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Charles Bieneman To Moderate Panel at AIPLA Annual Meeting

Southfield, MI (October 22, 2018) – Charles Bieneman, member of Bejin Bieneman, PLC, will moderate a plenary session of this year’s AIPLA annual meeting covering The Nonobviousness of Obvious-ness: Best Practices for Overcoming Obvious Rejections. Every year the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) puts on an annual three-day conference for lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service,… Read More »Charles Bieneman To Moderate Panel at AIPLA Annual Meeting

Christopher Francis and Daniel Hegner Featured as Panelists on Strafford Live CLE Webinar: Using Broadest Reasonable Interpretation to Your Advantage in Patent Prosecution

Southfield, MI (August 30, 2018) – Christopher Francis and Daniel Hegner, both members of Bejin Bieneman, are the featured panelists on a CLE Strafford webinar on September 27 at 1:00pm EDT titled, Using Broadest Reasonable Interpretation to Your Advantage in Patent Prosecution. Patent examiners often interpret claims more broadly than is reasonable to practitioners, but they lack tools to fight… Read More »Christopher Francis and Daniel Hegner Featured as Panelists on Strafford Live CLE Webinar: Using Broadest Reasonable Interpretation to Your Advantage in Patent Prosecution

Bejin Bieneman to Host Its 6th Annual IP Seminar Co-Sponsored by Dennemeyer IP Group at the Detroit Athletic Club

Southfield, MI (August 6, 2018) – On September 13, 2018 starting at 3pm, Bejin Bieneman PLC along with Dennemeyer IP Group will host its 6th annual IP Seminar at the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC).  This year’s theme is Trends and Best Practices for Global Patent Management. One panel of speakers includes outside counsel who will discuss patent issues experienced by… Read More »Bejin Bieneman to Host Its 6th Annual IP Seminar Co-Sponsored by Dennemeyer IP Group at the Detroit Athletic Club

Charles Bieneman to Present at Strafford Live CLE Webinar: Overcoming §101 Rejections for Computer and Electronics Related Patents

Southfield, MI (March 27, 2018) – On Thursday, April 19 at 1pm EDT, Bejin Bieneman PLC partner Charles Bieneman, along with Michael P. Shepherd of Fish & Richardson, will present Strafford’s Live CLE Webinar, Overcoming §101 Rejections for Computer and Electronics Related Patents. Mr. Bieneman and Mr. Shepherd will provide advice for overcoming the USPTO’s rejections under Alice Corp. v.… Read More »Charles Bieneman to Present at Strafford Live CLE Webinar: Overcoming §101 Rejections for Computer and Electronics Related Patents

Peter Keros Elected President of Hellenic Bar Association of Michigan

Southfield, MI (March 20, 2018) – Peter Keros of Bejin Bieneman was recently elected President of the Hellenic Bar Association of Michigan. The Hellenic Bar Association of Michigan is dedicated to Greek-American legal professionals and to the entire Greek-American community of Michigan. In particular, the Hellenic Bar Association of Michigan serves to foster understanding of Hellenic tradition and to encourage… Read More »Peter Keros Elected President of Hellenic Bar Association of Michigan

Stephen J. Kontos to Present on Federal Circuit Decision, Berkheimer v HP Inc. at AIPLA Teleconference

Southfield, MI (March 15, 2018) – Stephen J. Kontos of Bejin Bieneman will be participating in the AIPLA Patent Law Committee (Hot Topics Program Subcommittee) Teleconference on March 20, 2018 at 1:00 EST. The teleconference will focus on three recent Federal Circuit decisions and a petition for cert requesting Supreme Court review of a fourth Federal Circuit decision. Mr. Kontos… Read More »Stephen J. Kontos to Present on Federal Circuit Decision, Berkheimer v HP Inc. at AIPLA Teleconference

Bejin Bieneman Partner Launches New Patent Podcast Channel, PatentXP

Level Up Your Patent Skills Southfield, MI (January 30, 2018) – Stephen J. Kontos, a member of Bejin Bieneman, recently launched a new patent podcast channel titled, PatentXP: Level Up Your Patent Skills. The podcast covers recent Supreme Court, Federal Circuit, District Court, and PTAB decisions relating to US patent practice. Steve decided to enter the world of podcasting after… Read More »Bejin Bieneman Partner Launches New Patent Podcast Channel, PatentXP

2017 A Year in Review

Detroit, MI (December 29, 2017) – With 2018 just days away, Bejin Bieneman is delighted about all the new and exciting firm events that took place over the last 12 months.   Bejin Bieneman Names Daniel Hegner Partner This month, Bejin Bieneman announced the news of Daniel Hegner being named as partner of the firm, effective January 1, 2018. He… Read More »2017 A Year in Review

Bejin Bieneman PLC Names Daniel Hegner Partner

Detroit, MI (December 20, 2017) – Daniel Hegner has been named partner of Bejin Bieneman, PLC, effective January 1, 2018. He joins present firm members Thomas Bejin, Charles Bieneman, Stephen Kontos, and Christopher Francis. ”Dan Hegner brings an impressive mix of skills to intellectual property law.  He shares our vision for growing a national practice that emphasizes our commitment to… Read More »Bejin Bieneman PLC Names Daniel Hegner Partner

Charles Bieneman To Present on IP Chat Channel: The Latest on Functional Claiming after Mastermine v. Microsoft

Detroit, MI (November 30, 2017) – On Wednesday, December 6 at 2pm EST, Charles Bieneman, along with other notable panelists, will be guest speaking on IP Chat Channel to discuss the Federal Circuit’s recent guidance on functional claiming in Mastermine v. Microsoft. The recent case reversed a lower court’s finding of indefiniteness – holding that the claims were not improperly… Read More »Charles Bieneman To Present on IP Chat Channel: The Latest on Functional Claiming after Mastermine v. Microsoft