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Examiner Interviews: How Our Collaborative Approach Benefits Clients
At Patterson + Sheridan, building strong professional relationships is just as important as developing solid patent applications — the two go hand in hand. Our unique, long-standing relationships with patent…

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Protecting AI-Based Inventions Despite Recent Legal Hurdles
The next wave in technological advancement Artificial intelligence (AI) is redefining the next technological age. It’s estimated that 38 percent of all businesses are implementing AI in some form, and…

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Strategic Patent Reviews Help an Oilfield Products Company Cut Costs and Streamline Portfolio
It’s not uncommon for a company to have a sizeable patent portfolio but not have an in-house intellectual property attorney. This was the case for one international oilfield products company…

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3 Ways Patterson + Sheridan Helps a Fortune 50 Tech Company Develop the Highest Quality Patents
When clients turn to Patterson + Sheridan, our attorneys go “all in” to deliver the highest quality strategic counseling and most thorough patent applications. Sometimes that means flying across the…

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Resolving a Reissue Standoff: Proving Patent Eligibility in the Face of the ‘Abstract Idea’ Argument
The owner of a 3D printing company found himself in a bind when applying for a reissue of the patent central to his business. Originally filed a decade earlier before…

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3 Reasons In-person Client Meetings Produce Stronger Patent Applications
The key to developing a strong patent application? Understanding an invention from the inside out. Our secret weapon to truly understanding a new invention? Complimentary in-person client input meetings. Over…

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Using Subject-Matter Eligibility as a Sword and Shield When Protecting Clients’ IP
Patent law is constantly evolving, due in large part to subject-matter eligibility. The latest Supreme Court decision on this subject, known as the “Alice” case (Alice Corp v CLS Bank),…

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Patterson + Sheridan Speeds Time to Market for Fortune 100 Client’s New Polymer
During product research, one of our Fortune 100 technology clients created a new polymer with durable qualities. This meant the new polymer would be highly valuable across a wide range…

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Technical Knowledge, Team Approach Key in Managing Complex Patent Portfolio Transactions
In today’s deal-driven technology sector, a transaction’s value rests heavily in a target’s active patent portfolio. Often, the portfolio is the competitive edge the acquiring company is after in the first…

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​Strategic Approach Enables Client to Dramatically Increase Annual Patent Filings
Our clients’ patent filing expectations change each year. Sometimes, they can change dramatically in response to product releases, mergers, acquisitions and the like. Recently, a client drastically increased its annual…

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Closely Partnering with our Client Leads to Multiple Patent Applications and Earlier Filing Dates
One of our clients, a Fortune 500 equipment manufacturing company, regularly conducts engineering design review sessions that include Patterson + Sheridan attorneys. The client includes us in these sessions to…

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Drafting and Filing Five Patent Applications in Five Days
One of our large Fortune 500 clients came to us with a unique problem — a new product was shipping in a week and not a single patent had been…

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Pushing Back to Patent Critical MEMS Technology
Even the most well-executed patent applications can be rejected based on the perspective of the examiner who processes them. In this case, our high-profile MEMS client received a rejection from…

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Virtual Patent Counsel for Small Motor Leader
Long before fluid dynamic bearings became the popular motor for hard drives, Patterson + Sheridan began working with a client with aims to enter the small motor technology industry. We…

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Virtual Patent Counsel for Disk-Drive Technology Company
At its peak, the disk drive industry had more than 50 companies, including major players such as IBM, Samsung, Hitachi, Toshiba and others. Today, however, only three firms remain. We…

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U.S. Patent Applications for Foreign Clients and Law Firms
Non-U.S. IP firms and clients want their patent applications filed in the U.S. for a competitive fee and without the monthly billing that so often accompanies U.S. practice. Under a…

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Innovations Protected by Patterson Sheridan

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2019-11-07
MATERIAL DEPOSITION ARRANGEMENT, VACUUM DEPOSITION SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREFOR
2019-0338412
2019-11-07
METHOD FOR MAXIMIZING POWER EFFICIENCY IN MEMORY INTERFACE BLOCK
2019-0341120
2019-11-21
BUOYANT SYSTEM FOR INSTALLING A CASING STRING
2019-0352995
2019-11-28
HYPERVISOR AGNOSTIC CLOUD MOBILITY ACROSS VIRTUAL INFRASTRUCTURES
2019-0361734
2019-11-28
MOBILITY PASSPORT FOR CROSS-DATACENTER MIGRATIONS OF VIRTUAL COMPUTING INSTANCES
2019-0361727
2019-11-28
VIRTUAL INFRASTRUCTURE PLATFORM MOBILITY
2019-0361750
2019-11-28
METHODS TO RESTRICT NETWORK FILE ACCESS IN GUEST VIRTUAL MACHINES USING IN-GUEST AGENTS
2019-0364047
2019-11-07
LIVE MIGRATION OF VIRTUAL MACHINES ACROSS HETEROGENEOUS VIRTUAL MACHINE MANAGEMENT DOMAINS
2019-0340003
2019-11-28
LIVE MIGRATION OF A VIRTUALIZED COMPUTE ACCELERATOR WORKLOAD
2019-0361724
2019-11-07
LOG-STRUCTURED STORAGE DEVICE FORMAT
2019-0340157
2019-11-07
CONTROL SYSTEM FOR MODULAR MULTILEVEL CONVERTER
2019-0338753
2019-11-21
ELECTRICAL ISOLATION MOUNTING OF ELECTRICAL MACHINE STATOR
2019-0356191
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