McKool Smith principal Christina Ondrick was quoted in Law360’s article “From Fintiv To Arthrex, New USPTO Chief Will Have Full Plate.” The article interviewed and summarized the top issues President Joe Biden’s nominee for US Patent and Trademark Office Chief, Kathi Vidal. On the topic of patent eligibility, Christina shared “[Vidal] can help ensure the newly issued patents meet the criteria…. That means that the number of successful 101 challenges in district court will ultimately diminish and give innovators greater certainty about the strength of the patent protection for their inventions.” Read the article here.

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