Effective Intellectual Property Asset Protection for Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutical Facing Subject Matter Eligibility Challenges in 2016

Broadcast Date: Thursday, March 03, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Consumer Law
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.
Alan Craig Townsley, Ph.D.
William Pagán


About Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, LLP

Birch, Stewart, Kolasch and Birch, LLP (BSKB) is a full service intellectual property law firm, offering services in the areas of patent prosecution, post-grant review, litigation, ITC litigation, opinions and counseling, design patents, trademarks and licensing. Our knowledgeable attorneys and agents hold advanced degrees and are experienced in the fields of chemistry, electronics and IT, mechanical engineering and life sciences/biotechnology.

We believe in offering every client quality, personalized service, and are committed to educating our clients to help them make the most of their intellectual property. BSKB has a rich tradition of offering seminars on intellectual property law that have been attended by practitioners from around the world.

Website: https://www.bskb.com/

About Sughrue Mion PLLC

For over 50 years Sughrue Mion PLLC has protected the universe of ideas by providing strategic counseling to clients in obtaining, maintaining and capitalizing on their intellectual property. When litigation is unavoidable Sughrue’s experienced trial attorneys obtain results that further its clients’ business objectives.  Sughrue lawyers have particular expertise before the International Trade Commission and extensive experience in all matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Federal and state trial courts and the U.S. Courts of Appeal.  A recognized leader in intellectual property law, Sughrue has obtained more U.S. patents for clients than any other firm in the world and is consistently ranked among the top U.S. firms annually for the number of issued U.S. patents and trademarks. 

Website: https://www.sughrue.com/

About Coats & Bennett, PLLC

Established in 1987, Coats + Bennett, PLLC is one of North Carolina’s oldest patent-focused law firms.  Their team of approximately 15 patent attorneys and agents has extensive patent preparation and prosecution experience, particularly in the electrical, mechanical, and software arts across a broad range of technologies and businesses.  Located in North Carolina’s “Research Triangle,” Coats + Bennett is a full service intellectual property law firm, practicing in patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, intellectual property litigation, and Internet and domain name disputes.

Website: https://www.coatsandbennett.com/