Design patent protection plays an important role in a company’s intellectual property portfolio, and can be extremely valuable, despite lower procurement and maintenance costs. Design patents also offer additional damages remedies not available for utility patents. BSKB excels in developing strategies to protect your designs and has a long track record of obtaining and enforcing design patent rights. In fact, BSKB has consistently ranked among the top five law firms for number of design patents obtained annually.
Attorneys and Professionals
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.
August 27, 2020
Effective October 2, 2020, many USPTO fees will increase including application filing, RCE, appeal and issue fees. Therefore, to save costs, with one exception, you may consider filing any items with fee increases prior to October 2, 2020. The exception relates to the payment of the Issue Fee. Any issue Fee having a mailing date prior to October 2, 2020, will have the lower Issue Fee printed on the Notice of Allowance (even if the Issue Fee is paid after October 2, 2020).
November 1, 2019
BSKB is a proud sponsor of the World IP Review Influential Women in IP Project. The initiative will place a positive spotlight on the development and progress that women have made in creating, protecting and securing IP, as well as supporting and enabling women to move forward in their respective industries. Partner MaryAnne Armstrong and Hailey Bureau will represent BSKB at the project’s opening event. Read more here.