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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

Maier & Maier Helps GREE, Inc. Successfully Overcome §101 And §112 Attacks At The PTAB By Supercell Oy

On October 15, 2019, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued a Final Written Decision upholding all 19 remaining claims at issue as valid over 101 and 112 arguments in PGR2018-00061. The challenged patent, 9,700,793, “relates to a recording medium storing a game program, a game processing method, and an information processing apparatus.” The petition […]

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5G Essential Patent Declaration Updates

The 5G Standard Essential Patent (SEP) Declaration efforts are ongoing as companies around the globe are vying for position in the 5G IP game. The standard looks to define the patents necessary to implement 5G technology into the market to organize future licensing arrangements and portfolio evaluations. The declaration process is being overseen by 3GPP, […]

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Federal Circuit Rules Design Patent Scope Can Be Limited By Claim Language

On September 12, 2019, the Federal Circuit upheld the District Court of New Jersey’s finding that a design patent’s scope is limited by the language in its claims, rather than just its figures. The decision, in Curver Luxembourg, SARL v. Home Expressions Inc., heightens the importance of titles and claim language used when drafting design […]

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