News

Learn about BSKB's speaking engagements, recognitions, and other firm news below.

January 31, 2017
BSKB Partners Gerald Murphy and Craig McRobbie to Present at 2017 PLI Patent Law Institute

January 27, 2017
Partner Eugene Perez Publishes Post Grant Article in AIPPI Japan Journal

January 25, 2017
Law360 Quotes Partner Charles Gorenstein on Potential Impact of Federal Hiring Freeze on USPTO

January 23, 2017
BSKB Ranks in Top Five Firms for Number of Design Patents Issued in 2016

January 12, 2017
BSKB BioMarin Case Listed as a Top AIA-Related Decision of 2016 by Law360

January 4, 2017
BSKB Announces Elevation of Lynde Herzbach and Chad Wells to Partnership

December 19, 2016
BSKB Announces 2017 Intellectual Property Seminar Schedule

November 9, 2016
Partner Robert Kenney Quoted in Law360 Regarding Possible Impact of Trump Presidency on IP Law

November 1, 2016
BSKB Honored by Best Lawyers® as a 2017 "Best Law Firm"

October 17, 2016
BSKB to Host Japan Intellectual Property Association's F8 Course

October 4, 2016
Marc Weiner to Speak at George Mason University

October 1, 2016
BSKB Continues Successful Representation of Petitioner Before PTAB and CAFC

September 8, 2016
BSKB and WIPR to Present Webinar on Obviousness in PTAB Trials for Chem/Pharma/Bio Patents

August 19, 2016
Partner James M. Slattery Honored by Best Lawyers for 2017

July 22, 2016
Robert Kenney Quoted in BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal on Trademark Issues at the 2016 Olympic Games

July 20, 2016
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., to Speak at 2016 AIPPI World Congress in Milan

July 20, 2016
BSKB Recognized by Legal 500 U.S. for 2016

July 5, 2016
Andrew Meikle to Speak at FICPI's 16th Open Forum in St. Petersburg

June 29, 2016
Patents 4 Patients Establishes a Fast-Track Review for Cancer Treatment-Related Patents

June 14, 2016
Genzyme Therapeutic Products v. BioMarin Pharmaceutical – CAFC Affirms PTAB Decision Invalidating Claims in Two BioPharma Patents

June 6, 2016
BSKB Recognized by IAM Patent 1000 for 2016

June 1, 2016
BSKB Attorneys Recognized as IP Stars by Managing IP for 2016

May 23, 2016
BSKB Partners MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. and Robert Kenney Recognized as WIPR Leaders

April 26, 2016
In Memoriam - Raymond C. Stewart (1936-2016)

April 18, 2016
BSKB and WIPR Present Webinar Entitled "Disparaging Marks: The Redskins, The Slants and the USPTO"

April 8, 2016
USPTO Releases "Amendments to the Rules of Practice for Trials Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board"

March 22, 2016
BSKB Ranked in Top Ten Firms for Number of Utility Patents, Design Patents and Trademarks in 2015

March 10, 2016
Law360 Quotes Partner Charles Gorenstein on Recent Patent Agent Privilege Decision

February 12, 2016
BSKB Co-Sponsors Howard University Law School's 13th Annual IP Law Seminar - Gerald Murphy to Speak

February 10, 2016
Partner Eugene Perez to Speak at Webinar on Preparing for Changes to AIA Post Grant

February 9, 2016
Managing IP 2016 U.S. Patent Forum in Washington, D.C. - Eugene Perez to Moderate Panel

February 4, 2016
James M. Slattery Wins Summary Judgment in ‘THE DRIFTERS’ Trademark Case

February 3, 2016
Partner MaryAnne Armstrong to Speak at Upcoming Webinar Discussing the Patent Eligibility of Biotechnology Inventions

January 27, 2016
Gerald Murphy and Lynde Herzbach to Speak on Inter Partes Review in Light of Cuozzo at Upcoming Complimentary Webinar

2015 News

December 22, 2015
Partner Marc Weiner to Discuss Changes to Post Grant Proceedings at Upcoming Webinar

December 16, 2015
BSKB Partners Gerald Murphy and Craig McRobbie to Present at 2016 PLI Patent Law Institute

November 2, 2015
BSKB Honored as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report

October 22, 2015
BSKB Presents Seminar in Japan with Regimbeau and JPAA

October 21, 2015
BSKB Partners with Regimbeau and JPAA to Present Seminar for Newly Admitted Japanese Attorneys

October 19, 2015
Partners Marc Weiner and Eugene Perez to Lecture to INFOPAT in Tokyo

August 31, 2015
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., Named a Life Science Star for 2015 by LMG Life Sciences

August 27, 2015
Partner Eugene Perez Publishes Article in AIPPI Japan Journal

August 17, 2015
Partner James Slattery Honored by Best Lawyers® for 2016

August 6, 2015
Partner Robert Kenney Quoted on Redskins Appeal in Bloomberg BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal®

August 3, 2015
Partner Robert Kenney Recognized by Who's Who Legal 2015

July 23, 2015
Partner MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. Quoted in Life Sciences IP Review on CAFC Amgen v. Sandoz Decision

July 22, 2015
Partner Eugene Perez to Speak at Webinar on Post-Grant Patent Opposition in Europe and the U.S.

