News

The following have appeared recently in the press concerning the activities and achievements of our members.

Protection of Biotechnological Inventions in Argentina” from GOLD-BERKENWALD, www.goberal.com.ar

Divisional Applications at the European Patent Office” by Marc Wilkinson, HLBBshaw

Canon tests patent exhaustion doctrine” by Yoshinari Kishimoto, Sughrue Mion, PLLC (PDF; 2.1 MB)

Association of Patent Law Firms Launches The Patent Lawyer� – Quarterly Magazine to Showcase Association, Member Firms. Press Release, May 11, 2004.

The Patent Lawyer, Issue 4 available on-line here! [Large PDF File]

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Knorr-Bremse Systeme Fuer Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH v. Dana Corporation, Haldex Brake Products Corporation, And Haldex Brake Products AB, No. 01-1357 (en banc), Brief For The Association Of Patent Law Firms As Amicus Curiae (submitted by Philip T. Petti, Steven C. Schroer, G. Paul Edgell, Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery) [PDF 100k]

ACTV v. Disney: Industry Standards Organization “Requests for Comments” Not As Reliable As Dictionaries And Treatises by James P. Muraff, Esq., Wallenstein Wagner & Rockey, Ltd.; Joseph T. Bernstein, Esq., Wallenstein Wagner & Rockey, Ltd.; and Arthur Yuan, Student, John Marshall Law School

Top-10 Most Common Intellectual Property Rights Mistakes During Venture Capital Due Diligence” by Dennis Fernandez, Fernandez & Associates LLP

Festo Corp. v. Shoketsu Inzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co. Ltd. a/k/a/ SMC – BRIEF FOR THE ASSOCIATION OF PATENT LAW FIRMS AS AMICUS CURIAE (PDF; 35K)

Using ADR to Resolve Intellectual Property Licensing Disputes” by Frank L. Bernstein, Menlo Park, CA office of Sughrue Mion, PLLC

Keith V. Rockey IP Litigation Group Merges With Wallenstein and Wagner (Jul/03)

Biotechnology Tool Patent Owners Breathe Sigh of Relief

APLF letter to IP Worldwide in response to an article predicting doom and gloom for IP firms.

APLF Statement On USPTO Strategic Plan And Fee Proposal (PDF; 96K)

Maximizing Patent Protection

Quickturn Scores Major Legal Victories Against Mentor Graphics Corporation And Its French Subsidiary Meta Systems

“Managing Your Intellectual Property In The Year 2000″

“Patent Law Firms Join Together To Form National Association”

“Legal Politics”

“It’s Just About Money”

“The Advantages of Using a Patent Litigation Specialist v. a General Trial Attorney in Patent and Trade Secret Litigation”

“In the Bar Associations”