Jim Patterson and Brad Pedersen were named to the 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers® listing for intellectual property. Sarah Stensland was recognized on the Rising Stars® listing for intellectual property litigation.
We are proud to announce that Brad Pedersen has been listed as one of just 50 go-to US attorneys for post grant proceedings. Brad appears in the prestigious IAM Patent 1000 publication, published by Globe Business Media Group of London, as one of the country’s leading patent service providers. IAM is acknowledged within the industry as the leading IP business media platform.
In the Oil States decision handed down today, Justice Thomas authored the 7-2 majority decision affirming the constitutionality of IPR proceedings over challenges based on Article III separation of powers and the 7th Amendment Right to Trial by Jury. Depending upon which camp you are in, this will be seen as either generally favorable (petitioners) or generally unfavorable (patent owners).
Patterson Thuente IP is pleased to announce that our attorneys have been named to the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Congratulations to the following attorneys: James H. Patterson, Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Patent Law Brad D. Pedersen, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law
Brad Pedersen will be discussing inter partes review with David Kappos in this webinar hosted by Gene Quinn of IPWatchdog. In addition to taking questions from the audience, they will discuss: (1) Whether there really is an inherent bias at the PTAB; and (2) Patentee estoppel – what is it and how can it be used by challengers to put patent owners at an even more serious disadvantage. Register here!
Former Director of the USPTO, David Kappos, gave an excellent review of Patents After the AIA, a patent law treatise co-authored by Patterson Thuente IP partner Brad Pedersen. The review was published by IP Watchdog. Read it here.
Patterson Thuente IP and Puget Bioventures were successful at the Federal Circuit with a unique case involving a patent that expired during a PTAB appeal. On January 14, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated an inter partes re-examination decision, upholding some of the claims and affirming validity of other claims in Puget’s patent on knee replacement technology.
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