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Joshua Cohen Lectures About Innovation and IP at PDMA’s Annual Conference

Philadelphia, PA | November 2017 – Shareholder Joshua Cohen lectured at the Annual Conference of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) on November 15, 2017, in Chicago. Joshua presented the topic Celebrating the Coke Bottle at 100—Lessons in Driving Innovation and Differentiating Deliberately. In his TED-style talk, Joshua used case studies, including the Coke […]

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Joshua Cohen & Ling Zhong Lecture to the American Association for Clinical Research

Philadelphia, PA | November 2017 – Shareholders Joshua Cohen and Ling Zhong, PhD lectured on multiple IP topics to the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) on November 3, 2017 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.  The AACC event was held in the impressive Junker Auditorium of the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine of the Penn State […]

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James Kelly Attends Biotechnology, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Partnership Meeting

Washington, D.C. | November 2017 – James (Jim) Kelly attended a meeting of the Biotechnology, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Partnership (the Partnership) at the main campus of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) in Alexandria, Virginia on Monday, November 6, 2017. Sponsored by the PTO, The Partnership serves as an informal conduit for patent practitioners […]

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Jaya Sharma, Ph.D. Joins RatnerPrestia as a Patent Agent

Philadelphia, PA | October 2017 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Jaya Sharma, Ph.D. joined the firm as a Patent Agent. With over 11 years of experience, she will provide expert and efficient patent prosecution services in a wide variety of technologies including advanced materials, image processing devices, toners, semiconductor devices and fabrication, personal care […]

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RatnerPrestia Welcomes James J. Kelly, Ph.D. as Counsel

Washington, D.C. | October 2017 – RatnerPrestia welcomes James (Jim) J. Kelly, Ph.D. to the firm as Counsel in its Washington D.C. office. Jim’s practice will focus on patent preparation and prosecution of chemical and pharmaceutical technologies, as well as counseling clients on patent portfolio management, post-grant proceedings, patent validity and infringement. He has extensive […]

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RatnerPrestia Elects Christopher Blaszkowski as Shareholder

Philadelphia, PA | August 2017 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Christopher H. Blaszkowski has become a Shareholder of the firm. Chris has extensive experience in patent litigation and federal litigation practice. He serves as local and lead counsel, and is highly skilled at formulating litigation and pre-litigation strategies, as well as executing day-to-day […]

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Sunjeev Sikand to Moderate Panel on Alice and the 101 Wonderland

Washington, DC | July 2017 – Sunjeev Sikand will moderate a panel, Alice and the 101 Wonderland, at the 2017 Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) Annual Meeting.  The law on § 101 following the U.S. Supreme Court’s seminal Alice ruling has been a murky morass to navigate.  With district court, PTAB, and Federal Circuit decisions […]

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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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Benjamin E. Leace Elected President for The Benjamin Franklin American Inn of Court

Philadelphia, PA | June 2017 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Benjamin E. Leace has been elected President for The Benjamin Franklin American Inn of Court (Inn of Court).  Prior to becoming President, Ben served four years as a board member as well as held several officer positions including program chairman, vice president, president […]

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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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