Press Releases

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…

Spolin Law P.C. Seeks Compassionate Release for Clients After California AB 960 Becomes Law

Recently passed California AB 960 gives inmates with serious illnesses and other medical conditions new opportunities for resentencing and compassionate release. AB 960 attorney Aaron Spolin and his award-winning legal team are ready to file applications to seek compassionate release for clients. We know that you want to be home with your family, and our goal is to help you…

Corporate IP Strategy Conference Speakers Announced

Join us on November 9, 2022 for a half-day conference, co-hosted by Unified Patents and Santa Clara University High Tech Law Journal, with a keynote given by USPTO Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge Jackie Wright Bonilla. IP leaders from Microsoft, Intel, Google, Twitter, Meta, Cisco, NetApp, Samsung, among others will speak on the latest strategy concepts in patent litigation funding,…

Call for Applications for 2023-2024: Thomas Edison Innovation Law and Policy Fellowships

The Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2) at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School invites applications for a non-resident fellowship program. The program is designed to develop rigorous scholarship on intellectual property (IP), creativity, and innovation law and policy. Submission Deadline: Wednesday, November 23, 2022 (5:00 PM EST) Submit Applications to: [email protected] Submit Questions to: [email protected] The…

IPlytics – Bridging the gap between patents and standards data – Webinar Series

The wide use of connectivity technologies makes owning as well as licensing-in Standards Essential Patents (SEPs) crucial across industries. Consequently, an IP strategy for connectivity is much more than just about prosecution and enforcement. An organization’s patenting activities must consider standards-development activities as well as the use of third-party IP. However, it is highly challenging to align patent portfolio development…

UNH Franklin Pierce hosts the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board

CONCORD, NH: University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law will host the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for their Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) on Thursday, October 13, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:10 p.m. This is the first time PTAB has held their in-person college tour since the pandemic, and the second school they have…

Vectis IP Announces Call for Patents Essential to Opus Codec

London, UK, September 15, 2022: UK-based IP and technology licensing company Vectis IP today announced a call for patents essential to the Opus codec. The upcoming patent pool license will cover the Opus interactive speech and audio codec, as defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force. Initial participants in Vectis IP’s prospective pool include Fraunhofer and Dolby. The planned Opus…

Scalia Law’s Intellectual Property Center Hosts 2022 Annual Fall Conference

9.5 hours of VA CLE approved WHAT: George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School’s Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2) is hosting its Annual Fall Conference—entitled IP on the Wane: Examining the Impacts as IP Rights Are Reduced—on September 22-23, 2023. The conference will be co-hosted with the Global Antitrust Institute and the National Security Institute at Mason.…