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An internationally known and trusted name in IP Law

Maier & Maier was established with the goal of providing intellectual property analysis and advice for large, multi-national corporations, universities, middle-market and emerging market companies, and startups and spinouts. We are proud of our ability to advise our clients, and to obtain patent protection for a wide scale of technologies, and offer years of experience in litigation, licensing, and other intellectual property-related issues.

The History of Our Firm

USPTO Releases New Guidance on §101 and §112 Eligibility

As Director Iancu promised in his recent address,  the USPTO has issued revised guidance on the evaluation of eligibility. Specifically, the guidance sheds light on how the USPTO will address §101 abstract analysis and §112 in relation to computer implemented inventions. This memo is part of Iancu’s long-stated mission of bringing greater clarity and predictability […]

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Federal Circuit Appeal on Trade Show Material as Prior Art Highlights Differences Between PTAB and ITC

The different standards between the PTAB and the ITC came to bear in a recent Federal Circuit appeal between Nobel Biocare Services AG and Instradent USA, Inc. (Appeal No. 2017-2256 ). The decision came on an appeal from an IPR where Instradent sought to invalidate Nobel’s patent relating to dental implants with a critical date […]

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Maier & Maier Reaches 1000th Patent Issued

After over a decade of outstanding service and commitment to our clients, Maier & Maier is proud to have obtained 1000 patent grants for our clients from the United States Patent & Trademark Office. The most recent in a string of successes, this achievement represents both the quality and consistency of Maier & Maier’s work. […]

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