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BLG Press Releases

Beyer Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2018:

The following attorneys had become Partners of the firm:
Masako Ando
Tina Chen
Jonathan O. Scott

BLG’s Partners, employees & staff extend Congratulations to all!

About BLG

Beyer Law Group LLP (BLG) is a Silicon Valley based intellectual property law firm specializing in patent preparation, prosecution, advice and counseling. BLG is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with a smaller office located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The firm was founded over two decades ago by a small group of attorneys with the goal of providing the highest quality services to clients in a collegial work environment that allows its members the flexibility to pursue a variety of professional and personal interests. The firm currently includes many practitioners, and is proud to count among its clients numerous Fortune 500 companies, as well as some of the most innovative inventors in Silicon Valley and the world.

Our People are skilled in the drafting and prosecution of patent and trademark applications, the preparation of expert opinions concerning both the infringement and validity of U.S. patents, and in conducting intellectual property audits and due diligence reviews. BLG also handles negotiations and the drafting of technology related agreements in the areas of licensing, trade secrets, and technology sales. BLG is available to serve as patent co-counsel in litigation matters, and also has experience in the growing patent sale marketplace. Read More

 Vanderbilt V. ICOS And Proving Joint Inventorship

Law360, New York (June 23, 2010) -- On April 7, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Vanderbilt Univ. v. ICOS Corp., 601 F.3d 1297 (Fed. Cir. 2010), clarified the legal standards for determining joint lnventorship when a patentee allegedly uses information from a third party as the basis to derive an invention. > Read More