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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.

Objective Indicia In Obviousness: Part of Entirety of Evidence or Rebuttal for Prima Facie Obviousness?

Objective Indicia in Obviousness: Part of Entirety Evidence or Rubuttal for Prima Facie Obviousness? Determining Obviousness for an Invention As presented in 35 U.S.C. §103, a patent for a claimed invention may not be obtained “if the differences between the claimed invention and the prior art are such that the claimed invention as a whole would have been obvious” to one of ordinary skill in the art. The Supreme Court, in Graham v. John Deere Co., 383 U.S. 1 (1966), first laid out the factors by which legal determinations of obviousness may be made: the scope and content of the prior art; the differences between the prior…

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New Shareholder Announcement

Shareholder Announcement Quinn IP Law is proud to announce that four attorneys, Matthew R. Mowers, Lisa M. Muhleck, Ellen M. Schwab and Alexander Zelikov, have been named shareholders. “Our new shareholders exemplify our firm’s commitment to deliver world class client service through their leadership, technical expertise, and legal advocacy,” said Quinn IP Law’s President and CEO Chris Quinn.  “We are very pleased to add Matt, Lisa, Ellen, and Alex as shareholders as they continue to contribute to the success of our clients and our firm.” Matt, Lisa, Ellen and Alex’s collective practices cover all areas of intellectual property, including patent,…

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Quinn IP Law founder Christopher Quinn is among DBusiness’s Top Lawyers for 2018

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Nov. 2, 2017 –  Quinn IP Law is proud to announce that founder Christopher Quinn is among DBusiness’s Top Lawyers for 2018. Each year, DBusiness asks more than 19,000 attorneys throughout Southeast Michigan to nominate their peers for this distinction, which is awarded to practitioners across 48 legal specialties. Chris has spent the past 17 years establishing Quinn IP Law as a leading firm offering top-tier, boutique intellectual property law services. He is skilled in providing end-to-end solutions, including comprehensive management strategies for domestic and foreign portfolios, litigation, validity and infringement opinions, licensing, and technical design and consulting. Chris…

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