Schwegman is pleased to announce the hiring of Nathan Witzany. Nathan is an experienced patent lawyer who works with clients to develop clear strategies for protecting their proprietary innovations and managing their patent portfolios in a manner consistent with their business plans. Nathan’s expertise spans a broad spectrum of service, including patent procurement (domestic and […]
Schwegman is pleased to announce the recent hiring of attorney Aaron Wininger. Aaron comes to Schwegman with expertise on client counseling, portfolio development and the preparation of patent applications and office action responses. He has worked with clients in the areas of software, networks (wired and wireless), lasers, medical devices, semiconductors and physics. Aaron regularly […]
Congratulations to principal attorney Theresa Stadheim on receiving the 2018 SLW Core Values Award for her excellence and boundless energy in leadership in the IP profession, including scholarly publications and efforts within AIPLA and ChIPs. Theresa is the third recipient of this award, which recognizes exceptional contributions to at least one of the core values […]
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 Lundberg & Woessner would like to congratulate our attorneys that were recognized as “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) magazine. The IP Stars is a global ranking of practitioners based on a weighted system of peer and client feedback, combined with submissions analysis and independent research. The following attorneys were named as 2018 […]
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.