• April 03, 2014
    How will Remanufacturing Survive in North America?  The annual Recycling Times Imaging Summit looks to address that question, and others that are front-of-mind for the international printer cartridge manufacturing industry.  The Eclipse Group's Ed O'Connor is slotted to speak at this conference, addressing the current and ongoing legal battles that appear to be plaguing the industry.
  • April 01, 2014
    Issue 49 of Patently Speaking: "The Ongoing Patent War: OEMs vs. Remanufacturers" Edward F. O'Connor's monthly feature legal column in iRecycling Times magazine, published by the Chinese-based, printing industry-focused, media corporation of the same name, which features the topical, legal issues related to the international printing industry as editorialized by The Eclipse Group's U.S.-based, technology and intellectual property-focused law firm's equity partner and litigation group chair.
  • December 18, 2013

    U.S. patent attorney Ed O’Connor says the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals’ recent decision on a blood glucose monitoring system has ramifications for the aftermarket cartridge industry.

    O’Connor has told Recycling Times, the Lifescan vs Shasta case, settled in the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals on November 4, 2013, is one of the most significant Federal Circuit cases since Jazz Photo because it confirms copyrights are as lawful as patent rights.

  • December 02, 2013

    Issue 45 of Patently Speaking: "At Last, A Glimmer of Hope on the Horizon"

    Ed O'Connor's monthly legal column in iRecycling Times magazine, published by the Chinese-based, printing industry-focused, media corporation of the same name, which features the topical, legal issues related to the international printing industry as editorialized by The Eclipse Group's U.S.-based, technology and intellectual property-focused law firm's equity partner and litigation group chair.

  • October 10, 2013

    San Diego, California – October 10, 2013. The Eclipse Group LLP, a national intellectual property litigation firm, was successful in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of its clients Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. and Cohesion Inc. The summary judgment was a judicial determination that Plaintiff's counsel in the case of Worldwide Home Products, Inc. versus Time Inc., et al, was guilty of inequitable conduct in obtaining the patent that was the subject of the lawsuit.

  • October 08, 2013

    Edward F. O'Connor and Uleses C. Henderson, Jr. of The Eclipse Group LLP won a landmark case on behalf of client Bed Bath & Beyond in which a patent was invalidated based on the inequitable conduct of the opposing party's attorney related to intention to deceive the USPTO.

  • September 30, 2013

    Issue 42 of "Patently Speaking", Ed O'Connor's new monthly legal column in iRecycling Times magazine, published by the Chinese-based, printing industry-focused media corporation of the same name, which features the topical, legal issues related to the international printing industry as editorialized by The Eclipse Group's U.S.-based, technology-focused, intellectual property law firm's equity partner and litigation group chair.

  • September 19, 2013

    Excerpt from the Actionable Intelligence article highlighting one of Edward F. O'Connor's, Partner and Trial Group Chair for The Eclipse Group, current cases:

  • September 16, 2013

    Excerpt from iRecycling Times Media press release issued September 16, 2013:

    The largest manufacturer and distributor of printers in the world will meet with cartridge remanufacturers, to advise them how to avoid infringing its intellectual property—this time with the use of aftermarket microchips. Hewlett Packard’s Elizabeth Porter and Matthew Barkley will speak to 200 delegates—from more than 40 countries—at the annual Conference@2013 at the Holiday Inn in Zhuhai on October 16.

  • September 03, 2013

    A follow-up article regarding The Eclipse Group's Partner and Trial Group Chair, Edward F. O'Connor's Lexmark representation as published in Actionable Intelligence (September 3, 2013), whose goal it is to bring the smart, timely, accurate analysis needed to make decisions and form strategies in the ever-changing marketplace for digital printer and MFP hardware and supplies.