On October 16, Day Pitney's Women Working Together (WWT) and the Connecticut Technology Council hosted an inaugural Women of Innovation regional event, "Introduction to Intellectual Property For Smart Women: Practical Tips for Protecting Your Creations." Approximately 25 guests attended the event, which was held at M&S Theatre in the CCAT building in East Hartford, CT. Beth Alquist, partner and chair of Day Pitney's Intellectual Property (IP) and Technology practice group, and Melanie Raubeson, an associate in the group, gave a presentation that included an overview of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and utility and design patents as well as ways for individuals to protect their IP. The topic was well-received by attendees who work in the science, technology, engineering and medical fields.
On May 19, Partner Jonathan Handler moderated a virtual book talk for the Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association with Professor Jeff Kosseff, author of The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet.
Partners Kevin J. Duffy and Richard H. Brown authored the article, "Shouting FIRE! (or Worse) on Social Media: The Interplay of the First Amendment and Government Involvement in Efforts to Limit or Remove Social Media Content," which was published in the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal.
On August 27, Tracy Friedenberg, Director of Technical Services & Project Management, co-presented "The Accidental Project Manager: Tools & Methodologies to Help You Succeed" at this year's ILTA>ON2020.
Valeriya Svystun will serve on the panel for the Fairfield County Bar Association webinar, "Ethical Issues in Intellectual Property Lawyering."
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The Hartford Courant profiled Christopher Droney’s appointment as the NFL’s league arbitrator, a position in which he is responsible for resolving all contractual employment and salary disputes between players and the league.
George N. Chaclas was honored with a Rhode Island Monthly Professional Excellence in Law Award for 2021 for Intellectual Property Rights.
Firm client Loni Sherwin, BlackRock’s Vice President and Legal Counsel, was featured in Profile Magazine.
The arrival of George Chaclas as a new patent prosecution partner at Day Pitney was featured in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s New Associations column.