Posts Tagged: "Patent Attorneys"

Terry Ahearn and Stuart Bartow join Lewis Roca

Terry Ahearn and Stuart Bartow have joined the Silicon Valley office of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP to lead the firm’s growing Intellectual Property practice group in Northern California.

David Clough, Chris Cabral and John Campbell Join Polsinelli Life Sciences Group

Polsinelli, an AM Law 100 firm, announced this week that distinguished intellectual property attorney Dr. David W. Clough joined as a shareholder in its Chicago office, along with a team that includes John W. Campbell and Christopher Cabral.

Denise Kettelberger, Ph.D. Joins Patterson Thuente IP

Denise Kettelberger, Ph.D., a patent attorney with nearly three decades of experience in intellectual property law, has joined Patterson Thuente IP. Dr. Kettelberger brings a wealth of technical knowledge to the firm’s biological and chemical sciences team—an area of practice that continues on a rapid growth trajectory.

Steven Cherny Joins Quinn Emanuel’s New York Office

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP is pleased to announce that Steven Cherny has joined the firm as a partner based in the firm’s New York office. Steve was formerly a partner at Kirkland & Ellis where he focused on patent litigation in Federal Courts and the United States International Trade Commission.

Michael Twomey joins Wolf Greenfield Biotechnology Group

Wolf Greenfield announced that Michael J. Twomey has joined the firm as a shareholder. A skilled counselor to biotechnology and life sciences companies, Michael brings extensive experience in patent prosecution and portfolio development, patent licensing, and post-grant proceedings.

Hubbs, Enatsky & Auito Expands IP Law Firm in Northern Virginia and Japan

The firm has more than doubled in size with the addition of Darrin Auito, Hirotsuna Yamashita, Jessica Harrison, and James Judge. These new members bring many years of experience as counsel at top 25 law firms and examiners and senior level staff (SME and Central Reexamination Unit Supervisor) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Japan Patent Office (Chief Appeal Examiner and Director).

Kathi Vidal joins Winston & Strawn to Lead Silicon Valley Office

Winston & Strawn LLP is pleased to announce that prominent technology patent litigator, Kathi Vidal, will join the firm as managing partner of its Silicon Valley office and will be proposed as a member of its firmwide Executive Committee.

Kory Christensen joins Polsinelli as Shareholder in San Francisco Office

Polsinelli, an Am Law 100 firm, announced Kory Christensen, an accomplished intellectual property attorney, joined as shareholder in its San Francisco office. Christensen is the most recent of several attorneys to join Polsinelli’s California offices this year, adding to the firm’s intellectual property strength on the West Coast. The firm has approximately 800 attorneys across 20 offices coast to coast, including…

Dr. Michael Morency joins Polsinelli as Shareholder in Boston Office

Polsinelli, an Am Law 100 firm, announced patent attorney Dr. Michel Morency has joined as shareholder in its Boston office. Morency brings more than 20 years of experience to the firm’s growing Intellectual Property Department, which is comprised of more than 120 attorneys, patent agents and scientists coast to coast.

Henry Lebowitz, Corporate IP Lawyer, Joins Debevoise

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP announced that Henry Lebowitz has joined the firm as a partner in New York and a member of the Corporate Intellectual Property Group. Mr. Lebowitz’s practice will focus on IP and technology aspects of mergers and acquisitions, financings and capital markets as well as data licensing, healthcare and life sciences licensing, joint ventures and other IP transactions.

Manny Schecter, IBM’s Chief Patent Counsel, Joins Board of Center for IP Understanding

Schecter joins other CIPU directors, Marshall Phelps (retired head of IP Business and Strategy at Microsoft and IBM), Brian Hinman (Chief IP Officer at Philips), Keith Bergelt (Open Invention Network CEO) and Harry Gwinnell (former head of IP at Cargill and founding President of the IPO Education Foundation).

Lee Sporn, Former Michael Kors General Counsel, Joins Olshan

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP recently announced that Lee S. Sporn has joined the firm as Of Counsel in its Intellectual Property Law practice, where he will focus on clients in the luxury goods, fashion and retail industries. Sporn is an internationally renowned intellectual property and corporate lawyer and a leader in the fashion and retail law industry.

D. Sean Trainor Joins O’Melveny as a Partner in Washington, DC

A seasoned lawyer with a long track record before the ITC, Trainor has handled dozens of ITC investigations involving a broad range of relevant technologies, seeing many cases through trial. His experience spans all phases of litigation, guiding clients through administrative law judge hearings, navigating extensive discovery requirements, and formulating procedural and substantive litigation strategy.

Silicon Valley Patent Boutique Joins Squire Patton Boggs

Silicon Valley intellectual property boutique Fernando & Partners, LLP has joined Squire Patton Boggs in Palo Alto, the firm announced, bolstering its expertise in electrical/electronic devices and systems and software. Ron Fernando joins Squire Patton Boggs as a partner. In addition to his legal qualifications, Mr. Fernando holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering, and he has spent the last 15 years preparing and prosecuting key patent applications for some of Silicon Valley’s best known companies.

Orrick Admits Three IP Lawyers to Partner

On January 17, 2017, Orrick announced the admission of 18 lawyers to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2017. Of the 18 new partners, 3 of them focus on Intellectual Property matters: Alyssa Caridis, Jordan Coyle and Catherine Lui.