New England IP Blog

Covering intellectual property developments in New England, and other developments that impact New England companies.

James Anderson

James Anderson

Associate

James Anderson is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Patent Law and Intellectual Property groups. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Jim assists clients with a broad range of intellectual property matters spanning various technologies, including electromechanical devices, communications systems, semiconductor devices, and machining and fabrication equipment. He has experience in many phases of practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, from the preparation and prosecution of patent filings to drafting responsive submissions for clients involved in post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Jim’s litigation experience, touching on patent, antitrust, and other complex commercial litigation matters, spans pre-suit investigation, discovery, motion practice, and trial preparation in state and federal court as well as the International Trade Commission.

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No Stay Pending IPR in Brewing Patent Dispute

District court patent defendants often request a parallel inter partes review (“IPR”) proceeding at the U.S. Patent Office to challenge the validity of the patent at issue. As such IPR proceedings have the potential to kill the patent, district courts have more often than not stayed their proceedings while they wait on the outcome of the … Continue Reading

Sunrise’s Infringement Complaint Gets the Green Light

In a recent opinion out of the District of Massachusetts, the court ordered that a patent infringement dispute between two Massachusetts-based competitors in the lighting systems industry would be allowed to proceed. This was despite a challenge to the sufficiency of the pleadings in the patent owner’s complaint. The patent owner, Sunrise Technologies, asserted a patent directed to the monitoring … Continue Reading

After Rain Delay, Preliminary Injunction Denied

In a recent case involving competitors in the market of storm water chambers, underground structures for the collection and management of rain and snow storm water, the District of Connecticut court denied a motion for preliminary injunction, reasoning in part that there was too long of a delay between when the plaintiff, StormTech, learned of … Continue Reading
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