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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.

Quinn IP’s Christopher Quinn Appointed Lecturer at the University of Michigan

Christopher Quinn has been appointed as a Lecturer at the University of Michigan. Chris will be teaching ENT530 “Innovation and IP Strategy” in the Center for Entrepreneurship, which is part of the College of Engineering. This 3 credit course covers all aspects of Intellectual Property Strategy, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, due diligence, tech transfers, licensing, and litigation.   The University of Michigan Center for Entrepreneurship was ranked the #1 Entrepreneurship program in the US by Princeton Review.   Chris is thrilled to be back in the classroom.   The link to Chris’ bio on the University of Michigan…

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Quinn IP Law’s 3rd Year to Volunteer and Support Detroit-Based Non-Profit: Life Remodeled

Quinn IP Law is a proud supporter of community-based initiatives that improve the lives of our fellow citizens in Michigan and beyond. On Oct. 3, The Quinn team volunteered with Life Remodeled, a Detroit-based nonprofit committed to the revitalization of the city’s urban neighborhoods. Life Remodeled pairs neighborhood residents with businesses and individual volunteers to work within a selected neighborhood over a period of six days, cleaning up trash and landscaping, repairing homes, and renovating community structures. This year, in response to the vision and requests from the community, our team, part of over 10,000 volunteers, beautified more than 300 city blocks, …

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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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