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Klarquist Attorneys Named to 2017 Oregon Super Lawyers® Lists

Klarquist is proud to have Ramon A. Klitzke II, Jeffrey S. Love, and John D. Vandenberg named to the 2017 Oregon Super Lawyers® list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in Oregon are selected by Super Lawyers. Additionally, Mark W. Wilson was selected for inclusion in the 2017 Oregon Rising Stars℠ list, which recognizes no […]

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Klarquist Beats the Odds, Goes 4/4 in Defeating IPR Challenges to Nautilus Elliptical Patents

Klarquist scored a key victory for client Nautilus, Inc., fending off four IPR petitions filed by rival exercise equipment company Icon Fitness. The denied petitions attempted to challenge four Nautilus patents relating to elliptical machines. Nautilus is asserting those patents against Icon in district court litigation, alleging infringement by the NordicTrack FreeStride Trainers. Klarquist also […]

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Klarquist Ranked Among Top Five Performing Law Firms in IPR Disputes

Klarquist was ranked among the top five firms nationwide for representing petitioners and patent owners in inter partes review disputes according to a recent case study by Patexia, an online patent research platform. These findings are based on a review of the performance and results obtained on the patent owner and petitioner sides of IPR proceedings. Patexia […]

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Klarquist Secures Another PTAB Win for Microsoft

Microsoft prevailed as the petitioner over Smart Skins in an inter partes review decision involving a mobile device cover with attached peripherals. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruled all six claims under review unpatentable as obvious. The Board held that the interrelated teachings of two prior art patents, made obvious the challenged patent claims. […]

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Klarquist and Attorneys Receive Top Rankings in the 2017 IAM Patent 1000

Klarquist received top national rankings in the 2017 edition of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine’s IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. Klarquist was once again recognized as the sole occupier of IAM Patent’s “Gold” top tier in Oregon. Four Klarquist attorneys, Scott E. Davis, Jeffrey S. Love, William D. Noonan, M.D., and John D. Vandenberg, also received individual recognition. Additionally, […]

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Klarquist Obtains Terminating Sanctions for OmniGen Research and Prince Agri Products in Trade Secrets Suit

Oregon animal nutrition company OmniGen Research and parent company Prince Agri Products prevailed on a motion for terminating sanctions due to the destruction of evidence in a suit against a former employee accused of stealing trade secrets. Klarquist argued that scientist Yongqiang Wang had misappropriated confidential information by trying to sell knock-offs of OmniGen’s feed […]

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Klarquist Receives Top Tier Ranking from Chambers USA

Klarquist has received a top tier ranking from Chambers USA for 2017. Klarquist is recognized as one of two top tier intellectual property law firms in Oregon. In addition, three Klarquist attorneys, Scott E. Davis, William D. Noonan, M.D., and John D. Vandenberg, received individual recognition for intellectual property. Sources say: “You feel safe when a […]

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27-Year Expansive Patent Venue Reign Ends

The Supreme Court ruled 8-0 that a domestic corporation’s residence — for purposes of the special federal “venue” statute governing where parties may be sued for patent infringement — is only its State of incorporation. The Court had so ruled 60 years ago, but the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit later ruled in […]

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Klarquist Obtains Summary Judgment Win for SunModo in Patent Infringement Suit

SunModo Corporation prevailed on summary judgment in a patent infringement suit brought by D Three Enterprises. D Three had alleged infringement of three patents relating to roof mount assemblies that can be used for solar panels. Klarquist argued invalidity of all of the 30+ asserted claims. On March 15, Judge Craig B. Shaffer ruled that […]

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