Intellectual Property Law: Counseling, Licensing, Litigation & Procurement
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03.26.19 | Apurv Gaurav Pens Article on Impact of PTAB’s Recent Precedential Decisions for IPWatchdog
03.14.19 | Banner Witcoff Named a “Best Performing Law Firm”
03.11.19 | “Changes abound at IP firm Banner Witcoff,” Chicago Lawyer Features the Firm’s New Chicago Office Space
02.26.19 | Banner Witcoff Represents NIKE in Two More IPR Wins Over adidas
02.26.19 | Brad Van Pelt writes article on patent ownership disputes for the Journal of the Patent & Trademark Office Society
02.18.19 | Craig W. Kronenthal comments on the PTAB’s intent to follow the USPTO’s new patent eligibility framework in Law360.
02.15.19 | "First PTAB Reversals Under New Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance" by Aseet Patel and Craig Kronenthal published in IP Watchdog.
02.02.19 | IP Alert: First PTAB Decision Reversing Examiner Under New Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance
01.18.19 | Banner & Witcoff recognized by MIP as a top PTAB Petitioner in 2018
12.19.18 | Banner & Witcoff recognized by Law360 for role in AIPLA amicus brief over finding that federal government qualifies as a “person”
12.05.18 | IP Alert: Helsinn v. Teva at the Supreme Court: Did the America Invents Act Change the On-Sale Bar?
12.05.18 | Banner Witcoff Welcomes New Associates and Technical Specialist in Second Half of 2018
12.03.18 | IP Alert: Allergan v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA: Will the Recognized Commercial Success of Restasis® Demonstrate Non-Obviousness?
11.28.18 | Joseph J. Berghammer comments on renewed attention to real parties-in-interest rules in Law360
11.21.18 | IP Alert: Highlights of Design Law 2018
11.01.18 | Banner & Witcoff receives top ranking for IP and patent litigation, patent law in 2019 Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”
10.18.18 | Banner & Witcoff Welcomes Of Counsel to Washington, D.C.
10.12.18 | Banner & Witcoff recognized as one of the best performing and most active law firms in IPR by Patexia
10.10.18 | IP Alert: New Claim Construction Standard at the PTAB as of November 13, 2018
09.13.18 | Banner & Witcoff represents firm client RTC Industries in four IPR wins against Fasteners for Retail
08.27.18 | IP Alert: Full Panel of Fed. Cir. Clarifies that Even Voluntarily Dismissed Cases Start the Year Time-Bar Clock for Inter Partes Review
08.15.18 | Eight Banner & Witcoff attorneys named to 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America
08.13.18 | IP Alert: Standing to Appeal Comes into Focus
08.02.18 | Banner & Witcoff Welcomes Five New Associates
07.31.18 | Christopher L. McKee writes article on the continued value of the patent owner preliminary response after SAS for Law360
07.30.18 | Banner & Witcoff recognized by Law360 for role in client Comcast's dispute with TiVo
07.09.18 | IP Alert: Patent Wars: Genome Editing
06.29.18 | Banner & Witcoff represents firm client NIKE in two more IPR wins against Skechers
06.11.18 | John R. Hutchins comments on strengths of Banner & Witcoff, move to the firm in Law360
06.01.18 | Banner & Witcoff Welcomes Experienced Litigation Attorney to Washington, D.C. Office
05.31.18 | IP Alert: Can Challengers Now Attack Subject Matter Eligibility in Inter Partes Reviews?
05.31.18 | Banner & Witcoff, attorneys recognized for patent and trademark practice in 2018 edition of Legal 500
05.25.18 | Marc S. Cooperman one of only 30 patent litigation attorneys nationwide recognized in Expert Guides' 2018 Best of the Best USA
05.25.18 | IP Alert: Weak Structural Similarity Augmented by Functional Similarity Suffices for Prima Facie Case of Obviousness
05.24.18 | Banner & Witcoff, 17 attorneys recognized in 2018 MIP IP Stars
05.07.18 | Banner & Witcoff welcomes eight summer associates
05.04.18 | IP Alert: Highlights of Design Day 2018
05.03.18 | Banner & Witcoff receives top rankings in Chambers USA 2018
05.02.18 | IP Alert: Is Functional Similarity Between Compounds Sufficient to Create a Prima Facie Case of Obviousness?
