Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP’s Litigation Department has been named The Recorder’s Litigation Department of the Year for Intellectual Property. Knobbe Martens was one of only two firms honored by the newspaper for their Intellectual Property litigation departments this year. In selecting Knobbe Martens as a winner, the editors considered the degree of difficulty, dollar value and importance of each matter to the client, the depth and breadth of the practice, and the use of innovative approaches.
Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP, one of the nation’s leading intellectual property law firms, announced today that it achieved a complete defense victory of summary judgment of non-infringement for its client BreezyPrint in a patent lawsuit brought by PrinterOn.
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP has once again been named among the top intellectual property law firms in the nation, ranking in the patent and trademark categories of Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) magazine’s 2015 “IP Stars” survey.
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, one of the nation’s leading intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that San Diego partners Ben Anger, Fred Berretta and Kimberly Miller, Ph.D., have been selected by The San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) to its Best of the Bar 2015 list.
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, one of the nation’s leading intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that partner Amy Chun has been selected by International Law Office (ILO) as the exclusive winner of their “Client Choice A
Jonathan Losk has joined Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, as a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. His practice focuses in the medical device, electronics, communications and computing industries, helping clients develop strategic patent portfolios.
On February 5, the Federal Circuit issued its first decision on an appeal of a final written decision of an Inter Partes Review (“IPR”). The decision addressed two outstanding questions of interest to IPR proceedings. First, the Federal Circuit held that the “broadest reasonable interpretation” standard for claim construction is appropriate in IPRs. Second, the Federal Circuit held that decisions to institute IPRs are not reviewable on appeal.
In December 2012, Congress passed the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act, which authorizes the United States to become a member of the Hague Agreement for the Registration of Industrial Designs (i.e., design patents). Today, the U.S. took the final step to become a member of the Hague Agreement. The membership will become effective on May 13, 2015.