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Should I Patent My Trade Secret?

Should I Patent My Trade Secret?

May 16, 2024 |  By: Robert Greenspoon   If your business is keeping a valuable secret, you may be trying to figure out the best way to protect it. The question may turn on whether your secret is something like the secret Coke formula or a groundbreaking technology for producing eco-friendly, biodegradable, and cost-effective packaging… Continue reading Should I Patent My Trade Secret?

“Significance” of Inventor Contributions to AI-Assisted Inventions – Red Flags and Potential Traps within Patent Office Guidance

“Significance” of Inventor Contributions to AI-Assisted Inventions – Red Flags and Potential Traps within Patent Office Guidance

May 3, 2024 |  By: Jeff Burke   Can we trust U.S.P.T.O. guidance on inventorship determinations for AI-assisted inventions, if that guidance runs headlong into case law precedent? Recently I started to believe the U.S.P.T.O. set a possible and unintended trap for its stakeholders. Their guidance calls something “significant” that other legal analysis would likely… Continue reading “Significance” of Inventor Contributions to AI-Assisted Inventions – Red Flags and Potential Traps within Patent Office Guidance

Situational Morality And Pulse Oximetry: Apple Watch Infringement And Human Nature

Few Apple fans realize how much of the Masimo infringement Apple admitted (“no dispute”), nor the strained nature of Apple’s remnant advocacy

January 9, 2023 |  By: Robert Greenspoon First published at InnovationGadfly.com, reposted with permission.   As a nerdy kid, I used to read popular science magazines in the checkout line, waiting for my mom to finish buying groceries. It was the early 1980’s. I remember picking up the latest Psychology Today issue and flipping through… Continue reading Situational Morality And Pulse Oximetry: Apple Watch Infringement And Human Nature

Apple Watch Imports (Possibly) Banned by the ITC: What Patent Owners Need to Know

Apple Watch Imports (Possibly) Banned by the ITC: What Patent Owners Need to Know

January 2, 2024 |  By: Mark Magas and Robert Greenspoon   You may have a tough time buying a new Apple Watch this year.   What’s Happening with the Apple Watch?   Regular consumers now enjoy a front-row seat to the long-running intellectual property dispute between Apple, the tech giant based in Cupertino, California, and… Continue reading Apple Watch Imports (Possibly) Banned by the ITC: What Patent Owners Need to Know

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Lawyers Secure Victory in the US Supreme Court for Client ADASA Inc

CHICAGO, IL – June 1, 2023 – Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, PLLC (DBL) secured victory in the United States Supreme Court for its client ADASA Inc.   In its weekly Orders List, the Supreme Court, without opinion, denied a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by Avery Dennison Corp. Avery Dennison had attempted to… Continue reading Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Lawyers Secure Victory in the US Supreme Court for Client ADASA Inc

Supreme Court to Consider Reviewing World Champion Rope Jumper’s Patent Case

We have a fascinating case that is expected to be reviewed by the Supreme Court this month. It involves a jump rope.  The Justices will consider whether to hear Jump Rope Sys., LLC v. Coulter Ventures, LLC, Appeal 22-298, a case involving a Colorado inventor who claimed that a global manufacturer of strength and conditioning… Continue reading Supreme Court to Consider Reviewing World Champion Rope Jumper’s Patent Case

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As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

At Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, our team of paralegals and staff work together collaboratively along side our attorneys toward a common goal. We have created a positive work environment where our paralegals and legal assistants work to successfully reach firm-wide goals and support each other to combine individual strengths to enhance team performance. They regularly assist our attorneys with organizing and maintaining files, conducting legal research, and preparing documents.