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The Supreme Court’s Decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC Limits Venue in Patent Cases

May 23, 2017

By Parrish Freeman* The Supreme Court issued a unanimous 8-0 decision this week in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, 581 U.S. ___ (2017) (Justice Gorsuch did not participate). The decision returns patent venue law for domestic corporate defendants to its pre-1990 state, holding that “resides” in 28 U.S.C. §1400(b) (the patent […]

R. Parrish Freeman

Kicking the IP “Tires” of Your New Acquisition

May 10, 2017

Acquisition of a company can be driven by many different objectives. Access to tangible property, such as equipment, new facilities, inventory, can all be motivating factors. More often than not, however, the desire to acquire a company is driven by an objective to gain access to intangible property, such as employee expertise and intellectual property […]

Eric L. Maschoff

Kim and Zheng Join Maschoff Brennan

April 3, 2017

Intellectual property and complex litigation law firm Maschoff Brennan welcomed Do Te Kim and Jamie Zheng as Of Counsel attorneys. Kim’s practice focuses on U.S. and foreign application preparation and prosecution, specifically in computer-related technologies including networking and networking protocols and layer 7 applications.  Kim also counsels clients on developing patent portfolios.  He received his […]

Do Te Kim

Jamie J. Zheng, Ph.D.