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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP  

Legal Services | Pennsylvania, USA
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1800 JFK Boulevard Suite 1000 | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | 19103 | USA

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Since our establishment in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1908, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has provided quality legal counsel to our clients enabling them to accomplish more. In recent years, our practice has grown into a national firm that services clients from coast-to-coast, as well as internationally. Today's full-service practice, with more than 650 attorneys, continues the standards established by our founding partners over a decade ago, which are efficient, cost-effective and comprehensive solutions for clients.

Our firm's commitment to quality service extends from our highly-skilled attorneys to our experienced professional staff. By establishing relationships based on trust, communication and responsiveness, we tailor our service to ensure our clients' current needs are met while also anticipating future ones.

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Removal Ruling Raises Questions about Where COVID-19-Related Business Interruption Claims Should be Heard
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2020

Business interruption insurance claims related to the COVID-19 pandemic have raised numerous questions for practitioners, businesses, and insurers. A federal court in Pittsburgh recently added another: In which courts should these cases be heard? In a case that had been removed from the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas to the District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, District Judge Nora Barry Fischer remanded a business interruption coverage lawsuit to state court sua sponte, finding that these cases of first impression involve state law claims that should be decided by state courts...

Court Tosses Patent Attorney’s Qui Tam Based on Patent Appeal Board Decision, Calls it Quintessential ’Parasitic Lawsuit’
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2020

In Silbersher v. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a False Claims Act (FCA) qui tam lawsuit the court found was based largely on a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decision and thus violated the public disclosure bar. No. 3:18-cv-01496-JD, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82548, at *22–27 (N.D. Cal. May 11, 2020). The court also found media reports of the PTAB decision triggered the news media bar, § 3730(e)(4)(A)(iii). Id. at *27...

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Dinsmore Attorneys Named 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2020

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce nine of its attorneys have been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for 2020. Attorneys selected for the Super Lawyers list have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys selected for the Rising Stars list are being recognized as the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state of Pennsylvania. Dinsmore attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers are: Joel M. Helmrich, Bankruptcy: Business C. James Zeszutek, Business Litigation Dinsmore attorneys recognized as Rising Stars are: John J. Berry, Insurance Coverage Nelson H. Crichton, Banking Nicholas J. Godfrey, Business Litigation Robert M...

Dinsmore Adds 3 Intellectual Property Attorneys in DC as Patent Filings Prepare to Take Off
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2020

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has hired three patent attorneys in its Washington, D.C. office to meet intense client demand in the field of intellectual property, and to continue the firm’s growth — despite the COVID-19 crisis. Dating back to 1963, patent filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have grown by an average of 3.7 percent each year, up to 669,434 filings in 2019. In times of recession — particularly the last four recessions (2008-09, 2001, 1990-91 and 1980-82) — patent filings tend to stabilize, but that has then been traditionally followed by four years of intense growth, averaging out at 6.36 percent annually...

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