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Largest INTA Annual Meeting over the past 138 years!

May 22, 2017

INTA is proud to host the largest Annual Meeting this year in Barcelona, Spain.

Thank you to all Annual Meeting registrants for their support and for making this possible!


The number of trademark professionals registered for this year’s Annual Meeting in Barcelona topped 10,644 at 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Supreme Court Reins-In Patent Venue

May 22, 2017

In TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court has significantly shifted the balance away from the geographically fringe Eastern District of Texas – holding that the residence requirement of 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) refers only to a defendant’s State of Incorporation for patent infringement venue purposes.

SAS Institute v. Lee: Partial Institution of Inter Partes Review

May 22, 2017

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a new AIA-trials case: SAS Institute v. Lee

Chernoff Vilhauer Sponsors 2017 Reigning Roses Walk

May 14, 2017

Chernoff Vilhauer is pleased to have sponsored the Reigning Roses Walk on Mother's Day, May 14, 2017.


The event benefits Rose Haven, a day shelter and community center in Portland serving women and children who are experiencing the trauma of abuse, loss of home, and other disruptive life challenges.


The Reigning Roses Walk is a beautiful route through Northwest Portland and will start and finish at Castaway Portland.


Attorneys and staff from Chernoff Vilhauer participated in the walk with members of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. More information can be found on Rose Haven's website at

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