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Richard Beem
Works at Beem Patent Law Firm
Attended Iowa State University
Lives in Chicago, Illinois
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Defending against #patent? New #InterPartesReview (#IPR) can knock it out. Innovators' new goal is an IPR-proof patent. Fresh data and insights in my new blog, Beem on Patents.
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#InterPartesReview (#IPR) of #Patent, my new PPt slides, as presented to Chicago Bar Assn, http://www.slideshare.net/RichardBeem/rpb-presentation-on-ipr-for-cba-final.
A brief overview of Inter Partes Review of patents
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#Patent offices of US, Europe, China, Japan, Korea account for 80% of world's patent filings, 95% of all international (#PCT) filings. http://www.fiveipoffices.org/about.html
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Patent attorney Ray Ricordati discusses Supreme Court's recent Alice decision and Patent Office's new guidelines: How to prepare and prosecute software #patent applications for allowance and issue of strong patents.
Last summer’s Supreme Court decision in Alice v. CLS Bank has had a dramatic effect on the patentability of business method and computer software invention
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International (#PCT) #patent filings up 5% in 2014, led by US, Japan and China, says new WIPO report, http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2015/article_0004.html. What's hot: Computer, telecom, electrical.
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BSA Software Alliance--Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Dell--say McRO tech is #patent-eligible under #Alice. http://patentlyo.com/patent/2015/03/activision-blizzard-section.html
This is a guest post written by Tim Molino who is the Policy Director for BSA, which as shortened its name to &helip;
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How could a jury assess $530MM in #patent damages against Apple? What will be the effect on other smartphone and e-commerce vendors? Video interview with patent attorney Richard Beem.
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New blog by patent attorney Ray Ricordati of the Beem Team: Through the Looking Glass? Defining #Patent Eligible Subject Matter Under #USPTO Guidelines, http://www.beemonpatents.com/2015/03/through-the-looking-glass-tips-for-defining-patent-eligible-subject-matter-under-the-usptos-interim-guidelines.
Last summer’s Supreme Court decision in Alice v. CLS Bank has had a dramatic effect on the patentability of business method and computer software invention
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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
Basic Information
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