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Avery Dennison is Seeking a Junior IP Counsel Based in Mentor, OH

Avery Dennison is actively looking for someone to join their diverse team of talents. As a Junior IP Counsel, you will be providing global intellectual property (“IP”) services to Avery Dennison, including IP strategy, domestic and international IP procurement, enforcement, and clearance, business counseling, and transactional support. The position reports to the Global VP and Associate General Counsel, IP, and works closely with the company’s technology and innovation leadership teams, as well as Regional Directors of R&D, Marketing, and Procurement. This full-time, permanent position will be based in Mentor, Ohio, USA.

Boult Wade Tennant opens Berlin office

IP Law Firm Boult Wade Tennant announces the opening of its Berlin office. The new office location will further strengthen the firm’s presence in Europe, with their Madrid office having opened last year.

Banner & Witcoff Elects President Andy Mu and New Shareholder Class

Banner & Witcoff, Ltd., announces the election of firm president Chunhsi Andy Mu and 13 new shareholders, a group of attorneys who advise on all matters of intellectual property law and are dedicated to assisting their clients in protecting their work and ideas.

The IP Counselor’s Checklist for Adding Value During Patent Prosecution

As the new year begins, I’ve been reflecting on what makes patent practitioners highly valuable to their clients. In a prior IPWatchdog article, I asserted that one should aspire to practice as an intellectual property counselor—who leverages patent prosecution as one strategic tool among many, rather than narrowly conceptualizing his or her role. What about the day-to-day acts of preparing and prosecuting a patent application? Here are ten concrete steps IP counselors can take to advance their clients’ interests and distinguish themselves from their peers.

Gene Quinn named one of top IP strategists by IAM Magazine

Gene Quinn, has been named to the 2018 IAM Strategy 300, which recognizes The World’s Leading IP Strategists. This marks the second consecutive year Gene has been recognized by IAM as one of the top IP strategists in the world.

Weber Hsiao Joins Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP announced trecently that Weber Hsiao has joined the firm as a senior attorney in its Intellectual Property department and Patent practice group in the firm’s Grand Rapids office. His arrival follows the recent additions of IP partners Tim Flory and Peter Cummings, who joined the firm earlier this year.

Zuber Lawler & Del Duca Announce Addition of 6 New Attorneys

Zuber Lawler & Del Duca announces new attorneys, scientists and engineers. Chizuko Ueno (Partner, NY). Dr. Jayashree Mitra (Partner, NY). Christopher Muessel (Of Counsel, Silicon Valley). Amanda-Jane Thomas (Associate, Los Angeles). Giselle Safazadeh (Associate, Chicago). Michelle Lee (Associate, Los Angeles).

Hogan Lovells Appoints Burkhart Goebel as New Global Head of IP

 Hogan Lovells announced that it has appointed Burkhart Goebel as the new global head of the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) practice. Dr. Goebel will begin his role in the position as of 1 July.

Chad Davis and Kassie Helm Join Dechert’s IP Life Sciences Team

Leading global law firm Dechert LLP announced this week that Chad E. Davis, Ph.D. and Katherine A. (“Kassie”) Helm, Ph.D. have joined its intellectual property practice in Boston and New York, respectively, as partners and also further expanding Dechert’s global life sciences capabilities. Davis utilizes his extensive scientific background in chemistry to structure strategic, complex patent portfolios – supporting clients through each phase of the patent process, from patent procurement to post-grant challenge and infringement analysis. Helm focuses her practice on representing life sciences clients in complex patent litigation and related intellectual property, antitrust, healthcare and international arbitration matters involving her scientific, medical and technical expertise.  

Deepro Mukerjee, Dr. Jitty Malik and Lance Soderstrom Join Katten Muchin Rosenman

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced the addition of Deepro R. Mukerjee and Lance Soderstrom as partners in its Intellectual Property (IP) practice group in New York and Dr. Jitendra “Jitty” Malik as a partner in the Intellectual Property (IP) group in Charlotte. Mukerjee, Dr. Malik, and Soderstrom all join Katten from Alston & Bird LLP.

New Boutique Firm Dowd Scheffel is Founded in Washington DC

Dowd Scheffel PLLC is pleased to announce its founding by Matthew J. Dowd and Robert J. Scheffel.

Polsinelli Adds Leading Technology Lawyer William Tanenbaum in New York

Polsinelli announced the addition of prominent technology and intellectual property attorney William A. Tanenbaum to its New York office.  Tanenbaum joins the firm’s Technology Transactions & Data Privacy group and will serve as Co-Chair of the Healthcare Technology & Innovation Group.  His practice focuses on transactions, litigation, and strategic counseling in the intellectual property, technology, cybersecurity, health care IT and IP, financial services IT and IP, outsourcing and data-driven business sectors.       

Alston & Bird Appoints Natalie Clayton Head of Biopharma, Life Sciences Patent Litigation Team

Alston & Bird has named partner Natalie Clayton as the head of its Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Patent Litigation Team, effective immediately. Clayton has more than 10 years of experience guiding industry-leading companies through sophisticated patent litigation, as well as complex Food and Drug Administration regulatory matters.

Honigman Adds Three New Attorneys to IP Department

Honigman announced this week that it added two new partners to its Intellectual Property department. John Chau joins the firm’s Patent practice group in Bloomfield Hills and Mary Hyde enters the Intellectual Property Litigation practice group in Ann Arbor. Additionally, Cristina Almendarez joins as an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation practice group in the firm’s Chicago office.

Marcella Bodner Joins Cole Schotz IP Group

Cole Schotz P.C. is continuing the expansion of its Intellectual Property department with the addition of Special Counsel Marcella Bodner in New Jersey. Ms. Bodner has nearly 20 years of experience formulating both offensive and defensive intellectual property strategies.