Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner

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Main Office: Washington, D.C.
Participating Offices: Atlanta; Cambridge, MA; Palo Alto; Reston, VA; Washington, D.C.
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Brand Battles: Finnegan Faces Foe For Newsletter TrademarkLaw360 (subscription)Late last year, IP powerhouse Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP finally succeeded in getting a trademark registration published for the name of its monthly newsletter — but a filing this week suggests that the firm isn't out of the woods …
One-fifth of all IPR petitions denied institution according to 2015 PTAB reportIPWatchdog.comOther key findings indicated by the recent Lex Machina PTAB report indicate that institution decisions on PTAB petitions are made at a median of 181 days from filing. Law firm data analysis shows that Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner is …
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Finnegan Takes Swipes in High-Stakes Malpractice FightThe RecorderWhile that may be good news to the many law firms that joined amicus curiae briefs in Maling v. Finnegan Henderson, it might not be enough to get Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner off the hook for malpractice in a case where it helped two ...and more »
The Maling Decision from Massachusetts on Subject Matter ConflictsPatently-OIn late December, the high court of Massachusetts issued a decision in Maling v. Finnegan, Henderson. The decision is accessible, if you search for “Maling,” here. Boiled down, the court affirmed the grant of the firm's Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss …
The Recorder
Finnegan Wins Suit That Spooked Patent LawyersThe RecorderThe state justices affirmed the dismissal of a suit filed against Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner in 2012 by former client Christopher Maling, who retained lawyers in the firm's Boston office to prosecute a patent for a screwless eyeglasses.Massachusetts Supreme Court Issues Highly Anticipated Patent Ethics DecisionThe National Law Reviewall 4 news articles »
Finnegan Cleared In High-Stakes Patent Malpractice CaseLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (December 23, 2015, 11:46 AM ET) -- The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Wednesday that a lower court correctly threw out an inventor's legal malpractice suit against Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP and ...and more »
Top Mass. Court Questions Finnegan Patent Malpractice ClaimLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (September 8, 2015, 3:25 PM ET) -- The justices of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday questioned whether an inventor can plausibly accuse Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP of malpractice for ...
A closer look at the PTAB's new post-issuance review proceduresLexology (registration)In this roundtable a group of US patent lawyers – Aaron Capron and Kathleen Daley of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner; Meredith Martin Addy of Katten Muchin Rosenman; Oblon's Scott McKeown; Martin M Zoltick and Joseph A Hynds of ...and more »
Intellectual Property Attorney David Forman Joins Osha LiangIPWatchdog.comHe was previously associated with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP in Washington, D.C.. Jonathan P. Osha, managing partner of Osha Liang, said, “David adds extraordinary experience and talent to our IP prosecution and litigation ...
The Top 25 Icons Of IPLaw360 (subscription)Law360, San Diego (January 24, 2016, 7:26 PM ET) -- Law360 is proud to unveil a new series honoring those who have shaped today's intellectual property landscape, highlighting litigators who have never let a complex set of facts keep them from ...and more »
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