04.30.18 | IP Alert: SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu: Raising the Stakes to an All-Or-Nothing Game at the PTAB
04.27.18 | Justin M. Philpott and Eric A. Zelepugas write article on potential effects of Supreme Court SAS decision for Law360
04.26.18 | IP Alert: Oil States: Patents Are Public Rights, IPRs Are Here to Stay
04.23.18 | Banner & Witcoff introduces MyIPLaw, an online, interactive overview of intellectual property law
04.23.18 | Eight Banner & Witcoff attorneys are named 2018 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
03.26.18 | IP Alert: Which Patent Trial and Appeal Board Trial Decisions Cannot be Appealed?
03.09.18 | IP Alert: When is a Published Patent Application Entitled to an Earlier Date as a Reference?
02.13.18 | Banner & Witcoff recognized by MIP for being a top IPR petition filer in 2017
02.02.18 | IP Alert: The Safe Harbor for Divisional Applications Shrinks
01.29.18 | Twenty-five Banner & Witcoff attorneys named 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
01.09.18 | IP Alert: Can a Potential Infringer Use an IPR to Gain Access to Article III Courts?
11.29.17 | IP Alert: Supreme Court Continues its Analysis of the AIA in SAS v. Matal
11.29.17 | IP Alert: Supreme Court Considers Constitutionality of Inter Partes Review in Oil States
11.27.17 | Banner & Witcoff Welcomes Seven New Associates
11.13.17 | IP Alert: Is a Product-by-Process Limitation a Fig Leaf?
11.06.17 | IP Alert: Is the Safe Harbor for Divisional Applications Shrinking?
11.02.17 | Banner & Witcoff represents firm client NIKE in IPR wins
11.01.17 | Banner & Witcoff receives top ranking for IP and patent litigation, patent law in 2018 Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”
09.20.17 | Scott M. Kelly comments on issues facing the 5-year-old PTAB in Bloomberg Technology
09.20.17 | IP Alert: Clinical Trials: When is the Right Time to File for a Patent?
09.11.17 | Banner & Witcoff is proud to offer the 2018 Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for law students
09.11.17 | Bradley C. Wright comments on Allergan plan to transfer patent rights to Native American tribe in Bloomberg Technology
09.01.17 | IP Alert: Improvement or Selection Inventions: Cannot Assume Obviousness Elements
08.31.17 | Benjamin Koopferstock writes article on recent Federal Circuit decision that addresses key Oil States argument for Law360
08.15.17 | IP Alert: Inter Partes Reviews – Who Can Get the Big Job Done
08.07.17 | Law360 features Banner & Witcoff attorney as "Legal Lion" for work on Honeywell case over patent for air conditioner refrigerant
08.01.17 | Banner & Witcoff recognized by MIP for filing most IPR petitions in first half of 2017
07.24.17 | Banner & Witcoff represents firm client NIKE in IPR win
06.28.17 | Banner & Witcoff leads in IPR petitions in first five months of 2017
06.07.17 | Banner & Witcoff, six attorneys recognized for patent prosecution and litigation in 2017 IAM Patent 1000
06.02.17 | Sixteen Banner & Witcoff attorneys recognized as 2017 MIP IP Stars
05.31.17 | Banner & Witcoff, seven attorneys recognized for patent prosecution in 2017 edition of Legal 500
05.04.17 | IP Alert: Federal Circuit Avoids “Foundational Change in the Theory of the Statutory On-Sale Bar”
03.24.17 | Banner & Witcoff wins final judgment for client Unum Group in Delaware district court
02.27.17 | Binal J. Patel, J. Pieter van Es and Kimberly S. Devine write article on amending claims at the PTAB for Managing Intellectual Property
02.01.17 | Robert H. Resis and Benjamin Koopferstock write article on impact of Supreme Court decision in Cuozzo v. Lee in Landslide
12.12.16 | Banner & Witcoff client NIKE, Inc. goes 8-0 as PTAB rejects all eight of Skechers petitions for inter partes review
11.10.16 | Charles W. Shifley discusses fairness in IPRs in World Intellectual Property Review
11.01.16 | Banner & Witcoff receives top ranking for IP and patent litigation, patent law in 2017 Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”
10.06.16 | IP Alert: Federal Circuit Hears Arguments in Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
10.01.16 | Banner & Witcoff helps launch PTAB Bar Association
06.20.16 | IP Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Decides Cuozzo Speed v. Lee
05.31.16 | Marc S. Cooperman offers insight into a day at the Supreme Court in the Federal Circuit Bar Association Bench & Bar Newsletter
04.25.16 | IP Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Cuozzo Speed Technologies v. Lee
04.15.16 | Robert H. Resis discusses how petitioners can succeed in biotech/pharma IPRs in Part II of a BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal series
04.08.16 | Robert H. Resis discusses how patent owners can succeed in biotech/pharma IPRs in Part I of a BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal series
04.06.16 | Banner & Witcoff Wins Judgment of No Infringement for WMS Gaming and Its Casino Customers
03.29.16 | Christopher L. McKee discusses "disturbing" exercise of discretion by PTAB to not institute IPR in Law360
03.08.16 | District Court Grants Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement in Favor of Firm Client Airlite Plastics Co.
