Briefs

MVS Briefs June 2020

  • A New Look for MVS
  • Alert: PTAB Precedential Opinion Regarding IPRs written by  Gregory Lars Gunnerson
  • Force Majeure and Other Potential Relief in the Wake of COVID-19 written by  Christine Lebron-Dykeman
  • Swimming Upstream in a Pandemic: Protecting Your IP Assets written by  Patricia A. Sweeney
  • Protecting Patent Assets and Innovation During Challenging Times with COVID-19 written by  Jill N. Link, Pharm.D.
  • PTAB Rules Artificial Intelligence Not an Inventor written by  Gregory Lars Gunnerson
  • We’ve Been and We’ll Be! Find out where our attorneys are speaking, what events they’re attending, and what events they have attended recently!
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MVS Briefs March 2020

  • Horizon Incorporates the Inherent Limitations, written by Oliver P. Couture, Ph.D.
  • Options for Online Patent Enforcement – Amazon, written by Luke T. Mohrhauser
  • Graffiti as Visual Art: Court Upholds $6.75 Million Whitewashing Judgement, written by Nicholas J. Krob
  • The New U.S. – China Trade Agreement and Intellectual Property, written by Kirk M. Hartung
  • MVS Preparedness and Response to COVID-19, written by Heidi S. Nebel
  • We’ve Been and We’ll Be! Find out where our attorneys are speaking, what events they’re attending, and what events they have attended recently!
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MVS Briefs December 2019

  • Celebrating 150 Years – The Legacy of Arabella Mansfield, written by Heidi S. Nebel
  • Recent Developments in the “Motivation to Combine” Analysis, written by Sarah M. Luth
  • Changes in Canada Trademark Law, Written by Mark D. Hansing
  • Lessons From Precedential Federal Circuit Decisions: Proof an Invention is not Obvious, Written by Patricia A. Sweeney
  • We’ve Been and We’ll Be! Find out where our attorneys are speaking, what events they’re attending, and what events they have attended recently!”
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MVS Briefs September 2019

  • Beyond Intellectual Property – What is the Value of Your Business?, Written by Mark D. Hansing
  • IP Legal Considerations for Live Streaming, Written by Brandon W. Clark
  • Recent News in IP, Written by Jonathan L. Kennedy
  • We’ve Been and We’ll Be, Find out what events and conferences our attorneys attended, and what events they will attend in the future!
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MVS Briefs June 2019

  • Name Protection for Hemp (and Other Plant Varieties), Written by Christine Lebron-Dykeman 
  • Movement of Cannabis-Related Patents in the Legal Industry: First Cases to Undergo Review, Written by Tina Yin Sowatzke, Pharm.D.
  • New Legislation Aimed at Subject Matter, Written by Oliver P. Couture, Ph.D.
  • In a Hurry? Try Prioritized Examination, Written by Michael C. Gilchrist
  • Possible Action on Reversing Recent Denial of Software, Business, and Medical Inventions as “Ineligible” for U.S. Patents, Written by Mark D. Hansing
  • Big Changes Ahead for Plant Variety Protection (PVP), Written by Heidi S. Nebel
  • We’ve Been and We’ll Be! Find out where our attorneys are speaking, what events they’re attending, and what events they have attended recently!
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MVS Briefs March 2019

  • How Many Patents Are Enough for a Product?, Written by Xiaohong Liu, Ph.D.
  • Protecting Creativity & Inventiveness by Artificial Intelligence, Written by Kirk M. Hartung
  • Big Mac Blunder: McDonald’s Loses European Trademark Rights for Famous Burger, Written by Nicholas J. Krob
  • MVS Obtains Juristat Software, Written by Heidi S. Nebel
  • We’ve Been and We’ll Be, Find out what events and conferences our attorneys attended, and what events they will attend in the future!
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MVS Briefs December 2018

  • The Rollercoaster Ride of Gene Editing, Written by Oliver P. Couture, Ph.D.
  • Light at the End of the Tunnel? Expanding Concepts of what is Patentable Subject Matter, Written by Patricia A. Sweeney
  • Can Competitors Use Your Trademarks in their Web Pages or as AdWords to drive Business to their Web Pages?, Written by Mark D. Hansing
  • Jonathan L. Kennedy Joins the Membership at MVS
  • Get to Know Your IP Team: Jill N. Link, Pharm.D. featured!

  • We’ve Been and We’ll Be, Find out what events and conferences our attorneys attended, and what events they will attend in the future!
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MVS Briefs September 2018

  • Post Grant Review and Inter Partes Review at a Glance, Written by R. Scott Johnson
  • National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard Rules: Ties to Patent Protection and Gene Editing, Written by Cassie J. Edgar
  • U.S. and China Trade War and IP Protection, Written by Xiaohong Liu, Ph.D.
  • Supreme Court to Decide Whether “Secret Sales” Are Prior Art, Written by Michael C. Gilchrist
  • Regulation of Gene Edited Plants by the EPO, Written by Heidi S. Nebel
  • Get to Know Your IP Team: Kirk M. Hartung featured!
  • We’ve Been and We’ll Be, Find out where our attorneys are speaking, what events they’re attending, and what events they have attended recently!
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MVS Briefs June 2018

  • Is Your Invention Disclosure Document Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?, Written by Jill N. Link, Pharm.D.
  • Music Copyright Reform Continues to Gain Momentum, Written by Brandon W. Clark
  • Inter Partes Review Proceedings (IPRS) Survive First Constitutional Challenge, But Court Opinion Opens Door to Further Challenges, Written by Jonathan L. Kennedy
  • Heidi S. Nebel Selected for National Plant Variety Protection Board
  • A Commentary on Women in the Profession and MVS, Written by Heidi S. Nebel
  • We’re There, Find out where our attorneys are speaking and what events they’re attending!
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