RatnerPrestia Shareholder, Christopher R. Lewis, Delivers Patent Presentation to Students at AIM Academy
RatnerPrestia President & CEO, Jonathan H. Spadt, traveled to Germany last week for the Porsche Design Filing Policy Conference. Spadt provided his expert guidance on design right patents specific to Porsche and was an esteemed contributor during the conference held in Leipzig, Germany on April 24. Read more »
Posted: April 29th, 2013 under Press Release.
RP Shareholders Host Webinar | The America Invents Act – The Next Round: Implementation of First Inventor to File Rules
Posted: April 24th, 2013 under Press Release.
Posted: April 16th, 2013 under Press Release.
RatnerPrestia Litigators to Speak at the 7th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute in Philadelphia
Members of RatnerPrestia’s litigation team were asked to participate in the 7th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute on April 24-25, 2013. The institute will concentrate on present-day intellectual property law issues and will address topics such as copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks. Read more »
Posted: April 10th, 2013 under Press Release.
On March 19, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision holding that the “first sale” doctrine applies to copies of a copyrighted work lawfully made abroad. Read more »
RatnerPrestia is proud to announce that Keith E. George has joined its Washington, D.C. office as Shareholder, where he will focus his practice on patent matters, including patent prosecution, client counseling, and due diligence analysis on issues of patentability, validity, and infringement. Read more »
Posted: March 1st, 2013 under Press Release.
Written By: Robert A. McKinley
On February 27, 2013, new legislation was introduced that proposes shifting attorneys fees to non-practicing entities (NPEs or trolls) if they lose patent infringement cases. The proposed legislation is referred to as the SHIELD Act of 2013, and is a welcomed improvement to targets of NPE litigation. Read more »
RatnerPrestia Shareholder Stephen J. Weed participated in the 1st Annual Wharton Business Law Conference on February 22, 2013, held by the Wharton Business Law Association. Mr. Weed was one of the four speakers that took part of the intellectual property panel. The keynote speaker of the conference was Tim Geishecker, Senior Counsel in the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Posted: February 28th, 2013 under Press Release.
RatnerPrestia Shareholder Kenneth N. Nigon has been asked by the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) to represent them as Chair of the Patent Law Committee at the Roundtable for Partnership for Enhancement of Quality of Software-Related Patents (Software Partnership), held at New York University on February 27, 2013. Read more »
Posted: February 20th, 2013 under Press Release.