New England IP Blog

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

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New England IP Blog

Proskauer’s New England IP Blog is written by Boston-based lawyers in our intellectual property practice. Posts will provide commentary and analysis of significant intellectual property developments and events in New England, as well as other issues that impact New England companies. It will also serve as a resource center and discussion forum for emerging legal and regulatory developments and bar activities.

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BPLA Panel with Judge Young on Reverse Payments after Actavis

On October 26, the Boston Patent Law Association will host a panel featuring Judge William Young to discuss the legal landscape following the Supreme Court’s  2014 opinion in Actavis v. FTC. In that case, the Supreme Court held that large and unexplained payments in the settlement of Hatch-Waxman patent lawsuits may raise antitrust issues. The BPLA panel is … Continue Reading

Barbic to Host Webinar on Recent Patent Eligibility Decisions

Recent decisions in patent cases from the Supreme Court, Federal Circuit and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) continue to shape the patent litigation landscape. Additionally, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) occasionally updates its patent eligibility guidance to illustrate how patent examiners should evaluate claims for patent subject matter eligibility under … Continue Reading

Life Sciences at the PTAB

Later this month, the Boston Bar Association and the Boston Patent Law Association will jointly host a panel discussion on the recent rise of life science litigation at the U.S. Patent Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”). The panel, to be moderated by Proskauer’s Andrej Barbic, promises to, “explore the rise in life science litigation at the PTAB in … Continue Reading

2017 Innovation All Stars Gala this Thursday

Some of Boston’s brightest technology and innovation leaders will be honored on Thursday, January 12, at the 2017 Innovation All-Stars Gala hosted by the Boston Business Journal. Among this year’s honorees are Ken Schwaber of and Joe Caruso of Bantam Group, both of whom will be receiving the Innovation All-Stars Lifetime Achievement Award.… Continue Reading

AIPF 2016 Annual Meeting in Boston

The Association of Intellectual Property Firms (AIPF) is hosting its 2016 Annual Meeting in Boston. AIPF is an international association of independent specialty law firms that specialize in patent, trademark, and copyright law. This year’s meeting is titled “The Challenge of Change – IP Firms in the 21st Century,” and will bring together lawyers and … Continue Reading

IP Roundtable With Chief Judge Saris

The Boston Bar Association and the Boston Patent Law Association will be hosting Chief Judge Saris of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts at their upcoming IP Roundtable event. The event is scheduled for May 4, 2016, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and is expected to include discussions on the current trends and issues concerning intellectual … Continue Reading