With a stroke of Governor Jay Nixon’s pen, this week Missouri joined the growing list of states that have enacted laws to curb bad faith assertions of patent infringement.
The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA), signed into law on September 16, 2011, made significant changes to the United States patent system.
Suppose you represent a small company with limited resources and they are sued for some type of intellectual property infringement.
Senniger Powers is participating again this year in the St. Louis Internship Program
On June 2, 2014, the Supreme Court released two highly anticipated decisions in the cases Limelight Networks v. Akamai Tech.
and Nautilus v. BioSig
The 2014 edition of Chambers USA recognizes Senniger Powers LLP as a Band 1 intellectual property firm "with a well-earned reputation for expertise in patent prosecution and IP litigation."
Since the enactment of the America Invents Act, the use of Inter Partes Review (IPR) has steadily gained popularity as a tool for accused infringers to challenge the validity of patents.
It has recently been reported that consumers in China are increasingly interested in purchasing products that are manufactured in the United States.
In recent years, more than ten patent reform bills have been introduced purporting to address, at least in part, patent trolls, including Representative Goodlatte’s Innovation Act and Senator Leahy’s Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013. Though none of these bills has yet become law, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States struck a significant blow in favor of those seeking reform by lowering the bar to impose sanctions on patent holders that bring baseless patent suits.
Jan Hendrickson, Ph.D.
, will be the moderator of two panels at the American Bar Association's 26th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, to be held in April in Arlington VA.
St. Louis Small Business Monthly has named Paul Fleischut
one of the 2014 Top Small Business Lawyers.
Senniger Powers is pleased to announce that Jason H. Conway
has been promoted to partner effective January 2014.