February 7, 2022
Ten Fitch Even partners have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 list of Illinois Super Lawyers. No more than five percent of all lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor each year.
Karl R. Fink, Nikki Little, Timothy P. Maloney, Joseph F. Marinelli, and Stanley S. Schlitter were once again recognized as top attorneys in Intellectual Property Litigation in Illinois.
In addition, Stephen S. Favakeh, Mark W. Hetzler, Allen E. Hoover, Joseph T. Nabor, and Joseph E. Shipley were once again recognized as top attorneys in Intellectual Property Law in Illinois.
Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys are selected using a multiphase process that includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. For more information, please visit www.superlawyers.com.
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IP Alert | Federal Circuit Finds Motivation to Combine References Absent Obvious ImprovementMarch 21, 2023
On March 13, in Intel Corp. v. PACT XPP Schweiz AG, the Federal Circuit concluded that the "known techniques" rationale may support a motivation to combine two references so long as the combination is a "suitable option" to address a known problem in the art, even if the combination does not result in an obvious improvement to the proposed system. Read more