Christopher V. Carani Presents at AIPLA Design Rights Bootcamp

McAndrews Shareholder Christopher V. Carani was a featured speaker at the AIPLA Design Rights Bootcamp held at the Chicago-Kent College of Law from August 5-6. The two-day event was a comprehensive CLE program designed for both new and experienced practitioners wanting to learn about protecting and enforcing designs in all areas of IP. Carani’s presentation […]

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Christopher V. Carani to speak at the NAPP Annual Meeting and Conference

McAndrews Shareholder Christopher V. Carani will deliver the presentation “Advanced Tips for Litigating Design Patent Cases” at the National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP) Annual Meeting and Conference. He will address strategic issues unique to litigating design patent cases, including claim construction, infringement, invalidity, and remedies. The annual meeting and conference takes place July 22-24 […]

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Christopher V. Carani Named to the IAM Strategy 300

McAndrews, Held & Malloy Shareholder Christopher V. Carani has been named to the 2019 IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists list. IAM magazine notes that Chris is “one of the world’s leading design patent strategists.” He has previously been referred to by IAM as one of the U.S.’s “pre-eminent design law experts” and […]

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Sarah Biggs and Malaika Tyson Lead Panel at Women, Diversity & Change Summit

McAndrews Shareholder Sarah Biggs and Partner Malaika Tyson teamed up June 6th to lead a panel on “Intergenerational Interactions in the Workplace.” The panel was part of the Women, Diversity & Change Summit in Chicago, which drew more than 220 attendees.

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Sandra Frantzen on IP Strategy Summit Panel

McAndrews Shareholder Sandra Frantzen joined senior counsel from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Plano Synergy, and Astellas Pharma on a panel at the 5th Annual IP Strategy Summit held June 5 in Chicago. The four focused on “Navigating M&A, Transactions, and Licensing in a New Landscape.” Topics included the current IP transactions landscape, overall M&A activity and […]

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Eight McAndrews Attorneys Named to the IAM Patent 1000

McAndrews, Held & Malloy announced today that firm president and shareholder Robert A. Surrette, and shareholders Christopher V. Carani, Troy A. Groetken, Herbert D. Hart III, Sharon Hwang, Edward A. Mas II, Wilhelm L. Rao, and Thomas Wimbiscus are featured in IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2019.  The guide recognized the firm for Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, […]

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Sharon Hwang Named President-Elect of the ECE Illinois Alumni Board

McAndrews Shareholder and Executive Committee member Sharon Hwang was named president-elect of the University of Illinois Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE Illinois) Alumni Board. The board’s purpose is to link alumni with the department’s leadership and support the department’s strategy. Hwang practices in all areas of intellectual property law with particular emphasis on patent litigation. […]

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Dunstan Barnes on ABA-IPL Design Rights Panel

McAndrews Partner Dunstan Barnes was one of four speakers featured at a 2019 ABA-IPL Annual Meeting program on “Design Rights in Times of Globalization.” The April 11 panel provided information on what IP practitioners need to know about the protection and enforcement of design rights in the U.S., EU, Latin America and China. Barnes provided […]

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