July 17, 2015
Robert Kenney Quoted on Redskins Trademark Decision in Bloomberg BNA's Patent, Trademark and Copyright Journal®

July 10, 2015
BSKB Attorneys Recognized by Legal 500 U.S. for 2015

July 9, 2015
Partner Robert Kenney Quoted on Redskins Decision in Washington Business Journal

May 27, 2015
Managing IP Recognizes BSKB Partners as IP Stars for 2015

May 4, 2015
The Hague Agreement - Effective May 13, 2015

April 15, 2015
BSKB Ranked as Top Three Patent Firm in 2015 by IP Today

April 3, 2015
BSKB to Host Webinars on Post Grant Proceedings - Register Today!

March 24, 2015
Partners Marc Weiner, D. Richard Anderson and MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. to Lecture to AIPPI in Japan

March 24, 2015
Partners Marc Weiner and Eugene Perez to Give Lecture to INFOPAT in Japan

March 6, 2015
BSKB Represents Petitioner in IPR Invalidation of Claims of BioPharma Patents

March 5, 2015
BSKB Partner Gerald Murphy to Speak at 2015 PLI Patent Law Institute

February 18, 2015
BSKB Sponsors 2015 Managing IP U.S. Patent Forum

January 1, 2015
Partner James Slattery Selected as Best Lawyer for 2015

2014 News

October 24, 2014
BSKB Partners Named IP Stars for 2014 by Managing IP

October 23, 2014
BSKB Partner Robert J. Kenney to Speak at U.S. Trademark Seminar at Norwegian Industrial Property Office Seminar

October 21, 2014
Law360 Article Features Advice from BSKB Partners James M. Slattery and John W. Bailey

October 15, 2014
Partners Leonard Svensson and MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. to Present at FICPI Forum

October 14, 2014
Partner James M. Slattery to Speak at the International Judicial Academy

October 6, 2014
Partner Mark Weiner to Speak to INFOPAT in Japan

October 6, 2014
BSKB Partners with Regimbeau and JPAA to Present Seminar for Newly Admitted Japanese Attorneys

October 6, 2014
BSKB Presents Seminar in Japan with Regimbeau and JPAA

September 18, 2014
BSKB Partners with Regimbeau and UBIC to Present IP Litigation Seminar in Japan

September 18, 2014
Marcus Luepke Joins BSKB

August 21, 2014
BSKB Partners Gerald Murphy and Leonard Svensson to Speak at 2015 PLI Patent Law Institute

July 7, 2014
Robert J. Kenney Quoted in Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet

June 30, 2014
Robert J. Kenney Quoted in Bloomberg BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal

April 30, 2014
BSKB Partner Eugene T. Perez to Speak at 2014 PLI Patent Law Institute

April 2, 2014
BSKB Partners to Speak at Seminar Hosted by UBIC Patent Partners in Tokyo, Japan

March 20, 2014
BSKB Partner Eugene T. Perez to Speak at the MIP U.S. Patent Forum in Washington, D.C.

February 27, 2014
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. Elected as Member of Editorial Board of Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review

February 27, 2014
Robert J. Kenney Quoted in WIPR on Accusation Against Facebook for "Trademark Bullying"

January 28, 2014
WIPR Quotes MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. on Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Scientific Research v. Cochlear Corp. Decision

January 3, 2014
Intellectual Property Watch Quotes Michael K. Mutter on the Case of Alice Corp. v. CLS

2013 News

December 11, 2013
BSKB Mentioned in Law360 Article Regarding the Case Bluestone Innovations, LLC v. LG Electronics, Inc.

