Summer/Fall 2019

NYIPLA The Report 

NYIPLA President's Corner

By: Kathleen McCarthy  
This year, 2019, marks my 30th year of involvement with the NYIPLA.  Read more>>

When Does an Unsuccessful Petitioner Have Standing to Appeal an Adverse PTAB Decision
By: Jessica Blanton and Heather Schneider
Under the inter partes review ("IPR") statute, any "person who is not the owner of a patent" may petition the Patent Office for inter partes review of the patent. Read more>>

The Price of the Patent Dance: Where Are All the Biosimilars?
By: Kelsie Kelly
In March of 2015, the United States Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") [1] approved the first biosimilar product for use in the United States. Read more>>

Patent Machine-Learning Inventions for Companies Outside the Software Industry 
By: Gregory Rabin 
The use and development of artificial intelligence and machine-learning technology is spreading from niche Silicon Valley software companies to almost all innovative businesses, including those outside the traditional software field. Read more>>

The Technology Saga: When is an invention sufficiently "technical"?   
By: Clint Mehall
As In June 2014, when the Supreme Court decided Alice[1], few if any, patent attorneys expected the devastating impact the decision would have in computer-based inventions. Read more>>

Historian's Corner
By: Dale Carlson
As our Association approaches the beginning of its second century, we can plan for a time of celebration and reflection. Read more>>

Notable Trademark Decisions
By: Scott Greenberg, Frank Misiti, and Reece Brassler
In January 2013, Hylete LLC ("Hylete") applied to register a trademark application for their stylized 'H' mark in International Class 25 for athletic apparel, namely shirts, pants, shorts, jackets, footwear, and caps.  Read more>> 

NYIPLA Past Events

Hot Topics in IP Law
On July 18, 2019, the Trademark Law and Practice Committee hosted its annual half-day CLE event entitled "Hot Topics in IP Law" at the Princeton Club in New York City. Read more>>

Board Minutes

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Moving Up & Moving On

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Welcome New Members

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NYIPLA Publication Committee Editorial Team
Committee Co-Chairs Jessica Sblendorio and Margaret Welsh
Committee Members Giselle Ayala, Heather Bowen, Dale Carlson, William Dippert, Robert Greenfeld, Richard Koehl,
Kyle Koemm, Keith McWha, Clint Mehall, Suzanna Morales, Liz Murphy, Calvin Wingfield

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