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Takeaways from Chisum’s Washington, D.C. September 2015 Seminar

On September 24-25, 2015, the Chisum Patent Academy held a two-day seminar at the offices of Kaye Scholer LLP in Washington, DC to discuss and debate current developments in U.S. patent law. The roundtable seminar group was limited to ten … Continue reading

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Senate Confirms Finnegan Partner Kara Stoll to Federal Circuit

Without a single “nay” vote, and with at least some noting that she will be the first woman of color to join the Fed. Cir., the Senate has confirmed Kara Fernandez Stoll, a litigation partner at Finnegan, to fill the seat vacated … Continue reading

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Q. Todd Dickinson Resigns as Executive Director of AIPLA

After six years as AIPLA Executive Director, Q. Todd Dickinson has announced that he will step down. While he was an effective leader at AIPLA, Todd (the “Q” doesn’t stand for anything) made his mark as the first effective Director … Continue reading

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Former SLW Officer Named USPTO Regional Director

Russell Slifer, a former officer at Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, has been named as the USPTO Regional Director for its Denver office. Michelle Lee, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO, wrote on her blog … Continue reading

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