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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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AIA Trial Statistics Show Recent Decrease in Likelihood of IPR Trial Institution
John M. Bird, August 19, 2014
The USPTO America Invents Act (AIA) Trial statistics dated July 31, 2014, show a recent decrease in the percentage of trials instituted and a large increase in the number of IPR petitions.

Claim Terms in an IPR Are Construed in a Broad But Reasonable Manner and Patent Owner Must Show Nexus Between Secondary Considerations of Non-Obviousness and Claimed Invention
Andrew Ritter, August 6, 2014
In a recent inter partes review (IPR), the Patent and Trial Appeals Board (PTAB) found that only some of the grounds of unpatentability were sufficient to meet the “preponderance of the evidence standard” for determining claims unpatentable. In its decision, the PTAB held that...

Federal Circuit Reverses District Court and Grants Motion to Stay
John M. Bird, July 31, 2014
On July 10, 2014, in Virtualagility v. Salesforce.com Inc. et al., 2014-1232, a divided panel of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Eastern District of Texas’ denial of a motion to stay the district court case during a transitional Covered Business Method (CBM) Review....


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