Programs and Presentations


“Patents and technology: Managing protection for your products,” IEEE Technology Management Council and MTT/AP-Society, Paterson, N.J., May 8, 2013.

“How the courts ruled in 2012 and how it may affect your practice,” presentation to a corporate intellectual property legal department, Jan. 23, 2013.

“Patent Law for Engineers: How to safeguard your idea,” IEEE MTT-Society & AP-Society Joint Chapter 27th Annual Symposium, East Hanover, N.J., Oct. 4, 2012.

“Intellectual Property: Protecting the fruits of your labor,” IEEE/ACM Information Technology Professional Conference, Ewing Township, N.J., Mar. 9, 2012.

“Don’t Lose Your Appeal! Learn about the New Ex Parte Rules,” American Intellectual Property Law Assoc. (online program), Jan. 18, 2012.

“Appellate Advocacy and Practice before the USPTO Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences: How to draft a persuasive and compliant appeal brief,” N.J. Intellectual Property Law Assoc. Electronics, Telecom, and Software Patent Practice Update, New Brunswick, N.J., Nov. 9, 2011; also presented at the American Intellectual Property Law Assoc. 2011 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2011.

“What you have to prove at the PTO: Burdens of proof during patent examination and standards of review during appeal to the BPAI and the courts,” ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law 26th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, Arlington, Virginia, Apr. 2011.

“The U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Bilski v. Kappos: The ongoing controversy over what may be protected by a patent and the broader implications of the debate,” N.J. State Bar Assoc., Internet and Computer Law Committee, New Brunswick, N.J., Jan. 20, 2011.

“What to do about Section 101?,” American Intellectual Property Law Assoc. 2010 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., joint meeting of the Education, Patent Law, and Patent Litigation Committees, Oct. 22, 2010 (speaker, moderator, and organizer).

“Anatomy of an Infringement Claim: Analyzing and Responding to a Letter Asserting Trademark or Patent Infringement,” an interactive workshop, ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law 25th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, Arlington, Virginia, Apr. 2010.

“Foreign Filing Licenses, Secrecy Orders, and Export Controls: Pitfalls for the Unwary,” American Intellectual Property Law Assoc. 2009 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., Oct. 15, 2009.

“Anatomy of a Trademark Infringement Claim: Analyzing and Responding to a Claim Letter,” an interactive workshop, N.J. Trademark Counsel, Basking Ridge, N.J., Sept. 30, 2009.

“Patentable Subject Matter after In re Bilski,” ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law 24th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, Arlington, Virginia, Apr. 2009.

In re Bilski – Is your client’s method of doing business patentable?,” N.J. State Bar Assoc., Internet and Computer Law Committee, New Brunswick, N.J., Jan. 14, 2009.

“International Intellectual Property,” Nat’l Contract Management Assoc., Montclair, N.J., Nov. 18, 1998.

“Website Development Agreements: Allocating Rights and Obligations,” N.J. State Bar Assoc. 1998 Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, N.J., May 15, 1998.

“Justice and Jurisdiction along the Information Highway: Does the Internet have a Long Arm?,” Trademark Luncheon Club, West Orange, N.J., Oct. 9, 1996, and 1997 N.J. State Bar Assoc. Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, N.J., May 16, 1997.

“Computer Law: Substantive Legal Issues and Jurisdiction,” 1996 N.J. State Judicial College, Teaneck, N.J., Nov. 26, 1996.

“Patent Protection for Computer Software: Has Anything Changed at the Patent Office?,” N.J. State Bar Assoc., Computer‑Related Law Committee, New Brunswick, N.J., Mar. 30, 1995.

“Insurance Coverage for Intellectual Property Disputes: Relief for Beleaguered Defendants,” Trademark Luncheon Club, West Orange, N.J., Nov. 9, 1994.

“Copyright Basics – A Brief Overview of Copyright Law as it relates to Computers and Computer Technology,” N.J. State Bar Assoc. 1994 Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, N.J., May 14, 1994.

Program Chair, ABA/USTA National Institute on Trademark Trial Advocacy, Tarrytown, N.Y., June 1993.

Program Chair, Protecting the Computer Environment: Database Privacy and Computer Facility Security, N.J. State Bar Assoc. Computer‑Related Law Committee, New Brunswick, N.J., Feb. 25, 1993.

Program Chair, ABA National Institute on Trademark Trial Advocacy, Boston, Nov. 1986.

Program Chair, ABA-AIPLA National Institute on Patent Trial Advocacy, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1984.

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National Institute on Appellate Advocacy (ABA), 1984.

Diploma, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Mid-Atlantic Regional, 1983.

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