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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 leading middle-market and emerging-growth companies. 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

Clarifying 35 U.S.C. § 101 in McRO, Inc. v. Bandai Namco Games America

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in McRO, Inc. v. Bandai Namco Games America, reversed the district court’s judgment on the pleadings that the asserted claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,307,576 (the ‘576 patent) and 6,611,278 (the ‘278 patent) were directed to patent-ineligible subject matter and therefore invalid under 35 U.S.C. § […]

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The Heightened Need for Non-Infringement Opinions After Halo and Stryker

The Supreme Court recently decided two cases, Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., et al. and Stryker Corporation, et al. v. Zimmer, Inc., et al., dealing with the standard that courts must use when determining whether or not to award enhanced damages to a patent plaintiff. As an enhanced damage award can often be […]

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Staying ahead of the pack with “Track One” Accelerated Cases

Consider filing a “Track One” case to jump to the front of the line for an extra fee. You may even get a more experienced and decisive examination by paying the additional Track One fees.

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