Articles

BSKB's intellectual property attorneys write articles on important and timely topics in intellectual property law across a variety of industries. You'll find the latest articles available here.

November 15, 2017
Written Description: A State of Uncertainty, World Intellectual Property Review, John W. Bailey and John H. Heithaus

March 7, 2017
Could Trump Rewind the Transfer of the IANA Function?, World Trademark Review, Robert J. Kenney

February 20, 2017
Exposure to Enhanced Damages After Halo, World Intellectual Property Review, Michael K. Muter and Shawn A. Hamidinia, Ph.D.

2016 Articles

2015 Articles

November 25, 2015
Getting The Last Word In PTAB Trials, Law360, Gerald M. Murphy, Jr. and Lynde F. Herzbach

September/October 2015
Post Therasense: Why Supplemental Examination is Less Attractive, WIPR, Eugene T. Perez and Chad M. Rink

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

September 29, 2015
Supplementing the Record in PTAB Trials by Filing Supplemental Information, Bloomberg BNA's Patent, Trademark, & Copyright Journal, Gerald M. Murphy, Jr. and Lynde F. Herzbach

August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

July 31, 2015
July 31, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

July 21, 2015
CAFC Decides Limelight Remand from U.S. Supreme Court, IP Frontline, MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.

July 10, 2015
In re Cuozzo and the Broadest Reasonable Interpretation Standard – Should the Ability to Amend Be Relevant or Is It a Convenient Excuse?, Gerald M. Murphy, Jr. and Lynde F. Herzbach

June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

June 2015
Method Patents: Questions of Diagnosis, LSIPR, MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.

May/June 2015
New Claim Construction in IPR and PGR, WIPR, Eugene T. Perez

May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

March 5, 2015
March 5, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

February 19, 2015
February 19, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

February 5, 2015
February 5, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

January 1, 2015
January 1, 2015 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

2014 Articles

October 24, 2014
Aereo Bid To Avoid Injunction Gets Poor Reception, Law360, Robert J. Kenney

August 8, 2014
First PGR filed: LaRose Indus. v. Choon’s Design (PGR2014-00008), PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

June 20, 2014
Double Patenting: Expiry Dates Hold The Key, LSIPR, MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.

June 3, 2014
A Close Look At High Court Decision In Limelight V. Akamai, Law360, MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.

May 25, 2014
Comparing Notes: Procedures at the USPTO, EPO, and JPO, WIPR, Eugene T. Perez and Brian Cannon

May 23, 2014
Understanding and Prosecution Strategies for Complying with the USPTO Myriad Guidance, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

May 16, 2014
Is It Time For A Patch To Be Applied To The AIA?, Law360, Charles Gorenstein

April 28, 2014
April 24, 2014 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

March 31, 2014
Myriad v Ambry: the BRCA battle continues, LSIPR, MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.

March 18, 2014
March 13, 2014 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

February 24, 2014
February 13, 2014 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

January 29, 2014
January 23, 2014 PTAB Trial Statistics, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

January 17, 2014
"Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank: How Will the Supreme Court Decide?", BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

January 10, 2014
Supreme Court Grants Cert in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

January 10, 2014
Taking a Deposition in an IPR and PGR, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

2013 Articles

December 3, 2013
Trial Statistics from the Patent Trial & Appeal Board, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

September/October, 2013
Options Open: Third Party Proceedings Under the AIA, WIPR, Eugene T. Perez

August 16, 2013
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez and Utsav Gupta

August 13, 2013
Some Early Statistics For Supplemental Examination, Law360, Eugene T. Perez

July 1, 2013
Strategies for Attacking a U.S. Patent or Application: A Summary of Existing and the New AIA Proceedings, JPAA Patent Magazine, Eugene T. Perez and MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.

