Law Day 2024

I was happy to attend the Milford Bar Association’s Law Day on May 3, 2024 at Southport Brewing Company here in Milford!  Nice to see old friends and make some new friends in our local legal community.   We celebrated Astrid Colello who has been a local poll volunteer for over 40 years!  We also recognized attorney John Walkley for his contributions to the legal profession for the past 40+ years.

The Truth about Design Patents–Conneticut Intellectual Property Association meeting

I attended CIPLA’s dinner and meeting on The Truth about Design Patents last night at the Elm City Club in New Haven.   Professor Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Director, IP and Information Law Program at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law talked about incorrect conventional wisdom regarding the grant rate of Design Patents and  invalidation rates of Design Patents during litigation.   It was nice to meet fellow Connecticut IP attorneys and see some old friends.

Continuing Legal Education

HI All,

I have been involved in a discussion with my fellow National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP) members about Continuing Legal Education (CLE).  This made me realize that I should inform you, my readers, that I attend yearly CLE’s on patents, trademarks and copyrights to stay on top of the latest legal issues in intellectual property.  Further, I teach CLE’s related to intellectual property to attorneys through the Milford Bar Association.   Please be assured that I am well versed in intellectual property, and I stay abreast on the latest legal developments in intellectual property!

I attended the AIPLA Trademark Boot Camp 2019

Hi All,

Last week, I attended the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Trademark Boot Camp 2019.  I like to take these refresher courses on intellectual property to make sure I stay up to-date on the ever changing legal landscape of intellectual property so I can continue to provide the best patent, trademark, and copyright legal services to my clients.  The 2-day AIPLA Trademark Boot Camp 2019 took place June 6-7 at the AIPLA headquarters in Arlington, VA and covered the basics of trademark application filing, searching, appeals, oppositions, and cancellations.  More information can be found here.