Talem IP Law News

Wendy Zimbone Mentors Women in Technology Startups

Wendy Zimbone was selected and served as a mentor for the Spring 2016 Empowering Women in Technology Startups (Ewits) Program in Gainesville, Florida.  In the program Wendy mentored a group of professional women through a ten-week entrepreneurial boot camp where they learned how to create a tech startup and pitch it to investors.   Learn more at http://ewits.org/.


Nicole Wanty joins Talem IP

On February, 1st, 2016, Nicole Wanty joined the Talem IP team as an Associate Patent Attorney.  Nicole is a registered patent attorney practicing patent prosecution and intellectual property counseling in the electrical and computer science arts, including electronics, software, signals, networking, and telecommunications. Prior to joining Talem IP Law, Nicole was an intellectual property associate at a law firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Nicole also previously externed in the Patent Experience Extern Program at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and at an intellectual property firm in Alexandria, Virginia.

Sarah Knight Participates in a Panel on Software Prosecution Issues

As part of the 53rd Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law on November 16-17 at the Center for American and International Law, Plano, TX, Sarah joined a panel of speakers to discuss overcoming challenges in drafting and prosecuting patent applications on software inventions. Topics included issues with disclosure development and drafting in view of 101, prosecution issues in view of 101, claiming and prosecuting patent applications to manage divided infringement and inducement, and functional claiming.

Sarah Knight Speaks on Functional Claiming

The 2015 Partnering in Patents – Software Partnership was held at the United States Patent and Trademark Office October 21, 2015. Speaking from the software and electrical arts perspective, Sarah Knight joined a panel of speakers to discuss functional language.

Sarah Knight Moderates a Panel for joint committee meeting of Patent Law and Patent Litigation Committees

At the AIPLA Spring Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, Sarah helped coordinate and then moderate a stellar panel of speakers including attorneys handling litigation and patent strategy from law firms, software companies, and a patent holding company, who interactively discussed and debated  trends from recent 101 cases at the PTAB and District Court, the repercussions of Teva, Patent Reform, the rising use of 12(c) motions for deciding patent eligibility at the District Court, Covered Business Method review and how it can address 101 issues; and what the state of 101 prosecution and litigation mean for the future of patent filers, patent holders, and patent defendants.