Jonathan H. Spadt, CEO & President of RatnerPrestia Moderates Upcoming Federal Circuit Global Series Webinar on International Trade

Philadelphia, PA | April 2020 – Jonathan H. Spadt, CEO & President of RatnerPrestia, will moderate the first 2020 Global Series Webcast “International Trade, Innovation and Enforcement in Our Evolving World” on Wednesday, April 15th from 12:00 to 1:00 PM EDT. Hosted by The Federal Circuit Bar Association, the panel will explore the complexities of […]

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Gregory T. Lowen, Ph.D. Joins the Firm in Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC | March 2020 – RatnerPrestia (RP) is pleased to announce that Gregory T. Lowen is joining the firm in Washington D.C. as Counsel. Lowen has 20+ years of experience assisting clients in building, securing, maintaining and enforcing patents focusing primarily on chemical and pharmaceutical technologies.  He is involved in patent prosecution before the […]

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RP CEO Moderates “Trade: The Tools of Interaction and Barrier” Discussion at the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s Global Series 2020

Philadelphia, PA | February 2020 – RP CEO, Jonathan H. Spadt will moderate a discussion on “Trade: The Tools of Interaction and Barrier” that is part of the FCBA Global Series 2020: Innovation Leadership: Commerce, Trade, Governance, and Adjudication.  The one day event brings together government representatives, adjudicators, corporate leaders, litigation leaders, academics, and others […]

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Revisiting the AIA Prior User Rights Defense

Written by: Glenn E. J. Murphy & Shayne D. Rasay The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (“AIA”) marked significant policy shifts in the U.S. patent system, most notably the AIA’s transition from a first-to-invent to a first-to-file regime.  Complementary to the first-to-file regime was the AIA’s expansion of the existing prior user rights defense to patent […]

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Dr. Fritz Wetzel Participates at the IIPLA 6th Dubai IP Congress 2020 Conference in Dubai

Munich, Germany | January 2020 – Dr. Fritz Wetzel will participate at the IIPLA 6th Dubai IP Congress 2020 conference held at the Hilton Jumeirah Dubai from January 29-30, 2020.  He will contribute to a panel discussion entitled “Innovation and IP – Protecting Trade Secrets”. The IIPLA strives to provide networking, learning and economic opportunities […]

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RatnerPrestia Supports Community Adopt-A-Family Program

Philadelphia, PA | December 2019 – On December 19, 2019, RP’s Community Service Team delivered holiday gifts to families in need at the Salvation Army in Norristown, PA.  The firm adopted two families and received generous support from its employees.  The community service team has participated in this initiative for the past decade, the firm […]

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SCOTUS Confirms That Salaries of USPTO Legal Staff Are Not “Expenses” That An Applicant/Plaintiff Must Pay In a Civil Action Under 35 U.S.C. § 145.

Written by: Shayne D. Rasay In Peter v. NantKwest, Inc., the Supreme Court established a bright-line rule that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) may not recover legal personnel fees as “expenses” under 35 U.S.C. § 145. The language referencing “expenses” in § 145 states that “[a]ll the expenses of the proceedings shall […]

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Incentivizing Innovation – Is Your Enterprise Missing Opportunities to Generate and Capture Valuable IP?

Written by: Stephen D. Harper, Ph.D. In today’s global business environment, a commercial enterprise must maintain its competitive edge by investing in research and development programs directed to innovative technologies.  If successful, such programs will create protectable intellectual property and help to ensure that the developing enterprise enjoys at least some measure of exclusivity with […]

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A Case for Complete Collaboration – The Future of Transportation

Written by: Jonathan H. Spadt Today there is generally consensus that electric vehicles are the future, and autonomous transportation (at varying levels) is going to become common over the next decade.  Beyond 2030, it may even take over substantially all transportation.  Although the ultimate impact of this transformation on society is not yet completely understood, […]

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Avoiding Patent Infringement

Written by: Michael P. F. Phelps   This article was published in Machine Design on October 30, 2019.   Read the full article.

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