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LexisNexis® further champions the needs of patent professionals with new high-value dataset supporting more accurate and relevant prosecution guidance

LexisNexis® introduces new legal issue analysis for PTAB ex parte decisions in LexisNexis PatentAdvisor®, enabling search issue-tagged decisions and locating effective arguments at every interaction with the USPTO. New York, NY, January 11th, 2022 – LexisNexis® Legal & Professional today announced the launch of PTAB Decisions, an enhancement to the market-leading patent prosecution analytics tool LexisNexis PatentAdvisor®. This launch follows…

C5’s Life Sciences IP Advisory Board Invites You to Amsterdam

Monday, 10 January 2022 With a historic 2021 behind us, the European Life Sciences Patent Bar will convene in-person to gain a holistic view of pharmaceutical patent trends in Europe at the original, highly anticipated reunion of the year… C5’s 15th Anniversary Forum on Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation in Europe. Global pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent law is an ever-changing…

Harrity Patent Analytics Releases The 2022 Patent 300® List

Top 300 innovators in the patent field ranked by patents obtained WASHINGTON (January 5, 2022) – Harrity Patent Analytics is excited to announce the release of the 2022 Patent 300® List.  The annual list ranks the top 300 companies, organizations, and universities in the patent field based on the total number of U.S. utility patents issued in the past twelve months.  The…

Defcon Products (TeacherLock) Announces Award of U.S. Patent for Lockdown Device

Venice, FL, December 17, 2021 (PR Newswire) – Defcon Products, LLC (“Defcon” or the “Company”), a commercial-stage manufacturer and distributor of innovative lockdown devices, namely TeacherLock® and SaberLock™, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) granted to the Company U.S. Patent No. 11214986, entitled “Emergency Deadbolt Device.” The USPTO also issued a Notice of Allowance for…

Heidi S. Nebel Appointed to the USPTO Patent Public Advisory Committee

Des Moines, Iowa – December 16, 2021 – McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC (MVS) is very excited to announce that Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Partner and Chair of the MVS Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Group, has been appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, Gina M. Raimondo, to the prestigious United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Public Advisory Committee…

Timothy J. Bechen joins Woods Rogers PLC

The addition of Timothy J. Bechen, a registered patent attorney and experienced IP prosecutor, expands Woods Rogers’ ability to serve business and emerging growth clients across Virginia. Tim joins Woods Rogers after spending many years as a successful solo-practitioner at the law firm he founded after working in several large law firms including a large IP boutique. Tim supports clients…

Growing in Norway – Oslo Patentkontor joins AWA

Malmö, Sweden, November 29, 2021: Leading intellectual property firm AWA is pleased to announce its growth in Norway as Oslo Patentkontor joins the AWA Group on March 1, 2022. Oslo Patentkontor, with over a hundred years in the industry, has roots dating back to 1911 and is one of Norway’s oldest intellectual property firms. With extensive expertise and experience in…

ktMINE Partners with Lighthouse IP to Deliver Global Intellectual Property Data Solutions

Chicago, IL, Dec. 2, 2021 – The two companies are coming together by offering tailored data access solutions to address diverse IP data requirements across industries. With decades of combined experience as premier IP data providers, ktMINE and Lighthouse IP have entered into a partnership to simplify data access based on unique customer needs to address gaps that exist with…

authID.ai to be Granted US Patent for Biometric Identity Authentication Routing Technology

LONG BEACH, NY, Nov. 18, 2021 – authID.ai (Nasdaq: AUID) (formerly Ipsidy), a leading provider of secure, mobile, biometric identity authentication solutions, today announced the Company has received notification from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) that U.S. Patent No. 11182777 (“the ‘777 patent”) will be issued on November 23, 2021. The ‘777 patent, entitled Systems, and Methods Using a…

PTAB APJs and Renowned In-House Faculty to Present at ACI’s Virtual PTAB Practice Briefing

In the last year there have been significant changes at the PTAB that every IP practitioner should be aware of – the full impact of the Arthrex decision, ongoing questions about discretionary denials, and the future direction of IPRs. American Conference Institute’s (ACI) virtual PTAB Practice Briefing on December 2nd will provide in-depth discussions and year-end analysis of these most…

AI Startup GoodIP Publishes Secret Innovation Strategies of 500,000 Companies

MUNICH – November 4, 2021 – GoodIP today announced it has developed technology that reveals patent secrets of leading corporations. A Munich-based AI startup, GoodIP analyzed 53 million patent filings, providing data on almost 500,000 companies. For those who want to know whether their ideas are in use in the market, it is difficult for the average small or medium-sized…

Harrity & Harrity, LLP Announces Minority Firm Incubator 2.0

WASHINGTON, DC (October 18, 2021) Harrity & Harrity, LLP, a leading patent preparation and prosecution law firm, is excited to announce the launch of the Minority Firm Incubator (MFI) 2.0 – a spin-off of a program developed to help women and minorities establish their own patent law firms in an effort to address the disparity of minority-owned firms in the…

EPO Boards of Appeal: Press Communiqué on decision G 1/21 of the Enlarged Board of Appeal

28 October 2021: The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office today issued the reasons for its decision G 1/21 (Oral proceedings by videoconference) of 16 July 2021, in which it ruled that oral proceedings before the Boards of Appeal can, during a period of general emergency impairing the parties’ possibilities to attend in-person oral proceedings at the EPO premises, be…

Park IP, a Welocalize Company, is Hosting Sessions at Let’s Go Summit

(NEW YORK) – After more than a year of adapting to a virtual world, businesses continue to implement new ways to effectively and efficiently engage, learn, and grow. Welocalize’s on-demand virtual summit, Let’s Go!, provides a blueprint for global success in 2022, with sessions hosted by Park IP focusing on the future of patent translation, overcoming language barriers in legal…

Patexia Releases its First CAFC Intelligence Report and Rankings

Santa Monica, CA (October 28, 2021): Today, Patexia, Inc., an IP analytics company and global IP community, is proud to announce its first annual CAFC Intelligence Report as part of its Patexia Insights series.   We realize that many law firms and attorneys struggle to distinguish themselves in the growing CAFC space, so we evaluated over 779 law firms and more…