November 01, 2018

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto Officially Joins Venable

Venable Fitzpatrick Press Release November 1, 2018 Venable’s highly-rated Intellectual Property practice adds strength. New York and Washington (November 1, 2018) – Venable LLP, an American Lawyer Global 100 firm, today announced that Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, a leading intellectual property firm, has successfully joined Venable effective November 1, 2018. Joining from Fitzpatrick are 97 attorneys and 70 staff…

August 01, 2018

Eleven Venable Fitzpatrick Lawyers Recognized as Best IP Lawyers in America 2019

Best Lawyers in America 2019 August 2018 Eleven Venable Fitzpatrick lawyers are recognized as top intellectual property lawyers in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Those named are Robert L. Baechtold, Dominick A. Conde, Bruce C. Haas, John D. Murnane, Pasquale A. Razzano, Scott K. Reed, Henry J. Renk, Michael P. Sandonato, Lawrence F. Scinto, William E. Solander…

June 01, 2018

Venable Fitzpatrick Recognized as a Leading Patent Firm by IAM Patent 1000 Seven Years in a Row

IAM Patent 1000 June 2018 IAM Patent 1000 The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2018 has named Venable Fitzpatrick as one of the world’s top patent firms in litigation, prosecution and transactions. One top in-house counsel said “[Venable] Fitzpatrick is smart, efficient, experienced and cost-effective, and an excellent resource all-around. It has a deep bench and trains associates well.” IAM 1000…

May 01, 2018

Venable Fitzpatrick Listed as Leading Firm and Twelve Venable Fitzpatrick Partners Recognized as IP Stars

Managing Intellectual Property May 2018 Venable Fitzpatrick has been listed as a New York Tier 1 firm in Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, Copyright and Trademark Prosecution and a Washington D.C. Tier 1 firm in Patent Prosecution in the Managing Intellectual Property Handbook. In addition, the following twelve Venable Fitzpatrick partners have been recognized as IP Stars: John D. Carlin, Dominick…

December 11, 2017

Patent Owners Faring Better Than Ever in PTAB Proceedings Reveals Venable Fitzpatrick Study

Venable Fitzpatrick Press Release December 11, 2017 New York, NY—December 11, 2017—A new study of proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) shows that, despite the initial reputation of Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceedings being that of patent killers, patent owners are winning more cases than ever. The study, conducted by law firm Venable Fitzpatrick, shows that the…

November 27, 2017

Venable Fitzpatrick Recognized as “National Tier 1” and “New York Tier 1” firm by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report November 2017 Venable Fitzpatrick has been recognized as National Tier 1 in Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law and Copyright Law and New York Tier 1 in Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law and Copyright Law by U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers 2018. Clients say, “[Venable Fitzpatrick] is one of the best,…

September 03, 2017

Eighteen Venable Fitzpatrick Attorneys Named As Top Intellectual Property Litigators

Super Lawyers: New York Metro Edition & Super Lawyers: Washington, D.C. Edition September 2017 Eighteen Venable Fitzpatrick attorneys are listed as Top New York City and Washington, D.C. Intellectual Property Litigators in the 2017 issue of Super Lawyers, New York Metro and Washington, D.C. editions: Robert L. Baechtold, Nicholas M. Cannella, John D. Carlin, Dominick A. Conde, Bruce C. Haas,…

June 21, 2017

Federal Circuit Bar Association’s 19th Annual Bench & Bar Conference

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho June 21-24, 2017 At the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s 2017 Bench & Bar Conference, Venable Fitzpatrick Partner Michael P. Sandonato moderated the Town Hall “Patent Eligible Subject Matter 35 U.S.C. Section 101.”  In an interactive discussion with the audience, the panel provided an in-depth analysis of Federal Circuit’s and district courts’ treatment of Section 101 since the…

June 12, 2017

Venable Fitzpatrick Research Reveals Certain Drug Patents Survive IPR Proceedings At A Higher Rate than Patents for Other Technologies

Venable Fitzpatrick Research Reveals Certain Drug Patents Survive IPR Proceedings At A Higher Rate than Patents for Other Technologies New York, NY—June 12, 2017—Venable Fitzpatrick today released original research revealing that certain pharmaceutical patents survive challenges at the U.S.P.T.O.’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) at a significantly higher rate than patents across all technologies. The findings are included in…

Drug Patents May Fare Better Than Other Technologies In IPR Proceedings

BiologicsHQ Article June 12, 2017 On March 31, 2017, the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) released updated statistics showing the fate of resolved inter partes review (“IPR”) proceedings. These statistics show that a total of 4,563 IPR petitions were resolved as of March 31, 2017 including 1,577 final written decisions. In 81% of these final written decisions…

May 16, 2017

PTAB Forum 2017

Managing Intellectual Property May 16, 2017 Venable Fitzpatrick sponsored MIP’s PTAB Forum 2017 held at the Times Square Convene in New York on May 16. Michael McGraw and Justin Oliver spoke on a panel entitled “PTAB & the Federal Circuit.”

May 10, 2017

3rd Annual Post-Grant PTO Proceedings

American Conference Institute May 10-11, 2017 Venable Fitzpatrick sponsored ACI’s 3rd Annual Post-Grant PTO Proceedings conference held at the Millennium Broadway Hotel New York on May 10-11. Justin Oliver spoke on a panel entitled “Who’s the Boss? Interplay between Identification of Real Parties in Interest (“RPIs”), Privy, and Estoppel. Jason Dorsky spoke on a panel entitled “A Deep Dive Analysis…

February 09, 2017

Venable Fitzpatrick Partner Recognized as ILO Client Choice Winner

International Law Office, Client Choice Guide 2017 February 9, 2017 Venable Fitzpatrick partner Ha Kung Wong is recognized as the 2017 ILO Client Choice Individual Winner for Intellectual Property: Patents, New York. A client commented, “Ha Kung stands out for his ability to handle the most complex IP issues; he provides solid, well-thought-out, quality and clearly communicated legal advice.” For…