Two attorneys in the Gibbons Intellectual Property Department , David E. De Lorenzi, Department Chair, and Vincent E. McGeary, a Director in the Department, were listed as leaders in their fields by New Jersey Super Lawyers for 2013. Overall, 80 lawyers in the firm were featured in New Jersey Super Lawyers and New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars.
Category: Intellectual Property
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Robert E. Rudnick, a Director in the Gibbons Intellectual Property Department and the President of the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association, is pleased to announce that the 2013 NJIPLA Jefferson Medal Dinner will take place on Friday, June 7, 2013, at the Hilton Short Hills, NJ. For 63 years the NJIPLA Jefferson Medal has been presented to someone who has made outstanding contributions to the field of intellectual property. In the past, the Jefferson Medal has been presented to judges, leaders of the Intellectual Property Bar and Patent & Trademark Office officials. The 2013 medalist is Philip S. Johnson, the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel of Johnson & Johnson. This year’s dinner will honor Mr. Johnson’s accomplishments in the realm of intellectual property.
NJBIZ, the premier weekly newspaper covering the business community in New Jersey, published its inaugural intellectual property supplement fall 2012. Gibbons P.C. was a go-to firm for expert commentary in the issue, with Intellectual Property Department Director Ralph A. Dengler highlighted in two articles. Intellectual property is a natural focus for NJBIZ, given New Jersey’s prominence in the pharmaceutical, technology, telecommunications, and other key industries. The economic recovery, slow though it has been, has spurred businesses to once again invest in research and development, invent new products, file for more patents, and license their products. In addition, competition from new overseas markets is impacting the state’s businesses.
Gibbons Director Rob Rudnick Elected President of the NJIPLA; “Electronics, Telecom and Software Patent Practice Update” Event Rescheduled for 1/24/13
Gibbons P.C. is pleased to announce that Robert E. Rudnick, a Director in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department, has been appointed President of the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA). Mr. Rudnick has been an NJIPLA board member for the past four years. The New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA) is an organization consisting of more than 300 practicing intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, law students, and interested individuals, primarily from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.
IP Department Chair David De Lorenzi Recognized for Firm’s IP Growth and Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology
David De Lorenzi brings enthusiasm and creativity to any undertaking, be it building and directing the highly regarded Intellectual Property Department at Gibbons P.C., creating and overseeing the firm’s Apprenticeship Program, or helping develop and lead the Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology at Seton Hall University School of Law.
Please join us Tuesday, October 16, as the Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology welcomes the Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, to present Views from the Bench at the Newark Club. The lecture will begin at 6:00 pm followed by a Networking Reception at 7:30 pm. CLE credits for NJ and NY are offered.
Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) ranks Gibbons among the top IP law firms and practitioners worldwide in its guide – IAM Patent Litigation 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Litigators. David E. De Lorenzi, Chair of the Gibbons Intellectual Property Department, and Sheila F. McShane, a Director in the Department, were two of only five intellectual property lawyers featured as leading individuals in this practice.
The Gibbons Intellectual Property Department, and two of its attorneys, were among the 10 Gibbons practice areas and 20 individual attorneys ranked in the 2012 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chambers annually rates the nation’s leading business lawyers and law firms through comprehensive interviews with top companies, attorneys, and business executives, plus extensive supplementary research.
David E. De Lorenzi, Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Department, was listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers as a leader in his field. Overall, 69 Gibbons attorneys were listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers and New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars. The Super Lawyers selection process comprises hundreds of thousands of statewide or regional surveys supplemented by a comprehensive examination of each nominee’s background and experience, focusing on such criteria as verdicts and settlements; transactions; representative clients; honors and awards; educational background; and other outstanding achievements. Only 5 percent of the total lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers. Those receiving the highest point totals in the nomination process are included in the statewide top 100 attorney and top 50 women attorney lists.