Troy Smith is a registered patent attorney and counsels clients on IP issues with a focus on strategic patent procurement and portfolio management. Mr. Smith has developed patent portfolios, including domestic and foreign patents, for small and large companies, provided patent opinions, and provided litigation analysis. Patent risk management is another area of Mr. Smith’s work. […]
Schwegman is happy to announce the recent hiring of patent attorney, Anup Suresh. Prior to joining Schwegman, Anup served as in-house counsel and patent portfolio manager at two Fortune 50 companies, where his responsibilities included managing multiple patent portfolios, developing and executing patent strategies for several products and business units, invention harvesting, patent filing decisions, and […]
Schwegman is happy to announce the recent hiring of patent agent, Jordan Golomb. Jordan’s focus is on the mechanical, medical, electromechanical, and automotive arts. Jordan brings a unique perspective to being successful in the patent process. Driven by her personal interest in innovation, Jordan was drawn from engineering to inventing to patent law. Jordan learned […]
On February 23, Schwegman is teaming up with WIPO to host an all-day complimentary “Advanced PCT Training” seminar that will provide insights to practitioners on amendments and recent developments to the PCT rules, developing a strategy for international filings and procedural safeguards. The speaker for the PCT Seminar is Carl Oppedahl. Along with being a […]
Congratulations to Jim Shands, Justin McCarthy and Marc Hanish on becoming Principals at Schwegman!
Theresa Stadheim will be speaking at the AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute on February 1, 2017. Her presentation will cover the interaction between 112(f) and 112(b) in software inventions.
AIPLA’s Women in IP Committee have announced Theresa Stadheim as the latest Woman to Watch! The Women to Watch Series was created to honor women who have created their own paths, lead through strong examples, and are achieving successes as a result of their choices and leadership. To view a full copy of the article, including a Q&A […]
Tim Bianchi will be a part of a panel discussion on current PTAB issues at the upcoming Patent Experts Conference (January 14-17). The conference is conducted by the Naples Roundtable, bringing together experts in patent law to exchange ideas on how to improve the patent system.
Along with the Women in IP Law Association, Schwegman is happy to sponsor an Intellectual Property themed event for the Girl Scouts at the Como Zoo on December 10. The girl scouts will gain insights into product innovation as they develop creative ideas to solve everyday problems. The girls will be guided through games, activities and […]
The Minneapolis Star Tribune has written about the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium (PDIC) at the University of Minnesota and their work to develop new devices to help children. Schwegman attorney Dave Black is on the board of the PDIC. You can read more about it here.