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02
06
2019

J.C. Penney Sued for Infringing Blue Jean Laser Patent - Global IP Law Group representing RevoLaze, LLC

01
04
2019

Super Lawyers Magazine selected Global IP Partners David BertenGraham Gerst and Ragnar Olson as 2019 "Super Lawyers."

11
20
2018

Global IP successfully resolved the patent-infringement case brought by its client, RevoLaze, LLC, against Target Corp. for the sale of denim garments manufactured in a manner infringing on RevoLaze’s portfolio of patented technologies.

02
22
2018

Super Lawyers Magazine selected Global IP Partners David Berten, Graham Gerst and Ragnar Olson as 2018 "Super Lawyers."

01
01
2018

IAM Magazine named Partners Dave Berten, Graham Gerst and Ragnar Olson to their 2018 list of the top 300 leading patent professionals in the world.

05
30
2017

Graham Gerst was quoted in an article from Risk Management on "Troll” patent lawsuits seen declining in wake of Supreme Court ruling. Click here.

01
01
2017

Super Lawyers Magazine selected Global IP Partners David Berten and Graham Gerst as 2017 "Super Lawyers." Alison Aubry Richards and Ragnar Olson were named "Rising Stars."

01
01
2017

IAM Magazine named David Berten and Graham Gerst to their 2017 list of the top 300 leading patent professionals.

05
30
2016

Graham Gerst is a panelist on Building an In-House IP Department at Best Practices in Intellectual Property 2016 Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.

01
01
2016

Super Lawyers Magazine selected Global IP Partners David Berten and Graham Gerst  2016 "Super Lawyers." Alison Aubry Richards, Elizabeth Rudersdorf and Ragnar Olson were named "Rising Stars."

12
15
2015

Graham Gerst is serving as a judge for the M&A Turnaround Awards.

10
30
2015

Graham Gerst is a panelist at the Center for Intellectual Property’s research symposium on patent valuation.

10
28
2015

Graham Gerst is a speaker at the Licensing Executives Society, Annual Conference.

10
09
2015

Alex Debski presented at PLI’s Patent Litigation 2015 in Chicago, IL on October 9, 2015 as part of the NPEs – The Special Issues Arising from Disputes with NPEs session providing a plaintiff’s perspective on NPE patent enforcement.

03
25
2015

Graham Gerst Moderated a Panel Discussion entitled "9 Months Later - Diagnosing the effect the U.S. Supreme Court’s Alice decision and its progeny have had on the patent industry and value of software-related patents" at the Licensing Executives Society, Chicago Chapter March event.

02
06
2015

Graham Gerst was quoted in "The Innovation Act is back," IPPro The Internet.

02
05
2015
01
12
2015

"Super Lawyer Magazine" selected Global IP Partners David Berten and Graham Gerst as 2015 "Super Lawyers." Alison Aubry RichardsRagnar Olson, Nicholas Dudziak, and Elizabeth Rudersdorf were selected as "Rising Stars."

11
06
2014

Graham Gerst panelist at Duff & Phelps IP Value Summit, San Francisco, CA.

06
25
2014
06
23
2014

Graham Gerst speaker on "Building a World Class IP Portfolio," Intellectual Property Business Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

06
20
2014
06
20
2014

Graham Gerst quoted in "Lawyers Weigh in on High Court's Software Patent Ruling," Law360.

06
13
2014

Graham Gerst quoted in "Devil's in the Details of Tesla's Open Patent Pledge," Law360.

06
04
2014

Ragnar Olson speaker on "Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs" at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

06
02
2014

Global IP included in IAM Patent 1000 2014 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals and is one of three firms identified as "Highly recommended" for IP transactions. 

05
27
2014

Ragnar Olson speaker on "Defending Your Patents" at Best Practices in Intellectual Property Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel.

05
15
2014

Ragnar Olson speaker on “The U.S. Supreme Court’s Take on Patent Law in 2014" at Bloomberg BNA Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar. 

04
11
2014
02
12
2014

Ragnar Olson speaker on Patent Valuation and Monetization at University of Arkansas Law School.

01
01
2014

"Super Lawyers Magazine" selected David Berten and Graham Gerst as 2114 "Super Lawyers." Alison Aubry Richards and Ragnar Olson were selected "Rising Stars." In addition, "Super Lawyers Magazine" named Graham Gerst as one of the "100 Best Lawyers in Illinois."

12
06
2013

Graham Gerst quoted in "IT Firms Squabble Over Patent Reform Bill," E-Commerce Times.

11
11
2013

Ragnar Olson speaker on "Patent Strategy: Offensive and defensive tactics" at the University of Illinois College of Law.

10
31
2013

Vincent Frantz and Irwin Park join Global IP as associate attorneys.

