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September 2018

Win for Chinese Patent Prosecution Team

McCoy Russell’s Chinese Patent Prosecution team, including Xiaohong Ding and John Russell, won a 6th revocation of an improper rejection by the Chinese Patent Office this year. Our team led the appeal to the Reexamination Board that obtained a decision revoking all rejections and indicating that the invention was novel and inventive over cited prior art and common knowledge. The case is Chinese Patent Application No. 201310322331.2.2, relating to Engine Control Devices.

Press Release: Boutique Woman-Owned Law Firm Issues Most Patents in Portland

Boutique Woman-Owned Law Firm Issues Most Patents in Portland


For Immediate Release                                                                     

Date: 09/24/2018

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Portland, OR –

Results from USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) show McCoy Russell LLP has issued more patents than any other Portland firm this year. As of January 2018, McCoy Russell’s approach has granted them 534 issued patents. The two runner’s up are Klarquist Sparkman, LLP with 458 and Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt who have been issued 461.


Firm partners are impressed that their boutique woman-owned firm is beating out significantly larger traditional Portland firms in issued patents.



McCoy Russell LLP is a Portland based, woman-owned,  boutique intellectual property law firm focused on the prosecution and development of patent and trademark portfolios.


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Examiner Reversed in Appeal

McCoy Russell has won another reversal from the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB). This was a big win in the area of winches and cranes. Our team, led by John Russell, battled improper rejections by the United States Patent Office and participated in oral proceedings. See Appeal 2016-007508.