On this edition of IP Counsel, host Attorney Peter Lando, partner at the firm of Lando & Anastasi, LLP, welcomes Mike Crosby, Intellectual Property Counsel at Saint-Gobain Corporation in Worcester, MA, to discuss important aspects of the new United States Patent Statute, the America Invents Act, which is the most significant revision of the U.S. patent laws in over 50 years! Peter and Mike take a look at the new pre- and post-grant review procedures and discuss strategic considerations involved in using them.
With the end of the U.S. Supreme Court term came some stand-out rulings including handgun case, McDonald v. City of Chicago and patent law case, Bilski v. Kappos. Attorneys and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Adam Winkler, a constitutional law specialist from UCLA School of Law and Attorney Amy Howe, the editor of SCOTUSblog, to discuss the Supreme Court round-up. In addition, they discuss recent rulings, a liberal vs. conservative Supreme Court, the Elena Kagan confirmation hearings and take a look back at some landmark decisions.