Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP has been named to the National Law Journal's 2013 Intellectual Property Hot List, which recognizes 20 top firms that have demonstrated “creative, formidable talent in litigation, patent prosecution and deal-making.”
April 11 (Bloomberg) -- More than a quarter of all jobs in the U.S. are with companies that rely on patents, copyrights and trademarks to protect products from competition and promote investment, the Commerce Department said.
Any attempts to decrease the value of patents could be extremely harmful to the U.S. economy, Qualcomm's top legal adviser cautioned this week.
Natural Alternatives International Inc. (Nasdaq: NAII), a maker of nutritional supplements, said it settled patent-infringement cases against BPI Sports LLC and Image Sports LLC.
Intellectual property attorney Laurie Axford has rejoined Gordon & Rees LLP as a partner and will be a resident in the firm's newly opened office in Carlsbad.
The biggest legislative change to the U.S. patent system in more than 50 years is about to become a reality.
Spotify, the European music-streaming service that started in the United States two weeks ago, is already getting a taste of the U.S. legal system.
TRENTON, N.J. -- Used to be, if you wanted a knockoff handbag or fake fragrance, Lower Manhattan's Canal Street was a mecca.
SEATTLE -- Competition among smart phone makers is heating up at retail, in advertising and, increasingly, in the courtroom as handset and software makers wield patent lawsuits to protect their turf and slow down their rivals.
With increased trade and closer relations between Taiwan and the China, patent applicants in Taiwan, as of Nov. 22, 2010, can now claim priority to an earlier-filed Chinese patent application and vice versa. Claiming priority enables a later-filed application to be treated as if it was filed on the same date as the earlier application.
The new Republican majority in the House of Representatives likely wonít have any affect on patent reform legislation, San Diego intellectual property attorneys say.
Despite an increase in legal remedies, cybersquatters and other online infringers continue to proliferate, according to local legal analysts.
Upon entering Andrew Skale's office, a visitor is just as likely to be treated to a magic trick as to receive legal advice.
The recently convened 112th U.S. Congress is expected to address a topic this year that has concerned business leaders for some time: patent reform legislation.
As intellectual property rights become increasingly important around the globe, Ned Israelsen, IP attorney and managing partner of Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear's San Diego office, is poised to provide expert guidance to emerging companies in the San Diego region and beyond.
Juanita Brooks has been called brilliant, engaging and highly valued.
San Diego patent attorney Dan Chambers said he basically works for entrepreneurs.
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