Firm founding partner, Anna McCoy is featured in this year’s World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s leading Trademark Professionals which you can view here. Anna was selected due to her hard work, dedication, and trademark know-how, having received sufficient positive feedback from market sources with knowledge of her practice and the market in which she operates.
Firm Partner, John Russell, was quoted in Law360 article ” PTAB Taking Patent Eligibility Revamp To Heart” by Matthew Bultman. IP Law360 reached out to John based on his expert blog posts and extensive patent appeal experience to discuss the recent update of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) following the USPTO’s new patent eligibility framework allowing for less Section 101 rejections.
McCoy Russell is happy to announce recent recognition as having the second highest Alice allowance rate in the country by Juristat. Read the article here. The USPTO average Alice allowance rate is 54.6% and McCoy Russell’s allowance rate is over 97%. The rankings also considered Alice overcome rates, and noted that only two firms, one of which was McCoy Russell, ranked in the top for both Alice allowance rates and Alice overcome rates.
McCoy Russell has won a complete reversal before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in the area of engine control. Our team, led by John Russell, battled improper rejections by the United States Patent Office and successfully convinced the PTAB that the invention was non-obvious.