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Brian P. O’Shaughnessy Nominated for President-Elect of the Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc.
Valley Forge, PA | October 2015 – RatnerPrestia Shareholder Brian P. O’Shaughnessy has been nominated as the next president-elect of the Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc. (“LES”). O’Shaughnessy currently serves as LES Regional Vice President, USA. He has served on the LES Board of Trustees since 2007. As Regional Vice President, USA, he [...]
Posted: October 2nd, 2015 under Press Release.
Valley Forge, PA | September 2015 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that it is opening a Munich, Germany office on January 1, 2016. RP CEO, Jonathan H. Spadt, notes, “This is an unprecedented move for a firm our size, and one we are undertaking with very specific goals in mind. No IP law firm [...]
Posted: September 16th, 2015 under Press Release.
Valley Forge, PA | August 2015 – Joshua L. Cohen, a Shareholder with RatnerPrestia, is a Lecturer in Lehigh University’s Master’s Degree in Technical Entrepreneurship (TE) Program, which provides practical skills to graduate students from various disciplines in the art and practice of creating new companies. Mr. Cohen helped design the course Intellectual Property (IP) [...]
Posted: August 25th, 2015 under Press Release.
Valley Forge, PA | July 2015 – Kenneth N. Nigon, a Shareholder with RatnerPrestia, is participating in a series of cross-country roadshows hosted by the USPTO and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), scheduled for August 24-28, 2015. The program will focus on enhancing patent quality and conducting AIA trials. Nigon currently serves as [...]
Posted: July 30th, 2015 under Press Release.
Washington, D.C. | July 27, 2015 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that its Washington, D.C. Office has moved to 1090 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20005.
Posted: July 27th, 2015 under Press Release.
Valley Forge, PA | July 2015 – RatnerPrestia Counsel James Gould will appear as a panelist in the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property’s (CPIP) Summer Institute in Patent Law. The institute is scheduled for July 22 and 23 and will take place in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Mr. Gould’s panel will address Patented Innovation [...]
Posted: July 24th, 2015 under Press Release.
Valley Forge, PA | June 2015 – Kenneth N. Nigon, a Shareholder with RatnerPrestia, is participating in Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015, scheduled for July 16-17, 2015 at the PLI New York Conference Center. Nigon is co-chair of the program and has been an active participant in PLI events for many [...]
Posted: June 16th, 2015 under Press Release.
Belief Regarding Patent Invalidity Not a Defense to Inducement Claims; Inducement Requires Knowledge That Defendant Knows Actions Induced Constitute Patent Infringement
Written By: Christopher Blaszkowski and Jonathan H. Spadt Valley Forge, PA | May 2015 – Today, the Supreme Court issued a split, and long-awaited, decision in Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. regarding whether a defendant’s good-faith belief in the invalidity of a patent is a defense to a charge of induced infringement. 575 [...]
Valley Forge, PA | April 2015 – RatnerPrestia CEO and President, Jonathan H. Spadt and Benjamin E. Leace, Shareholder, will serve as faculty and panelists for the 9th Annual I.P. Law Institute presented by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Jonathan and Christopher H. Blaszkowski, an Associate at RatnerPrestia, will present, “Inter Partes Review – What’s Around [...]
RatnerPrestia CEO and President, Jonathan H. Spadt, Set as a Speaker for the FCBA 2015 Bench and Bar Conference
Valley Forge, PA | April 2015 – Jonathan H. Spadt will participate as a speaker at the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s (FCBA) 2015 Bench and Bar Conference. Mr. Spadt’s session, a paramount topic in IP news, is entitled “Why are IPR’s being filed at a rate of 5 times more than the years before?” Also [...]