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Sears to Present at PatCon

March 3, 2017

Maschoff Brennan Shareholder Rex Sears will present his essay titled, “Two Stepping with Alice in Justice Stevens’ Shadow” at PatCon 7. The conference begins on April 7 at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. The absract for Sears’ paper states: “Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International articulated a two-step procedure for determining patent eligibility: […]

L. Rex Sears Ph.D.

Federal Circuit Rules in Favor of Maschoff Brennan Client

March 1, 2017

In a ruling on Monday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit agreed with Maschoff Brennan client, ICON Health and Fitness, Inc., that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) did not sufficiently explain why it had invalidated claims of one of ICON’s exercise machine patents. The appeal to the Federal Circuit was […]

Larry R. Laycock

R. Parrish Freeman

Mark W. Ford

John T. Gadd

Freeman, Sears Contribute to ABA Brief

February 8, 2017

Maschoff Brennan Shareholders R. Parrish Freeman and L. Rex Sears contributed to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the United States Supreme Court in the case of TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, No. 16-341. The brief was written in support of the petitioner, TC Heartland. Freeman and Sears contributed to the […]

R. Parrish Freeman

L. Rex Sears Ph.D.