Schwegman is happy to be an underwriter for Legal Aid and join the 36th annual law day dinner on April 24. The event starts at 4:30 p.m. at the Minneapolis Ballroom. To learn more, click here.
There’s a science to golf, and playing golf can benefit science! We’re proud to be a sponsor at Science Central’s Golf Classic on June 1. To learn more and to register for the event in Fort Wayne, IN, click here.
Last week Docket Navigator delivered a troubling headline regarding a recent District Court decision – “Invalidity Opinion Delivered After Product Launch No Defense to Willful Infringement.” As a practitioner who regularly drafts non-infringement and invalidity opinions, this sort of headline tends to catch your attention; especially after the Supreme Court appeared to breath new life […]
Schwegman is thrilled to partner with eBay for the Silicon Valley Go Red for Women Luncheon. The luncheon will take place at the Fairmont Hotel (San Jose) on May 18.
Schwegman is sponsoring the New Member/First-Time Attendee Reception at the upcoming AIPLA Spring Meeting. The Spring Meeting will take place in San Diego, CA – To learn more, click here.
Schwegman is proud to be a patron of the Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA) Symposia at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. To learn more about MeMeA Symposia and to register, click here.
When a patent undergoes review at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”), the Patent Owner has an opportunity to file a motion to amend claims so that a substitute claim can be proposed for each claim sought to be amended. Stakeholders, and even some jurists, have been critical of the PTAB for denying the majority […]
ChanBond sued several cable company defendants alleging patent infringement of three wideband signal distribution system patents in the District of Delaware in 2015. The defendants included Atlantic Broadband Group, Bright House Networks, Cable One, Cablevision, Cequel Communications, Charter Communications, Comcast Communications, Cox Communications, Mediacom Communications, RCN Telecom Services, Time Warner Cable, WaveDivision Holdings, and Wideopen […]
The ABA-IPL Section sent proposed amendments to PTO Director Lee intended to lessen the burden on patent applicants encountering the Mayo/Alice Rules for patent-eligible subject matter. The proposed amendments list exceptions to eligibility. The exceptions are that the claims would preempt the use by others of all practical applications of a law of nature [ed. […]
One more Federal Circuit decisions bites the dust. Today, in SCA Hygiene Products AB v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, the Supreme Court held that the equitable doctrine of laches (undue delay) cannot be invoked as a defense against a claim for damages brought within the 6-year statute of limitations of s. 286. The Court […]