February 5, 2020
Fitch Even was proud to be a platinum sponsor of Chicago Women in IP’s Fifth Annual Post-Holiday Dinner on January 22 at the Dalcy at Aba in Chicago. The sold-out event began with open networking and continued with a lively, interactive progressive dinner attended by IP professionals from leading Chicago corporations, law firms, law schools, and service providers.
Fitch Even attorneys attending the dinner included event co-organizer and ChiWIP co-founder and chair Nikki Little, ChiWIP board member Calista Mitchell, ChiWIP committee member and event moderator Amanda Lowerre O'Donnell, Carrie Schneider, Kerianne Strachan, Jackie Thompson, Mark Hetzler, Tim Maloney, Joe Marinelli, and Nick Peters.
Chicago Women in IP is a vibrant networking and mentoring organization committed to the connection, promotion, and success of Chicagoland-area women working in the field of intellectual property law.
IP Alert | USPTO Launches Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program TodayJuly 2, 2020
The USPTO has announced that beginning today the PTAB will begin accepting petitions for expedited resolution of ex parte appeals under the newly launched Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program. Read more
IP Alert | Supreme Court Rules Booking.com Can Trademark NameJune 30, 2020
Today, in United States Patent and Trademark Office et al. v. Booking.com, the Supreme Court held that a generic word can be granted trademark protection when it is part of a ".com" domain name, ruling in favor of Booking.com in its petition to trademark its name. Read more