• Federal Circuit Finds USPTO’s PTA Reduction Rule Contrary to the PTA Statute
    February 25, 2019

    I. Summary By statute, the USPTO has authority to make a patent term adjustment (“PTA”) to account for delays caused by the USPTO during prosecution. See 35 U.S.C. §§ 154(b)(1)(A)-(C). However, the PTA is reduced when…

  • USPTO Issues Procedure to Request PTA Recalculation for Erroneous IDS Deduction
    December 7, 2018

    I. Summary For years, the USPTO’s patent term adjustment (“PTA”) computer program has been unable to properly calculate PTA when an information disclosure statement (“IDS”) had been filed with a 30-day safe harbor statement under 37…

  • Trademark Team Triumphs on Appeal for D.C. Atelier
    October 1, 2018

    In In re Paradyce Clothing Company, Inc., U.S. Serial No. 87562296 (October 1, 2018), Wenderoth Trademark Partner Rebeccah Gan successfully appealed a likelihood of confusion refusal on behalf of District of Columbia-based clothing line “PARADYCE.”…

  • Robert Joynes Presented at the Inaugural BIO Africa Convention
    August 29, 2018

    Robert Joynes participated as a speaker on a panel discussing how to leverage intellectual property to fund biotechnology innovation at the inaugural BIO Africa Convention held in Durban, South Africa this week.  Robert’s lecture focused…

  • Wenderoth Attorney is Part of U.S. Delegation to Japan
    April 9, 2018

    April 16-19, 2018, Andrew Freistein, a Wenderoth partner, is part of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) IP Practice in Japan Committee’s U.S. Delegation to Japan. The Delegation will meet with members of the Japanese…


  • Wenderoth Attorney Moderates American Bar Association Webinar on Obviousness
    February 20, 2018

    On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET, Chao Gao will be moderating the American Bar Association webinar, “Recent Lessons and Practice Insights on the Law of Obviousness.” Join the panel…

  • 2016 AIPLA Annual Meeting
    October 27, 2016

    We invite you to join us in attending the 2016 AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC this year. Our firm will be represented by attorneys from all of our practice groups. We would welcome the opportunity to…

  • 2016 IP Practice in Japan Pre-Meeting
    October 25, 2016

    The Pre-Meeting is open to all those who have registered for the AIPLA 2016 Annual Meeting and is a great event for networking with colleagues from Japan. Presentations will be provided by speakers from the…

  • Exhibiting at the 2016 BIO International Convention
    June 6, 2016

    Wenderoth is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting again this year at the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Francisco from June 6th-9th. Our firm will be represented by attorneys from our Chemical, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical…

  • Join us at 138th INTA Annual Meeting
    May 21, 2016

    We invite you to join us in attending the 138th INTA Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL this year. It would be our pleasure to meet with you during this event to learn how we can…