Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP

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Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP 

Winning Intellectual Property
Size of Organization: 33
Year Established: 1979
Web Site: http://www.sunsteinlaw.com

Telephone: 617-443-9292
Fax: 617-443-0004



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Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition
 
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Founded in 1979, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP has an outstanding record of important wins for our technology and life sciences clients through litigation, patent prosecution, IP portfolio development and business transactions. The firm serves clients nationwide in diverse industries and technological disciplines, including medical devices, electronics, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, computer software and homeland security. We emphasize early identification of business goals and strategic planning to achieve them. We have a long track record of success in expanding and protecting our clients' patent, trademark and copyright assets.

Patent, Trademark, and other IP litigation

Our trial lawyers excel at all aspects of trial practice and are unwavering in advocating the interests of our clients. We have won multi-million dollar recoveries, obtained emergency injunctive relief, and successfully defended bet-the-company cases. Our deep knowledge of patent and trademark law, technology and science informs our litigation strategy to deliver the results that achieve our clients' business goals. We have had equal experience and success in bringing copyright matters to trial.

Patent Prosecution and Portfolio Development

Our Patent Practice Group includes registered patent attorneys who help our clients create valuable patent portfolios with an eye toward advancing their business objectives. Our patent lawyers offer vast experience prosecuting applications in a wide variety of technical areas, including data communications and networking, computer hardware and software, electronic circuits and systems, electro-mechanical and microprocessor-controlled devices, molecular biology, biochemistry, biomedical devices, optics and imaging, x-ray systems, metallurgy, ceramics, magnetic recording, fluid control systems and mechanical devices.

Trademark Portfolio Development

Our attorneys help clients create trademark portfolios to protect their brands and promote their business strategies. We obtain domestic and foreign trademark registrations and enforce and defend our clients' trademark rights in administrative tribunals and courts of law.

Copyright Portfolio Development

We focus our efforts on ensuring that clients properly maintain copyrights and make informed choices as to when to seek copyright protection. Our attorneys assist clients in obtaining federal copyright registrations and in enforcing and defending their copyrights in court.

Business and IP Transactions

Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP offers a variety of corporate legal services to businesses. In particular, we help our clients develop business structures that achieve the long-term goals of investors and management. Such planning involves considerations of control, capital formation, taxation, and regulatory and financing issues. Our Business Practice Group leverages our transaction skills with extensive knowledge of intellectual property and technology to promote our clients' business objectives.

Business Litigation

Our attorneys excel at representation of our clients in a wide range of general business litigation. We have handled commercial, contract, corporate, health care, insurance, employment, governmental and real estate disputes, as well as general and business torts. We employ a tough-minded, business-oriented approach to the assessment and conduct of litigation and have enjoyed great success in achieving favorable results that meet the business objectives of our clients.



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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
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Highest number of cases by Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP:
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 Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP:
176 (in past two years)
Peer Review Ratings

Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP: 9
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Total number of Client Reviews for Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP: 1


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Yet Again, the Supreme Court Narrows Patent Eligibility, This Time Targeting Computer-Related Inventions
Bruce D. Sunstein, October 10, 2014
In the wake of its decisions denying eligibility for patent protection to diagnostic procedures (Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, 2012), and isolated genomic DNA (Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, 2013), the Supreme Court has denied patent eligibility to...

FTC Rule Targeting Pharma Licenses Is Upheld by Federal Judge
Jordana Goodman, July 21, 2014
Last November, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced a rule requiring advance notice of proposed exclusive patent license agreements in the pharmaceutical industry that exceed $75.9 million in value. Upon receipt of such a notice, the FTC or the Justice Department may then...

Supreme Court Rejects Inducement Liability Where There’s No Direct Infringer
Kerry L. Timbers, July 21, 2014
The issue of “divided infringement” — where multiple parties “share” infringement by performing different steps of a method claim — has vexed the courts of late, with the Federal Circuit see-sawing between two very different interpretations of the patent law. The...






 

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