Randall Brown is the chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Department. He focuses on intellectual property law and has more than 30 years of experience in the field. He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a wide variety of technologies with a particular focus on the chemical arts including inorganic and organic chemical compositions and processes, downhole oilfield compositions and related processes, carbon nanotube technology, petrochemicals including catalysts and polymers, as well as biologicals, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals.
Selected Speeches and Publications
- "Conformity Is A Virtue: The U.S. Patent And Trademark Office Proposes Changes To The Duty Of Disclosure To Match The Therasense Standard," co-author, Lexology, July 26, 2011.
- "Patent Reform 2011: It Could Happen To You," co-author, Lexology, June 28, 2011.
- "The Supreme Court Rules On Bilski: Business Method Patents Survive," co-author, Lexology, June 29, 2010.
- "U.S. Patent And Trademark Office Proposes Three-Track Patent Examination Initiative," co-author, Lexology, June 23, 2010.
- "Management (And The Federal Circuit) Torched Our Patent: What Should We Have Done Differently?" co-author, Lexology, May 10, 2010.
- "Don’t Rely on Reissue to Fix Your Patent Claims," co-author, TechLaw, February 22, 2010.
- "Litigation Risk And Liability Danger From False Patent Marking In View Of Forest Group, Inc. v. Bon Tool Co," co-author, Lexology, January 27, 2010.