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Anthony Blum

Partner

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

Part III: Another update on IPR estoppel in the Courts and at the PTAB

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

Publications

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