Volume 50, Issue 2
BPLA & FCBA Program - From Boston and Beyond
Photo credits by: Michael Bergman, Bergman LLC
On April 23, 2019, the Federal Circuit Bar Association and the Boston Patent Law Association presented: From Boston & beyond: Local and Global Implications of Recent Changes in Patent Practice. The event included a wide-ranging discussion of current issues in patent law, featuring the views of the Hon. Jimmy V. Reyna, Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Hon. Richard G. Stearns, District Judge, United States District Court for the district of Massachusetts. Organized as an informal panel, with questions presented by moderators Ronald E. Cahill of Nutter McClennen & Fish and Matthew J Rizzolo of Ropes & Gray, the judges offered thoughts and commentary on recent developments in the law.
Welcoming remarks were made by Jim Brookshire of the Federal Circuit Bar Association and the BPLA’s immediate past president Rory Pheiffer.
The panel including, from left to right: Ron Cahill, Judge Stearns, Judge Reyna and Matt Rizzolo.
An attentive audience joined the judges for the event at Suffolk Law School.
2019 Ⓒ Boston Patent Law Association
Table of Contents
Letter from the BPLA President
Members on the Move
List of Officers, Board of Governors and Committees
BPLA-USPTO Panel Program Featuring Patent Examiner– Behind the Scenes Look at Patent Prosecution from Both Sides
BPLA & FCBA Program - From Boston and Beyond
Summer outing announcement
Job listings
Message from the Editor-in-Chief
Does a “Full Moon” Mean Mars too?
Biopharma IPR Trends – 2019 Mid-Year Update
Racketeering Not Just for Mobsters Anymore: Patent Proceedings Too
Community Calendar
The Annual Dinner In Honor of the Federal Judiciary
National IP Bar Associations from UK Bring Roadshow to Boston
2019 Invented Here! Awards Event
2019 Patent prosecution strategies in China
Metida Law Firm Zaboliene and Partners Annual Meeting event
Looking Forward to the 9th Annual Invented Here! 2019 Awards Event
Roundtable on Upcoming Changes in Trademark Practice in Canada
An eye on Europe: Double patenting in the spotlight
Five important changes to the Canadian Patent Act now in effect