Press Releases

Carmichael IP Lands DC Goodwin IP Partner Stephen Schreiner

Jim Carmichael, founder of Carmichael IP, announced that highly regarded intellectual property attorney Stephen Schreiner is the newest partner in the firm’s Tyson’s Corner office, closing out a 12 year career at Goodwin Procter LLP. Schreiner told Law360 on Thursday that learning his client’s business and commercial objectives is key to developing an IP strategy, whether that involves patent enforcement,…

European Patent Office launches new Espacenet, improving access to world’s largest free collection of patent documents

Munich, 19 November, 2019 – The European Patent Office (EPO) has today released the new Espacenet, a substantially revised and improved version of the Office’s patent information search tool. New Espacenet’s state-of-the-art features and enhanced functionality will make it even easier for users to conduct patent searches and access over 110 million patent documents from all over the world free-of-charge. “Patent information…

Synchtank Partners with Education Non-Profit Charity London Grid for Learning (LGfL)

Entertainment software company Synchtank has partnered with London Grid for Learning (LGfL) and a prominent production library to provide high-quality music to students and teachers in London schools. Synchtank’s software will make it easy to surface licensed tracks for school activities, from assemblies and performances to in-classroom listening and student presentations and videos. It will also guide students toward a…

The First European Legal Event on Biosimilars Launches in December 2019

C5 Communications will host its inaugural Global Legal and Regulatory Summit on Biosimilars in Munich, Germany on the 3-4th December 2019. This is this first and only forum in Europe designed to provide a comprehensive picture of the legal, regulatory and commercial landscape of the biosimilars marketplace in Europe and worldwide. This exclusive event has been specifically designed for In-House…

Cypris Announces the Launch of an Online Patent Marketplace

Cypris announced the launch of an online patent marketplace providing inventors, patent researchers and the general public access to a powerful and innovative search engine & marketplace that will change the face of the IP industry. Started by a marketing and data analytics specialist, Steve Hafif, Cypris is a tech startup based in New York City, with a solution-based approach…

Acuminis Opens Milan Office and Names Seasoned International IP Lawyer, Carmen Castellano as Partner and Lead of the Firm’s Italian IP Practice

COSTA MESA, CA November 5, 2019 – acuminis is pleased to announce their global expansion as they open a new office in Milan, and the addition of Carmen Castellano, who joins the firm as a partner.  Castellano, an experienced international lawyer skilled in all aspects of intellectual property, with an emphasis on patent, trademark, design, copyright, and unfair competition litigation, will serve…

KnowIt Announces $2 Million in Funding to Bring the Community of Creators and Protectors Together to Define Intellectual Property in a Digital World

Co-Founded by CEO Cheryl Slipski, Chairman Anil D. Aggarwal, and Simran Aggarwal, KnowIt’s flagship annual event, “Intellectual Property in a Digital World,” will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 11-14, 2020 Cheryl Slipski, founder and CEO of KnowIt, and Anil D. Aggarwal, founder of the world’s leading retail (Shoptalk, Groceryshop) and fintech (Money2020) events, representing each industry’s definitive…

Eight Leason Ellis Attorneys Named to the 2019 New York Super Lawyers List

Leason Ellis LLP, a boutique intellectual property law firm based in White Plains, NY, announces that eight of its attorneys have been named to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. Partners Peter Sloane, Dr. Susie Cheng, Melvin Garner, and Associate Deirdre Clarke have been named in the Intellectual Property category. Partners Yuval Marcus and Robert Isackson have been…

Foley Hoag Partner Barbara Fiacco Named President of AIPLA

Boston, October 25, 2019 – Foley Hoag LLP partner Barbara Fiacco has been named President of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), a national bar association of approximately 12,000 members. Fiacco was installed in her position at AIPLA’s 2019 Annual Meeting, held October 24-26 in Washington, D.C. As AIPLA President, Fiacco will be responsible for representing U.S. intellectual property interests throughout…

Casetext Introduces Next Generation of AI Legal Research with CARA Patent

San Francisco, CA; Casetext, the creators of the leading AI-powered legal research service, announced their newest A.I. research tool: CARA Patent. Developed in close partnership with prestigious patent litigation firms and Casetext customers — like Quinn Emanuel and Reed Smith — CARA Patent is the first A.I. technology that delivers research results specifically tailored to the patent in question. CARA…

Librarian of Congress Names Steve Ruwe as New Copyright Royalty Judge

Librarian of Congress Carla D. Hayden today announced her appointment of Steve Ruwe to the position of copyright royalty judge on the Copyright Royalty Board. Effective Oct. 13, Ruwe will serve an interim appointment through Dec. 7, 2019, followed by a six-year appointment. Ruwe is filling a vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Jesse Feder as Chief Judge. He…

New Diagnostics and Cancer Advocacy Group Announced

  A new non-profit advocacy corporation, New Cures for Cancers, announces its launch and the opening of its website, www.newcurescancers.org. The mission of the organization is to give cancer patients and their families and friends a podium to tell their stories and to demand judicial and legislative advocacy to motivate new diagnostics, personalized medicines and drugs to treat cancer. One…

Inventor Assistance Program (IAP) Joins Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

  Inventor Assistance Program (IAP) Joins the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) New option allows participants to support low income inventors Assisting low-income inventors and entrepreneurs through the Pro Bono Advisory Council (PBAC), a 501(c)(3) corporation (CFC #23695), just got easier. The Council supports the IAP which provides pro bono – free – legal services to qualified inventors. Former Director of…

LESI Selects Dana Robert Colarulli As New Executive Director

September 25, 2019 – The Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) announces the appointment of Dana Robert Colarulli as its new Executive Director. Dana is based in Washington, DC. His main tasks include helping LESI to implement its strategy, building relationships with other relevant organisations, expanding the membership base, developing the association’s educational offering and support its National Presidents and Societies and the LESI  committees.…

Ericsson selects Lewisville, TX for company’s first 5G smart factory in the United States

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) announced that Lewisville, Texas, will be the location of its fully automated smart factory in the United States. The 300,000-square-foot state-of-the-art factory, announced in June, will produce 5G and Advanced Antenna System* radios to boost network capacity and coverage to meet the demand for rapid 5G deployments in North America. The smart factory will begin commercial operations…