Posts Tagged: "Press Releases"

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox Elects Five New Directors

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. announces the election of five new directors – Daniel Gajewski, Miklos Gaszner, M.D., Ph.D., Adam LaRock, Trey Powers, Ph.D., and Deirdre Wells – effective January 1, 2018.

Snell & Wilmer Announce Promotions Including 2 Intellectual Property Attorneys

Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce six attorneys have been elected to join the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2018. In addition, five attorneys were elected to counsel. Among those are new IP Partner Jeffrey D. Morton, and new IP Counsel Andrew S. Flior.

Wolf Greenfield Promotes Four Attorneys to Shareholder in 2018

Intellectual property law firm Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C. is pleased to announce the promotion of Brandon S. Blackwell PhD, Oona M. Johnstone PhD, Daniel T. Wehner PhD and Daniel W. Young PhD to the position of shareholder, effective January 1, 2018. The promoted attorneys’ legal and technical know-how covers a range of practice areas, including biotechnology, chemical and materials technologies, and electrical and computer technologies.

Massimo Sterpi joins Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Massimo Sterpi has joined Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners. Massimo, who previously worked at boutique firm Jacobacci, is one the most respected IP experts in Italy, with strong experience in both transactional matters and litigation concerning trademarks, designs, copyright and patents. Massimo joins the firm with a five associate team (Francesca Fosson, Angela Tasillo, Damiana Masi, Luigia Bersani, Andrea Colantuoni), taking responsibility for the Rome-based IP team.

Alston & Bird Elects 6 New IP Partners

Alston & Bird LLP has announced the election of 21 lawyers to its partnership, effective January 1, including 6 of whom are new partners based in the firm’s Intellectual Property Area: Adam D. Swain, Helen Su, Nadya Sand, Chris Lightner, Christopher B. Kelly, Thomas Davison.

Former ITC Commissioner F. Scott Kieff Joins McKool Smith

F. Scott Kieff, former Commissioner of the International Trade Commission (ITC), has joined McKool Smith as a Principal in its Washington, D.C. office. Nominated by President Obama, Mr. Kieff served as Commissioner of the ITC from October 2013 to June 2017.

Harness Dickey Elects Eight New Principals

Harness Dickey, one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, announced that, as of January, 1, 2018 eight attorneys have been named newly elected Principals to the firm. Among those attorneys are Kiyoshi Kozu, Timothy Martin, Steven Wangerow, Elisabeth Koral, John Ambrose, Sung Pil Kim, Michael Teich and Michael Varco.

Cole Schotz Elevates David Gold to Member

David Gold is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Litigation Departments, as well as the Restaurant & Hospitality Industry Group and is resident in the New Jersey office.

Haynes and Boone Announces Promotion of Three Intellectual Property Partners

Haynes and Boone, LLP is proud to announce the promotion of three intellectual property attorneys to members within the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group.  The new partners are Charlie Jones, Michael Parsons, and Clint Wilkins. 

Fabio Marino joins Polsinelli to Chair IP Litigation Practice Group

Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli has expanded its national Intellectual Property Department with the addition of five new attorneys, Lucas Dahlin, Barrington Dyer, Nitin Gambhir, Teri H.P. Nguyen and Fabio Marino… Marino, a well-known IP trial lawyer with more than two decades of experience joins Polsinelli as Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property Department, Chair of the IP Litigation Practice Group and will lead the firm’s Silicon Valley team as Office Managing Partner. Chambers USA calls him “one of the go-to names in the business” who is admired for “his courtroom presence and impressive skills as a patent litigator.”

Kerry Lee Joins Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs welcomes Kerry Lee, the former Head of Group Intellectual Property of Walgreens Boots Alliance, as a partner in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice in the Manchester and London offices. He has extensive experience in contentious and non-contentious IP enforcement and e-commerce matters in relation to trademark, design, patent, copyright, domain name and other IP matters across Europe, South East Asia and North America.

AST Names Ray Strimaitis as Vice President, Corporate Development & Global Strategy

AST, the leading provider of proactive patent risk mitigation solutions, has named Ray Strimaitis to the newly created role of Vice President, Corporate Development & Global Strategy. Strimaitis will report directly to Russell W. Binns, Jr., CEO of AST and will be based in Silicon Valley. Strimaitis joins AST after serving as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Yahoo!

Cozen O’Connor Welcomes IP Litigator Hugh Marbury

Cozen O’Connor Welcomes IP Litigator Hugh J. Marbury — a seasoned, first-chair IP litigator with experience representing domestic/international clients in contentious, bet the company financial and commercial disputes—has joined its Intellectual Property Department as a member. A former partner at DLA Piper, Marbury will serve as a lead trial lawyer overseeing IP and commercial litigation matters in Cozen O’Connor’s Washington D.C. office.

Fish & Richardson Adds Brian Gaff as Principal in Boston

On November 6, 2017, Fish & Richardson announced that Brian M. Gaff has joined the firm’s Boston office as a principal in its Litigation Group, where he will continue to focus his practice on complex patent litigation. Previously, Mr. Gaff was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery.

Fish & Richardson Adds Jayme Partridge as New Principal in Houston

Fish & Richardson announced that Jayme Partridge has joined the firm’s Houston office as a principal in its Litigation Group, where she will continue to focus her practice on complex intellectual property litigation. Previously, Partridge was a partner at Patterson + Sheridan. She also spent two years as in-house litigation counsel for ExxonMobil and worked as a mechanical engineer for six years before law school.