Lawyers of Distinction recognized Donika as a 2018 Lawyer of Distinction for excellence in intellectual property law. Lawyers of Distinction members have been selected based upon a review and vetting process from the Lawyers of Distinction Selection Committee. Nomination does not guarantee membership. All prospective members are subject to final review after submitting their application […]
The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) released a set of newly-developed Model Patent Rules. The Model Patent Rules attempt to reach consensus on best practices in patent litigation based on recent case law and are not biased in favor of either the patent owner or the accused infringer. Donika contributed to drafting the 2018 […]
The American Intellectual Property Law Association’s 2018 Model Patent Jury Instructions Have Been Released
The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) has released an updated set of Model Patent Jury Instructions. Originally developed in 1997, the Model Patent Jury Instructions are distributed to district court judges, and are widely respected and used throughout the United States. They are intended to be used as a model set of jury instructions […]
Donika Pentcheva met the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office at a special ceremony during which the new design for issued patents was revealed.
Donika Is Recognized As A Contributor to A Book, Titled “Patents After the AIA: Evolving Law and Practice”
“Patents After the AIA: Evolving Law and Pracitce” is an innovative treatise on tactical and strategic patent decisions for patent professionals. This treatise is a self-contained, single volume desk-reference and is used as a guide during the course of making tactical and strategic patenting decisions for patent professionals after the most comprehensive revision to U.S. […]