IP Strategies & Portfolio Management
Our firm assists with all aspects of IP law, using our significant experience in the creation, management, and enforcement of patent and trademark portfolios, and our experience in complex litigation matters.
The members of our firm have a wide range of expertise in various high-technology disciplines. Our clients benefit from our broad spectrum of technical degrees, real-world engineering experience, litigation experience, and years of IP-focused legal practice.
News & Noteworthy
Brian Pollack joins the team at Crawford Maunu
Crawford Maunu welcomes Brian Pollack to our team. With master's degrees from MIT and
over 15 years as an attorney, Brian brings a wealth of technical expertise and legal experience.
Crawford Maunu is featured in the International In-House Counsel Journal
Clarity in claim terminology is becoming increasingly important for
ensuring claim validity under new indefiniteness standards.
Record Year for International Patent Applications in 2016
233,000 PCT patent applications were filed in 2016 – a 7.3 percent year-on-year increase
The Federal Circuit Removes the Heightened 35 USC § 112(6) Standard
The Federal Circuit has removed its previous standard holding that there is a strong presumption against applying § 112(6) absent the term “means.” Read more at the link.