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Software Patents are Not Dead

November 20, 2015

By Jason Sanders Published in The Enterprise Technology Focus Issue It’s been over a year since the Supreme Court’s decision on Alice Corp v. CLS Bank (lovingly referred to as Alice).  Since then, there has been widespread speculation whether software patents will survive in the United States.  Many courts have invalidated some software related patents, […]

Maschoff Brennan Named Tier 1 Utah Law Firm

November 2, 2015

Salt Lake City – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers ranked Park City-based law firm Maschoff Brennan in its 2016 “Best Law Firms” list. The firm received a Metropolitan Tier 1 rating for Utah in the areas of Patent Law; Litigation – Intellectual Property; and Litigation – Patent. According to Best Lawyers, “Receiving […]

Inter Partes Review Reaches its Third Birthday

October 28, 2015

By Laurence Cheng Inter partes review (“IPR”) turned three years old in September and it seems that the widespread adoption of the proceedings in lieu of district court litigation will only continue to increase in the coming years. The preceding three years have demonstrated a number of uses for IPR, including defense against “patent trolls,” […]