Volume 50, Issue 1
Notice of Nominations for 2019-2020 BPLA Board of Governors
Further to the official notice distributed to the members on November 6, 2019 and November 13, 2019, and per Article VI, Section 1 of the By-Laws of Boston Patent Law Association, Inc. (BPLA), the Nominating Committee, appointed by President Deirdre Sanders, writes to report the nominations the Committee puts forward to constitute the 2019-2020 BPLA Board of Governors. The nominated members, selected by unanimous decision, are as follows:
  • President: Michael Bergman, Bergman LLC (automatic)
  • President-Elect: Daniel Young, Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
  • Vice President: Keith Toms, McCarter & English
  • Treasurer: Rebecca McNeill, McNeill Baur
  • Secretary: Joshua M. Dalton, Morgan Lewis
  • Immediate Past President: Deirdre E. Sanders, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds (automatic)
  • Board Member: Rachel L. Emsley, Intellia Therapeutics
  • Board Member: Emily Whelan, WilmerHale
  • Board Member: Derek Roller, Nutter
This publication constitutes notice to the entire BPLA membership of the names of the nominees selected per Article VI, Section 1 of the By-Laws. The election will occur at the annual meeting on December 6, 2019, at the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA. The members of this year’s Nominating Committee are BPLA Past Presidents Rory Pheiffer (chair), Erik Paul Belt, and Monica Grewal.
Table of Contents
2019 Ⓒ Boston Patent Law Association
Message from the President Deirdre Sanders
Members on the Move
Law School Committee Sponsored Event -The Original Sin of Trademark Law: Failure to Function
International & Foreign Practice Committee EPO Presentation
Understanding Foreign Filing License Requirements
The EPO opposition timeline tightens
The 2019 Invented Here! Awards Event – Announces the Winners!
Message from the Editor-in-Chief
USPTO meets critical goals to reduce patent examination pendency
Annual PCT and Madrid Seminar
Proposed by-law amendment
Notice of Nominations for 2019-2020 BPLA Board of Governors
Officers and Board of Governors
Job listings
Community Calendar