Michael T. Renaud



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Rule 11 Sanctions Appropriate for Frivolous Inventorship Pleading

USA - July 13 2022 While litigants may oft use Rule 11 prematurely or inappropriately, it does have its proper time and place when deployed as intended. In the patent…

Brad M. Scheller, Robert C. Sweeney

5th Circuit Confirms Avanci SEP Pool is Safe: No Antitrust Issue with Avanci’s Pool

USA - July 6 2022 Avanci’s pool retains its 5th Circuit win, in a slightly different way, after an unusual turn of events where the panel rescinded its prior opinion…

Bruce D. Sokler, James J. Thomson, Daniel B. Weinger

DOJ Breaking with Big Tech Approach to SEPs

USA - June 13 2022 On June 8, 2022, the DOJ, USPTO, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (collectively, the Agencies) issued a new statement on…

Michael J. McNamara, James J. Thomson, Daniel B. Weinger

Rules for Complainant Success in ITC Trade Secret Litigation

USA - May 16 2022 Successful ITC trade secret complainants follow these rules before filing the complaint in Section 337 investigations…

Jonathan J. Engler

Why is the ITC a Great Venue for Protecting Trade Secrets? Speed and Extraterritorial Authority

USA - May 12 2022 To be a successful trade secret litigant at the ITC, it is critical to be mindful of unique substantive and procedural aspects of Section 337…

Jonathan J. Engler