Schwegman is happy to announce the recent hiring of attorney Fred Nicholson. Fred is an attorney in the Silicon Valley office of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner. His legal practice focuses on patent prosecution and strategic patent portfolio development, with an emphasis on systems and networking software. Fred has a deep background in software engineering from many years […]
Schwegman is pleased to again serve as a sponsor of the upcoming AIPLA 2017 Electronic and Computer Patent Law. This year’s summit is scheduled for June 21, 2017 in Toronto, making it the first time that this annual CLE roadshow has been held outside the United States. The program covers a broad range of topics […]
David Kramer and Theo Nittis, of Oswald Companies will be at the Schwegman office to present on crucial risk management lessons that every attorney should know. As a former practicing attorney, David Kramer uses his legal background to assist law firms of all sizes with insurance placement, policy structuring, and risk management. Prior to entering the […]
This following is a recap of the Manhattan March for Science by Robin Chadwick. The March for Science in Manhattan was smaller than the January 2017 Women’s March in Washington, but large enough that the “entry point” for us was changed from 62nd Street to 64th and then to 68th Street as we moved up Broadway to get over […]
In my last post, I discussed estoppel in the context in inter partes review, in which defendant filed for IPR after losing in the courts. The Board found the claims-in-suit to be obvious. The Federal Circuit affirmed that the courts and the PTAB could reach different conclusions about patentability. In Fairchild (Appeal no. 17-1002 (Fed. Cir., […]
After Novartis’ patents were found nonobvious by the Fed. Cir., affirming the Delaware District Court, defendant Noven filed for inter partes review (IPR) of U.S. Pat. Nos. 6316023 and 6335031, on rivastigmine and an antioxidant. The PTAB found the asserted claims obvious and Novartis appealed to the Fed. Cir., that affirmed (Novartis AG, LTS v. […]
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.