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2014

August 7, 2014

John L. Welch will present on "Recent Hot Topics at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board," at the ABA IP Law Conference, Boston, MA.

May 14, 2014

John L. Welch presented on "Annual Review of U.S. Federal Case Law and TTAB Developments," at the 2014 International Trademark Association Annual Meeting, Hong Kong, China.

April 30, 2014

Sarah M. Gates was a panelist at "Efforts on International Harmonization of Patent Laws," presented by the Boston Patent Law Association, Boston, MA.

March 25, 2014

Sarah M. Gates was a panelist at "What You May Not Know About Doing Business With The Government," presented by the Technology and Innovation Committee of the Small Business Association of New England, Waltham, MA.

February 21, 2014

William Seymour presented on "Protecting Design," at the New England School of Law's First Annual Intellectual Property Symposium, Boston, MA.

February 19, 2014

John L. Welch presented at a CLE telephone seminar titled, "Trademarks, Trade Dress and False Advertising: Recent Developments for Business IP Lawyers," hosted by the American Law Institute.

2013

October 8, 2013

Nicole A. Palmer presented on "IP Considerations Relating to Product Lifecycle Management," at the Venture Development Center at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA.

September 27, 2013

John L. Welch presented on "What's New and Exciting at the TTAB?" at the 23rd All Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property, Cleveland, OH.

September 26, 2013

John L. Welch presented on "What's New and Exciting at the TTAB?" at the 23rd All Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property, Covington, KY.

May 8, 2013

John L. Welch presented on "Decisions of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the Federal Circuit on Registrability Issues: 2012-2013," at the International Trademark Association's Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX.

May 2, 2013

Laurie Butler Lawrence was a panelist at an event titled, "Protecting  Intellectual Property: Finding and Executing Best Strategies Under Cost-Cutting Pressure," presented by the BPLA Biotechnology Committee, Cambridge, MA.

April 18, 2013

John L. Welch presented on "TTAB Decisions in 2012," at the "2013 Trademark Office Comes to California" event, presented by the IP Section of the State Bar of California, San Francisco, CA.

April 16, 2013

John L. Welch presented on "TTAB Decisions in 2012," at the "2013 Trademark Office Comes to California" event, presented by the IP Section of the State Bar of California, Los Angeles, CA.

April 3, 2013

Sarah M. Gates and Nicole A. Palmer presented at an SBIR/STTR training session offered by the Venture Development Center at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA.

February 28, 2013

Peter C. Lando was a panelist in a webinar titled, "Patent Prosecution Dilemmas Under the AIA: Unanswered Questions After the USPTO's Final Rules," on the IPO's IP Chat Channel.

February 14, 2013

John L. Welch presented on "TTAB Hot Topics," at the Texas Bar CLE 26th Annual Advanced Intellectual Property Law Course, Austin, TX.

January 17, 2013

Peter C. Lando was a panel member for a national teleconference, "21st Century Workplaces - Lessons from Small Businesses," presented by the ThirdPath Institute.

2012

November 8, 2012

John L. Welch presented on "The TTAB in 2012: What's Hot and What's Not?" at the 37th Annual Intellectual Property Institute hosted by the Intellectual Property Section of the California State Bar, San Diego, CA.

September 21, 2012

John L. Welch hosted the "TTAB Comes to New Hampshire" Symposium at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, NH.

June 1, 2012

John L. Welch presented at the San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association's Spring Seminar 2012, Healdsburg, CA.

May 9, 2012

John L. Welch presented on "Decisions of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the Federal Circuit on Registrability Issues: 2011-2012," at the International Trademark Association's Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

April 12, 2012

Nicole A. Palmer lectured on post-grant proceedings under the America Invents Act in an Intellectual Property Management class at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, NH.

March 2, 2012

John L. Welch presented on "Recent Developments at the TTAB," at the Florida Bar's 3rd Annual Intellectual Property Law Symposium, Orlando, FL.

2011

November 10, 2011

John N. Anastasi presented on patent litigation at a Merrimack Valley Venture Forum event on "Creating Class I & II Medical Devices," hosted by the M2D2 Center at UMass Lowell, Lowell, MA.

November 10, 2011

John L. Welch presented on "Hot Topics at the TTAB," at the Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida, Miami, FL.

