Wil Rao to Speak at AHR Expo about “Intellectual Property Protections for Your Hottest and Coolest HVACR Innovations”

From a user interface on a smart thermostat to COVID-19 air purification systems, IP protects nearly every aspect of innovative HVACR products. Wil’s interactive presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 1, from 4-5 p.m. central will frame the procurement and enforcement of IP rights through real-world HVACR IP case examples. It will also reveal industry patent trends […]

01.14.22
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Malaika Tyson Elected as Secretary/Treasurer of the National Board of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law

She previously served the organization as President of the Chicago Chapter of the Coalition and as a National Board Member. As part of her involvement with the Coalition, Malaika has led efforts in areas including inclusion, pipeline, financial literacy, and the effect the pandemic has had on female attorneys. Congratulations, Malaika!

12.15.21
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Congratulations to Sharon Hwang and Malaika Tyson on Being Elected to the Executive Committee of the Chicago Committee Governing Board

Sharon will serve as Chair and Malaika will serve as Secretary for the organization, which works to advance minority attorneys and transform the legal profession. Sharon has been on the board since 2013, serving as Vice Chair from 2019-21 and Secretary from 2015-17. Malaika has been a member of the board since 2018.

12.14.21
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Malaika Tyson Moderating IAM 2021 Life Sciences Industry Review

On December 13 from 10:05-11:15 a.m. central, Malaika Tyson will moderate a session that reflects upon 2021’s most important life sciences deals, regulatory changes, court decisions, and cases. It will also provide a look ahead to what’s on the horizon for pharma, biotech, and other life sciences IP professionals. Register free-of-charge here.

12.10.21
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Jenna Saunders Joins McAndrews

McAndrews is pleased to welcome Associate Jenna Saunders to the firm. Prior to joining McAndrews, she was an associate at a general practice law firm. There she represented a variety of clients, focusing primarily on those in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Jenna brings to the firm significant experience with pre-suit investigation and assessment, […]

12.03.21
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Four McAndrews Attorneys Moderating Sessions during IP Forum for Life Sciences

On December 5 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. central, Troy Groetken and Malaika Tyson will be moderating the in-person session “Trade Secret Programs: From Setup to Enforcement.” On December 6 from 2:00-2:55 p.m. central, Aaron Barkoff and Chris Singer will be moderating the virtual “Best Practices in Global Patent Prosecution.” For more information and to request an […]

12.03.21
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Matt Marrone’s Built In Article Asks “Are You Prepared for the Quantum Revolution?”

Quantum computing is poised to fundamentally alter the digital world as we know it, and its potential for transforming many industries and disciplines is significant. This article explains quantum computing, sectors that would benefit from it, challenges to overcome, legal ramifications, and Chicago’s progress in becoming a quantum hub of the nation. Read the article […]

11.23.21
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Bob Surrette Named to the Crain’s Chicago Business 2021 Notable Gen X Leaders in Accounting, Consulting & Law

Bob’s steadfast commitment to colleagues, clients, and the firm, all with a constant focus on McAndrews remaining one of the world’s premier, full-service intellectual property and technology law firms, make him well-deserving of this recognition. Learn more about Bob’s selection as part of the Gen X Notables “at the peak of their careers, managing offices, […]

11.19.21
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