Schwegman hosted international speaker Ellie Krug for a special firm-wide enrichment program on Tuesday, May 7, 2018. Ellie conducted a two-part presentation on “Gray Area Thinking®” and “Trans 101” that focused on inclusivity and personal perspective-building. She illustrated how humans group and label those who are “different” and shared a helpful toolset for thinking more […]
Anticipat Blog recently published an article that highlighted law firms that have been the most successful in appealing abstract idea (Sections 101) rejections at the PTAB. Schwegman is mentioned as having the most aggressive appeal strategy with a higher than average reversal rate. To read the full article, click here.
Schwegman is proud to announce that the firm has been named Minnesota Business Magazine’s 2017 Innovators in Health and Wellness “Excellence in Professional Services” winner. These awards are given out annually by Minnesota Business to celebrate the companies and individuals that contribute to the Minnesota health care industry. This year they changed the name to “Health […]
Schwegman is happy to announce the recent hiring of patent attorney Mark G. Edwards. Mark’s practice includes patent procurement in electrical, software, and computer technologies, with particular interests in communications, signal processing, and machine learning. Prior to joining Schwegman, Mark was an associate patent attorney at International Business Machines Corporation, an embedded systems engineer at […]
Are you looking for a brief overview of the October 4th Federal Circuit decision on Aqua Products, Inc. v. Matal? Check out this 10 minute video created by Tim Bianchi that shows the practical impact and questions raised by the Aqua Products decision.
Schwegman is pleased to welcome attorney Michael P. Dunnam to the firm. Prior to joining Schwegman, Michael was a patent prosecution partner at a large general practice firm. Michael started his career as a patent examiner before joining an IP boutique that was later acquired by the large general practice firm. Michael has extensive patent […]
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Schwegman senior attorney Dr. Robert E. Scheid. Robert was a valued member of the Schwegman team since 2010, and he will be greatly missed. Dr. Scheid was a registered patent attorney with expertise in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer software and aerospace technology. Prior […]
The European Patent Office will be joining The Santa Clara High Tech Law Institute and Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner in Silicon Valley on September 19, 2017 for a highly informative program discussing EPO proceedings and subject matter eligibility in comparison to USPTO subject matter requirements, post-Alice. Dr. John Collins and Alexandra Koseva of Schwegman will discuss […]
Schwegman is pleased to announce the recent hiring of trademark paralegal Patricia Giuliano. Patricia works with the trademark team to provide services on a wide variety of matters, including management of trademark portfolios, trademark clearance and registration, policing and enforcement of trademark rights, copyright issues, and domain name issues. She also assists in the due […]
Schwegman is happy to announce the recent hiring of Senior Trademark Attorney Kristi Dent Kristi counsels clients from diverse industries on a wide variety of matters including trademark portfolio management, trademark clearance and registration, policing and enforcing trademark rights, and copyright and domain name issues. Kristi also assists clients with licensing negotiations, consent and coexistence agreements and […]