Malaika Tyson and Amber Carpenter Attend National Bar Association Conference

Malaika Tyson and Amber Carpenter represented McAndrews at the National Bar Association (NBA) Corporate Counsel Conference in New Orleans. The National Bar Association was founded in 1925 and is the nation’s oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges. It represents the interests of approximately 65,000 lawyers, judges, law professors, and law […]

02.17.20
News & Events

Pat Arnold to Moderate WTR Managing Trademark Assets Panel

With McAndrews again a Gold sponsor of World Trademark Review’s fifth annual Managing Trademark Assets USA conference, shareholder Pat Arnold will serve as moderator for the panel discussion “Litigation in action: strategies for success.” That program is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on March 3rd, and the event will be held at Convene in Chicago. For […]

02.10.20
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Joshua A.R. Aldort Outlines New Copyright Protections for Certification Exams and Other Standardized Tests

In an article the American Society of Association Executives shared with its 46,000 members, Joshua A.R. Aldort examines new regulations associations and other organizations that create secure tests can now use to obtain copyright registration not only for their exams but also for individual test items. This new option provides a powerful new weapon against […]

01.31.20
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Illinois Super Lawyers Recognizes McAndrews Attorneys

Ten McAndrews attorneys were selected for inclusion on the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. Only five percent of lawyers in the state receive these recognitions each year, which are based on independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. McAndrews congratulates the following shareholders named to the Super Lawyers list: Patrick J. Arnold, […]

01.30.20
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Eligio Pimentel Appointed Board Member of Arts Alliance Illinois

McAndrews is proud to announce that Eligio Pimentel has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Arts Alliance Illinois, an organization that promotes arts-centered learning and the development of a creative and adaptive workforce, as well as equitable access to and participation in arts and culture. This appointment furthers Eligio’s long commitment to education-related […]

01.30.20
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Joshua A.R. Aldort, Matthew Marrone, and Amber J. Carpenter Featured in IAM’s Online Brand Enforcement 2020: Protecting Your Trademarks in the Electronic Environment

In their article, “Lost in the Amazon: how to combat trademark infringement in the e-commerce marketplace,” Joshua A.R. Aldort, Matthew Marrone, and Amber J. Carpenter detail the tools and techniques that will help trademark owners protect their marks online. Read the article here.

01.29.20
IP Updates

Ed Mas and Manuela Cabal Provide Their Perspective on Personal Audio and Issue Preservation

The Federal Circuit’s Personal Audio decision is a useful lesson for patent litigants on how to accept an entry of judgement, while not waiving issues for appeal.  Read the full article here.

01.27.20
IP Updates

Dunstan Barnes to Present during AIPLA Design Patent Law Webinar

As one of three attorneys featured during the upcoming AIPLA CLE Webinar, “Recent Developments in Design Patent Law,” Dunstan Barnes will provide a design law update, including a review of several recent Federal Circuit decisions. The webinar will take place on January 15 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern, and attendees will be eligible […]

01.14.20
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