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Author: Thomas Pia

New Webinar from Dilworth IP: The Missing Trillions: A Conversation on the Value and Risks of Intangible Assets

The world’s five most valuable companies have $4.4 trillion missing from their balance sheets! While their collective value is more than $4.6 trillion, their balance sheets report just $228 billion in tangible assets. The missing 95% of value is in intangible assets – brands, software code, confidential information (including trade secrets), data and client lists.

Dilworth IP Partner Presents at Lawyer-Pilot Bar Association’s Winter 2019 Convention

Dilworth IP’s Benjamin Lehberger recently spoke at the Lawyer-Pilot Bar Association’s Winter 2019 Convention in Cocoa Beach, FL. Ben’s talk, entitled “Where are We Headed in Space? Charting the Industry’s Trajectory Through Patent Filings” showed how the patent landscape for space technology has changed dramatically over time. Despite NASA being the dominant filer for decades, Ben showed that the last 20 years of filings have been led by private firms. He also considered how the latest patents filings, on technologies such as artificial gravity and global internet access, give insight into what’s next in space.

Matthew Siegal of Dilworth IP Published in The Intellectual Property Strategist

Matthew Siegal, a patent attorney with Dilworth IP’s affiliate firm, Dilworth & Barrese, and Of Counsel to Dilworth IP, recently had an article published in The Intellectual Property Strategist entitled, “Even the Value of the Smallest Salable Unit Must Bes Apportioned.” In the article, Mr. Siegal discusses the Federal Circuit ruling in Finjan, Inc. v. Blue Coat.

Matthew Siegal of Dilworth IP Quoted in Law 360

Matthew Siegal, a patent attorney with Dilworth IP’s affiliate firm, Dilworth & Barrese, and Of Counsel to Dilworth IP, was quoted in an article published by Law 360 entitled, “From NJ to Texas: How the Courts Fared at The Federal Circuit.” Mr. Siegel commented on the District of Delaware’s high affirmance rate with the Federal Circuit in patent cases, saying, “They’ve learned how to quote the standards and base their decision on alternate theories, some of which they know are less likely to be reversed.”

Dilworth IP’s David Puleo & Dr. Anthony Sabatelli Featured in the IP Litigator

Dilworth IP’s David Puleo and Dr. Anthony Sabatelli recently had an article featured in the bi-monthly publication IP Litigator. Their article, entitled “UK Supreme Court Redefines Patent Infringement,” considers the United Kingdom Supreme Court decision in Actavis UK Limited and others v. Eli Lilly and Company, and the implications it has on defining patent infringement.

Dilworth IP Sponsors 2nd China Pharma IP Summit

Dilworth IP was a proud sponsor of the 2nd Annual China Pharma Intellectual Property Summit. Dilworth IP’s Michael Dilworth, Anthony Sabatelli and Jing Zhou attended the event, which was held in Shanghai on December 7th and 8th. The summit is an opportunity for in-house counsel members from Chinese pharmaceutical companies to network with intellectual property attorneys from around the world. With laws concerning the pharmaceutical industry continuing to evolve in China, the summit becomes increasingly more important.