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The Top 10 Patent Stories of the Decade 2010-2019 – 1/28/2020

Join us and hear from Gene Quinn, President & CEO, IPWatchdog, Inc.  Gene Quinn is a patent attorney and a leading commentator on patent law and innovation policy. Mr. Quinn is the Founder of IPWatchdog.com, which he started in 1999, and currently serves as President & CEO. According to IAM Magazine, Mr. Quinn “has reshaped [...]

The Top 10 Patent Stories of the Decade 2010-2019 – 1/28/20202020-01-16T13:18:49+00:00

January 2020 Evening Event

Obviousness determinations by the Federal Circuit and the district courts before and after KSR Please join us as Professor Ted Sichelman from the University of San Diego School of Law reports results from the most comprehensive study to-date of obviousness determinations by the Federal Circuit and the district courts before and after the Supreme Court's landmark [...]

January 2020 Evening Event2019-12-20T10:06:24+00:00

Internet Sightings by Frederic M. Douglas and James E. Hawes Nov 2019

This column highlights some of the more notable recent online notices, newsletters, and blogs dealing with IP prosecution issues. IPWatchdog – a patent law blog. On October 27, 2019, a post by N. Scott Pierce explained a position that focusing on utility is key to establishing patent eligibility under Section 101for claiming diagnostic tools. (Details [...]

Internet Sightings by Frederic M. Douglas and James E. Hawes Nov 20192019-11-26T11:18:27+00:00

First Annual Mock Markman Competition hosted by the US District Court for the Southern District of California and the SDIPLA

The United States District Court for the Southern District of California in conjunction with the San Diego Intellectual Property Association held a mock Markman competition on October 30, 2019.  Twenty-four attorneys from the greater San Diego area competed in teams of two, arguing claim construction for a patent infringement scenario.   The attorney teams, all [...]

First Annual Mock Markman Competition hosted by the US District Court for the Southern District of California and the SDIPLA2019-11-25T08:29:12+00:00

2019 SDIPLA Holiday Social Event

Food and wine will be provided. This is our annual members-only event. Take time out to socialize and network with your fellow IP professionals. Members are welcome to bring a guest. We hope you will join us to celebrate. Date:   Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Time:  6:00 – 9:00 PM Location:   The WineSellar & Brasserie, 9550 Waples St., Suite 115, San [...]

2019 SDIPLA Holiday Social Event2019-12-11T09:38:22+00:00