Press Releases

Flaster Greenberg Promotes Ryan Peddle to Shareholder

Flaster Greenberg PC, a full-service commercial business law firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Ryan Peddle to shareholder effective January 1, 2023. “Ryan is a key player in our Intellectual Property Department and committed to providing outstanding client service,” said Jordan A. LaVine, Co-Managing Shareholder at Flaster Greenberg. “He is a skilled patent attorney and is tremendously valuable…

LexisNexis names the global leaders accelerating patent advances in its “Innovation Momentum 2023: The Global Top 100” report

New York, Jan. 31, 2023: LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, the leading provider of science-backed patent workflow and analytics technology, released its “Innovation Momentum 2023: The Top Global 100 report.” Now in its second edition, the annual report analyzes the change over two years of patent data to distinguish leading patent owners and chart the pace of change in intellectual property…

Vectis IP Launches Patent Pool for the Opus Codec

London, UK, January 16, 2023: Today, UK-based IP and technology licensing company Vectis IP announced the launch of a patent pool for patents essential to the Opus codec. The patent pool license covers the Opus interactive speech and audio codec, as defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force. This announcement follows an earlier call for patents on September 15, 2022,…

Polsinelli Launches ITC Section 337 Litigation and Trade Remedies Practice with Group of Seven Attorneys

WASHINGTON (January 3, 2023) – Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli is pleased to welcome seven highly skilled international trade attorneys to its Washington, D.C., office. Their addition further expands Polsinelli’s substantial intellectual property (IP) capabilities by officially launching its International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 Litigation and Trade Remedies Practice. Several of the new attorneys greatly expand the firm’s international…

Upcoming Webinar on “Challenges & Opportunities with IP & Technology Innovation in Muslim-Majority Countries”

Upcoming Webinar on “Challenges & Opportunities with Intellectual Property & Technology Innovation in Muslim-Majority Countries” Live event hosted virtually via Zoom Webinar Thursday, January 12, 2023, 11 AM – 1 PM EST (convert time zones here)  Registration will close at 5:00 PM EST on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. Join experts and leaders involved with intellectual property (IP) and technology innovation in Muslim-majority…

The McCarthy Distinguished Lecture Series “The Future of Trade Secret Law”

The McCarthy Institute at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and the United States Patent and Trademark Office are co-hosting a special evening of IP lectures beginning at 4 p.m. on December 9, 2022, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C.  Two lectures will be presented on the Future of Trade Secret Law in the United…

Questel acquires majority stake in Equinox, extends portfolio of IP management software solutions

Paris, December 1, 2022: Global intellectual property (IP) solutions provider Questel announced today the acquisition of Equinox, a UK-based technology company renowned for its powerful IP management system (IPMS). The Equinox IPMS solution will bolster Questel’s already well-established position in the IPMS market by adding a dedicated solution for law firm clients. Launched in 2006, Equinox IPMS is a comprehensive,…

Female “Indie” Inventor Pens Exposé / Call to Arms Against Legislation Corrupting U.S. Patent System

Chicago, IL: Kip Azzoni Doyle is the inventor of the CardShark, the original and still the best combination smartphone case / credit card wallet ever made. It all started with an idea, and for Kip—like for a lot of independent inventors—that idea was going to be her ticket to the American Dream: self-determination, success, and college tuition payments for her…

Flaster Greenberg’s Intellectual Property Department Grows to more than 20 Attorneys

November 2022, Philadelphia, PA: Patent Attorneys Chad E. Ziegler, Robert E. Gordon, Jianwu Gong, Michael A. LaFlame, Jr., and Joseph T. McGinnis have joined Flaster Greenberg in its Intellectual Property Department and as members of the firm’s Patent Practice Group. Ziegler, Gordon, Gong, LaFlame, and McGuiness will be headquartered in the firm’s Philadelphia office, focusing their practices on all aspects…

IP.com Releases Groundbreaking Update to InnovationQ+

IP.com is proud to announce its latest product release, a game-changing upgrade with substantial improvements to a flagship innovation suite product–InnovationQ+™. With a bevy of new, cutting-edge visualizations and semantic AI tools, the InnovationQ+ product, a long-standing leader in IP search and analytics, has taken a major leap forward for workflow simplification and acceleration. More than ever, businesses need an…

Harrity Joins Google, Amazon, Disney & More in DEI Collective

Harrity & Harrity is excited to announce that we have partnered with Advancing Diversity Across Patent Teams (ADAPT) to bring standardization and transparency to how the patent profession measures diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and scale efforts to improve diversity of the patent bar. ADAPT is a collective of corporate legal teams, law firms and industry groups who have come…

CPSC Invites Importers to Participate in Beta Pilot Test of eFiling Initiative to Increase Safety of Consumer Products

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is seeking importers to participate in a six-month Beta Pilot stage of an eFiling initiative that will speed detection of violative consumer products while facilitating the importation of compliant trade. By allowing importers of regulated consumer products to file electronically (eFile) with CPSC and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) certain data elements from…

Dority & Manning Welcomes Patent Litigators Nicole Cunningham and Steve Moore

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (October 24, 2022): Intellectual Property firm Dority & Manning, P.A. has recently expanded its litigation practice with the hiring of two experienced IP litigators, Nicole Cunningham and Steve Moore. Cunningham and Moore join Dority & Manning’s newly opened San Diego office. Cunningham and Moore each have substantial trial experience in patent and complex litigation matters. Both worked…

Feature-Length Documentary INNOVATION RACE to Launch in Select Theaters November 16

Atlanta, GA: Tea Party Patriots Action has announced that the feature-length documentary INNOVATION RACE will be coming to select theaters on November 16, 2022. INNOVATION RACE boldly explores the imminent threat of China exploiting weaknesses in U.S. patent protection and presents solutions for restoring our dominance in innovation, technology, and invention. View the trailer here: InnovationRaceMovie.com “We are thrilled to…

Hanley Flight & Zimmerman Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Chicago, October 21, 2022: Throughout the month of October, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, an intellectual property firm that focuses on patent prosecution and counseling for Fortune 500 companies and global technology leaders, recognizes its founding two decades ago. HFZ now represents seven of the top 25 U.S. patenting entities, including Ford, General Electric and Texas Instruments. In addition to an…