November 9, 2011

Tom P. McNulty presented on "Make Sure You Get What You Bargain for When Licensing a Patent," at the Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association annual meeting, Rochester, NY.

October 1, 2011

Peter C. Lando moderated the "Policy Makers' Panel" at the Franklin Pierce Center for IP Gala Opening, Concord, NH.

September 21, 2011

John L. Welch presented on "TTAB Hot Topics," at the All Ohio Annual Institute On Intellectual Property, sponsored by the Cincinnati Bar Association, Cincinnati, OH.

September 20, 2011

John L. Welch presented on "TTAB Hot Topics," at the All Ohio Annual Institute On Intellectual Property, sponsored by the Cincinnati Bar Association, Cleveland, OH.

June 23, 2011

Robert A. Skrivanek presented on "IP and Your Clients: What Non-IP Lawyers Need to Know," at an International Network of Boutique Law Firms event, hosted by Lando & Anastasi, LLP, Cambridge, MA.

June 12, 2011

John L. Welch presented on "Recent Developments at the TTAB," at the 2011 Intellectual Property Law Seminar and Midyear Meeting of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Dallas, TX.

May 18, 2011

Craig R. Smith presented on "What Litigators Look for in a Prosecution History," at the Boston Bar Association, Boston, MA.

May 5, 2011

Craig R. Smith presented on "Critical Patent Decisions for Medical Devices Companies" at an event titled "Hot Topics and Emerging Trends in the Medical Device Industry," hosted by Posternak Blankstein & Lund, LLP, Boston, MA.

April 29, 2011

John L. Welch moderated a panel discussion at the "TTAB comes to Boston" event hosted by Northeastern University School of Law and sponsored by the Boston Patent Law Association, Boston, MA.

April 15, 2011

Thomas P. McNulty lectured on patent reexamination, reissue, and interference pratice in a Intellectual Property Management class at the University of New Hampshire School of Law (fomerly Franklin Pierce Law Center), Concord, NH.

April 13, 2011

John L. Welch was a panelist at a seminar entitled "The Trademark Office Comes to California," hosted by the State Bar of California, San Francisco, CA.

April 11, 2011

John L. Welch was a panelist at a seminar entitled "The Trademark Office Comes to California," hosted by the State Bar of California, Los Angeles, CA.

April 7, 2011

John N. Anastasi presented on "How to Transform an Invention Into a Business," at a UBM Canon Boston Trade Show, Boston, MA.

March 16, 2011

Lando & Anastasi, LLP sponsored MHT's Merrimack Valley Meet Up, North Andover, MA.

March 10, 2011

John N. Anastasi presented on "Intellectual Property Issues and Packaging," sponsored by Components, Packaging & Manufacturing; and Solid State Circuits Chapters and hosted by Analog Devices, Wilmington, MA.

February 10, 2011

Sarah M. Gates was a panelist at "Alternative Careers for Scientists and Engineers," an event sponsored by WEST (Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology), Cambridge, MA.

2010

December 10, 2010

John N. Anastasi was a panelist at a discussion on "How to Transform an Invention Into a Business," in a MVVF Breakfast Meeting at the Merrimack Valley Venture Forum, Tewksburry, MA.

November 10, 2010

John L. Welch participated as a faculty member in a CLE webinar, "Trademark Fraud on the USPTO: Meeting the Challenges of Pleading and Providing Fraud After Bose," hosted by Strafford Publications.

October 14, 2010

John L. Welch presented on trademarks as a guest faculty member for the Intellectual Property Law Certificate program at Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA.

August 14, 2010

Gary S. Engelson presented on "Strategic Issues in IP Licensing" at Babson College's "Creative Destruction and Technology: Bringing New Ideas to Market," Wellesley, MA. 

June 14, 2010

Ann Lamport Hammitte presented on the trademark portion of "Trends and new developments that business lawyers and litigators need to know," at the 13th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference 2010, hosted by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., Boston, MA.

June 8, 2010

John L. Welch presented a national teleconference, "Recent Developments at the TTAB," sponsored by the Trademark Standing Committee, IP Section, California Bar.

