Spencer Fane partner Erick Robinson recently spoke with IAM reporter William New about the current debate over potential disclosure requirements for funding of U.S. patent litigation.
Spencer Fane is pleased to announce Sadaf Deedar has joined the Intellectual Property Practice Group as an associate in the firm’s Houston office.
Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson recently co-authored an article for Texas Lawyer on the increasingly large number of Federal Circuit opinions that grant mandamuses, reversing Western District of Texas Judge Alan D. Albright’s rulings denying patent defendant motions to transfer venue.
Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently quoted in a Law360 article outlining the new court policy to randomly assign patent cases across the Western District of Texas. Erick mentions that “this order may only be temporary as Judge Garcia is set to retire in three months and U.S. District Judge Alia Moses will replace him as chief judge.”
Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently quoted in an IP Watchdog article on the recently introduced Patent Eligibility Restoration Act of 2022, which would amend the U.S. Patent Act to clarify the application of 35 U.S.C. Section 101 to certain technologies.
Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently quoted in a Bloomberg Law article discussing how patent owners and attorneys alike are reacting to the news that any new patent case in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas will be assigned randomly, ending the popular practice of judge shopping for U.S. District Judge Alan Albright.
Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently quoted in an IP Watchdog article discussing American Axle & Mfg., Inc. v. Neapco Holdings LLC, a case whose petition was just denied by the U.S. Supreme Court. That decision now leaves it to Congress and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to clarify the U.S. patent eligibility law.
Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson recently co-authored an article in Texas Lawyer on the wave of patent venue mandamus cases in the Western District of Texas.
Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently featured in two Law360 articles about patent litigation in Texas and mandamus orders from the Federal Circuit.
Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently named to the “Most Active and Best Performing Patent Litigators of 2022” list by Patexia Insight.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Erick Robinson and Patrick Dunn have joined the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Robinson joins as a partner in the firm’s Houston and Austin offices, and will also serve as Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Group. Dunn is an associate based in the Austin office.