An Experience to Remember

By: Chloe Drake Imagine being told once you enter 9th grade, you will be working in Corporate America helping Corporate America do what they do best. Imagine being 14 years old being told that your job placement is at a well-known law firm in your downtown area. Imagine walking in for your first day not […]

Alan Brandt discusses copyright law and fashion

Fay Sharpe’s counsel,  Alan Brandt, has been featured in a segment with Cleveland’s Channel 5 News and aired on June 12, 2017. Mr. Brandt provided information on copyright law and fashion. The segment can be found online here: http://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/lorain-designer-provides-receipts-after-khloe-kardashian-sends-cease-and-desist-letter?page=2

Colleen F. Goss – INTA’s Annual Meeting

On May 20, 2017, Colleen F. Goss was a panel speaker at the 139th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA) in Barcelona, Spain. As part of a panel, Ms. Goss contributed to the discussion on INTA’s library of member resources and how access to these materials can be used to provide quick answers […]

Patrick R. Roche featured in Inside Counsel to discuss certain software patents post-Alice

Patrick R. Roche, partner at Fay Sharpe LLP, is featured in an article with Inside Counsel published on September 6, 2016. He discusses the possibilities to secure software patents after the landmark decision was rendered in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International. Please copy the link below to read the full article. http://www.insidecounsel.com/2016/09/06/is-there-still-hope-for-e-commerce-tech-patents

Christian R. Drago appointed as Director for the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association

Christian R. Drago was recently appointed as a member of the executive board of the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association (CIPLA). As the Director, Christian will oversee all committee chairpersons and ensure they have the resources necessary to fulfill their responsibilities. Christian and the CIPLA committee chairpersons prepare and coordinate all continuing education events. They […]

What Does Brexit Mean for Your European IP?

For the time being, your IP rights registered in Europe will remain unaffected. We must emphasize that the referendum is advisory rather than mandatory and will take two years or more to implement. This two year period of implementation does not even begin until the UK actually files to withdraw which may be many months […]

Fay Sharpe ranked in USPTO TC 2100 Top 10

Fay Sharpe LLP is pleased to announce that it has achieved a national Top 10 ranking for patent allowance rates as determined by Juristat using data from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Technology Center 2100. With an allowance rate of 90.17 percent, Fay Sharpe ranked seventh in the nation for 2015, well above […]

Fay Sharpe to be inducted into the 100 Year Club

Fay Sharpe will be inducted into the 100 Year Club of the Western Reserve Historical Society on Dec. 7, 2015. The 100 Year Club was created in 1953 to honor an elite group of the region’s corporations and institutions that have been in continuous existence for at least 100 years. The club recognizes and celebrates […]