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Leason Ellis, Boutique IP Law Leader, Promotes Jordan Garner and Lauren Emerson

New Partner Promotions Continue The Expansion Of The All-Star Team’s Capabilities Lauren Emerson joined Leason Ellis in 2017 as Counsel. Over the last two years at Leason Ellis, Lauren has become an integral part of our clients’ success and an emerging leader on the Firm’s bench of powerhouse lawyers. Peter Sloane, Chair of the Trademark and Copyright Practice Group at…

Cypris Launches Membership Providing Access to Over 600 Patent Opportunities From 6 Leading Universities.

New York City based startup, Cypris has launched an all access membership which includes access to over 600 patent opportunities across 164 categories. Launched in October ‘19, Cypris is accumulating & organizing valuable patent offerings in one central location with a special focus on University owned technologies. The Cypris All Access membership includes patent grant monitoring services within specific fields…

Kyle J. Glover Named Pierce Atwood Partner

PORTLAND, MAINE – January 8, 2020 – Pierce Atwood LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Kyle J. Glover has become a partner in the firm. Glover assists clients with a wide range of matters related to the negotiation of technology and intellectual property transactions, the prosecution and protection of trademarks, and compliance with data privacy and security requirements. In…

12th Annual Forum on Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation Returns to Amsterdam February, 2020

Be part of the only event where the “Who’s Who” of the European Life Sciences Patent Bar gather each year to shape patent litigation policies and procedures. Important subject matters to discuss presented by renowned specialists. An important conference to attend.” — M. Rocha, ABREU ADVOGADOS C5’s Pharma and Biotech Patent Litigation conference, taking place on 25-26 February 2020 in…

Jay Hoffman Appointed USPTO Chief Financial Officer

New executive will oversee $3B budget and serve as principal financial advisor to the director WASHINGTON – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced the appointment of Jay Hoffman as the agency’s chief financial officer (CFO). Hoffman’s first full day in his new role will be Monday, January 6, 2020. As CFO, Hoffman will oversee an annual…

Cantor Colburn Announces Promotions for 2020

January 1, 2020 – Cantor Colburn LLP, the #3 patent law firm in the country, welcomes the new year with the promotion of attorneys Tanmay Dharmadhikari, Usha Parker, and Ian M. Wasser, Ph.D. to Counsel and patent agent Dennis Jakiela, Ph.D. to Senior Patent Agent. These promotions span four offices: Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Houston and Hartford. “These professionals provide outstanding…

BlackBoiler Issued Patents from USPTO for AI-Assisted Contract Review Tool

Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2019 —BlackBoiler, an AI-based pre-execution contract company, today announced it has been issued four patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its AI-assisted review product. BlackBoiler’s patented technology dramatically reduces the amount of time that lawyers and other professionals spend reviewing and marking up documents such as NDAs, service agreements, and other…

Carmichael IP Lands DC Goodwin IP Partner Stephen Schreiner

Jim Carmichael, founder of Carmichael IP, announced that highly regarded intellectual property attorney Stephen Schreiner is the newest partner in the firm’s Tyson’s Corner office, closing out a 12 year career at Goodwin Procter LLP. Schreiner told Law360 on Thursday that learning his client’s business and commercial objectives is key to developing an IP strategy, whether that involves patent enforcement,…

European Patent Office launches new Espacenet, improving access to world’s largest free collection of patent documents

Munich, 19 November, 2019 – The European Patent Office (EPO) has today released the new Espacenet, a substantially revised and improved version of the Office’s patent information search tool. New Espacenet’s state-of-the-art features and enhanced functionality will make it even easier for users to conduct patent searches and access over 110 million patent documents from all over the world free-of-charge. “Patent information…

Synchtank Partners with Education Non-Profit Charity London Grid for Learning (LGfL)

Entertainment software company Synchtank has partnered with London Grid for Learning (LGfL) and a prominent production library to provide high-quality music to students and teachers in London schools. Synchtank’s software will make it easy to surface licensed tracks for school activities, from assemblies and performances to in-classroom listening and student presentations and videos. It will also guide students toward a…

The First European Legal Event on Biosimilars Launches in December 2019

C5 Communications will host its inaugural Global Legal and Regulatory Summit on Biosimilars in Munich, Germany on the 3-4th December 2019. This is this first and only forum in Europe designed to provide a comprehensive picture of the legal, regulatory and commercial landscape of the biosimilars marketplace in Europe and worldwide. This exclusive event has been specifically designed for In-House…

Cypris Announces the Launch of an Online Patent Marketplace

Cypris announced the launch of an online patent marketplace providing inventors, patent researchers and the general public access to a powerful and innovative search engine & marketplace that will change the face of the IP industry. Started by a marketing and data analytics specialist, Steve Hafif, Cypris is a tech startup based in New York City, with a solution-based approach…

Acuminis Opens Milan Office and Names Seasoned International IP Lawyer, Carmen Castellano as Partner and Lead of the Firm’s Italian IP Practice

COSTA MESA, CA November 5, 2019 – acuminis is pleased to announce their global expansion as they open a new office in Milan, and the addition of Carmen Castellano, who joins the firm as a partner.  Castellano, an experienced international lawyer skilled in all aspects of intellectual property, with an emphasis on patent, trademark, design, copyright, and unfair competition litigation, will serve…

KnowIt Announces $2 Million in Funding to Bring the Community of Creators and Protectors Together to Define Intellectual Property in a Digital World

Co-Founded by CEO Cheryl Slipski, Chairman Anil D. Aggarwal, and Simran Aggarwal, KnowIt’s flagship annual event, “Intellectual Property in a Digital World,” will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 11-14, 2020 Cheryl Slipski, founder and CEO of KnowIt, and Anil D. Aggarwal, founder of the world’s leading retail (Shoptalk, Groceryshop) and fintech (Money2020) events, representing each industry’s definitive…

Eight Leason Ellis Attorneys Named to the 2019 New York Super Lawyers List

Leason Ellis LLP, a boutique intellectual property law firm based in White Plains, NY, announces that eight of its attorneys have been named to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. Partners Peter Sloane, Dr. Susie Cheng, Melvin Garner, and Associate Deirdre Clarke have been named in the Intellectual Property category. Partners Yuval Marcus and Robert Isackson have been…