10
03
2013
08
28
2013

On Track Innovations Ltd. announces that they have retained Global IP to lead their new intellectual property monetization campaign. See more info here

08
06
2013

Graham Gerst quoted in "Some mobile patents lose bite as competitive weapon," Mobile Marketer

07
31
2013

Graham Gerst quoted in "Challenges of Defining a Patent Troll," Bloomberg Law

06
14
2013

Graham Gerst quoted in "Patent Reform: Supporting or Stifling U.S. Innovation?," TheLawTV.

06
12
2013

Graham Gerst quoted in "IT Companies Back Federal Plans to Battle Patent Trolls," E-Commerce Times.

06
06
2013
05
06
2013

Graham Gerst moderates panel on the smartphone patent wards.

04
22
2013

Alex Debski has editorial published: "Lawmakers should be wary of SHIELD Act," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

03
14
2013

David Berten quoted in "Life after the blockbusters," The Deal.

03
14
2013

Graham Gerst testified before the IP Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee at the hearing on "Abusive Patent Litigation: The Impact on American Innovation & Jobs, and Potential Solutions." The video of the hearing and the written submission are available here. An article about the hearing is available here.  A portion of Mr. Gerst's testimony was quoted in "House Panel Calls for Action on Patent Trolls," Law360

02
28
2013

Graham Gerst panelist on "Structure of a Proceeding and Constitutional and Other Constraints" of patent small claims court at a conference sponsored by the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the University of Illinois on "Patent Small Claims: The Next Big Idea."

02
26
2013

Nicholas Dudziak has editorial published: "ITC may become preferred forum for NPEs," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

01
28
2013

Richard Dennerline joins Global IP's Chicago office as Of Counsel.

01
13
2013

Super Lawyers Magazine selected Global IP's Partners David Berten and Graham Gerst 2013 as "Super Lawyers."  Alison Aubry Richards and Ragnar Olson were selected "Rising Stars."

12
10
2012

Graham Gerst serves as panelist at U.S. Federal Trade Commission/U.S. Department of Justice workshop on government responses to patent-assertion-entity activities.

12
01
2012

Global IP client, NeoMedia Technologies, licenses QR code patents to Kraft Foods. See article here.

11
29
2012

Global IP named one of the fifteen most innovative IP law firms by the Financial Times. See the full report here.

11
13
2012

David Berten and Graham Gerst speak on separate panels at JNK Securities patent seminar in New York, NY.

11
13
2012

Graham Gerst quoted in "Is Apple showing a kinder, gentler side toward Android?," Mobile Marketer.

11
13
2012

Graham Gerst speaker on cell phone patent wars at JNK Securities patent seminar in New York, NY.

10
17
2012

Elizabeth Koehn has editorial published: "Utility patents play own part in battle between Apple and Samsung," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

10
16
2012

Graham Gerst speaks at Licensing Executives Society annual meeting in Toronto, Canada on panel titled "The Patent Wars Go Global: Multinational Litigations and their Effect on the Changing IP Landscape."

10
16
2012

Graham Gerst speaker at Licensing Executives Society annual meeting in Toronto, Canada on panel titled "The Patent Wars Go Global: Multinational Litigations and their Effect on the Changing IP Landscape."

10
11
2012

Graham Gerst quoted in "Google's handling of mobile patents comes under scrutiny," Mobile Marketer.

09
30
2012
09
26
2012

Global IP Law Group and partner David Berten profiled in "The New IP Lawyer," Lawdragon.

09
24
2012

Partner David Berten  featured in "With Smartphone Deals, Patents Become a New Asset Class," The New York Times.

09
18
2012

David Berten speaks on "Patents and Mobile Payments" at the JNK Securities Mobile Payments Event in New York City.

09
06
2012

Graham Gerst speaks on monetizing intellectual property at the 2012 annual meeting of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

09
06
2012

Ragnar Olson speaker on "Early-Stage Technology Financing" at the 8th International Symposium IP in Innovative Economy in Krakow, Poland.

09
04
2012

Graham Gerst quoted in "Differing Apple rulings may cause issues," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

08
29
2012

Graham Gerst quoted in "Apple ruling opens doors for Motorola," Chicago Sun-Times

08
22
2012

Graham Gerst has editorial published: "Posner's approach in Apple causes some concern in patent world," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

07
31
2012

Graham Gerst quoted in "Apple, Samsung take road less traveled," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

07
19
2012

David Berten quoted in "Patent deals give investment banks a boost.".
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2012-07-19/patent-deals-give-investment-banks-a-boost

06
29
2012
06
26
2012

David Berten speaks on "Patent Monetization - Real World Options, Is it Right for my Company?" at the Association of Corporate Counsel in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

05
10
2012

David Berten speaks on the "Outlook for Tech M&A" at the Bloomberg Link Enterprise Technology Summit in New York City.

04
29
2012

"The $5 billion IP law firm," Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

04
27
2012

Global IP sells select Aware, Inc. patents to Intel for $75 Million. See the article here: Aware Announces Sale of Selected Patents

03
24
2012

Graham Gerst speaks at the American Bar Association Spring Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada for the program "Offensive and Defensive Patent Portfolio Acquisition: Is Google Getting It Right?"

