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November 03, 2022
Patterson + Sheridan Receives Recognition from U.S. News “Best Law Firms”
Patterson + Sheridan, LLP is honored to announce that the firm has been recognized in the 13th edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. Patterson +…
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November 03, 2022
New Trial Denied Following $13 Million Verdict
A client that had developed a revolutionary new, web-based point of sale system came to us for help when a much larger company, a cash register manufacturer, developed competing software…
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September 20, 2022
Patterson + Sheridan’s Summer Internship ‘Confirmed My Passion for IP’
Published in Texas Lawyer | Written by Maria Jimenez | September 19, 2022 As I was growing up, I quickly learned the importance of being versatile to accommodate my family’s…
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May 09, 2022
Patterson + Sheridan, LLP Receives 2022 Mansfield Rule Certification
Patterson & Sheridan, LLP is proud to announce that on Thursday, May 5, 2022, Diversity Lab named Patterson & Sheridan, along with 25 midsize law firms as recipients of the…
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November 05, 2021
Congratulations to Jerry Selinger, AIPLA President’s Outstanding Service Award Recipient
Congratulations to Jerry R. Selinger for being honored with the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) President’s Outstanding Service Award at the 2021 annual meeting. The award was in recognition…
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August 23, 2021
Patterson + Sheridan Signs 2021 HBA Gender Fairness Commitment Statement
The Houston Bar Association has garnered signatories from 67 local law firms including Patterson + Sheridan, LLP to revise the HBA’s 2021 Gender Fairness Commitment Statement. The statement was last…
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June 14, 2021
Albright Urged to Triple $13M Verdict in Payment IP Fight
Albright Urged To Triple $13M Verdict In Payment IP Fight By Tiffany Hu Law360 (June 10, 2021, 10:23 PM EDT) — U.S. District Judge Alan D. Albright has been asked…
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June 03, 2021
PATTERSON + SHERIDAN, THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & TECHNOLOGY LAW FIRM, ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER JEFF SPIERS
Jeff Spiers has joined intellectual property and technology law firm Patterson + Sheridan LLP as chief executive officer. He will be located primarily in the Houston office of the firm.…
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June 01, 2021
Patterson + Sheridan Sponsors Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Panel
Patterson + Sheridan, LLP is proud to co-sponsor the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles’s (WLALA) upcoming diversity and inclusion panel held virtually on Thursday, June 10. The panel will…
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May 27, 2021
PATTERSON + SHERIDAN RANKED #18 IN HARRITY ANALYTICS LIST OF TOP PATENT FIRMS OF 2020
PATTERSON + SHERIDAN RANKED #18 IN HARRITY ANALYTICS LIST OF TOP PATENT FIRMS OF 2020 Intellectual property law firm Patterson + Sheridan has been ranked #18 by the Harrity Analytics…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending November 4, 2022
Uniloc 2017 LLC v. Google LLC, No. 2021-1498; (November 4, 2022) (precedential) (3-0); Patent Nos. 6,628,712; 6,952,450; 7,012,960; 8,407,609; 8,949,954; 9,564,952; 6,349,154; 8,194,632; 6,473,114; 6,253,201; and 6,366,908 Key point(s): An…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending October 28, 2022
Trend Micro Inc. v. CUPP Computing AS, No. 2020-2237, 2020-2238, (October 25, 2022) (nonprecedential) Patent Nos. 8,365,272; 9,756,079 Key point(s): An obviousness analysis requires comparing the prior art to the…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending September 30, 2022
PROVISUR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. WEBER, INC., No. 21-1942 (September 27, 2022) (precedential) (3-0); Patent No. 6,997,089 Key point(s): The Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”) requires the PTAB to explicitly address patentability…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending September 16, 2022
Sawstop Holdings LLC. v. Vidal, No. 2021-1537, 2021-2105 (September 14, 2022) (precedential) (3-0); Patent Nos. 9,522,476, 9,927,796 Key point(s): Patent term adjustment under § 154(b)(1)(C) is available only when an…
