June 15, 2022
Fitch Even is proud to be a platinum sponsor of Chicago Women in IP’s Annual Progressive Networking Dinner & Anniversary Party on June 20 at the RPM on the Water in Chicago. The dinner is a flagship event for ChiWIP, bringing together IP professionals from leading Chicago corporations, law firms, law schools, and service providers in an innovative format designed to stimulate conversation and maximize networking opportunities.
Fitch Even attorneys that will be attending the dinner include ChiWIP co-founder and board member Nikki Little, ChiWIP board member Calista Mitchell, ChiWIP committee member Amanda Lowerre O'Donnell, Carrie Albright, Kerianne Strachan, and summer associate Tiffany Hu.
Chicago Women in IP is a vibrant and inclusive networking and mentoring organization committed to the connection, promotion, and success of Chicagoland-area women working in the field of intellectual property law. Founded in 2015, this June marks the seventh anniversary of ChiWIP.
IP Alert | Stock Ownership Leads to Vacatur of $2.75B District Court JudgmentAugust 8, 2022
On June 23, in Centripetal Networks v. Cisco Systems, the Federal Circuit vacated judgment of the district court because stock held by the judge's wife violated the recusal statute and was not harmless error. Read more
IP Alert | Rehearing Reverses Earlier Federal Circuit Decision Finding Silence Supported Negative Claim LimitationJuly 6, 2022
On June 21, in Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation v. Accord Healthcare, Inc., a reshuffled Federal Circuit panel reversed course on rehearing to find that a negative claim limitation was not supported by silence in the patent's specification. Read more