Inventor Rights Act Proposes to Grant Certain Rights to “Inventor-Owned” Patents

By: Stanley F. Chalvire The Inventor Rights Act (H.R. 5478) was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in late December 2019, and proposes significant new rights for United States patents that are “inventor-owned.” In particular, if passed, the Bill would create a new class of “inventor-owned patents,” in which the inventor of the claimed invention …

Continue reading Inventor Rights Act Proposes to Grant Certain Rights to “Inventor-Owned” Patents

Register today: Show Me the Money: Bio Bucks, Royalties and Other Payment Structures in Strategic Alliances 

  The MBBP Life Sciences group will host the panel event Show Me the Money: Bio Bucks, Royalties and Other Payment Structures in Strategic Alliances on Wednesday, April 3 in our Waltham office. Topics will include upfront license fees, technology access payments, milestone triggers, commercial due diligence fees, clinical trial milestones, royalty rates, and more. …

Continue reading Register today: Show Me the Money: Bio Bucks, Royalties and Other Payment Structures in Strategic Alliances 

Stan Chalvire Comments on Long-Standing Trademark Question Before the Supreme Court in Mass Lawyers Weekly Article

In the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article Long-standing trademark question before Supreme Court, intellectual property attorney Stan Chalvire commented on the issue of what becomes of a licensee’s right to use a trademark when the licensor rejects the license as part of the bankruptcy process. The International Trademark Association refers to the issue as "the most significant …

Continue reading Stan Chalvire Comments on Long-Standing Trademark Question Before the Supreme Court in Mass Lawyers Weekly Article

Stan Chalvire Participating in IP Licensing Workshop at Suffolk University Law School

Suffolk University Law School will hold an Intellectual Property Licensing Workshop, where attendees will acquire proven skills to maximize the value of the licenses they negotiate. Intellectual property attorney Stan Chalvire, who has extensive experience in the licensing of IP, will serve as one of the faculty members for the workshop. Participants will negotiate a …

Continue reading Stan Chalvire Participating in IP Licensing Workshop at Suffolk University Law School