On Sept. 20, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced revisions to the PTAB’s Standard Operating Procedures it said would “focus on increasing transparency, predictability, and reliability across the USPTO.”

PTAB Pushed Toward More Precedent, Predictability

Patent litigators — and their clients — have been hoping for better consistency from the now-six-year-old Patent Trial and Appeal Board. They may be...

Managing Partner Roundtable: What Boutiques Do Better

Boutique law firm managing partners met with Law Week on Sept. 5 to discuss the business argument for niche law firms. Abe Kean of...
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Substance Abuse Committee Discusses Bill Frameworks 

Legislators to vote Oct. 3 on bills to introduce addressing drug crisis At an interim committee meeting Tuesday, state legislators moved a step closer to...

NLRB Takes Another Shot at Browning-Ferris 

Proposed rule on joint employers would be more powerful than board decisionThe National Labor Relations Board is looking to restore its traditional joint employer...

SCOTUS Denies Stay in Campaign Spending Case  

Lower court decision, which could force some political spending groups to reveal donor names, now heads to appeals court A brief, somewhat cryptic order released...

JLWOP Law Deemed Constitutional 

Resentencing hearings for some juveniles serving life without parole can now move forward The Colorado Supreme Court ruled last week a law that allowed for some...

Best Lawyers 2019: Construction

Construction law attorneys credit supportive teams as well as competition for their successColorado’s bustling construction market and active legislature create plenty of work for...

Best Lawyers 2019: Labor and Employment

From immigration to trade secrets, management-side Best Lawyers in employment stay busyColorado hasn’t lacked for high-performing management-side employment and labor and employment attorneys. And...

Best Lawyers 2019: Water Law

Water law and its cases often rife with complications People in Colorado’s urban areas don’t have much reason to think about the complexity of water...

Best Lawyers 2019: Intellectual Property

Local attorneys on this year’s Best Lawyers list discuss Denver’s thriving IP market“It’s really an exciting time to be an IP litigator,” said Timothy...