Volume 50, Issue 2
Message from the Editor-in-Chief
Daniel Young
Dear Colleagues, Welcome to the Spring 2019 Edition of the BPLA Newsletter. In this edition, we provide an overview on the Supreme Court’s copyright related decisions in Fourth Estate Public Benefits Corp v. and Rimini Street, Inc. v. Oracle USA, Inc., an article on Columbia Sportswear’s recent patent infringement suit against Seirus Innovative Accessories, an article on biopharma IPR trends, updates on several BPLA event activities, including the upcoming Invented Here! 2019 Event, and guest posts from colleagues in the UK and Canada. In addition, this edition includes announcements concerning upcoming events, members on the move, and other matters of interest to our membership.
We thank our contributors for their time and attention to enriching this Newsletter.
Further thanks to BPLA administrator, Constance Brennan, and the staff of Readz for their collective efforts in producing this edition.
We look forward to your future contributions. Respectfully,
Daniel Young Editor-In-Chief
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