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  Valley Forge, PA | January 4, 2016 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that its Munich, Germany office is now open. RP CEO, Jonathan H. Spadt, notes, “RP now has the ability to represent clients in the U.S., German and European Patent Offices, and seamlessly coordinate multi-jurisdictional litigation, invalidation proceedings, licensing and strategic planning [...]


Washington, D.C. | December 2015 – RP Shareholder Brian P. O’Shaughnessy, who also serves as Regional Vice President, USA, of the Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), secured unanimous approval of three Board resolutions acknowledging and praising the work of the LES Public Policy Committee, and its Chair, Rachel Kreppel, Purdue Pharma.  The resolutions were [...]


  Washington, D.C. | December 2015 – The Life Sciences Summit is being held December 1-2, 2015 in New York City.  Brian P. O’Shaughnessy, RatnerPrestia Shareholder and Public Policy & Regional Vice President, Licensing Executives Society (LES) will lead the presentation – “Contracts Are Forever: Positioning Your Assets”.  The panel will cover how to position your [...]


  Washington, D.C. | November 2015 – Sunjeev Sikand has co-authored a 29-page letter and report to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on behalf of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) in response to a request for public comments on the July 2015 Update to the Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance. IPO said [...]


Washington, D.C. | October 2015 – Sunjeev Sikand addressed the Board of Directors of Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) at the 2015 Annual Meeting. Mr. Sikand recommended that the IPO Board adopt positions on Patent Act Section 101 in response to the USPTO’s July 2015 Update to the Section 101 Eligibility Guidance. The IPO Board [...]


  Washington, D.C. | October 2015 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Wm Jackson Matney Jr. has joined its Washington, D.C. office as a Shareholder. RatnerPrestia Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan H. Spadt, notes, “We are particularly pleased with Jack’s extensive litigation experience. His pragmatic approach to resolving IP disputes will add to our growing [...]


Valley Forge, PA | October 2015 – RatnerPrestia Shareholder Brian P. O’Shaughnessy has been nominated as the next president-elect of the Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc. (“LES”). O’Shaughnessy currently serves as LES Regional Vice President, USA. He has served on the LES Board of Trustees since 2007. As Regional Vice President, USA, he [...]


Valley Forge, PA | September 2015 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that it is opening a Munich, Germany office on January 1, 2016.  RP CEO, Jonathan H. Spadt, notes, “This is an unprecedented move for a firm our size, and one we are undertaking with very specific goals in mind.   No IP law firm [...]


Valley Forge, PA | August 2015 – Joshua L. Cohen, a Shareholder with RatnerPrestia, is a Lecturer in Lehigh University’s Master’s Degree in Technical Entrepreneurship (TE) Program, which provides practical skills to graduate students from various disciplines in the art and practice of creating new companies. Mr. Cohen helped design the course Intellectual Property (IP) [...]


Valley Forge, PA | July 2015 – Kenneth N. Nigon, a Shareholder with RatnerPrestia, is participating in a series of cross-country roadshows hosted by the USPTO and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), scheduled for August 24-28, 2015. The program will focus on enhancing patent quality and conducting AIA trials. Nigon currently serves as [...]

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