virology, micro biodiversity, and genetics. Mr. Wilkerson earned […]

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