Posts Tagged: "Press Releases"

Morgan Lewis Adds Intellectual Property Litigation Partner in Shanghai

Morgan Lewis welcomes Shaobin Zhu, who focuses on cross-border intellectual property litigation and counseling, as a partner in the firm’s Shanghai office. He joins Morgan Lewis from a global firm widely noted for its work in the patent and intellectual property area.

Charlotte IP Attorney Flynt Strean Joins Womble Carlyle

Attorney Flynt Strean, a veteran intellectual property attorney, has joined Womble Carlyle as a Partner in its Charlotte office. Flynt’s IP practice includes, IP portfolio management; U.S. and foreign patent application preparation and prosecution; Patent noninfringement and invalidity investigations; and IP due diligence. Flynt’s clients include companies in the radio frequency identification (RFID) device, mechanical and electromechanical component, waterproof fabric laminate, agricultural device and healthcare management system industries.

Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes Seven Intellectual Property Attorneys from Howison & Arnott

Law Firm Munck Wilson Mandala welcomes seven attorneys, including partners Gregory Howison, John Arnott, and Brian Walker from intellectual property boutique Howison and Arnott, L.L.P. In addition to the three new partners, the firm added senior counsels Andrew Graham, Edward Jorgenson, and Steven Greenfield, and associate Keith Harden. The new attorneys will work in Munck Wilson’s technology/intellectual property law practice, bringing the total number of registered patent attorneys at the firm to 27, and the combined total years of technical and IP legal experience to over 500, or half a millennium.

James F. Haley, Jr. to Join New Patent Firm New Firm as Ropes & Gray Restructures IP Rights Management Practice

Ropes & Gray has announced that senior counsel James F. Haley, Jr., one of the most distinguished intellectual property lawyers in the country, is joining as a name partner a new firm being established by Ropes & Gray partners to focus on world-wide IP rights management, including patent counseling, opinions, strategy, prosecution and litigation support. The announcement of Mr. Haley’s move comes as the new firm—to be called Haley Guiliano LLP—prepares to launch later this year.

Kent Goss and Valerie Goo Join Crowell & Moring’s Litigation Group in Los Angeles

On June 27, 2017, Crowell & Moring LLP announced the arrival of partners Kent B. Goss and Valerie M. Goo to the firm’s Litigation Group. Goss and Goo are recognized trial lawyers who have a distinguished record in representing clients in commercial litigation and intellectual property matters, including eight- and nine-figure disputes. Their arrival expands on the litigation capabilities of Crowell & Moring’s nationally recognized group to serve clients in California and across the United States.  Both lawyers join the firm from Orrick.

Olga Katsnelson joins Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie

Olga Katsnelson has joined Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie as an associate in the Intellectual Property practice group. Her practice focuses on patent prosecution, patents and prior art searches and evaluations.

George Chaclas Joins Burns & Levinson as Partner in IP Group

Burns & Levinson announced this week that George Chaclas has joined the firm as a partner in its Intellectual Property (IP) Group. Chaclas, who has over 19 years of experience developing IP strategy for Fortune 100 and industry-leading companies, world-renowned academic institutions, startups, and entrepreneurs, was previously with Adler Pollock & Sheehan in Providence, RI. Also joining the firm from Adler Pollock are associate Daniel McGrath and patent agent Katherine Larson.

Houlihan Lokey Continues to Substantially Grow its Intellectual Property Advisory Team

Hoilihan Lokey adds four new Officers in Chicago, Atlanta, and Houston, expanding their service offering to include Trademarks, Brands, and Copyrights. John A. Hudson and Brent Reynolds Sr. have joined the practice as a Director and Vice President, respectively; Scott Womack will join the firm early next month as a Vice President. Mr. Hudson and Mr. Womack will be based in Atlanta, and Mr. Reynolds is based in Houston.

Former Akin Gump Litigator Launches New Patent and Technology Counseling Law Firm

Samar Shah, Esq. announces the launch of a new San Antonio based boutique law firm, Shah IP Law, PLLC.   The new law firm will concentrate on intellectual property counseling with an emphasis on patent portfolio development, patent prosecution, and other advanced prosecution strategies, such as appeals, reexaminations, and IPR proceedings.

Simon Jones Joins Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs has announced the appointment of partner Simon Jones, the former Leeds head of technology and global head of automotive at Eversheds Sutherland.

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.

David Leichtman Departs Big Law to Open Boutique Business and IP Trial Law Firm

David Leichtman, Esq. has announced the launch of his new law firm Leichtman Law PLLC, a New York-based boutique focusing on trial work on business and intellectual property matters. Mr. Leichtman is joined by experienced commercial and IP litigators Richard A. Mescon, Matthew McFarlane and Tatsuya Adachi (all formerly of Robins Kaplan), David H. Brill (former General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Gemini Trust Company) and Shevani Jaisingh (formerly of Sullivan & Cromwell and Greenberg Traurig).

Paul Tanck joins Alston & Bird as Partner in New York

Alston & Bird has expanded its intellectual property capabilities with the addition of Paul Tanck as partner in the firm’s New York office. Tanck arrives from Chadbourne & Parke LLP, where he was chair of its Intellectual Property Group.

Simeon Papacostas joins Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn in Chicago Office

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP announced today that Simeon Papacostas has joined the firm as a partner in its Chicago office. He will be a member of the firm’s growing Intellectual Property department as well as the Intellectual Property Litigation and Life Science Litigation practice groups.