IAM Magazine named Partners Dave Berten, Graham Gerst, Ragnar Olson and Steve Steger to their 2018 list of the top 300 leading patent professionals in the world.
Graham Gerst was quoted in an article from Risk Management on "Troll” patent lawsuits seen declining in wake of Supreme Court ruling. Click here.
Panelist on Building an In-House IP Department at Best Practices in Intellectual Property 2016 Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel
Judge for the M&A Turnaround Awards
Panelist at Center for Intellectual Property’s research symposium on patent valuation
Quoted in "The Innovation Act is back," IPPro The Internet
Quoted in "New Troll Bill Could Hobble All Patent Suits, Atts Say," Law360
Panelist at Duff & Phelps IP Value Summit, San Francisco, CA
Quoted in "No Unanimity in Reactions to SC's Unanimous Software Patent Decision," E-Commerce Times
Speaker on "Building a World Class IP Portfolio," Intellectual Property Business Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Quoted in "Why the long wait? The Supreme Court rules on Alice v CLS," IAM Magazine
Quoted in "Lawyers Weigh in on High Court's Software Patent Ruling," Law360
Quoted in "Devil's in the Details of Tesla's Open Patent Pledge," Law360
Quoted in "Antitrust suit against Google could significantly impact mobile advertising revenues," Mobile Marketer
Quoted in "IT Firms Squabble Over Patent Reform Bill," E-Commerce Times
Quoted in "IOS threatened after court dismisses Apple's suit to protect developers," Mobile Marketer
Graham Gerst quoted in "Some mobile patents lose bite as competitive weapon," Mobile Marketer
Graham Gerst quoted in "Challenges of Defining a Patent Troll," Bloomberg Law
Graham Gerst quoted in "Patent Reform: Supporting or Stifling U.S. Innovation?," TheLawTV
Graham Gerst quoted in "IT Companies Back Federal Plans to Battle Patent Trolls," E-Commerce Times
Graham Gerst interviewed in "Q&A: IP attorney Graham Gerst criticizes Obama proposals," Thomson Reuters
Graham Gerst moderates panel on the smartphone patent wards
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
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."
Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of the top 100 Lawyers in Illinois
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
Steven Steger, David Berten, and Graham Gerst speak on separate panels at JNK Securities patent seminar in New York, NY
Graham Gerst quoted in "Is Apple showing a kinder, gentler side toward Android?," Mobile Marketer
Speaker on cell phone patent wars at JNK Securities patent seminar in New York, NY
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"
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"
Graham Gerst quoted in "Google's handling of mobile patents comes under scrutiny," Mobile Marketer
Graham Gerst quoted in "Verizon will pay TiVo $250.4 million to settle patent infringement litigation," Business Insurance
"Aware Announces Closing of Sale of Selected Patents," The Boston Globe
Graham Gerst speaks on monetizing intellectual property at the 2012 annual meeting of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Graham Gerst quoted in "Differing Apple rulings may cause issues," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Graham Gerst quoted in "Apple ruling opens doors for Motorola," Chicago Sun-Times
Graham Gerst has editorial published: "Posner's approach in Apple causes some concern in patent world," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Graham Gerst quoted in "Apple, Samsung take road less traveled," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Graham Gerst quoted in "Apple gains ground on legal front with patent win, Samsung injunction," Mobile Marketer
Graham Gerst quoted in "Does dismissal of Apple, Motorola suits have implications for other patent cases?," Mobile Marketer
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?"
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
Graham Gerst is quoted in The National Law Journal's article "Apple vs. Android"
Graham Gerst speaks about portfolio quantity verus quality in Managing IP Magazine's story "It's the Chips, Not the Cards."
Graham Gerst is a speaker on “Patent Considerations in Technology Transfers” at International Symposium on Intellectual Property, Krakow, Poland
Graham Gerst joins Advisory Board at DePaul's Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology
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
Speaker on “The U.S. Justice Department’s Role in Protecting Intellectual Property Rights,” at Conference on IP Law Enforcement Protection, Baltimore, MD
Speaker on “Working with the U.S. Justice Department to Protect Your IP” at Technology and Innovation Conference, San Jose, CA
Speaker on “The Advice-of-Counsel Defense” at 2008 Corporate Intellectual Property Law Conference, Chicago, IL
Speaker on “Effective Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution to Achieve the Best Results for Your Client” at Law Bulletin Case Valuation Seminar, Chicago, IL
Speaker on “Protecting Your Innovation Through Intellectual Property” at University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago, IL
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
Speaker on “Phillips v. AWH: The Federal Circuit’s En Banc Review of the Claim Construction Process” at the Kirkland & Ellis Technology & Law Seminar, Chicago, IL