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Special Feature by AIPF Patent Committee

Presenting an in-depth look into divisional practice in the
United States, Europe, Australia, Canada, Mexico, and Colombia.

During the course of our intellectual property practice, clients often ask how divisional patent applications can be used strategically to provide protection for an entire concept, and thus defer the cost of patenting multiple inventions. Clients also look to filing divisional patent applications in order to maintain the pendency of an application. Mature clients with an eye to the global market often have sophisticated patent portfolios, with patent applications...


2019 Annual Meeting

The IP Firm’s Workspace 3.0: The Future is Now

Sept. 22-24, 2019 | Embassy Suites | Alexandria, VA, USA

Early registration rates available through August 14!

The 2019 Annual Meeting will focus on practical techniques to address ongoing changes in IP law, technology, price constraints from clients, in addition to timely legal issues.

The meeting will feature Laura Peter, Deputy Director of the USPTO, as its keynote speaker, as well as an interactive afternoon workshop, “Managing Your Modern IP Practice,” that will address unique boutique practice issues such as alternative work arrangements, latest trends in office space, and managing millennials.



Litigation Lending: What is it and Practical Tips for Lawyers

June 27, 2019 | 4:00PM ET

Third-Party Litigation funding used to be a dirty word, but it’s advancement in countries such as Australia have shown the world what a successful litigation funding regime can provide to clients and lawyers alike.

Join Alex Wieck and Ken Philp as they:

  • Provide insight into the development of Australia's advanced litigation funding model;
  • Discuss the ethical pitfalls of the litigation funding model; and
  • Provide practical tips for lawyers to address such pitfalls when serving clients backed by litigation funders.




FB Rice         

Congratulates Joanne Martin

FB Rice congratulates Joanne Martin for being recognized by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) in the IP STARS Top 250 Women in IP 2019.

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Hernandez Marti Abogados

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Published Book on Trademark Infringement Damages

Cristina Hernandez-Marti Perez has published a book on trademark infringement damages and the conditions to claim for damages, entitled “La determinación de los daños y perjuicios en materia de marcas.” This work focuses on topics such as damage quantification and legitimacy to exercise an action for damages.

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USPTO Trademark Registration Expends the Geographic Reach of a Brand’s Protection

iPelton Blog

June 14, 2019

Erik M. Pelton

The Smart Race to Construction of a
Sustainable Identity

Antequera Parilli & Rodríguez

Antequera Parilli & Rodriguez Blog

April 9, 2019

Ricardo Alberto Antequera H.

Federal Courts Not Bound by USPTO § 101 Guidance

BoMc’s Patent Counseling Blog

June 11, 2019

Alexander Slafkosky


Advanced Partners | Aird & McBurney LP | Antequera Parilli & Rodriguez

Aperio IP Attorneys | B&R Latin America IP LLC | Backstrom & Co. Attorneys

Barger, Piso & Partner | Batavia Patentservis Asia | Bookoff McAndrews, PLLC

Breiner & Breiner LLC | Canaan Solicitors | Cervieri Monsuarez & Asociados

Creativa IP Law LLC | de Chalains | Deeth Williams Wall LLP | Dumont

Endurance Law Group PLC | Erik M. Pelton & Associates | Erise IP | FB Rice

Ferraiuoli LLC | Finnian & Columba | Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva, PC

Gow Victor & Co. | Groser & Groser | Guerra IP | Hernandez Marti Abogados

Hofbauer Professional Corporation | Hovey Williams LLP | IPWatchdog | Kelly IP LLP

KETNER, Legal Consultancy, Representation and Protection, Ltd. | Kim IP LLP

Lang & Rahmann | Law Office of Karen Dana Oster | Leichtman Law PLLC

Lext Intellectual Property | LSP Partnership | M.J.P. Deans | Macpherson Kelley

Magellan IP | Martegani & Partners | MBM Intellectual Property

McClure, Qualey & Rodack | Michael Buck IP | Mottet Et Associes

Mumcuoglu & Ark Patent and Trademark Consultancy | O’Conor & Power

Olarte Moure | PGG | Price Heneveld | Robic LLP | Rothwell Figg

Simoes Intellectual Property | Sughrue Mion PLLC | Thomas/Horstemeyer

Thrive IP | Trung Thuc | Vanrell IP | Watson Intellectual Property Group PLC

Worldwide IP Solutions

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