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
September 27, 2021
Q&A with David Bilodeau and Brad Fritz: Rain Computing v. Samsung
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.
December 1, 2020
David A. Bilodeau named to Best Lawyers® list
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.
May 10, 2023
Discussion of 35 U.S.C. § 103 Rejections and “Known Technique” Rationale
March 8, 2023
Duty of Disclosure and Duty of Reasonable Inquiry
February 22, 2023
Pushing Back against Obviousness Rejections Unsupported by Evidence and Lacking Reasoned Explanations: A discussion of In re Google LLC.
February 8, 2023
LKQ CORP, KEYSTONE V. GM GLOBAL No. 2021-2348 (Fed. Cir. 2023)
June 6, 2023
USPTO DOCX Announcement
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has delayed the implementation of the non-DOCX filing surcharge until January 17, 2024. In addition, the option to upload a backup PDF version with the DOCX filing of the application has been extended until further notice.
February 27, 2023
The electronic patent grant will be the official statutory patent grant effective April 18, 2023.