Connecticut Law Tribune Quotes Jonathan Tropp on New Patent Law
Publisher: Connecticut Law Tribune
October 10, 2011
Jon Tropp was quoted in the Connecticut Law Tribune about recent changes to the nation's patent laws. Jon pointed out the new law could be harmful to small inventors because the first-to-file provision "will potentially create a rush to the patent office that well-heeled companies will be better suited to race and win." He also predicted the possibility of increased litigation before people "have a good understanding of how the law in fact works." The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act was signed into law by President Obama in September.
Day Pitney Partner and chair of the Patent Prosecution and Counseling group George Chaclas was featured in a Q&A on Law.com titled, "How I Made Practice Group Chair: 'Making Connections With The Right People,' Says George Chaclas of Day Pitney."
Partners Kevin J. Duffy and Richard H. Brown authored the article, "Shouting FIRE! (or Worse) on Social Media: The Interplay of the First Amendment and Government Involvement in Efforts to Limit or Remove Social Media Content," which was published in the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal.