Free Consultation 215.567.2010

News & Resources

In Memoriam – Alan H. Bernstein

Posted on Apr 21, 2017 in News

It is with great sadness that the firm announces the passing of retired partner Alan H. Bernstein, who died suddenly on April 15, 2017 at age 84.

Read More

Caesar Rivise Wins Motion For Attorneys’ Fees In Exceptional Case

Posted on Apr 18, 2017 in News

In the case of Roxane Laboratories, Inc. v. Camber Pharmaceuticals Inc., InvaGen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Civil Action No. 14-042 (D.N.J.), the Honorable Stanley R. Chesler on April 12, 2017, granted defendants’ motion to have the case declared “exceptional” pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 285 and awarded attorneys’ fees in an amount upwards of $2 million.

Read More

CR Partner Elected Delegate to Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates and Vice President of Bar Association of Lehigh County

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 in News

Caesar Rivise Partner James J. Kozuch was re-elected to serve a three year term as a Delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association (“PBA”) House of Delegates representing Zone 2, which comprises Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Carbon, and Schuylkill Counties. Mr. Kozuch was also elected Vice President of the Bar Association of Lehigh County (“BALC”) in January of this year.

Read More

High Court to Hear Potential Landmark Case About Patent Venue

Posted on Mar 22, 2017 in Articles

In a patent litigation suit, is venue established where the corporation was incorporated or where the corporation does business? This question, which currently raises one of the thorniest issues in patent law, will capture the spotlight this month in oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Read More

Delaying the Process of Getting a Patent

Posted on Feb 22, 2017 in Articles

At the end of the Gulf War, ­international inspectors searching through an Iraqi military site found a U.S. patent that explained how to manufacture nuclear material for an atomic bomb. The patent, U.S. 2,709,222, had been delayed from being granted for years. But in 1955 the U.S. government allowed the patent to issue, believing that its ­methodology was out of date, and no country would be interested in its contents. Evidently they were wrong.

Read More

CR Attorney Talks Trademarks, Copyrights, & Free Speech on The American Law Journal

Posted on Feb 17, 2017 in Events

CR’s Manny Pokotilow participates in a panel discussion on the intersection of intellectual property and free speech in the American Law Journal’s program “Trademark, Copyrights & Free Speech: The ’Slants’ go to the ’Supremes’”, airing Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7 PM ET on WFMZ-TV.

Read More

CR Attorney to Present Lecture at Drexel University

Posted on Jan 30, 2017 in Events

CR Partner Scott Slomowitz will present a guest lecture to students enrolled in the graduate-level Bioinstrumentation II Course at Drexel University’s School of Biomedical Engineering on February 7, 2017. The presentation, entitled “How to Prepare a Good Patent Application and Filing Options”, will provide the students with important strategies/guidance for considering intellectual property protection early in the medical device development process.

Read More

Disparagement and Trademarks at the US Supreme Court

Posted on Jan 26, 2017 in Articles

Try to make sense of this: The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) refused to register the trademark “HAVE YOU HEARD THAT SATAN IS A REPUBLICAN?” because it disparaged the Republican party. But when an application was filed for the mark “THE DEVIL IS A DEMOCRAT,” the USPTO agreed that the mark could be registered.

Read More

CR Attorney to Serve as Panelist for “Apple vs. Samsung: Takeaways from the Smartphone Wars”

Posted on Jan 18, 2017 in Events

CR Partner Gary Greene will serve as a panelist for the Philadelphia Bar Association’s program “Apple vs. Samsung: Takeaways from the Smartphone Wars” on January 25, 2017. This CLE program examines the ongoing litigation regarding design patent protection for smartphones and covers how appearance and design can be protected through the law.

Read More

CR Attorney Presenting Webinar on After Final Patent Prosecution Strategy

Posted on Jan 16, 2017 in Events

It’s a dilemma – corporations are seeking more patent protection than ever before, yet corporate counsel are under constant pressure to keep costs as low as possible. How are these conflicting objectives addressed? One important aspect of cost-effective patent protection is with regard to After Final Strategy. CR attorney Lawrence Ashery is presenting a webinar on the topic on January 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm EST.

Read More

Philadelphia

1635 Market Street, 12th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-2212

215-567-2010 | 215-751-1142

View Map

Delaware

King Street Plaza - Suite 304. 800 N. King Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

302-544-9100 | 302-544-9103

View Map

Lehigh Valley

2030 Tilghman Street, Suite 201A
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-4399

610-255-7551 | 610-255-7542

View Map