November 01, 2013
BSKB Named Among "Best Law Firms" by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report

October 29, 2013
Partner James Slattery Selected as Best Lawyer in Washington, DC and Baltimore for 2014

October 23, 2013
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., Named in Top 250 Women in IP for 2013

October 16, 2013
LSIPR Quotes Robert J. Kenney on Federal Circuit Decision Regarding "Prevail" Trademark

October 9, 2013
Charles Gorenstein Quoted in IP Watch Article on Impact of U.S. Government Shutdown

October 9, 2013
World Intellectual Property Review Quotes Robert J. Kenney on Government Shutdown Effect on the ITC

September 25, 2013
BSKB & Regimbeau Partner to Offer Patent Seminar in China

August 20, 2013
BSKB Partners to Speak at 2014 PLI Patent Law Institute

August 15, 2013
Robert J. Kenney Quoted on Webb Trademark Case in World Intellectual Property Review

August 13, 2013
CAFC Reverses USPTO Ruling on Leo Pharma Patent

August 13, 2013
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., Named a Life Science Star for 2013 by LMG Life Sciences

June 11, 2013
Robert J. Kenney Quoted in World Intellectual Property Review on ITC Clears Netflix of Rovi Patent Infringement

June 5, 2013
Charles Gorenstein Quoted in E Commerce Times on President Obama’s Comments on Patent Trolls

June 1, 2013
BSKB Attorneys Named "IP Stars" by Managing IP

May 21, 2013
Andrew Meikle Presents on AIA Strategies at FICPI ABC Meeting

May 20, 2013
BSKB Ranked in Top 20 Trademark Firms for 2013

May 7, 2013
Robert Kenney Quoted in ABC News Online Regarding Justin Bieber Lawsuit

May 2, 2013
Binli Guan Leads Table Topic at 2013 INTA Annual Meeting

April 24, 2013
Leonard Svensson Speaks at PLI's 2013 Prior Art, Obvious and America Invents Act Seminar

March 27, 2013
BSKB's Robert J. Kenney Quoted in Westlaw Journal on Amazon Case

March 27, 2013
BSKB Ranked as Number Three Patent Firm in 2013 by IP Today

March 15, 2013
USPTO Hosts Public Forum to Discuss Final Rules and Guidance for the First-Inventor-to-File, Micro Entity, and Patent Fee Setting Provisions

March 7, 2013
BSKB Named Among American Lawyer Media's 2013 "Go-To" Law Firms

February 27, 2013
BSKB Ranked in Managing IP's 2013 Leading Patent Firms Survey

February 27, 2013
BSKB Named a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News & World Report

February 25, 2013
Greg Hsu and Binli Guan to Lecture in Taiwan Regarding U.S. IP Law

February 21, 2013
Marc Weiner and Eugene Perez Speak on New AIA Rules to INFOPAT Group in Japan

February 13, 2013
USPTO Publishes Final Rules Regarding First-Inventor-to-File

January 22, 2013
Partner James Slattery Selected as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer™ in Intellectual Property

January 18, 2013
USPTO Releases Final Rule for New Fees Based on AIA

January 16, 2013
Andrew Meikle to Attend FICPI EXCO Meeting in Cartagena, Colombia

January 10, 2013
World Trademark Review Blog Featuring Robert J. Kenney on Recent Supreme Court Nike Decision

January 9, 2013
Law360 Quotes BSKB's Robert Kenney in Supreme Court Nike Ruling Article

January 8, 2013
Partner James Slattery Selected as Best Lawyer in Washington, DC and Baltimore for 2013

January 4, 2013
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., Elected Chair of Chemistry & the Law Division of the American Chemical Society

January 3, 2013
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., to Speak at Spring 2013 American Chemical Society National Meeting

2012 News

November 13, 2012
James Slattery Listed in Virginia's Top Rated Lawyers™ for 2013

October 23, 2012
BSKB Partners Paul C. Lewis and Craig A. McRobbie to Lecture on AIA at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office

October 17, 2012
BSKB Partners Marc S. Weiner and MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., Present Post Grant Patent Proceedings Lecture to JPAA

September 19, 2012
Gerald Murphy & Leonard Svensson to Speak at PLI's 2013 Patent Law Institute

September 18, 2012
Leonard Svensson to Speak at San Diego Center for Systems Biology IP Workshop

September 11, 2012
BSKB's San Diego Office Hosts AIA Briefing

September 10, 2012
Marc Weiner to Lecture on AIA Before the Austrian Patent Attorneys Chamber in Vienna, Austria

August 27, 2012
James Slattery and Binli Guan to Speak at China Trademark Annual Meeting

August 24, 2012
Michael Cammarata Featured in Watermark's Patentology Blog

August 7, 2012
BSKB Partners Marc S. Weiner and MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., to Present Lectures to JPAA Regarding Post Grant Patent Proceedings

July 1, 2012
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., Named a Life Science Star by LMG Life Sciences 2012

