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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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Bilingual Attorneys Help Overseas Clients Overcome Language Barrier, Increase Quality of Patent Applications
In today’s global economy, patent applications often are filed in the United States after they have been filed abroad. With 14 bilingual attorneys and agents fluent in languages including Japanese,…

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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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Patterson + Sheridan Conducts an IP Mining Workshop for an Emerging Company, Which Led to the Company Identifying Key New Patentable Ideas
One of our multi-national diversified clients had invested in an emerging alternative energy company (the “Company”). This client was concerned the Company’s effort developing an IP portfolio was of less…

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International Experience and Technical/Legal Expertise Allows us to Quickly Protect a Client from Infringement Accusations
One of our large multi-national clients approached us when a competitor accused it of selling a device that infringed on the competitor’s Chinese patent. The device was made in Europe…

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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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Filing Amicus Briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court
Lawyers from Patterson + Sheridan have filed amicus briefs on behalf of clients at the Federal Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. In Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Techs.,…

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​Successful Trial Work for Satisfied Clients
Patterson + Sheridan has established a strong track record of performing repeat trial work for satisfied clients. Working in close consultation with our clients, we use strategic motions to maximize…

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Evaluating Portfolios, Assessing Risks
Patterson + Sheridan has extensive experience in helping clients identify and evaluate intellectual property portfolios for possible acquisition. Recognizing the need to move swiftly in the competitive IP marketplace, we…

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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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M&A Due Diligence Saves Company Millions
By identifying potentially problematic third-party patents in the early due diligence stages of an M&A transaction, Patterson + Sheridan helped lower the overall acquisition cost by tens of millions of…

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Cisco Systems, Inc. – Flip Video Camera Design Patents
In 2009, Cisco Systems acquired the technology company that pioneered the original “Flip Video” cameras. Cisco turned to Patterson + Sheridan to protect the ornamental appearance of the point-and-shoot video…

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Autodesk / Avid Technologies Technology Acquisition Due Diligence
When Autodesk, a global leader in 2D and 3D design software, purchased the 3D animation graphics assets of Avid Technologies, a worldwide leader in editing and animation tools for film,…

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Avanex Patent Portfolio Mining and Analysis
When optical networking supplier Avanex (now Oclaro) bought the optical component businesses of Alcatel and Corning in a share deal valued at about $63.5 million, it acquired more than 1,000…

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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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