Principal attorney Doug Portnow is a contributing writer of the newly published American Bar Association book, “IP Strategies for Medical Device Technologies: Be Your Own Incubator.” This book is an essential resource for inventors, attorneys, IP professionals, or anyone with an interest in medical device IP for understanding the nuances of protecting and launching a […]
Schwegman is happy to welcome principal attorney Douglas Portnow to the firm. Doug’s practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution, IP due diligence and strategic counseling in the medical device and mechanical technologies. Prior to joining SLW, Doug was a Member at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and an associate at Townsend and Townsend and […]
Schwegman is pleased to announce the recent hiring of attorney Michael Sundin. Michael’s practice includes patent prosecution in electronics and computers. Previously, Michael was a reference attorney at Thomson-Reuters and a Judicial Law Clerk in the 5th Judicial District, Blue Earth County, in Mankato MN. Michael received his JD from Hamline University School of Law, his […]
Principal attorney Theresa Stadheim was part of the Editorial Board for the book Patents and Standards: Practice, Policy, and Enforcement, which was recently published by AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association). She was also the Lead Editor and author of the “International Prosecution” chapter of this book. Click here to learn more.
Schwegman hosted international speaker Ellie Krug for a special firm-wide enrichment program on Tuesday, May 7, 2018. Ellie conducted a two-part presentation on “Gray Area Thinking®” and “Trans 101” that focused on inclusivity and personal perspective-building. She illustrated how humans group and label those who are “different” and shared a helpful toolset for thinking more […]
Anticipat Blog recently published an article that highlighted law firms that have been the most successful in appealing abstract idea (Sections 101) rejections at the PTAB. Schwegman is mentioned as having the most aggressive appeal strategy with a higher than average reversal rate. To read the full article, click here.
Schwegman is happy to announce the recent hiring of patent attorney Mark G. Edwards. Mark’s practice includes patent procurement in electrical, software, and computer technologies, with particular interests in communications, signal processing, and machine learning. Prior to joining Schwegman, Mark was an associate patent attorney at International Business Machines Corporation, an embedded systems engineer at […]
Are you looking for a brief overview of the October 4th Federal Circuit decision on Aqua Products, Inc. v. Matal? Check out this 10 minute video created by Tim Bianchi that shows the practical impact and questions raised by the Aqua Products decision.
Schwegman is pleased to welcome attorney Michael P. Dunnam to the firm. Prior to joining Schwegman, Michael was a patent prosecution partner at a large general practice firm. Michael started his career as a patent examiner before joining an IP boutique that was later acquired by the large general practice firm. Michael has extensive patent […]
The European Patent Office will be joining The Santa Clara High Tech Law Institute and Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner in Silicon Valley on September 19, 2017 for a highly informative program discussing EPO proceedings and subject matter eligibility in comparison to USPTO subject matter requirements, post-Alice. Dr. John Collins and Alexandra Koseva of Schwegman will discuss […]