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  Greater Philadelphia, PA | April 2016 – The Federal Circuit Bar Association will host its anticipated conference, Global Series: Innovation and Trade, on May 13, 2016 at the United States Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. The program will feature multiple topics, including: Trade Agreements, The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Intellectual Property, and the New [...]


  Wilmington, DE | March 21, 2016 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Jeffrey B. Bove, former Managing Partner and Chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Section of Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP, has joined the firm and will be based in the firm’s Wilmington, Delaware office. Mr. Bove has decades of experience [...]


  Valley Forge, PA | March 2016 – RP CEO & President, Jonathan H. Spadt, will moderate an expert panel at the Intellectual Property Owners Association’s – Patent Bar & Office Dialogue Summit. The event brings together experts from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and stakeholders to discuss current developments. Panelists will [...]


  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 [...]

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