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IP Law Firm Boult Wade Tennant announces the opening of its Berlin office. The new office location will further strengthen the firm’s presence in Europe, with their Madrid office having opened last year.
Jacqueline Charlesworth, a key contributor to the Music Modernization Act (“MMA”) and former general counsel of the Copyright Office, is leaving Covington & Burling to join forces with well-known music attorney Lisa Alter at the music and copyright boutique Alter Kendrick & Baron, LLP (“AKB”)
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd., announces the election of firm president Chunhsi Andy Mu and 13 new shareholders, a group of attorneys who advise on all matters of intellectual property law and are dedicated to assisting their clients in protecting their work and ideas.
Dr. A. Christal Sheppard is joining IPwe as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Christal was the Director of the first USPTO regional office. Additionally, she is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Nebraska, teaching Patent Law and International Intellectual Property.
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP announced trecently that Weber Hsiao has joined the firm as a senior attorney in its Intellectual Property department and Patent practice group in the firm’s Grand Rapids office. His arrival follows the recent additions of IP partners Tim Flory and Peter Cummings, who joined the firm earlier this year.
Zuber Lawler & Del Duca announces new attorneys, scientists and engineers. Chizuko Ueno (Partner, NY). Dr. Jayashree Mitra (Partner, NY). Christopher Muessel (Of Counsel, Silicon Valley). Amanda-Jane Thomas (Associate, Los Angeles). Giselle Safazadeh (Associate, Chicago). Michelle Lee (Associate, Los Angeles).
Hogan Lovells announced that it has appointed Burkhart Goebel as the new global head of the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) practice. Dr. Goebel will begin his role in the position as of 1 July.
Harness Dickey announced this week that patent attorney Scott Yackey has joined the firm’s Metro Dallas office. Yackey holds experience in many areas of patent law, including patent prosecution and litigation. Yackey’s practice with Harness Dickey will focus on patent prosecution and litigation support, including proceedings held before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.