Patent Law News + Insights

Strategic insights and updates on US patent prosecution and global patent portfolio development, for proactive patent professionals and savvy technology executives.

How to Strengthen Your Patent Portfolio Against “Preemptive Strike” IPR Challenges

October 26, 2017

When the America Invents Act (AIA) came into force in 2012 and 2013, it introduced a new USPTO procedure called inter partes review (IPR). This procedure basically allows anyone to preemptively challenge an issued patent before the United States...

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How to Avoid Your Own Patents and Applications as Prior Art Under the America Invents Act (AIA)

October 19, 2017

Most patent attorneys are now very familiar with the changes in US patent law that were created by the America Invents Act (AIA), which was passed in 2011 and took effect in 2012 and 2013. In fact, those of us who practiced under pre-AIA law...

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7 Business Best Practices for Protecting Intellectual Property

October 12, 2017

We frequently work with tech companies who need to protect confidential and proprietary information about their technology. If you’re in the same boat, then it’s critical for you to protect your business interests by implementing meaningful data...

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Introducing Paralegal Diane Taylor!

October 11, 2017

Henry Patent Law Firm is growing! I’m pleased to announce that Diane Taylor joined our firm in September 2017 as our first full-time paralegal. She comes to us from Ericsson’s United States headquarters, where she served as a senior patent...

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Human Resources and Intellectual Property: How to Implement Confidentiality Policies

October 05, 2017

This is Part Two of a two-part blog series on the role your human resources department can play in implementing your company’s IP policy. Read Part One here.

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