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  • Gish PLLC and the Innocence Project File Civil Rights Lawsuit on Behalf of Pro Bono Client Jocelyn McLean
    06/27/2022

    Along with a team that includes lawyers from the the Innocence Project, Gish PLLC has filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Jocelyn McLean, whose infant daughter, Emberly, died after emergency treatment for acute respiratory distress.  The Mississippi Medical Examiner's Office wrongly concluded that bruising caused by Emberly's emergency medical treatment was consistent died "blunt force injuries with features of strangulation.”  On the eve of Ms. McLean's trial, the medical examiner recanted that conclusion.  But by that time, Ms. McLean had spent 11 months in jail.

  • Gish PLLC Client GAF Invalidates All Patent Claims in Successful Inter Partes Review
    05/24/2022

    In a Final Written Decision issued on May 24, 2022, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board found that GAF Materials LLC successfully demonstrated by a preponderance of the evidence that all 34 claims in U.S. Patent No. 6,308,482 ("the '482 patent") are unpatentable in light of multiple prior art references.  The PTAB adopted GAF's interpretation of a key claim limitation, and found that the prior art disclosed that limitation, as well as all other claim elements of all 34 claims.

  • Ed Tulin Presents on Best Practices for Litigating in Key Jurisdictions at Patent Law Institute 2022
    04/29/2022

    On April 29, 2022, Ed Tulin presented on the topic of Best Practices for Litigating in Key Jurisdictions at Practising Law Institute's annual intellectual property forum, Patent Law Institute 2022: Critical Issues and Best Practices. Ed’s presentation focused patent litigation in the Western District of Texas, the Eastern District of Texas, and the District of Delaware, including an in-depth discussion of transfer jurisprudence; local rules and standing orders; and approaches to Section 101 challenges in each of those Districts.

  • Ed Tulin Moderates Panel at Patent Law Institute 2022
    04/28/2022

    On April 28, 2022, Ed Tulin moderated a panel discussion of the 10th Anniversary of the America Invents Act (AIA) at Practising Law Institute's annual intellectual property forum, Patent Law Institute 2022: Critical Issues and Best Practices. The Panel discussed a host of topics issues relating to the consequences and developments that have occurred in the wake of the AIA’s passage, including the rise of inter partes review proceedings (and the recent role of procedural denials), a resurgence of ex parte reexamination proceedings, and covered business method review proceedings.

  • Andrew Gish Speaks at Patent Law Institute 2021 (San Francisco)
    04/29/2021

    On April 29, 2021, Andrew Gish delivered a talk regarding Equitable Defenses to Patent Infringement at the San Francisco installment of Practising Law Institute's annual intellectual property forum, Patent Law Institute 2021: Critical Issues and Best Practices. Mr. Gish's presentation covered recent updates to equitable defenses including inequitable conduct, unclean hands, attorney fee awards under § 285, laches, equitable estoppel, assignor estoppel, and judicial estoppel.

  • Andrew Gish Speaks at Patent Law Institute 2021 (New York)
    04/01/2021

    On April 1, 2021, Andrew Gish delivered a talk regarding Equitable Defenses to Patent Infringement at the New York City installment of Practising Law Institute's annual intellectual property forum, Patent Law Institute 2021: Critical Issues and Best Practices. Mr. Gish's presentation covered recent updates to equitable defenses including inequitable conduct, unclean hands, attorney fee awards under § 285, laches, equitable estoppel, assignor estoppel, and judicial estoppel.