Indefiniteness by Reference: The Potential Impact of Incorporated Subject Matter on Claim Construction

Incorporating Indefiniteness

By Michael A. Buschbach

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USPTO Planning to Make IDS Practice Less Burdensome But Probably Not Less Expensive

Proposed USPTO Fee Changes for Information Disclosure Statements Foreshadow Possible Procedural Changes

By Kelly Patrick Fitzgerald

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Shumaker & Sieffert Welcomes Mike Soldner

Shumaker & Sieffert is pleased to announce that Mike Soldner has joined the firm.  Mike brings over twenty years of patent prosecution and counseling experience, and has particular technical expertise in the medical device and electronics fields.  Most recently, Mike was a patent attorney with Medtronic, handling patent matters in the company's Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure business unit.  Mike will contribute to the medical device and electronics patent practice areas at Shumaker & Sieffert.

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