Mary E. Rasenberger & Eleanor M. Lackman Interview Shira Perlmutter

In the current issue of the ABA IP section’s magazine Landslide, CDAS partners Eleanor M. Lackman and Mary E. Rasenberger interview Shira Perlmutter, the Administrator for Policy and External Affairs at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In the interview, Ms. Perlmutter discusses her background, responsibilities, areas of focus in her new position, key

Mary E. Rasenberger & Eleanor M. Lackman Interview Shira Perlmutter

In the current issue of the ABA IP section’s magazine Landslide, CDAS partners Eleanor M. Lackman and Mary E. Rasenberger interview Shira Perlmutter, the Administrator for Policy and External Affairs at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In the interview, Ms. Perlmutter discusses her background, responsibilities, areas of focus in her new position, key

Nancy E. Wolff at the 2012 Media Law Conference, MLRC, Sept 12 – 14

Nancy E. Wolff will Co-Chair the Intellectual Property Breakout Session at MLRC’s 2012 Media Law Conference in Reston, Virginia, held Wednesday, September 12 through Friday, September 14. At the IP Breakout Sessions’ interactive discussions each day, topics chosen by facilitators will cover a wide variety of intellectual property issues. (Please click here for more, including

Kenneth N. Swezey Speaks on Copyright Terminations, at IPLI 2012

Kenneth N. Swezey will be presenting on Copyright Terminations at PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute 2012, Thursday, September 13th at 1:45pm at the Warwick Hotel, 65 West 54th Street, New York. (Click here to register and for CLE credit details). Mr. Swezey’s presentation will cover work-for-hire pre-1978 (and will overview Fifty-six Hope Road Music v.

“Robot & Frank” Opens Friday, August 24

Robot & Frank opens around the country Friday, August 24th. (And afrer a successful early opening in New York last week, it will add more theaters around the city this weekend). This near-future sci-fi dramatic comedy, (which won the Alfred P. Sloane Prize at Sundance), tells the story of Frank, a snarky elderly man with

CDAS Welcomes Xavier J. Correa

Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP is pleased to welcome Xavier J. Correa who joins the firm as a partner. Mr. Correa’s practice focuses on general corporate law, financial services software, IT licensing for financial institutions, financial and securities law including funding, secured transactions, payment, custody, clearing and settlement and international law. Mr. Correa has

The Hunger Games Continues to Slay at the Box Office

Update 8/17/12: The Hunger Games surpasses Harry Potter as the all-time bestselling book series (both e-book and print) on Amazon U.S. The film sells 3.8 million dvds and Blu-rays in its very first weekend. Update 4/16/12: The Hunger Games becomes the first movie since Avatar to top the box office for four weekends in a