2015 Jefferson Medalist - The Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley
The New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA) named the Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, as its 2015 Jefferson Medalist.
The NJIPLA presents the Jefferson Medal annually to someone who has made exceptional contributions to the field of intellectual property law. Previous Medalists include judges, members of Congress, Patent and Trademark Office officials and leaders of the intellectual property bar.
"This year's Jefferson Medalist, the Honorable Kathleen O’Malley, is one of the most respected and appreciated judges in the field of intellectual property." stated Jon Chiodo, President of the NJIPLA. "She has taken a firm but fair stance at the Federal Circuit, delivering opinions that are sensible and well-received. Her understanding and appreciation of patent law is evident in her reasoned and legally sound decisions. She has proven herself to be a wonderful asset to the field of intellectual property, and will continue to do so in the future. We recognize Judge O’Malley’s contributions to the field of intellectual property with the presentation of the NJIPLA's highest honor: the 2015 Jefferson Medal."
Judge O'Malley was honored at the Jefferson Medal Dinner on Friday, June 5th at The Hilton at Short Hills, Short Hills, NJ.
The 31st Joint Patent Practice Seminar returned to the New York Marriott Marquis on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. 32 speakers on five panels covered: USPTO Practice, Pharmaceuticals/Life Sciences, High Tech, Litigation, and Supreme Court Cases. Featured speakers include:
The Honorable Jimmie Reyna, Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
This program was sponsored by Joint Patent Practice Continuing Legal Education, Inc. and co-sponsored by Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association, New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association, New York Intellectual Property Law Association and Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association.
2015 Patent Litigation Seminar
Jeremy Lowe, Brian Buroker, Immac "Casey" Thampoe, the Hon. Paul Michel, Jon Chiodo, William Jay, Lisa Pensabene
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