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Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Offices

  1. USA

    1. Boston MA

      155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston MA 2210-2604, USA T 1 617 439 2000 F 1 617 310 9000
  1. USPTO now gives applicants two months to reply to restriction requirements and other actions without applicants having to pay a fee

    USA - January 15 2014

    In our November issue, we highlighted some patent rule changes that have since taken effect as part of the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of

  2. Assignments in the United States do not always pass muster in Europe

    European Union, USA - January 15 2013

    In the United States, where an inventor must assign ownership of patent rights to his or her employer or another company, he or she signs an

  3. Federal Court rules that bank is not liable in wire transfer fraud case

    USA - April 30 2013

    In a case decided last month, a federal district court ruled that the Uniform Commercial Code ("UCC") allows a bank to shift the risk of loss arising

  4. The examiner count system: why patent examiners are on your side

    USA - November 18 2014

    The examiner count system is the stick by which a patent examiner's production is measured. Although the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) does

  5. Court construes claims in suit between Everyscape, Inc. and Adobe Systems, Inc

    USA - February 15 2013

    Plaintiff Everyscape filed suit against Defendant Adobe Systems ("Adobe") alleging infringement of U.S. Patents Nos. 7,327,374 ("the ‘374 patent") and

  1. What to do once your trademark registersdefensive monitoring and enforcement

    USA - January 26 2015

    When last we met, you had successfully navigated the trademark-examination process and were gazing with pride and happiness upon your Certificate of

  2. Ten things Massachusetts employers should know about the newly-enacted Parental Leave Act

    USA - January 26 2015

    On his last day in office, former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law Senate Bill 865. This set in motion a process by which the

  3. USPTO issues revised guidelines refining the test for patent eligibility

    USA - January 26 2015

    On December 16, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published long-awaited guidelines intended to help examiners determine

  4. Supreme Court changes standard of appellate review for claim construction

    USA - January 20 2015

    Today the United States Supreme Court decided the case of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., 574 U. S.____ (2015), which presented the

  5. Federal Circuit invalidates broadening reissue claims

    USA - January 16 2015

    The Federal Circuit recently issued a decision in Antares Pharma, Inc. v. Medac Pharma, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)that examined the issue of whether