June 2013
Prior User Rights, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez and Utsav Gupta

June 5, 2013
Comments on Administration Proposals for Addressing Patent Troll Litigation, Charles Gorenstein

June 2013
Contagious Claims: Infectious Estoppel Under Rule 42, Intellectual Property Today, Michael R. Cammarata and Naphtali Matlis

May/June 2013
Out of Reach: Covenant Not To Sue Moots Subject Matter Jurisdiction, WIPR, Robert J. Kenney

May 24, 2013
Lighting Ballast v. Philips Electronics: What Is the Proper Claim Construction Standard for CAFC Review?, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez and Utsav Gupta

April 30, 2013
Inter Partes Review and Limited Discovery: Garmin v. Cuozzo, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez and Gerald M. Murphy, Jr.

April 25, 2013
Basics of an Inter Partes Review Petition, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Eugene T. Perez

April 19, 2013
First AIA Review Hearing Held at USPTO, BSKB's PostGrantProceedings.com, Charles Gorenstein

April 2013
Who's First? New Rules on Filing Patents, Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review, MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.

March/April 2013
Flo Healthcare v. Kappos: Time for the Federal Circuit to Show its Hand, World Intellectual Property Review, Eugene T. Perez

March 25, 2013
Should You Use A Patent Practitioner Or Litigator For IPR?, Law360, Gerald M. Murphy, Jr.

March 2013
The Duty of Disclosure in the Post-Therasense Landscape, Pharmaceutical Patent Analyst, MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.

February 5, 2013
Twitter Terms of Service Do Not Provide “Others” with Affirmative Defense to Copyright Infringement, Inside Counsel, Michael T. Smith

January 22, 2013
Descriptive Trademarks Offer Narrow Scope of Protection, Inside Counsel, Michael T. Smith

January 8, 2013
Consumer Reviews May be Protected by Anti-SLAPP Laws, Inside Counsel, Michael T. Smith

January 2, 2013
Industry Insiders Make Patent Wishes for 2013, IP Watchdog featuring Charles Gorenstein

2012 Articles

December 25, 2012
Having Facebook Fans Doesn’t Count as Business Expectancy, Inside Counsel, Michael T. Smith

December 11, 2012
America Invents Act Provides Patent Marking Relief, Inside Counsel, Michael T. Smith

December 5, 2012
How Supreme Court Should Rule In Yums V. Nike, Law360, Robert J. Kenney

November 27, 2012
Effective Terms of Use Agreements, Inside Counsel, Michael T. Smith

September/October 2012
Hard Target: Who's in Charge in Post-Grant Proceedings?, World Intellectual Property Review, Eugene T. Perez and Kelly E. Rose

August 17, 2012
Starting An AIA Post-Grant Proceeding, Law360, MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., Eugene T. Perez and Kelly E. Rose

August 2012
Aligning Trademark Strategy to Meet the Challenges of the Internet and Social Media, Recent Trends in Trademark Protection, Robert J. Kenney

June 2012
Is There Life for Medical Diagnostic Patents After Prometheus?, Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review 2012, MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.

May 31, 2012
Q&A With Birch Stewart's MaryAnne Armstrong, Law 360

May 11, 2012
Case Study: In Re Youman, Law 360, Gerald M. Murphy, Jr.

March/April 2012
Quanta Exhaustion and its Effect on Licensing, World Intellectual Property Review, Michael K. Mutter

April 26, 2012
Inventorship and Ownership Considerations and Pitfalls with Collaborative Research, American Chemical Society, Medicinal Chemistry Letters, MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. and Gerald M. Murphy, Jr.

March 27, 2012
Prometheus - What are We to Make of All This?, IP Watchdog, Charles Gorenstein

February 27, 2012
Compact Prosecution in the USPTO is Anything But Compact, IP Watchdog, Charles Gorenstein

February 2012
Trademark Owners Face Fresh Battles in the U.S., World Intellectual Property Review e-Digest 2012, Robert J. Kenney & Katherine M. Peden

January 25, 2012
The Many Possible Ways to Modify a Granted U.S. Patent: Ex Parte & Inter Partes Reexamination, Reissue, Disclaimer, Certificate of Correction and the New America Invents Act Proceedings, Eugene T. Perez

January 2, 2012
Industry Insiders Make Patent Wishes for 2012, IP Watchdog featuring Charles Gorenstein

2011 Articles

2010 Articles