Jim Patterson will be part of a panel on making the IP system relevant to inventors and entrepreneurs at the 2015 Texas Global Innovation and Intellectual Property Summit on August 27, 2015.
The USPTO and AIPLA are co-hosting cross-country roadshows on patent quality and AIA trials in late August. Patterson Thuente IP's Brad Pedersen will be part of an afternoon panel on the bar's response to proposed rule changes. (more…)
Patent drafting is as much an art as it is a science. After all, while courts have general rules for interpreting patents — such as the rule that preamble language doesn’t limit a patent’s claims — exceptions exist. And these exceptions can lead to unwelcome results for patentees. Such was the situation in Pacing Technologies, LLC v. Garmin Technologies, Inc. (more…)