Electronics & IT
BSKB’s Electronics and IT Practice Group includes intellectual property attorneys and professionals having extensive expertise and specialized technical knowledge to effectively serve the IP needs of our electronics and IT clients.
Our attorneys’ experience, individually and collectively, includes all aspects of electronics patent and information technology patent law, from drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. and abroad, to licensing, managing intellectual property and portfolios. Our professionals have education and experience in electrical and electronic engineering and computer science. We provide opinions and counseling on issues pertaining to patent infringement and validity. We counsel our clients on other forms of intellectual property, including copyright law, trademark law and trade secrets. We also handle complex patent litigation and arbitration in cases of patent infringement. We also provide services in post-grant patent review, including reexamination and reissue, as an alternative to patent litigation.
Our professionals have technical experience includes: digital signal processing, computer architecture/software, optics, solid state circuitry, video and image systems, telecommunications, power generation, radar, sonar and inertial navigation systems and e-commerce.
Many of our members are former patent examiners, helping us to effectively assist our clients through the patenting process. Contact us today to learn how we can assist with your electronics patent or information technology patent challenges.
Attorneys and Professionals
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.Learn More
February 20, 2017
World Intellectual Property Review
The Halo decision on wilful patent infringement has made it desirable to accumulate evidence of good faith at the time of conduct in order to avoid enhanced damages.Learn More
September 10, 2020
Michael Smith was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article regarding Apple's opposition to the “federal registration of food prep app Prepear’s logo as a trademark, arguing the green pear-with-leaf logo ‘readily calls to mind’ its iconic bite-out-of-an-apple logo.”Learn More
August 31, 2020
Falls Church, Va., August 31, 2020 — Eric H. Liou has joined Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP (BSKB) as an associate in the firm’s Electronics and IT Practice Group.Learn More