Posts Tagged: "Press Releases"

Steven Shape and Lauren Stevens Join Dennemeyer & Associates

Dennemeyer & Associates is pleased to welcome two new IP attorneys, Steven Shape as Managing Partner and Lauren Stevens, to the Chicago, United States office.  Steve and Lauren bring a wealth of patent preparation, prosecution and litigation experience to the firm.

Katie Prescott Returns to Fish & Richardson Silicon Valley Office

Fish & Richardson is pleased to announce that Katherine (Katie) Prescott has returned to the firm’s Silicon Valley office as of counsel. Prescott is a patent and trade secret trial lawyer, has a background in civil and environmental engineering, as well as more than 15 years of experience protecting and defending clients.

António Campinos elected next EPO President

The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation has elected António Campinos to succeed Benoît Battistelli as President of the European Patent Office (EPO). His five-year term will start on 1 July 2018.

Randy Omid and Michael Swett Join Dentons San Francisco Office

Dentons, the global law firm, welcomes two more partners to its award-winning Intellectual Property and Technology practice. Randy Omid and Michael Swett join the firm’s San Francisco office. They join shortly after the recent addition of three intellectual property partner laterals, Peter Yim, Brian Ho and Christopher Eide.  Omid and Swett will help lead a team of 16 associates and patent agents/analysts, who also recently joined Dentons.

Former Fortune 100 Chief IP Counsel Marc Adler Joins Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is growing a differentiating advisory service that closely links patent and product development strategies through the addition of Marc Adler. Formerly assistant general counsel and chief IP counsel at Rohm & Haas—a specialty chemicals manufacturer acquired by Dow Chemical—Adler helps businesses address competitive and market forces through legal actions, business partnerships and effective patent and trade secret management.  

Winterfeldt IP Group Launches in Washington DC

The specialized intellectual property law firm, Winterfeldt IP Group, opened its doors this week. The firm is led by Brian J. Winterfeldt, a veteran trademark and Internet attorney who most recently served as Co-Head of the Global Brand Management and Internet Practice at Mayer Brown. The firm offers highly focused, customized services to all organizations seeking advice and counseling in connection with their brand presence, from large global corporations to startups to local nonprofits.

Danielle Herritt, Deborah Vernon and Cristin Cowles Join Womble Carlyle’s Boston Office

A trio of experienced patent partners and their team are making the move to Womble Carlyle’s new Boston office.  Danielle Herritt, Deborah Vernon, Ph.D., and Cristin Cowles, Ph.D., and their team, join an established Womble department of more than 70 intellectual property attorneys in all areas of patent, trademark, copyright and related litigation and transactions.  The firm, a larger general practice business firm, was established more than 140 years ago.

Richard A. Catalina, Jr. Joins Wallack LLP

On NJ October 3, 2017, Hill Wallack LLP announced that they welcomed Richard A. Catalina, Jr. as a partner in the firm’s Princeton, N.J. office. Mr. Catalina is the partner in charge of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group and is a member of firm’s Life Sciences practice group. Mr. Catalina is a registered patent attorney (45,372) and Certified Licensing Professional™.

Michael Bednarek Joins Adams and Reese LLP in Washington, D.C.

The law firm Adams and Reese LLP is enhancing its intellectual property team with the addition of Michael Bednarek to its Washington, D.C. office. Bednarek joins as partner and is a member of the firm’s well-established global Intellectual Property (IP) practice.

Peter McLaughlin Joins Burns & Levinson

Burns & Levinson announced that Peter McLaughlin, a highly respected cybersecurity and data privacy attorney, has joined the firm as a partner in its rapidly expanding Intellectual Property (IP) Group. McLaughlin has nearly 20 years of experience advising U.S. and international clients on their handling of corporate and personal information and complying with cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection standards. He was previously of counsel with DLA Piper in Boston. 

Former Oblon Attorneys Launch Patent Firm Grüneberg and Myers

Dr. Kirsten Grüneberg and Eric Myers are pleased to announce the launch of a new international patent firm, Grüneberg and Myers PLLC. The attorneys both formerly practiced at Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt LLP, where Grüneberg was head of European Practice. They are forming the firm with a former Oblon colleague, Dr. Richard Chinn, a chemical patent attorney.

Matthew L. Fedowitz Joins Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney announces that Matthew L. Fedowitz has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property section as a shareholder in the firm’s Alexandria office. Fedowitz focuses his practice on helping clients in the pharmaceutical, life science and medical device fields with strategic patent portfolio development and patent prosecution, litigation in federal district court and inter partes proceedings before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Sharon Israel, former AIPLA President, Joins Shook Hardy & Bacon

Shook, Hardy & Bacon expands its growing Intellectual Property Practice with the addition of leading IP attorney Sharon A. Israel. Israel advocates for clients in rapidly evolving industries including wireless communications systems and devices, consumer electronics, medical devices, oilfield services and others… Israel is a Chambers USA ranked IP litigation attorney who represents clients in intellectual property cases before district and appellate courts, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the International Trade Commission. She is a past President of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, past Chair of the Intellectual Property Law Section for the State Bar of Texas, and past President of the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association. She currently serves on the Council for the Intellectual Property Section of the American Bar Association.

VLP Law Group Adds Intellectual Property Partner David Thibodeau

Palo Alto, CA (August 1, 2017) – VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that David J. Thibodeau has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner, based in Boston and New Hampshire. Mr. Thibodeau’s law practice emphasizes the development and refining of patent portfolios, strategic advice concerning competitive intellectual property rights, and due diligence for technology-based financial, merger/acquisition and other business transactions.

Dentons adds three patent partners to IP and Technology Practice

Dentons, the global law firm, has added three patent partners to its award-winning Intellectual Property and Technology practice. Peter Yim and Brian Ho have joined the Firm’s San Francisco office and Christopher Eide joined the Silicon Valley office. Also joining are 16 associates and patent agents/analysts in five offices across the US.