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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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May 24, 2021
Welcome our 2021 Summer Associates
Patterson + Sheridan LLP is pleased to announce our 2021 Summer Associates. This will be the firm’s largest summer associate group in its 25 year tenure. We are welcoming 16…
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May 21, 2021
Patterson + Sheridan wins jury verdict in W.D. Tex., Waco Division
Congratulations to the Patterson + Sheridan litigation group who secured a jury verdict of willful patent infringement related to point-of-sale system technologies. CloudofChange filed suit against NCR Corporation in August…
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May 21, 2021
Texas Jury Says NCR Corp. Owes At Least $13M In Patent Suit
Texas Jury Says NCR Corp. Owes At Least $13M In Patent Suit By Andrew Karpan Law360 (May 21, 2021, 5:15 PM EDT) — A Western District of Texas jury found…
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May 04, 2021
PATTERSON + SHERIDAN, IP & TECHNOLOGY LAW FIRM, PROMOTES ABEL REYNA IN WACO AND SEPP ZANGENEH IN SAN DIEGO TO PARTNER
Intellectual property and technology law firm Patterson + Sheridan LLP has announced the promotion of Abel Reyna in the Waco office and Sepp Zangeneh in the San Diego office to…
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6/19/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending June 19, 2020
Paltalk Holdings, Inc. v. Riot Games, Inc., Case Nos. 2019-2035, -2036, -2037, -2038, (June 16, 2020), (Non-Precedential), Patent Nos. 5,822,523; and 6,226,686 Key Point: The Federal Circuit may affirm a…
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3/20/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending March 20, 2020
Hafco Foundry And Machine Co. v. GMS Mine Repair , No. 2018-1904 (March 16, 2020) (precedential)(3-0 (1 concurring in part and dissenting in part)); Design Patent No. D681,684 Key point(s):…
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4/10/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending April 10, 2020
ProMOS Technologies, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. , No. 2019-1343, 2019-1344 (April 6, 2020) (nonprecedential); Patent No. 6,069,507 Key point(s): In Phillips, the Court cautioned against construing claims by…
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4/17/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending April 17, 2020
In Re Gopalan, No. 2019-2070 (April 13, 2020) (nonprecedential); Patent Application Serial No. 13/926,096 Key point(s): Claims focused on using mathematical algorithms to analyze information are directed to an abstract…
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5/8/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending May 8, 2020
Uber Technologies, Inc. v. X One, Inc., No. 2019-1164 (May 5, 2020) (precedential) (3-0); Patent No. 8,798,593 Key point(s): If there are a finite number of identified, predictable solutions, a…
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5/15/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending May 15, 2020
Huawei Technologies Co., LTD., v. Iancu, No. 2019-1493 (May 14, 2020) (nonprecedential); Patent No. 8,369,278 Key point(s): Increasing efficiency is legally sufficient to determining motivation to combine prior art references…
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5/22/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending May 22, 2020
Odyssey Logistics and Technology Corporation v. Iancu, No. 2019-1066, (May 22, 2020) (precedential) (3-0) ; Patent Application Nos. 11/005,678 and 11/465,603 Key point: Procedural actions by the PTO can be…
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3/13/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending March 13, 2020
Personalized Media Communications LLC v. Apple Inc., Case No. 2018-1936 (March 13, 2020) (precedential) (3-0); Patent No. 8,191,091 Key point(s): Even where prosecution history statements do not rise to the…
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4/3/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending April 3, 2020
Enerpol, LLC v. Schlumberger Technology Corp., Nos. 2019-1079, 2019-1120 (March 31, 2020) (non-precedential); Patent No. 6,949,491 Key point(s): A term is construed as a single phrase in claim construction if…
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2/25/20
Federal Circuit Summary For Week Ending February 28, 2020
Collabo Innovations, Inc. v. Sony Corp., Nos. 2019-1152 and 2019-1154 (February 25, 2020) (nonprecedential); Patent No. 7,023,034 Key point(s): Arguments are waived on appeal when not timely raised before the…
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Federal Court Decisions

6/19/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending June 19, 2020
Paltalk Holdings, Inc. v. Riot Games, Inc., Case Nos. 2019-2035, -2036, -2037, -2038, (June 16, 2020), (Non-Precedential), Patent Nos. 5,822,523; and 6,226,686 Key Point: The Federal Circuit may affirm a…
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3/20/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending March 20, 2020
Hafco Foundry And Machine Co. v. GMS Mine Repair , No. 2018-1904 (March 16, 2020) (precedential)(3-0 (1 concurring in part and dissenting in part)); Design Patent No. D681,684 Key point(s):…
Read More

4/10/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending April 10, 2020
ProMOS Technologies, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. , No. 2019-1343, 2019-1344 (April 6, 2020) (nonprecedential); Patent No. 6,069,507 Key point(s): In Phillips, the Court cautioned against construing claims by…
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4/17/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending April 17, 2020
In Re Gopalan, No. 2019-2070 (April 13, 2020) (nonprecedential); Patent Application Serial No. 13/926,096 Key point(s): Claims focused on using mathematical algorithms to analyze information are directed to an abstract…
Read More

5/8/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending May 8, 2020
Uber Technologies, Inc. v. X One, Inc., No. 2019-1164 (May 5, 2020) (precedential) (3-0); Patent No. 8,798,593 Key point(s): If there are a finite number of identified, predictable solutions, a…
Read More

5/15/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending May 15, 2020
Huawei Technologies Co., LTD., v. Iancu, No. 2019-1493 (May 14, 2020) (nonprecedential); Patent No. 8,369,278 Key point(s): Increasing efficiency is legally sufficient to determining motivation to combine prior art references…
Read More

5/22/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending May 22, 2020
Odyssey Logistics and Technology Corporation v. Iancu, No. 2019-1066, (May 22, 2020) (precedential) (3-0) ; Patent Application Nos. 11/005,678 and 11/465,603 Key point: Procedural actions by the PTO can be…
Read More

3/13/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending March 13, 2020
Personalized Media Communications LLC v. Apple Inc., Case No. 2018-1936 (March 13, 2020) (precedential) (3-0); Patent No. 8,191,091 Key point(s): Even where prosecution history statements do not rise to the…
Read More

4/3/20
Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending April 3, 2020
Enerpol, LLC v. Schlumberger Technology Corp., Nos. 2019-1079, 2019-1120 (March 31, 2020) (non-precedential); Patent No. 6,949,491 Key point(s): A term is construed as a single phrase in claim construction if…
Read More

2/25/20
Federal Circuit Summary For Week Ending February 28, 2020
Collabo Innovations, Inc. v. Sony Corp., Nos. 2019-1152 and 2019-1154 (February 25, 2020) (nonprecedential); Patent No. 7,023,034 Key point(s): Arguments are waived on appeal when not timely raised before the…
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