Allergan V. Sandoz Emphasizes Importance Of Prosecution History In Construing “Wherein” Clauses

By Dr. Jayashree Mitra and Brian Beck Claim Construction of “Wherein” Clause May Be Contingent On Prosecution History The Federal Circuit’s recent decision in Allergan Sales, LLC v. Sandoz, Inc., No. 2018-2207 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 29, 2019) (“Allergan”) illustrates how arguments made during prosecution with regards to the term “wherein” can turn the tide on invalidity arguments at…

Zuber Lawler Congratulates its Client AAMP on PTAB Victory

Zuber Lawler Congratulates its Client AAMP on PTAB Victory AAMP is the technology leader in aftermarket stereo equipment that allows a driver to control a replacement car stereo using existing controls on a steering wheel.  After settling an action for infringement of two of its patents, the defendant instigated reexamination proceedings, during which the Patent Examiner…

Zuber Lawler Congratulates its Client Redbubble on a Groundbreaking Summary Judgment Victory

Zuber Lawler Congratulates its Client Redbubble on a Groundbreaking Summary Judgment Victory Redbubble is a global online marketplace platform, on which third-party artists upload and sell creative designs on everyday products such as apparel, phone cases, stickers, and the like.  LTTB claimed that some of the listings on Redbubble infringed its “Lettuce Turnip the Beet”…

Congratulations to Martin Greene and Eileen Letts: on Crain’s Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers

Congratulations to Martin Greene & Eileen Letts This list aims to recognize those who are making incredible strides towards causes of both justice and equality.  Through their work, they have improved the legal profession and inspired all generations of diverse lawyers.  Their accomplishments and professional excellence holds a standard in the industry for all who desire to…

Going Public in Canada White Paper

Denied access to many fund-raising avenues, US-based cannabis businesses are going public in Canada to generate the capital that fuels long-term growth. The MGO | ELLO Alliance is on the frontlines of this complicated cross-border transaction, providing assurance, tax and advisory services as cannabis companies navigate obstacles and opportunities on the path to going public.…

USPTO Replaces Broadest Reasonable Claim Construction Standard for IPRs, PGRs, and CBMs

In a final rule published in the Federal Register, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that it is replacing the “broadest reasonable interpretation” standard with the federal court claim construction standard for IPRs, PGRs, and CBMs.  This new claim construction standard is consistent with that articulated in Phillips v. AWH Corp., 415…

Congratulations to Eileen Letts: Recipient of The ABA Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award

Congratulations to Eileen Letts Recipient of The ABA Margaret BrentWomen Lawyers of Achievement Award The purpose of the American Bar Association Margaret Brent Awards is to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of women lawyers from around the country who have achieved professional excellence in their practice areas and paved the way to success for other…