Numerous Firm Attorneys Appointed to Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA) Openings
Partner Deirdre Sanders
has been recognized for her dedication to the Boston Patent Law Association by being newly appointed as Secretary. Previously, Deirdre was involved with the BPLA as a Board Member.
Partner Susan Glovsky
and Senior Associate Larry Cogswell
have been appointed co-chairs of the BPLA's Antitrust Committee. This committee educates the association on the activities of the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice as they may impact intellectual property laws.
Also appointed is Principal John Hamann
, who is now co-chair of the Licensing Committee. This committee explores the different approaches to licensing which may be required based on the type and value of the intellectual property involved, the relationship of a licensing strategy to the desired business objectives, and the nature of the business enterprise impacted by the license.
Senior Associate Keith Wood
is the new co-chair of the International and Foreign Practice Committee. This committee aids the association with staying current on substantive changes in foreign national and international law in all areas of intellectual property practice. Previously, Keith volunteered as a Committee Chair for the Energy Special Interest Group (Energy SIG) of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge.
Associate Chris Albert
has also been appointed as co-chair of the Chemical Patent Practice Committee. This committee focuses on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, litigation, licensing and regulations and laws relating particularly to chemical inventions, including pharmaceuticals, specialty chemicals and polymers.
Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds
Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is among New England's largest law firms devoted to the practice of intellectual property law. The firm specializes in patents, trademarks, intellectual property litigation, copyrights, licensing, due diligence, opinions, trade secrets, and intellectual property counseling. The firm's legal staff provides comprehensive intellectual property legal expertise in biotechnology, chemistry, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, physics, optics, nanotechnology, and electrical, chemical and mechanical engineering.