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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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Attorneys Ryan Andexer Farmer and Justin Foster Join Klarquist

Klarquist Sparkman is pleased to announce that attorneys Ryan Andexer Farmer and Justin Foster have joined the firm. Mr. Farmer focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Prior to joining Klarquist, he practiced civil litigation and was a software engineer specializing in database development, GUIs, and technology related to business logic […]

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Klarquist Files Amici Brief in Supreme Court TC Heartland Case on Patent Venue Law

Klarquist recently filed an amici brief on behalf of four of the country’s most prominent financial services member organizations in a Supreme Court case involving patent venue law that will be argued this spring. The organizations are asking the Supreme Court to follow its longstanding precedent limiting where patent suits may be filed and reject […]

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Lauer Quoted in Law360 Article Regarding AIA Estoppel Provision

Klarquist Partner Deakin Lauer was quoted in a January 26 Law360 article titled “AIA Estoppel Provision Not As Restricted As Many Expected.” The article discussed the America Invents Act’s inter partes review estoppel provision, which limits arguments to those seeking to invalidate patent claims that can be raised following PTAB review. The estoppel provision was […]

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