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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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PTAB Designates Precedential Decision Relating To Infringer’s Civil Action Barring IPR

The PTAB designated as precedential a January 2019 panel decision relating to the bar on instituting an IPR under 35 U.S.C. § 315(a)(1) when the petitioner previously filed a civil action challenging the validity of the patent. See Cisco Systems, Inc. v. Chrimar Systems, Inc, IPR2018-01511, Paper 11 (PTAB Jan. 31, 2019). In this decision, the PTAB addressed the § [...]

Eleventh Circuit Finds Difference Of Opinion Not Enough For An FCA Claim

Today’s case doesn’t involve prescription drugs or medical devices. But it is a circuit court opinion that we thought warranted bringing to the attention of our readers who deal with False Claims Act (“FCA”) claims. We’ve discussed FCA claims as an “awkward vehicle” in pharmaceutical cases here and we hold true to that belief. But, as we all know qui [...]

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.