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At Quinn IP Law, we take pride in our reputation as a forward-thinking law intellectual property law firm focused on impeccable quality over billable hours. We constantly strive to improve our practice and make positive and insightful contributions to our field. From thought leadership to community service, you can learn about our team’s most recent work and achievements here.

A Discussion on Intellectual Property with Elizabeth Erickson and Woodshed Agency

Woodshed Agency interviewed Quinn IP lawyer Elizabeth Erickson about intellectual property law, when and how best to protect your intellectual property, and the globalization of IP law in a worldwide marketplace. At Quinn IP Law, we’re proud to have a team of intellectual property attorneys who are excited and passionate about what they do – Elizabeth is no exception! Elizabeth started her career as a lobbyist. She worked with technology companies at the beginning stages of their emergence onto the market – including heavy-hitters like Tesla and Uber. It was the innovation these companies brought to the field of technology…

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Christopher Quinn Named One of America’s Most Honored Lawyers in 2021

The American Registry named attorney Christopher Quinn as a 2021 Most Honored Lawyer, ranking in the top 1% of all lawyers throughout America. Christopher Quinn established the Quinn IP Law firm in order to provide clients with top-quality, specialized intellectual property law support, guidance, and representation. Chris’ holistic approach to IP law assists clients in strategically managing and capitalizing on their IP assets. From automotive to consumer goods to robotics and everything in between, Quinn IP Law offers the specialties and resources needed for a wide array of clients. Chris’ history supporting and representing numerous Fortune 100 companies, as well…

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Printed Publications: A Discussion of What Qualifies as Prior Art

I. Introduction Prior to the passing of the Leahy–Smith America Invents Act, commonly referred to as the AIA, one of the prerequisites for obtaining a patent was succinctly captured under 35 U.S.C 102(b). In relevant part, Section 102(b) states that a person shall be entitled to a patent, “unless the invention was patented or described in a printed publication in this or a foreign country or in public use or on sale in this country ….” (emphasis added). The term “printed publication” survived the passage of the AIA, which was signed into law in September 2011, and reappeared in 35 U.S.C. 102(a)(1) of…

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