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Find A Premier Intellectual Property Lawyer

Premier Intellectual Property Lawyers: your portal to the nation’s leading IP attorneys and practice area news

Intellectual property law deals with the rules for securing and enforcing legal rights to inventions, designs, and artistic works. The purpose of these laws is to give an incentive for people to develop creative works that benefit society, by ensuring they can profit from their works without fear of misappropriation by others.

Each year Premier Intellectual Property Lawyers (PIPL) researches and recommends leading IP lawyers across the United States who specialize in trademark, copyright and patent advice and litigation.  PIPL lists only one attorney and firm in each city and inclusion to the guide is by invitation only.

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SAS Affects Use Of Disclaimer To Obtain Motion To Dismiss

In IPR2018-00673, Paper No. 27, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) refused to grant patent owner Wi-Lan’s motion to dismiss despite its disclaimer of the only claims for which the Board had found petitioner LG as having a reasonable likelihood of success. LG filed an IPR petition seeking to invalidate claims 1-4 and 6-9 of U.S. Patent No. 9,497,743 [...]

A Closer Look At Tesla’s Open-Source Patent Pledge

In 2014, Elon Musk announced that he was “open-sourcing” Tesla’s patents. He argued that doing so would allow the electric vehicle market to grow more rapidly. While Musk’s original announcement was short on details, the company has since provided additional information regarding the use of Tesla’s patents in its Patent Pledge. Echoing language from Musk’s announcement, the Patent Pledge states [...]

If you have created or obtained the rights to something unique, one of our listed intellectual property attorney’s can help you protect your interests. Additionally, if someone has accused you of infringement and you want legal counsel to help you fight back. Contact one of our recommended lawyers today.