Ryan C. Smith, Intellectual Property Associate at Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd., discusses his recent article, “Update on the America Invents Act: Virtual Marking.“
Professor Andrew Beckerman-Rodau discusses the Intellectual Property Law Certificate Program offered by Suffolk University Law School.
Courtenay Brinckerhoff, a partner at Foley & Lardner in Washington, D.C., discusses her article, “Federal Circuit takes a close look at patent assignment language.”
Professor Michael Rustad, the Co-Director of Suffolk Law’s IP concentration, discusses Suffolk graduates practicing Patent Law in top Boston law firms.
Leigh Martinson JD ’03, an Intellectual Property partner at McDermott Will & Emery, discusses the transition from a first to invent to a first to file system. Click to learn more about our IP concentration.
In this week’s Intellectual Property podcast, Dr. Eldora Ellison, an IP Director at Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, discusses the America Invents Act of 2011 and its implications.
The reexamination of patents in the United States Patent & Trademark Office has become a powerful and effective tool to clearly define the boundaries of a patent. In this podcast, Peter Lando and James De Vellis of Lando & Anastasi, LLP discuss how, when, and why to request or defend the reexamination of a patent, and how doing so can further business objectives in litigation, licensing, and other situations.
On this edition of IP Counsel, host Attorney Peter Lando, partner at the firm of Lando & Anastasi, LLP, welcomes Rob Follett, Director and Counsel, Intellectual Property, ZOLL Medical Corporation, to discuss the best practices for developing and managing a company’s IP program. Peter and Rob take a look at three major components of a successful IP program: education and overview of intellectual property, including agreements with IP implications; idea collection and the submission process; and IP management. Each of these practices serves to enlist employees and raise awareness about intellectual property in your company.
Obtaining and enforcing exclusivity when licensing a patent is not as simple as it first might appear. In this podcast, Peter Lando and Tom McNulty of Lando & Anastasi discuss the clauses that must be in a license to permit the licensee to sue for infringement in its own name, the circumstances that might require joinder of the patentee prior to filing suit, and licenses in which the patentee retains so many rights to prohibit the licensee from taking part in an infringement suit at all.
Suffolk Law Professor and IP Concentration Co-Director Andrew Beckerman-Rodau discusses his Yale Journal of Law and Technology article The Problem with Intellectual Property Rights: Subject Matter Expansion.