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Federal Circuit Summary For Week Ending September 9, 2022
Arendi S.A.R.L. v. LG Electronics., No. 2021-1967 (September 7, 2022) (precedential) (3-0); Patent No(s). 7,917,843 Key point(s): A plaintiff cannot circumvent its own failures to comply with local discovery rules…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending September 2, 2022
Best Medical International, Inc., v. Elekta Inc., No. 2021-2099, 2021-2100 (Issued: August 26, 2022, Modified: August 29, 2022); (precedential) (3-0);Patent No. 6,393,096 Key point(s): The Board has jurisdiction in an…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending August 19, 2022
Click-to-Call Technologies LP v. Ingenio, Inc, No. 2022-1016 (August 17, 2022) (unanimous decision, precedential); Patent No. 5,818,836 Key point(s): 35 U.S.C §315 (e)(2) estoppel prevents an IPR petitioner from litigating…
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Federal Circuit Summaries For Week Ending August 5, 2022
Samsung Electronics, et. al. v. Dynamics, Inc., No. 2021-2352 (August 2, 2022) (nonprecedential); Patent No. 8,127,153 Key point(s): • For purposes of a record for appeal, the Board’s analysis is…
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Federal Circuit Summary For Week Ending July 29, 2022
American National v. Sleep Number Corporation, No. 2021-1030 (July 25, 2022) (nonprecedential); Patent No(s). 5,904,172; WO96/13947; 5,044,029 Key point(s): Under a substantial evidence standard, a reasonable fact finder could have…
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Federal Court Decisions

Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending November 4, 2022
Uniloc 2017 LLC v. Google LLC, No. 2021-1498; (November 4, 2022) (precedential) (3-0); Patent Nos. 6,628,712; 6,952,450; 7,012,960; 8,407,609; 8,949,954; 9,564,952; 6,349,154; 8,194,632; 6,473,114; 6,253,201; and 6,366,908 Key point(s): An…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending October 28, 2022
Trend Micro Inc. v. CUPP Computing AS, No. 2020-2237, 2020-2238, (October 25, 2022) (nonprecedential) Patent Nos. 8,365,272; 9,756,079 Key point(s): An obviousness analysis requires comparing the prior art to the…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending September 30, 2022
PROVISUR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. WEBER, INC., No. 21-1942 (September 27, 2022) (precedential) (3-0); Patent No. 6,997,089 Key point(s): The Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”) requires the PTAB to explicitly address patentability…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending September 16, 2022
Sawstop Holdings LLC. v. Vidal, No. 2021-1537, 2021-2105 (September 14, 2022) (precedential) (3-0); Patent Nos. 9,522,476, 9,927,796 Key point(s): Patent term adjustment under § 154(b)(1)(C) is available only when an…
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Federal Circuit Summary For Week Ending September 9, 2022
Arendi S.A.R.L. v. LG Electronics., No. 2021-1967 (September 7, 2022) (precedential) (3-0); Patent No(s). 7,917,843 Key point(s): A plaintiff cannot circumvent its own failures to comply with local discovery rules…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending September 2, 2022
Best Medical International, Inc., v. Elekta Inc., No. 2021-2099, 2021-2100 (Issued: August 26, 2022, Modified: August 29, 2022); (precedential) (3-0);Patent No. 6,393,096 Key point(s): The Board has jurisdiction in an…
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Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending August 19, 2022
Click-to-Call Technologies LP v. Ingenio, Inc, No. 2022-1016 (August 17, 2022) (unanimous decision, precedential); Patent No. 5,818,836 Key point(s): 35 U.S.C §315 (e)(2) estoppel prevents an IPR petitioner from litigating…
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Federal Circuit Summaries For Week Ending August 5, 2022
Samsung Electronics, et. al. v. Dynamics, Inc., No. 2021-2352 (August 2, 2022) (nonprecedential); Patent No. 8,127,153 Key point(s): • For purposes of a record for appeal, the Board’s analysis is…
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Federal Circuit Summary For Week Ending July 29, 2022
American National v. Sleep Number Corporation, No. 2021-1030 (July 25, 2022) (nonprecedential); Patent No(s). 5,904,172; WO96/13947; 5,044,029 Key point(s): Under a substantial evidence standard, a reasonable fact finder could have…
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