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
February 16, 2023
Amgen v. Sanofi – When Functional Language in Patents Malfunctions
How High Court Amgen Case Could Alter Patent Enablement
December 29, 2022
Key Topics in IP for 2023
Eugene Perez is quoted in IPWatchdog discussing key issues to watch in 2023
November 16, 2022
Overview of AI Application and Related Issues
May 7, 2018
“A Discussion of Artificial Intelligence and its Applications in IP”
September 21, 2017
Recognicorp v. Nintendo
March 13, 2017
Applications of a Natural Discovery May be Patent Eligible: Rapid Litigation Management Ltd. v. CellzDirect, Inc.
August 27, 2020
USPTO Fees Update
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 sponsors WIPR – World IP Review Influential Women in IP Project
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.