Michelle Armond presented on “The Evolving Relationship Between Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies” at the Sedona Conference.
Armond Wilson was recognized as a 2021 Best Law Firm in America by U.S. News & World Report.
“Rulemaking will accomplish two things,” Michelle Armond, a founding partner at Armond Wilson LLP, said. “First, it will synthesize and clarify the patent office’s many decisions on institution. And second it will cement the director’s authority over institution.”
"There are so many different potential outcomes [in Arthrex], and we just have a lot of uncertainty at the Supreme Court," said Armond Wilson LLP founding partner Michelle Armond. "It's hard to predict, but it will be exciting no matter what."
Founding Partner Michelle Armond spoke about IPR Proceedings at “What the Patent Trial & Appeal Board Is and Why Inventors Should Care” with PTAB Judges Bonilla, Gongola, and Deshpande.
"Despite all of the constitutional challenges that have been raised against IPR proceedings, like it or not IPR proceedings are here to stay,” Michelle Armond, a founding partner at Armond Wilson LLP in California, said, referring to the widely used inter partes review. “Maybe there will be some modifications, but IPRs are not going anywhere."
Both [Federal Circuit] rulings focused on “claim language that didn’t have a well understood meaning in the technical field,” Michelle Armond, founding partner at Armond Wilson LLP, said. “Each adopted a very different technique to deal with that.”
Doug Wilson was again recognized as a top IP lawyer in the United States in the Best Lawyers in America.
Michelle Armond, a partner at Armond Wilson and former clerk for Judge Richard Linn of the Federal Circuit, said selecting appellate lawyers is a very complex problem.... “But if you are asking me today, can AI correctly discern the right appellate counsel for every appeal? We are definitely not there yet.”
After a full trial at the Patent Office, Douglas Wilson defeated five separate IPR petitions and saved all challenged claims in a portfolio of four secure messaging patents.