Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Michael Best is a full service firm with more than 250 lawyers who provide our clients with the exceptional legal service and business acumen that have defined our firm for generations. Our practice is broadly organized into the following areas, each with its own sub-practices: Banking & Financial Services; Corporate & Transactional; Energy Law; Environmental & Natural Resources; Government Relations & Public Policy; Intellectual Property; Labor & Employment Relations; Litigation; Privacy & Data Security; Real Estate; and Tax.

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Inventorship remains the touchstone of who owns patentable technology.  Yet inventorship remains, at times, one of the most perplexing and contentious aspects of patent law.
Case in point is the recent 111-page decision in Dana-Faber Cancer Institute, Inc. v. Ono

Claims of infringement under the doctrine of equivalents routinely accompany literal infringement claims in patent infringement litigation.  Likewise, patent prosecutors typically try to avoid narrowing the scope of equivalents during prosecution of a patent application.  But, a pair of recent

Claims of infringement under the doctrine of equivalents routinely accompany literal infringement claims in patent infringement litigation.  Likewise, patent prosecutors typically try to avoid narrowing the scope of equivalents during prosecution of a patent application.  But, a pair of recent