November 21, 2014
On November 18, 2014, Fitch Even partner Joseph T. Nabor participated in a panel of lawyers belonging to the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) who spoke to students at the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
During the program, which was moderated by John Marshall Law School professor Benjamin Liu, panel members discussed “A Day in the Life of an IP(LAC) Attorney,” sharing insights on the roles and responsibilities of a lawyer practicing intellectual property law, as well as practical advice on pursuing IP law as a career, including job-search tips.
IP Alert | Federal Circuit Clarifies Equitable Intervening Rights Extend Beyond Protecting Monetary InvestmentsFebruary 26, 2021
On February 19, in John Bean Technologies Corp. v. Morris & Associates, Inc., the Federal Circuit clarified the types of investments that may be entitled to protections under the doctrine of equitable intervening rights, holding that it can extend beyond a monetary investment. Read more
IP Alert | Knowledge Within the Art Does Not Save Means-Plus-Function Claim Term Lacking Corresponding StructureFebruary 19, 2021
On February 12, in Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. v. Dropbox, Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed that certain of Synchronoss's claims were invalid for indefiniteness, since the claims included a means-plus-function claim term that did not have adequate structural support in the specification. Read more