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Federal Circuit Clarifies Definition of “On-Sale” Bar to Patentability

June 22, 2017

The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) took effect on March 16, 2013, and included various changes to the definition of “prior art” under 35 U.S.C. § 102. One of the changes includes a new definition of the “on-sale” bar to patentability. However, the precise meaning of the new definition remained unclear, with patent scholars speculating […]

Mikhael Mikhalev

Kevin J. Huser

Katz Joins Maschoff Brennan’s Irvine Office

June 15, 2017

Orange County – Maschoff Brennan, an intellectual property and litigation law firm, welcomed Shareholder Michael I. Katz to its Irvine, Calif. office. Katz will add more than 25 years of litigation experience to the firm. Katz’ practice focuses on a variety of complex business disputes, including intellectual property, software-related disputes, unfair competition and business disputes […]

Michael I. Katz

Eleven Maschoff Brennan Attorneys Named to Mountain States Super Lawyers

June 12, 2017

Park City – Mountain States Super Lawyers released its annual rankings and included eleven lawyers from intellectual property law firm Maschoff Brennan. Eight shareholders were listed as Super Lawyers and three attorneys were listed on the Mountain States Rising Star list. Super Lawyers develops the ranking list based on nominations, peer reviews and through an […]

R. Burns Israelsen

Larry R. Laycock

David R. Wright

Sterling A. Brennan

Mark W. Ford

Kirk R. Harris

Eric L. Maschoff

C.J. Veverka

Jared J. Braithwaite

Mike Howell

Jason P. Nixon