Posts Tagged: "Press Releases"

Pete Thurlow Joins Polsinelli’s Expanding New York Office

Polsinelli, an Am Law 100 firm with an extensive nationwide Intellectual Property practice, welcomes Pete Thurlow to the firm as shareholder where he will practice nationally from the firm’s New York City office. Thurlow moves to Polsinelli from the New York office of an Am Law 10 firm, where he was a leader in their global patent prosecution practice.

Jim Greenwood to Chair BIO Ventures for Global Health Board of Directors

BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) announced that Jim Greenwood, President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has been elected as the new BVGH Board Chair for a term of three years. BVGH engages global health stakeholders in partnerships to accelerate the development of new drugs, vaccines, and diagnostics that address the unmet medical needs of the developing world.

Intellectual Property Attorney David Forman Joins Osha Liang

Intellectual property attorney David S. Forman, whose practice focuses on patent prosecution, litigation and counseling, has joined Osha Liang LLP as senior counsel in the firm’s Washington, D.C. area office. He was previously associated with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP in Washington, D.C.

Marybeth Peters, 5 others leave Oblon to Join Muncy, Geissler

A group of six trademark and copyright lawyers, Jeffrey Kaufman, Roberta (Robin) Bren, Kathleen Cooney-Porter, Beth Chapman, Kyoko Imai and Marybeth Peters, have moved their practices to Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, P.C. (MG-IP). All were previously with Oblon.

Copyright Office, Mason Law School Announce Academic Partnership

The United States Copyright Office and George Mason University School of Law announced last Friday that they have formed an academic partnership, working through Mason Law’s recently-launched Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic, directed by Professor Sandra Aistars.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati to Open Boston Office

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati announced yesterday that the firm will open a Boston office in February 2016 to better serve the growing life sciences community as well as the expanding technology, energy, and other growth companies resident in the market. Once the firm’s Boston office opens in February 2016, the address will be 28 State Street, 37th Floor, Boston, MA, 02109.

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto LLP Names Three New Partners

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto LLP, one of the world’s premier intellectual property law firms, recently announced that Donald Heckenberg, Jason Leonard, and Brendan O’Malley have been elected partners of the firm.

Edward Russavage and Matthew Grady Join Wolf Greenfield

Intellectual property law firm Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C. yesterday announced that Edward J. Russavage and Matthew H. Grady will join the firm as shareholders. Before joining Wolf Greenfield, Russavage served as a partner at Lando & Anastasi and was previously managing partner there. Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Grady served as counsel at Lando & Anastasi.

Fish & Richardson Names Kurt Glitzenstein Head of Litigation Group

Fish & Richardson announced today that Kurt Glitzenstein has been named the Practice Group Leader (PGL) for its Litigation Group, the firm’s largest practice. In his new role, Glitzenstein will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm’s premier intellectual property and commercial litigation practice, which includes 250 lawyers in 12 offices, and which for over a decade has handled more patent litigation than any other law firm in the country.

Wolf Greenfield Promotes Three Attorneys to Shareholder

Intellectual property law firm Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C. recently announced the promotion of Y. Jenny Chen, Thomas A. Franklin and Jessamine N. Lee to the position of shareholder, effective January 1, 2016. The promoted attorneys represent a range of practice areas, including biotechnology, chemical and materials technologies and electrical and computer technologies.

Chen Wang joins AIPLA as Deputy Executive Director for Regulatory Affairs

The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) is pleased to announce that Chen Wang, former Deputy Chief IP Counsel at E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, will be joining AIPLA as the new Deputy Executive Director for Regulatory Affairs, beginning January 18, 2016.

Former USPTO Director Q. Todd Dickinson Joins Novak Druce

Q. Todd Dickinson, former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, has joined Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg, LLP as a partner. He will also assume the role of Global Chair of its Client Select Strategic Services Group. Dickinson will be co-based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. and San Francisco/Silicon Valley offices.

LexisNexis TotalPatent Launches Improved Version of Semantic Search

Semantic search through TotalPatent has been recently refined to deliver search results that are more relevant and precise than ever, and do not require complex Boolean searches. The latest release builds on the past six years of development of the LexisNexis semantic search technology.

Smithsonian Will Host Innovation Festival at National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will host an Innovation Festival Nov. 1 and 2, a collaboration between the Smithsonian and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The festival will highlight accomplishments of American inventors and the spirit of innovation. It will feature displays, talks, performances and craft projects for children and adults.

LexisNexis Acquires Patent Data Analytics Innovator PatentCore

HORSHAM, Pa., July 1, 2014— Reed Technology and Information Services Inc., a LexisNexis company, today announced an agreement to acquire PatentCore, the Minneapolis-based developer of the LexisNexis® PatentAdvisorSM solution suite. The acquisition will enhance the LexisNexis intellectual property (IP) offerings and give customers access to a broader range of innovative and unique IP services. “Our relationship with PatentCore has helped us…