Cantor Colburn News
Cantor Colburn ranks #4 for Utility Patents, #5 for Design Patents, and #8 for Trademarks in 2022. Not only does Cantor Colburn rank in the top ten in patents and trademarks among hudnreds of U.S. law firms, but also no other law firm ranks higher in all three categories.
February 19, 2023
AUTM’s Annual Meeting is on February 19-21, 2023, in Austin. Cantor Colburn's team at the meeting is Anne Maxwell, Bryan Zerhusen, Samantha Page, Charlie O'Brien and Nicholas Herrel.
- IPLS ProceedingsJanuary 19, 2023
Michael J. Rye & Katherine Tassmer's article, "AI and Copyright Protection: Brain versus Bots," appears in IPLS Proceedings, a publication of the Michigan Bar's IP Section.
- IPLS ProceedingsJanuary 19, 2023
Michelle Ciotola, Nancy Kennedy, and David Kincaid's article, "Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and NFTs: Metaverse Technologies in US Trademark Applications," appears in IPLS Proceedings, a publication of the State Bar of Michigan's IP Section.
Happy Holidays 2022! Team Cantor Colburn and Artificial Intelligence (AI) co-created the art for our greeting.
- December 10, 2022
- NFTs, Cryptocurrency & the Metaverse Supplement, The Trademark Lawyer MagazineNovember 1, 2022
"Enforcement in the Metaverse," by Michelle Ciotola and David Kincaid is published in The Trademark Lawyer Magazine's special supplement, NFTs, Cryptology & the Metaverse, November 2022. Michelle chairs the firm's Trademark & Copyright Practice Group and David co-chairs the firm's Artificial Intelligence Practice Group.
- Cantor Colburn Client AlertOctober 13, 2022
Effective December 3, 2022, the USPTO will cut Trademark Office Action review time in half, from six to three months, with a single three-month extension available. The USPTO’s intent is to decrease the time it takes to get and maintain a registration and to provide the flexibility to request additional time to respond to more complex office actions. Cantor Colburn's Client Alert provides details.
- October / November 2022 IP Newsletter
In our most recent newsletter, "Court revives patent case - descriptive terms weren’t 'indefinite' after all," discusses the Federal Circuit ruling in Niazi Licensing Corp. v. St. Jude Medical S.C., Inc. that highlights one of the most important considerations in obtaining a patent: what a patent’s words communicate to skilled artisans in the relevant field.
- September 10, 2022
- Best LawyersAugust 18, 2022
- The Patent LawyerJuly/August 2022
"US Parameters of Export Control when Patenting Dual-Use Technologies," appears in the July/August 2022 Issue of The Patent Lawyer, by Grant Ehrlich, Ph.D.
- JuristatAugust 2, 2022
Cantor Colburn is #7 among U.S. law firms for the most U.S. patent applications filed claiming foreign priority.
- The Trademark LawyerJuly 12, 2022
- June 20, 2022
- Legal 500 USAJune 1, 2022
Cantor Colburn has been recommended as a Top Tier Firm by the Legal 500 United States 2022 in Intellectual Property for Patents: Prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings). Cantor Colburn has been recognized for this highly selective honor for more than a decade.
- IP Law360May 19, 2022
IP Law360 published the expert analysis article, "Export Compliance Tips For Patenting Dual-Use Tech," on May 19, 2022, written by Cantor Colburn attorneys Grant Ehrlich, Ph.D., Esq. and Maggie Russell, Esq.
- May 10, 2022
- May 4, 2022
- The Trademark LawyerIssue 2, 2022
Cantor Colburn Partners Michelle Ciotola and David Kincaid evaluate the expectations for how the USPTO will handle IP due diligence for NFTs - an exciting, if not emerging, technology, in their article, "Don't forget the NFTs: IP due diligence for emerging technologies," published in The Trademark Lawyer Magazine, Issue 2, 2022. Read it here.
- April 7, 2022
Cantor Colburn’s Women’s Initiative hosted the Hartford Area AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking Event on April 7, 2022 at Parkville Market in Hartford.
- April 2, 2022
Cantor Colburn's Client Alert on important facts about U.S. sanctions on Russian patent and trademark matters.
- March 8, 2022
Cantor Colburn is pleased to announce that Kimberly Vines, Ph.D., Esq., has been promoted to Counsel in the Firm’s Atlanta office. Dr. Vines’ expertise is in prosecuting U.S., foreign, and international applications with a focus in the areas of chemicals, small molecule pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. She practices all aspects of patent prosecution including non-infringement opinions.
- March 1, 2022
- February 28, 2022
The Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) published the white paper, "Protecting Inventions Relating to Artificial Intelligence: Best Practices," written by members of its Software-Related Inventions Committee and the Artificial Intelligence & New Emerging Technologies Committee. Cantor Colburn partner David Kincaid serves on both committees; he co-chairs Cantor Colburn's Artificial Intelligence Practice Group.
- February 15, 2022
Michael Cantor, Co-Managing Partner of Cantor Colburn LLP and Chair of Connecticut Innovations, will accompany Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and other public and private sector leaders on a trip to Israel. The weeklong trip from February 17-25, 2022 will focus on strengthening Connecticut's connections to members of Israel’s innovation ecosystem, including venture capitalists, incubators, accelerators, and thought leaders.
- February 4, 2022
Cantor Colburn is the 4th largest design patent law practice in the US, having obtained 327 design patents for our clients in 2021.
- February 4, 2022
Cantor Colburn is proud to announce that it is ranked #6 for 490 U.S. Trademark Registrations obtained for clients in 2021 (Ant-like Persistence).