June 22, 2012
Partner Robert J. Kenney Quoted in Managing Trade Marks Article on Louis Vuitton v. Warner Bros Case

June 13, 2012
Partner Robert J. Kenney Quoted in Law 360 and BNA Electronic Commerce and Law Report on New Generic Top-Level Domain Names

May 24, 2012
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D., Presents at the 3rd China International Pharma, Biotech and Chemical Intellectual Property Forum

May 24, 2012
Leonard Svensson to Speak at PLI Seminar on the Impact of the American Invents Act on Prior Art and Obviousness

May 22, 2012
BSKB Ranked Among Top Trademark Firms for 2012

April 26, 2012
BSKB Partner James Slattery Speaks to Delegation of Brazilian Judges at International Judicial Academy

April 18, 2012
BSKB Partners to Speak on U.S. Patent Law Changes to INFOPAT Group in Japan

April 10, 2012
Greg Cheng-Kang Hsu to Lecture on AIA in Taiwan

April 1, 2012
Dr. MaryAnne Armstrong Speaks at American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting

March 28, 2012
BSKB Ranked Among Top Patent Firms for 2012

March 26, 2012
Founding Partner Joseph Kolasch to Lecture at FICPI Patent Drafting Training Course

March 15, 2012
Partner Charles Gorenstein Quoted in IP360 Article on Yahoo v. Facebook Case

March 14, 2012
BSKB Expands Litigation and Trademark Practices with Addition of Michael T. Smith

February 9, 2012
USPTO Proposes Consolidated Rules for Practice Before Patent Trial and Appeal Board

February 8, 2012
USPTO Releases Proposed Fee Schedule and Supporting Documents

January 25, 2012
USPTO Proposes New Rules Regarding Supplemental Examination and Revisions to Reexamination Fees

January 5, 2012
USPTO Proposes New Rules Regarding Certain Provisions of Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

2011 News

December 28, 2011
BSKB Partners to Share Their Expertise at 2012 PLI Seminars

December 13, 2011
Robert J. Kenney to Present on Social Media and Trademarks at Global IP Convention 2012

November 30, 2011
BSKB 2012 Advanced Patent & Licensing Seminar Dates Announced

November 29, 2011
David Kappos to Present at BSKB-Sponsored Public Policy Forum

November 23, 2011
BSKB Represents Respondents in Bosch Suit Before the ITC

November 18, 2011
Robert J. Kenney Quoted in Washington Business Journal Regarding Copyright Violation

November 14, 2011
Common Citation Document to Reduce Need for IDS Filings

November 4, 2011
James Slattery Selected as Best Lawyer in Baltimore and Washington, DC for 2012

October 25, 2011
BSKB 2012 Seminar Dates Announced

October 14, 2011
Leonard Svensson to Moderate BIOCOM Workshop Featuring Commissioner of Patents Bob Stoll

September 15, 2011
BSKB Conducts U.S. Trademark Bootcamp in Los Angeles

September 14, 2011
BSKB Partners to Present Lectures in Tokyo on U.S. Patent Law Changes

September 8, 2011
U.S. Patent Reform Bill Very Near Enactment

September 1, 2011
Robert J. Kenney Named in Top 25 Trademark Attorney Rankings

September 1, 2011
Robert J. Kenney to Attend MARQUES Conference

August 24, 2011
Michael K. Mutter Speaks at IIPRD Software Symposium in India

August 1, 2011
Susan Brady Blasco Speaks at INTA Trademark Administrators Conference

July 25, 2011
BSKB Sponsors Ipendo User Forum

July 13, 2011
IP Watchdog Interviews Craig A. McRobbie on PPH

June 08, 2011
Leonard R. Svensson to Speak on Prior Art & Obviousness for PLI

April 22, 2011
Federal Circuit: Reissue Applications Can Add Narrower Patent Claims

April 18, 2011
CAFC Reverses USPTO Anti-Patentee Reissue Policy In Re Tanaka

April 15, 2011
Patents Can Be Reissued To Narrow Claims: Fed. Circ.

March 27, 2011
Patent Reform in the House. Demagoguing of First to File?

March 21, 2011
BSKB Offers SPS Scholarships to Law Students

March 21, 2011
BSKB Ranked in Top Three U.S. Patent Firms

March 1, 2011
USPTO's Kristi Sawert, Ph.D., to Lecture at BSKB on New 112 2nd Guidelines

February 16, 2011
Registration Open for 2011 Summer Patent Seminar

January 24, 2011
20th Annual U.S. Trademark Practice Seminar Now Accepting Registrations

January 10, 2011
BSKB Partners to Co-Chair and Lecture at PLI Seminars

2010 News