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Anthony Blum


St. Louis
314 552 6030 direct

Tony's practice encompasses a broad range of intellectual property matters, including patents, copyrights, trademarks and other issues involving the internet.

He represents clients before the patent office in inter partes review and other post-grant proceedings, and also litigates infringement suits throughout the country. His cases involve diverse technologies, including security, telecommunications, artificial intelligence, cryptography, software and e-commerce. Tony also advises clients on infringement and validity, as well as speech-related issues on the internet.

With a background in computer science and experience in a variety of programming languages, Tony offers extensive technical knowledge to his clients, including those in the telecommunications and tech industries. He provides representation to a range of clients, from small software and internet companies to national and multi-national corporations.

Thompson Coburn Publications

PTAB offers clarification on inter partes review and state sovereign immunity

Amending claims may be getting easier in post-grant proceedings, at least for now

An update on the shifting standard for IPR estoppel

The shifting standard for IPR estoppel: Where are we now?

America Invents Act – Patent ‘reform’ but possibly not simplification


The shifting standard for IPR estoppel: Where are we now?
March 2017

Supreme Court Establishes International Copyright Exhaustion - But What About Patents?
TC’s Inside IP August 2013

"America Invents Act-- Patent 'Reform' But Possibly Not Simplification or Even Harmonization";
TC's Inside IP, June 2011

"Courts Protect Website Owners Who Publish User-Generated Content";
TC's Insider IP, June 2010