03
24
2012

Graham Gerst speaker on "Offensive and Defensive Patent Portfolio Acquisition: Is Google Getting It Right?" at the American Bar Association's Spring Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.

01
19
2012

Global IPs New Zealand based affiliate, Paul Adams, comment on innovation and commercialization in "Innovation's not easy...and there's other ways to get value from it." https://sciblogs.co.nz/stick/2012/01/19/innovations-not-easyand-theres-other-ways-to-get-value-from-it/

01
10
2012

David Berten and Global IP profiled in LawDragon's Lawyer Limelight.

01
02
2012

Super Lawyers Magazine selected  David Berten and Graham Gerst as 2012 "Super Lawyers." Ragnar Olson was selected as a "Rising Star."

12
13
2011

Graham Gerst is quoted in The National Law Journal's article "Apple vs. Android".

12
07
2011

Ragnar Olson gives speech about the Nortel patent auction at an LES meeting in Montreal, Canada.

12
07
2011

Ragnar Olson speaker on "Patent Auctioning: The Nortel Experience" at an LES meeting in Montreal, Canada.

12
01
2011

David Berten named to the "2011 LawDragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America."

11
02
2011

Ragnar Olson speaker on "Defensive Patenting in Wireless Technology" for the Intellectual Property Law Society at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

11
01
2011

David Berten speaks on "Lessons from the Largest Patent Sale in History" at a Navigant Legal Roundtable in Chicago.

10
18
2011

"More details of the Nortel patent auction revealed," Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

10
17
2011

David Berten speaks on "The Insider's Perspective on the Nortel Auction: What Really Happened and What it Means" at the Annual Meeting of the Licensing Executive's Society (USA and Canada) in San Diego, CA.

09
26
2011

Graham Gerst speaks about portfolio quantity verus quality in Managing IP Magazine's story "It's the Chips, Not the Cards."

09
08
2011

Graham Gerst is a speaker on “Patent Considerations in Technology Transfers” at International Symposium on Intellectual Property, Krakow, Poland.

08
23
2011

Alex Debski joins Global IP Law Group as an Associate.

07
11
2011

Cindy Ahn joins Global IP Law Group as a Partner.

06
19
2011

Partners David Berten and Ragnar Olson named to the IAM Strategy 250 list of the World's Best IP Strategists.

06
10
2011

David Berten speaks on the Federal Circuit's Microsoft v. i4i opinion at the University of Dayton's School of Law's 21st Annual Seminar on Significant Developments in the Intellectual Property Law of Computers and Cyberspace.

02
14
2011

Graham Gerst joins Advisory Board at DePaul's Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology.

01
06
2011

Global IP Law Group files suit on behalf of client against H&R Block, Inc. for patent infringement.

01
01
2011

Nicholas Dudziak joins Global IP Law Group as an Associate.

12
11
2010

Global IP Law Group files suit on behalf of client against Seiko Epson Corporation for infringement of eight patents

08
04
2010

Elizabeth Koehn joins Global IP Law Group as an Associate. Elizabeth joins Global IP after having previously worked for Hogan Lovells US, LLP

06
17
2010

Global IP team, led by U.K. lawyer Mark Milhench, successfully defends client patent against Vodafone's opposition before the European Patent Office in The Hague

05
25
2010

Graham Gerst, a partner at Global IP Law Group, gives seminar on Managing IP Assets at the Corporate Intellectual Property Law Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

05
14
2010

Dow Jones Newswires article "Nortel Solicits Bids For Patents, Deciding Whether To Sell" reports that Global IP Law Group and Lazard will be advising Nortel in the sale of its 4,000 patents.

08
08
2008

Graham Gerst speaker on “The U.S. Justice Department’s Role in Protecting Intellectual Property Rights,” at Conference on IP Law Enforcement Protection, Baltimore, MD.

03
28
2008

Graham Gerst speaker on “Working with the U.S. Justice Department to Protect Your IP” at Technology and Innovation Conference, San Jose, CA.

02
19
2008

Graham Gerst speaker on “The Advice-of-Counsel Defense” at 2008 Corporate Intellectual Property Law Conference, Chicago, IL.

04
11
2007

Graham Gerst is a speaker on “Effective Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution to Achieve the Best Results for Your Client” at Law Bulletin Case Valuation Seminar, Chicago, IL.

10
18
2006

Graham Gerst is a speaker on “Protecting Your Innovation Through Intellectual Property” at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago, IL.

08
01
2006

Graham Gerst speaker on “Damage Control – How to Obtain and Limit Damages in Trademark and Advertising Cases” at the Kirkland & Ellis Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Law Seminar, Chicago, IL.

05
01
2005

Graham Gerst is a speaker at “Phillips v. AWH: The Federal Circuit’s En Banc Review of the Claim Construction Process” at the Kirkland & Ellis Technology & Law Seminar, Chicago, IL.

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