Posts Tagged: "Press Releases"

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.

Leading Music Attorney, Jacqueline Charlesworth Joins Preeminent Music and Copyright Firm, Alter Kendrick & Baron

Jacqueline Charlesworth, a key contributor to the Music Modernization Act (“MMA”) and former general counsel of the Copyright Office, is leaving Covington & Burling to join forces with well-known music attorney Lisa Alter at the music and copyright boutique Alter Kendrick & Baron, LLP (“AKB”)

Dr. Christal Sheppard joins IPwe as EVP of Strategy and Business Development

Dr. A. Christal Sheppard is joining IPwe as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Christal was the Director of the first USPTO regional office. Additionally, she is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Nebraska, teaching Patent Law and International Intellectual Property.

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.

Scott Yackey Joins Harness Dickey in Dallas Office

Harness Dickey announced this week that patent attorney Scott Yackey has joined the firm’s Metro Dallas office. Yackey holds experience in many areas of patent law, including patent prosecution and litigation. Yackey’s practice with Harness Dickey will focus on patent prosecution and litigation support, including proceedings held before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

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.  

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.       

FisherBroyles Continues to Grow IP Group With Addition of Five New Partners

FisherBroyles LLP, the nation’s first and world’s largest cloud-based distributed law firm partnership, announced today that John Eisenhart, Elizabeth Haanes, James W. Hill, Keats Quinalty and Cara Crowley-Weber have joined the firm as partners and members of the Patent Prosecution team, which is part of the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) practice group.

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.

Coolpad Appoints Nancy Zhang as First-Ever Global Chief IP Officer

Nancy Zhang has recently been named Coolpad Group Limited’s first Global Chief Intellectual Property Officer, a brand-new role created within the company. Previously Minister of IP of Coolpad, she will globally support Coolpad’s drive to increase innovation in mobile technologies, and defend patents from infringements. Based in Coolpad’s global headquarters in Shenzhen, China, Zhang will also spend more time in Coolpad’s U.S. offices as the company increases its investment in the U.S with new locations and R&D teams.

Intellectual Property Litigator Evan Rothstein Joins Arnold & Porter in Denver

Arnold & Porter announced this week that Evan Rothstein has joined the firm as a partner in the Intellectual Property practice, resident in the firm’s Denver office. Mr. Rothstein represents individuals and companies in complex and high-stakes disputes and has significant first-chair trial experience.  He advises clients across a broad range of technologies and industries with specific emphasis on media, advertising, software and hardware, gaming, and e-commerce. 

TJ Graham Joins Cooley in Palo Alto Office

TJ Graham is joining Cooley’s Palo Alto office as a partner in the firm’s technology transactions group. He arrives from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.