Intellectual Property Litigation
USPTO Fees to Go Up on October 2, 202009/22/2020
Just when you thought you had seen every challenge 2020 could offer, we are reminded that patent fees charged by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will go up about 5% on October 2 of this year.
This adjustment has been in development since 2018, with the USPTO noting, “The overall strategy of the Final Rule is to establish a fee schedule that generates sufficient multi-year revenue to recover the aggregate costs of maintaining USPTO patent-related operations and accomplishing the USPTO’s patent-related strategic goals.”
Kristin Garris to Speak on Financial Poise Webinar on U.S. Privacy and Data Security Issues09/24/2020 | Financial Poise
On September 24, counsel Kristin Garris will be a part of a panel on the Financial Poise webinar, "Introduction to US Privacy and Data Security: Regulations and Requirements.”