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Sughrue Mion, PLLC 

A Professional Limited Liability Company including Professional Corporations

Size of Organization: 97
Year Established: 1957
Web Site: http://www.sughrue.com

Telephone: 202-293-7060
Facsimile: 202-293-7860

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Intellectual Property LawPatent, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition
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The firm of Sughrue Mion, PLLC is engaged in the practice of law relating to intellectual property. The firm's diverse client base, encompasses a broad spectrum of multinational corporations, high technology growth companies and small start-up ventures. The firm represents its clients before the federal and state courts nationwide, as well as federal agencies having jurisdiction over matters that concern issues of international trade and intellectual property acquisition and protection. Moreover, the firm's proximity to the United States Patent and Trademark Office provides a unique opportunity to directly represent clients before that agency and, in particular, its Appellate Boards. The firm is well known for its representation of clients in connection with the development and exploitation of emerging technologies, such as superconductors, multiprocessors, biotechnology and robotics, as well as established technologies, such as data processing, nuclear engineering, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, photography, telecommunications and semiconductors. The firm has expanded over the years to its present complement of 43 partners and a comparable number of associates and clerks. The firm has spacious offices in Washington, D.C., San Diego and Mountain View, California and an office in Tokyo, Japan that is staffed by partners and associates to provide services to a client base in the Pacific basin.

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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
Source: U.S. Federal Civil District Court Databases. Powered by LexisNexis atVantage

Highest number of cases by Sughrue Mion, PLLC:
Intellectual Property (14 cases in past two years)
U.S. Patent Activity
Source: U.S. Patent Trade Office. Powered by LexisNexis atVantage

Total number of U.S. granted patents by Sughrue Mion, PLLC:
6205 (in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Sughrue Mion, PLLC: 17

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Amending Claims in IPR or Reexam? The Apparent Clash between PTAB and CRU
Azy Sophia Kokabi, September 25, 2014
The Central Reexamination Unit (“CRU”) appears to be at odds with the Board of Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) with respect to a Patent Owner’s ability to amend or add claims in an ex parte reexamination proceeding filed during an inter partes review...

Broadest Reasonable Interpretation vs. Ordinary and Customary Meaning: - Challenges Introduced by Applying Different Claim Construction Standards at the PTAB and District Courts
Grant Ford, September 25, 2014
Inter Partes Review (IPR) is quickly becoming a popular means to challenge the validity of issued patents at the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). According to USPTO statistics, 1,700 petitions for IPR were filed between September 2012 and...

Motion for Additional Discovery: Attacking Third Party Testimony
David P. Emery, September 25, 2014
Recently, in an Inter Partes Review proceeding, patent owner Honeywell International Inc., failed in its attempt to obtain additional discovery under 37 C.F.R. § 42.51(b)(2). Mexichem Amanco Holdings S.A. de C.V. v. Honeywell International, Inc. (IPR2013-00576, Paper No. 36, September 5,...


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