John Russell Quoted in Law360 Article

By October 8, 2018 News

Firm Partner, John Russell, quoted in Law360 article “Fed. Circ. Preserves Rule Inventors Say Can Be A Burden” by Matthew Bultman. IP Law360 reached out to John based on his expert blog posts and extensive patent appeal experience to discuss the issue of patent examiners re-opening prosecution responsive to an appeal brief under MPEP 1207.  John and his Mr. IP Law blog ( are quoted throughout the article.  As John explains in the article, “The way this rule has been affirmed by the Federal Circuit, the patent office has unlimited chances to make new rejections.”