May 23, 2010

L&A hosted "An Afternoon of Magic, Wine and Chocolate," a reception held by the firm at the Langham Boston Hotel in conjunction with the International Trademark Association's annual conference, Boston, MA.

May 20, 2010

John L. Welch participated in a panel discussion, "Fraud as a Sword, Shield and Forcefield," at the International Anticounterfeiting Coalition's Annual Spring Conference, Boston, MA.

April 15, 2010

Keith F. Noe was a panelist at a discussion on "How does the Bilski Decision affect the practice of patent law?," hosted by the Franklin Pierce Law School Patent Law Forum, Concord, NH.

April 9, 2010

John L. Welch moderated a panel discussion at the annual "TTAB Comes to Boston" event held at Boston University Law School and sponsored by the Boston Patent Law Association.  As part of the annual event, the Board hears final arguments in a pending case.  The event also features several speakers, who this year included TTAB Acting Chief Judge Gerard F. Rogers. 

April 2, 2010

Peter C. Lando presented "Patent Post-Issuance Matters: Reissue, Reexamination, and Interference" at Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH.

February 26, 2010

John L. Welch presented "Top 10 TTAB Decisions of 2009" at the John Marshall Law School Center for Intellectual Property Law's Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference: Hot Topics and Developments in Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secrets Law, Chicago, IL

February 19, 2010

Jessica Grover, Christine Kent, and Lisa Witham presented on recent changes in foreign IP practice at a roundtable discussion sponsored by the IP section of the Massachusetts Paralegal Association and hosted by L&A.

2009

November 19, 2009

John L. Welch was among the panelists who presented "Trademark Fraud on the USPTO - A New Landscape," hosted by the Boston Bar Association, and co-sponsored by the BBA's Intellectual Property Committee and the BPLA's Trademarks and Unfair Competition Committee, Boston, MA.

November 9, 2009

Keith F. Noe presented on careers in intellectual property law to 1L students at Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH.

September 30, 2009

John L. Welch moderated a panel on "Trademark Fraud on the USPTO - A New Landscape," presented as a webinar sponsored by the American Bar Association's Section of Intellectual Property Law.

February 19, 2009

Gary S. Engelson presented on "Patent Prosecution" and "Trademarks" at an IP Roundtable Luncheon sponsored by the IP Concentration and the Center for Advanced Legal Studies at Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA.

January 15, 2009

Ann Lamport Hammitte and John L. Welch presented on Trademarks, at the Boston Bar Association's Intellectual Property Year in Review, Boston, MA.

January 6-9, 2009

Peter C. Lando presented "Collaborative IP -- Joint Development Agreements" at the 17th Annual Advanced Licensing Institute, hosted by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH.

2008

October 24, 2008

John L. Welch and Ann Lamport Hammitte were among the speakers and panelists who presented at "The TTAB Comes to Boston," hosted by the Boston Patent Law Association Trademarks and Unfair Competition Committee, being held at Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA.

September 8, 2008

John N. Anastasi (and others) presented at a Breakfast Roundtable, "The Obviousness Test in the United States and the Inventive Step Requirement for Patent Procurement Around the World," sponsored by LL&A at the AIPPI 41st World Intellectual Property Congress, Boston, MA.

June 24, 2008

Peter C. Lando and Lisa R. Witham presented "Intellectual Property Overview -- Today and Tomorrow" at MCLE's Paralegal Conference 2008, Boston, MA.

April 3, 2008

Diana M. Collazo, Laurie Butler Lawrence and Cathy M. McCarty presented "Life Science Patent Strategies: From Ideas to Approved Products" at a program for WEST (Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology), sponsored by LL&A, Cambridge, MA.

April 1, 2008

Edward J. Russavage (and other panelists) presented "Careers in IP Law" at a Suffolk University Law School program sponsored by the Boston Patent Law Association's New Lawyer and Law Student Committee, Boston, MA.

March 7, 2008

John N. Anastasi and John L. Welch facilitated "Licensing Patents, Software" and "Trademarks" at an IP Roundtable Luncheon sponsored by the IP Concentration and the Center for Advanced Legal Studies at Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA.

January 17, 2008

Ann Lamport Hammitte co-presented the Trademarks Section at the Boston Bar Association's "Intellectual Property Year in Review" Program, Boston, MA.