MBBP Attorney to Host Office Hours at TechSandBox 1/28/2016

On  Thursday, January 28, MBBP Attorney Sean Detweiler will host Office Hours at TechSandBox to help answer your patent and strategy questions. Office Hours provides access to experts in topics such as intellectual property, business formation, benefits, taxes, marketing, sales, funding, IT and technology commercialization. Sean will be available for one-on-one, 45 minute sessions from 1:00PM- 5:00PM. This event will be offered probono for …

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MBBP Attorneys to Present at Upcoming Program, “Constructing a Solid Provisional Patent”

On Monday, October 19, Registered Patent Attorneys Sean D. Detweiler and Dr. Stanley F. Chalvire will present at a program hosted by TechSandBox for its Life Sciences SIG, “Constructing a Solid Provisional Patent.” Joining Sean and Stan are two Life Science CEOs. Learn from them first hand and save time, money, and anguish! To learn …

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Tips for Caring for Your Patent Garden During Economic Winter

There’s snow on the ground, snow on the MBTA tracks, snow on the roofs….it feels like winter will never end!  But inevitably it will, and we’ll once again have warm spring breezes, singing birds and blooming tulips to refresh our spirits.  In the meantime, while your real garden sleeps beneath the snow, this is the …

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Andrew Bunin to Panel BPLA Event

On Wednesday, April 17th MBBP Attorney Andrew Bunin, a former patent examiner, is sitting as a panelist for a Boston Patent Law Association event titled "Communicating with the USPTO - How to (hopefully) obtain favorable results when interacting with examiners and the USPTO". The event is meant to provide some insight into how the Patent Office operates …

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International Design Patent Application

By: Sean D. Detweiler Earlier this month, Congress passed S. 3486: Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012 (H.R. 6432 was previously passed by the House). The Act, if signed by the President, would allow those in the US to file a single international design patent application for international registration with the U.S. Patent & Trademark …

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MBBP Welcomes Three New Attorneys

MBBP is pleased to announce the addition of three new attorneys, Maura Malone, David Fazzolare and Scott Bleier who have joined the firm as associates. Maura concentrates her practice in labor and employment law. Prior to joining Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, she worked for Malone Law LLC and served as a pro-tempore administrative law judge for the Mississippi Department …

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Leahy-Smith America Invents Act Approved by House of Representatives and Senate

By: Sean Detweiler On Thursday, September 8th, the US Senate voted 89-9 to approve the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (HR 1249). This bill was previously approved by the House, and therefore now heads to President Obama’s desk for his signature, likely some time next week. The bill makes many changes to existing US patent law, …

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