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Rohini K. Garg Joins RatnerPrestia as Patent Agent

Philadelphia, PA | June 2017 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Rohini K. Garg joined the firm as a Patent Agent. Rohini provides a strong contribution to patent prosecution strategy, providing technical and legal research and analysis with respect to matters pending before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, in addition to technical support […]

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Jonathan H. Spadt Participates in the 34th Annual Congress-Bundestag Seminar

München | June 2017 – Jonathan H. Spadt participated in the 34th Annual Congress-Bundestag Seminar in Berlin, Germany, on May 31 and June 1.  The meeting brought together members of the U.S. Congress and the German Bundestag in consultation with the Business Advisory Council, on which RatnerPrestia is proud to have a seat.  The dialogue included meetings […]

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Benjamin E. Leace & Christopher H. Blaszkowski Present Impact of Broadest Reasonable Interpretation in Inter Partes Review at Intellectual Property Law Institute

Philadelphia, PA | April 2017 – Benjamin Leace and Christopher Blaszkowski spoke at a recent Intellectual Property Law Institute two day program hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Association Thursday, April 27, 2017. Their presentation, entitled Impact of Broadest Reasonable Interpretation in Inter Partes Review, focused on key developments with respect to the widely popular proceedings, […]

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RatnerPrestia Welcomes Mary E. Adams as Patent Agent

Philadelphia, PA | April 2017 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to welcome Mary E. Adams joining the firm in its Philadelphia office as a patent agent. Earning a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and registered as a US patent agent, Mary will focus on writing and prosecuting patent applications in the chemical arts. Mary has approximately 4 […]

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Eamonn P. Morrison Joins RatnerPrestia as Counsel

Philadelphia, PA | March 2017 – RatnerPrestia welcomes Eamonn P. Morrison to the firm as Counsel in its Philadelphia office. Eamonn’s practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution of chemical and pharmaceutical technologies, as well as counseling clients on the strategic development of the their intellectual property rights.  Eamonn has extensive experience in preparing and […]

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RatnerPrestia Welcomes Valerie P. Hayes as Counsel

Washington, DC | March 2017 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Valerie P. Hayes has joined the firm as Counsel in its Washington, D.C. office. “Valerie is an extremely talented individual and we are truly fortunate to have her join us as we continue to develop our world-class team of professionals,” notes Jonathan H. […]

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Jonathan H. Spadt Recently Presented at Live Webcast

Philadelphia, PA | February 2017 – The Knowledge Group hosted a live webcast entitled “Induced Infringement of Method Claims in Light of Suprema v. ITC” on March 2, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. In this webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals provided an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent […]

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RatnerPrestia Elects Ling Zhong, Ph.D. as Shareholder

Philadelphia, PA | January 2017 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Ling Zhong, Ph.D. has become a Shareholder of the firm. Ling joined the firm as an Associate in 2010 and has most recently held the position of Counsel. She has practiced all aspects of intellectual property law since 2000, with particular expertise in […]

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Despite Brexit, the United Kingdom Will Ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement

After the UK’s June 2016 Brexit vote, it seemed almost certain that London would not ratify the Unitary Patent Protection agreement (UPP) and, as a result, would not become one of the seats of the Unified Patent Court (UPC). Recently, in a move made unexpected by Brexit, the UK revealed that it plans to continue […]

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Sunjeev S. Sikand Speaks at USPTO Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Roundtable 1

Washington, D.C. | November 2016 – Sunjeev Sikand was selected to speak on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Roundtable 1 at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on November 14, 2016. Mr. Sikand made three recommendations to improve the USPTO’s existing subject matter eligibility guidance and training examples. Recent decisions from the Supreme Court […]

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