BSKB’s intellectual property attorneys write articles on important and timely topics in intellectual property law across a variety of industries. You’ll find the latest articles and industry insights here.
November 16, 2022
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
BSKB would like to congratulate The RV Factory for successfully petitioning to cancel US Registration No. 5252621. The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has granted the Petition of Cancellation on November 16, 2022, Cancellation No. 92068961.
October 11, 2022
World IP Review
Dr. Hailey Bureau was recently published in World IP Review’s latest digital edition of World IP Review.
July 1, 2022
BSKB's Hailey R. Bureau, Ph.D., was quoted in an article for Bloomberg Law regarding recent rulings by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit regarding strict enforcement of certain Patent Act provisions. These rulings regarding Section 112(a), a written description requirement and an enablement standard, have created a high burden for Applicants in the life science industry to overcome.
June 21, 2022
BSKB Partner Michael T. Smith was quoted recently in an article regarding Kim Kardashian's new skin care line, "SKKN by Kim".
May 20, 2022
Chemistry Europe: European Chemical Societies Publishing
BSKB’s Hailey Bureau, Ph.D., co-authored a research article entitled “Benchmarking Adaptive Steered Molecular Dynamics (ASMD) on CHARMM Force Fields”. Although prepared during her time in graduate school, the paper has now been published on May 20, 2022 in ChemPhysChem.
April 29, 2022
Patent Law Institute
BSKB’s Chad Rink recently co-lectured with Briana Barron during the 2022 Patent Law Institute (PLI) virtual meeting. Their topic was “Responding to Examiner Rejections in Chem/Pharma/Bio Applications.” Chad and Briana discussed recent court decisions covering written description, obviousness, and inequitable conduct.
April 26, 2022
The effects of the ‘skinny label’ decision are being felt across pharma. MaryAnne Armstrong of Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch revisits GSK v Teva.
April 13, 2022
Bloomberg Law Podcast
In this week's Bloomberg Law Podcast, BSKB’s Leonard Svensson is featured discussing how “Impossible Foods is testing a tastes-like-meat patent in court.”
January 5, 2022
Patent applications: Kite raises the game
Hailey Bureau, Ph.D. (Associate) and Olayinka Oladele (Law Clerk from Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law) recently co-authored and article for WIPR regarding the Federal Circuit's recent "added complexities to the drafting of patent applications for antibody inventions" as a result of the cases Amgen v Sanofi (2021) and Juno Therapeutics v Kite Pharma (2021).
September 30, 2021
Eugene Perez weighs in on the “Restoring America Invents Act”, proposed by Senators Leahy (D-VT) and Cornyn (R-TX), in an article from IPWatchdog, Inc
September 27, 2021
WIPR Patents Live
WIPR Patents Live hosted BSKB Attorneys David Bilodeau (Partner) and Brad Fritz (Associate) in a Q&A with Tom Phillips regarding Rain Computing v. Samsung.
September 16, 2021
MaryAnne Armstrong, PhD, offers her perspective on the "impact of the America Invents Act" during the bill's 10 year anniversary in an article from IPWatchdog, Inc.
July 7, 2021
MaryAnne Armstrong discusses whether the same tests for non-obviousness of biotech patents will be applied to pharma inventions developed using AI.
June 22, 2021
Partner, Eugene T. Perez was recently quoted in an article by IPWatchdog regarding this week's U.S. Supreme Court patent decision in United States v. Arthrex, Inc. Et Al.
June 17, 2021
MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph. D., sits down with LSIPR to discuss artificial intelligence's impact on IP industry relating to life sciences and pharmaceuticals.
April 16, 2021
Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
Substitute/Cultivated Meat Technology: A Deep-Dive Patent Landscape Analysis by Leonard R. Svensson, Esq.
March 26, 2021
December 1, 2020
Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP is pleased to announce that David A. Bilodeau has been included in this Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
November 22, 2020
Printed publications: an evolving doctrine
While the PTAB’s decision in Hulu provides some guidance for post-grant proceedings, there is still no bright-line rule as to what constitutes a “printed publication”. Eugene Perez of Birch Stewart Kolasch Birch examines current case rulings.
November 1, 2020
BSKB ASSISTS CLIENT IN SUCCESSFUL IPR CHALLENGES TO BIOPHARMACEUTICAL PATENTS FOR TREATING POMPE DISEASE
BSKB assists client in successful IPR Challenges to Biopharmaceutical Patents for Treating Pompe Disease