03.08.16 | Banner & Witcoff Represents LES in Move to Voice Concern Over Broadest Reasonable Interpretation Standard in Post-Grant Proceedings
02.17.16 | Banner & Witcoff Client Seagate Technology Wins a Clean Sweep of Four Inter Partes Reviews
11.05.15 | Michael S. Cuviello and Adam J. College discuss the USPTO’s proposed changes to post-grant proceedings in World Intellectual Property Review
10.20.15 | Bradley C. Wright discusses significant Federal Circuit decisions in Law360
09.16.15 | Michael J. Harris joins Federal Circuit Bar Association Global Fellows Series
09.08.15 | IP Alert: USPTO Issues Second Round of AIA Rule Changes
08.27.15 | Law360 highlights firm client LMK Technologies’ recent win at the PTAB
08.27.15 | Michael S. Cuviello discusses proposed changes to the PTAB in World Intellectual Property Review
08.26.15 | Banner & Witcoff client LMK Technologies, LLC defeats pair of “second bite at the apple” IPR petitions
08.24.15 | Managing Intellectual Property includes Banner & Witcoff in analysis of busiest law firms at the PTAB
08.03.15 | Charles W. Shifley discusses the potential impact of inter partes reviews in Chicago Lawyer magazine
06.30.15 | Bradley J. Van Pelt and Brittany M. Martinez discuss preparing for the issue of obviousness in inter partes reviews in Law360
05.15.15 | Robert S. Katz discusses design patent filing considerations using the Hague Agreement in Law360
04.20.15 | Charles W. Shifley discusses significant 2015 Federal Circuit decisions in Law360
04.16.15 | New USPTO Director Michelle Lee joins IPLAC roundtable discussion in Chicago
04.06.15 | H. Wayne Porter details the role of post-grant reviews in challenging patents in the March/April 2015 issue of Landslide magazine
10.24.14 | PTAB Post Office Decision Shows CBM Proceedings Not Limited to Finance Companies
08.18.14 | Christopher L. McKee discusses the importance of the preliminary response in PTAB reviews in Law360
05.13.14 | John P. Iwanicki discusses the USPTO’s new patent eligibility guidelines in Nature Biotechnology
03.13.14 | Christopher L. McKee discusses the Idle Free decision in Law360
03.11.14 | Banner & Witcoff clients Skype Technologies and RTX Telecom win inter partes reexaminations
02.26.14 | Banner & Witcoff client Mentor Graphics achieves rare victory in inter partes review
01.21.14 | Craig W. Kronenthal and H. Wayne Porter discuss ways to challenge patent validity in Today’s General Counsel
12.05.13 | U.S. House of Representatives passes Innovation Act
10.29.13 | America Invents Act authorizes reduction of USPTO fees
03.05.13 | Banner & Witcoff client Mentor Graphics fends off trial under AIA’s new inter partes review proceedings
08.30.12 | IP Law Update: America Invents Act Final Rules Take Effect on September 16, 2012
09.14.11 | Bradley C. Wright discusses patent reform in a Bloomberg/Businessweek article
09.14.11 | Gary D. Fedorochko comments on patent reform in BNA’s Patent, Trademark and Copyright Journal, GenomeWeb, and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
09.08.11 | The America Invents Act and What it Means for the Future of Patent Acquisition and Enforcement
06.24.11 | Patent Reform Bill H.R. 1249 passes through the U.S. House of Representatives
04.28.11 | Gary D. Fedorochko discusses the U.S. Senate’s approval of a patent reform bill in BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal
03.09.11 | Patent Reform Bill S.23 Passes through U.S. Senate
01.18.11 | Matthew P. Becker discusses the prospects for Patent Reform in 2011, in a Chemical & Engineering News article
03.01.10 | Matthew P. Becker discusses Patent Reform in Chicago Lawyer magazine
01.12.08 | Matthew P. Becker discusses patent reform legislation in Chemical & Engineering News