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Richard Beem
Works at Beem Patent Law Firm
Attended Iowa State University
Lives in Chicago, Illinois
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#NobelPrize  or #patent ? 
Which would you pick: The Nobel prize or a patent? If you're like me, your instinctive reaction is to choose the Nobel. Its scarcity, prestige, and certain
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How long should a #patent claim be?
In a recent guest article on a prominent blog, house counsel for a large software company wrote an open letter to me. My first clue is that it is addressed
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How to Select Country of First #Patent Filing, Get Foreign Filing License & Comply with Export Controls
Competition is global, but patents are national. From a U.S. perspective, how to select country of first patent filing. Foreign filing license and how to get o…
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This is the PowerPoint presentation. To see the information presented in the form of an article, visit http://www.beemonpatents.com/2016/05/how-to-select-country-of-first-patent-filing-get-foreign-filing-license-comply-with-export-controls.
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How Young Turks Can Add Value To Your IP Portfolio  #patent   #trademark   #patents   #trademarks   #europeanunion   #EPO   #Turkey  #IP #intellectualproperty 
Are you protecting your company's patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property (IP) in Turkey? If not, you're missing out! Here's what's at stake,
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Luck, resources or skill? Winning in #basketball and in #patent litigation. #ncaa #marchmadness #villanova #northcarolina
Luck, resources, or skill: Which factor is most important in basketball? In patent cases? In basketball, one counts on a bit of luck as the ball rolls arou
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Hot news: (1) Supreme Court takes #Samsung appeal in $500 million #Apple smartphone #design #patent case and (2) yours truly admits "I was wrong." Takeaway: How to make money on #patents now, even before the Supreme Court hands down its decision next year. #SupremeCourt #SCOTUS #business #strategy #IntellectualProperty #IP
The Supreme Court has granted Samsung's appeal of a $500 million dollar judgment rendered on the latter's infringement of Apple's smartphone (iPhone) desig
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5 Ways to Protect Your Proprietary #Software after #Oracle v Google #copyright #IP #patent #licensing   #Java
Nine billion dollars. That's what Oracle wanted from Google for the unauthorized use of 37 Java APIs in Android, which runs most of the world's smartphones
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How to Select Country of First #Patent Filing, Get Foreign Filing License, and Comply with Export Controls. U.S. and #international patent laws and treaties. Business strategy. #uspto   #epo   #pct   #wipo  
Competition is global, but each patent is the creature of one nation. Treaties notwithstanding, the power of a patent usually stops at the border. In this
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Today in history: 55 years ago Robert Noyce and Fairchild received the first integrated circuit (computer chip) patent. Takeaways from the #Fairchild #TexasInstruments  #patent  wars. #SiliconValley and #Intel #history.
On April 25, 1961, Robert Noyce, then of Fairchild, was issued U.S. Patent 2,981,877 for the first silicon-based integrated circuit. The earlier-filed pate
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In Apple vs. Samsung, slide-to-unlock #patent  is held invalid.
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We're hiring! Legal assistant #paralegal. Chicago Loop.
Direct report to Managing Partner of intellectual property law firm; requires excellent verbal and written communication with attorneys, clients and foreign associates; office administration including phone answering, field inventor inquiries, general correspondence, maintenance of contacts, appointments and calendar, assist with attorneys’ association leadership needs and CLE tracking; on-line retrieval, docketing and organization of documents a...
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My new article: iPhone maker Foxconn buys Sharp for OLED display #technology and #patents. #patent
Foxconn has agreed to acquire Sharp for a mere $3.5 billion, says a Reuters headline. Foxconn, as you may know, is the maker of the Apple iPhone. It wants
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Patent attorney, Beem Patent Law Firm, Chicago; President, Chicago Engineers Foundation
Introduction
Born Chicago, Wisconsin dairy farm, one room country school, high school and college wrestler, house painter, Iowa State, Rockford Drop Forge (Dante's Inferno), chemical engineer, distillery, Dale Carnegie, Shrine circus clown, Texas City oil refinery, married, church, U. of Houston law school, Law Clerk to Hon. Edward S. Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington DC, lawyer, Chicago patent attorney, speaker, writer, canoeist, rock climber, open water swimmer, law firm founder, ballroom dancer, chief cook and bottle washer, Twitter (BeemPatentLaw), LinkedIn, Facebook.
Bragging rights
Wisconsin State Champ Wrestler; Past President, US Group, International Association for Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
Education
  • Iowa State University
    Chemical Engineering, 1979
  • University of Houston
    Law, 1985
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Gender
Male
Work
Occupation
Patent Attorney
Employment
  • Beem Patent Law Firm
    Patent Attorney, 2000 - present
  • Jenner & Block
    1997 - 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    1985 - 1987
  • Amoco Oil Company
    1980 - 1982
  • Lord Bissell & Brook (Now Locke Lord et al.)
    1999 - 2000
  • Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
    1993 - 1997
  • Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson
    1987 - 1991
  • Leydig Voit & Mayer
    1991 - 1993
  • Arnold White & Durkee (now part of Howrey)
  • Richards Medlock & Andrews (now part of Sidley Austin)
  • Vinson & Elkins
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Currently
Chicago, Illinois
Previously
Monroe, Wisconsin - Ames IA, Houston TX, Washington DC
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