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Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Update: Significant Intellectual Property Decisions for 2016-2017

On July 11th, Matthew Molloy  and John Luken, both of  Dinsmore & Shohl, will discuss recent Supreme Court opinions pertaining to design patent damages (Apple v. Samsung), patent laches (SCA Hygiene v. First Quality Baby Prods), and patent infringement considerations when supplying components abroad (Lifetech v. Promega). Mr. Molloy and Mr. Luken will also discuss Supreme Court cases regarding internationalRead the rest of this page »


Examiner Searching: Looking Through The Looking Glass

On June 13th, Dominic DeMarco of DeMarcoIP will discuss examiner patent searching.  Every single day, nearly 10,000 USPTO examiners do it. Some have the Midas touch and find novelty-destroying prior art on a regular basis. Others struggle to find art enabling them to pursue five-way obviousness rejections.  Clients are paying for these searches – both upfront for the act of searching by theRead the rest of this page »


In re Tam: LIVE AND IN PERSON

On Monday, May 1st, CincyIP will be hosting an exclusive event featuring Simon Tam of The Slants in the courtyard of Arnold’s Bar and Grill in downtown Cincinnati from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM, with a special live acoustic show afterwards starting at 5:15 PM. Ken Germain of Wood Herron & Evans will begin with an introduction to “matter which may disparage…persons…[or]Read the rest of this page »


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