Archive for '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 [...]
Valley Forge, PA | April 2015 – Counsel James Gould will speak, as part of a panel, at the University of Baltimore’s School of Law Patent Conference, Post-Grant Procedures at the Patent Office: Timely Cure or New Disease? The conference will take place at the John and Frances Angelos Law Center from 10am to 3pm [...]
Posted: April 15th, 2015 under Press Release.
Written By: Brian P. O’Shaughnessy & Brian S. Seal This article appeared in the Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A & Canada), Inc.’s Insight Newsletter – March 31, 2015 On behalf of LES (USA and Canada), Inc., Brian Seal of RatnerPrestia will participate in a panel discussion today, Tuesday March 31, analyzing the U.S. Supreme Court hearing [...]
Washington, D.C. | March 2015 – RatnerPrestia Counsel Brian S. Seal has been selected to speak at Patent Trolls – Patent Settlement Strategy LIVE Webcast on April 27 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (ET). The program will cover The Patent Assertion Entity – An Overview, Facing Patent Trolls and Defense, Patent Wars, Non-Infringement, Effective [...]
Posted: March 27th, 2015 under Press Release.
Brian P. O’Shaughnessy, Shareholder, RatnerPrestia, is an invited speaker at the 2015 National Congress of the Mexican Association of Applied Research and Technology Development (ADIAT). Brian’s presentation will address “Leveraging Intellectual Property for Value.” ADIAT is a non-profit professional organization created in 1989 to promote regional economic growth and social development through enhanced innovation and [...]
Posted: March 17th, 2015 under Press Release.
Wilmington, DE | March 2015 – Rex Donnelly was selected as the Delaware recipient of the 2015 Client Choice Awards for “Intellectual Property – Trademarks.” Winners were announced on February 26 in the Client Choice Guide – International 2015 and the Client Choice Guide – USA & Canada 2015. Donnelly previously received this honor in [...]
Posted: March 1st, 2015 under Press Release.
Valley Forge, PA | February 2015 – Shareholders Jacques L. Etkowicz, Christopher R. Lewis and Kenneth N. Nigon were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the field of Patent Law. This is Nigon’s eighth year for receiving the honor, and Lewis’ second year. Shareholder Benjamin E. [...]
Posted: February 27th, 2015 under Press Release.
Washington, D.C. | February 2015 – Shareholder Brian O’Shaughnessy will lead a panel discussion addressing US legal and legislative developments affecting licensing, with a special focus on likely patent legislation targeting litigation abuse, and the potential for unintended consequences for the innovation economy and society as a whole. The panel is part of the LES [...]
Posted: February 5th, 2015 under Press Release.