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BSKB has been preparing and prosecuting patent applications for our clients since 1976. Our attorneys have substantial experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications as well as providing validity and infringement opinions, portfolio management and client counseling in the area of chemistry/biotech, electronics/information technology, and mechanical engineering. Our clients include major manufacturers in a variety of industries, research organizations and universities.

Our reputation in this field is directly attributable to the level of skill among our attorneys and patent agents. A number of our attorneys and agents have worked for corporations, research institutes or the government and have been actively involved in all phases of product development. Many are also former examiners at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and have first-hand knowledge of and insight into the procedures and prosecution strategies that help our clients obtain the broadest range of protection efficiently.

BSKB has consistently ranked among the top patent firms in the U.S. for number of patent registrations annually. Our attorneys and agents participate in various domestic and international intellectual property organizations and regularly lecture to groups in the U.S. and abroad. BSKB attorneys and agents are also involved in a number of technical and legal organizations and attend meetings to stay current on the technological and legal advancements in their fields.

 

Attorneys and Professionals

  • Toyohiko Konno

    Toyohiko Konno

    Registered Patent Agent

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  • Hyuk Jung Kwon

    Hyuk Jung Kwon

    Associate

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  • Paul Lewis

    Paul C. Lewis

    Partner

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  • Irene Lin

    Irene (Qing) Lin

    Registered Patent Agent

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    Eric H. Liou

    Associate

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  • LCL

    Laura C. Lutz

    Of Counsel

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  • Christopher McDonald

    Christopher J. McDonald

    Associate

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  • Craig McRobbie

    Craig A. McRobbie

    Partner

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Insights

  • May 20, 2022

    Benchmarking Adaptive Steered Molecular Dynamics (ASMD) on CHARMM Force Fields

    by Hailey R. Bureau, T. Dwight McGee, Stephen Quirk, Rigoberto Hernandez, & Caley Allen | 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

    Responding to Examiner Rejections in Chem/Pharma/Bio Applications

    by Chad M. Rink and Briana Barron | 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.

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