Partner Brent Babcock, Chair of the USPTO Trials and Post-Grant Proceedings Group, was quoted in a "New Rules May Please PTAB's Critics" published in The Recorder. The USPTO is proposing some tweaks to its post-grant trial procedures and this article discusses the potential impact on practitioners and patent owners.
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, consistently ranked among the top intellectual property law firms worldwide, has been named the nation’s 2015 “Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year” by Lawyer Monthly magazine.
The 2015 Lawyer Monthly “Legal Awards” recognize lawyers and law firms that have a proven track record of delivering results for their clients over the past 12 months. Winners are carefully chosen to include a wide range of practice areas and skills that are essential to the success of a law firm or legal department.
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, one of the leading intellectual property law firms in the United States, is pleased to announce that thirteen attorneys including: Maria Anderson, Frederick Berretta, Joseph Cianfrani, Ned Israelsen, Steve Nataupsky, Joseph Re, Joseph Reisman, Art Rose, Melanie Seelig, John Sganga, Mauricio Uribe, Karen Vogel Weil and Boris Zelkind have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, John Sganga was recognized as “Lawyer of the Year – OC” for patent litigation.
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, one of the nation’s leading intellectual property law firms, announced today that its pro bono work on behalf of leading international anti-trafficking organization the Tronie Foundation will be recognized this month on CNN’s World Business Today.
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, is pleased to announce that The Recorder has recognized partners Salima Merani, Ph.D. and Kimberly Miller, Ph.D. as 2015 “Women Leaders in Tech Law”. Dr. Merani and Dr. Miller were among 60 California lawyers selected. Honorees were selected by editors of The Recorder based on their recent accomplishments and their demonstrated ability to lead.
Trademark Partner, Catherine Holland, was quoted on July 31, 2015, in a World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) article discussing the registry managing the .sucks domain and their potential ability to rely on its “aggressive” marketing and handing out of branded condoms to help it get trademark protection for the suffix.
Partner Bill Shreve was interviewed on July 30, 2015, in an Inside Counsel feature covering the success story of Knobbe Martens client Glaukos Corporation and how the guidance of intellectual property attorneys greatly contributed to the company’s growth.