Miles Hall Named Principal at MCC

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ATLANTA – Miles Hall, DVM, has been named to the position of Principal at McKeon, Meunier, Carlin & Curfman, LLC. Dr. Hall is a registered patent attorney and also has a doctorate in veterinary medicine. He previously was an associate attorney at the firm.

AIPPI-US Appoints Andrew Meunier as Secretary

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ATLANTA – McKeon, Meunier, Carlin & Curfman, LLC is pleased to announce that Founding Principal Andrew (“Drew”) Meunier has been appointed Secretary to the U.S. National Group of AIPPI (“AIPPI-US”).  AIPPI is an 8,000 member international organization devoted to the worldwide protection of intellectual property rights and the elimination of unfair trade practices.

Tina McKeon Named to 2011 Best Lawyers in America List

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ATLANTA – McKeon, Meunier, Carlin & Curfman, LLC is pleased to announce that Founding Principal Tina Williams McKeon, Ph.D. has been included in the Best Lawyers in America® (2011). Dr. McKeon has practiced patent law in Atlanta for nearly 15 years, concentrating her practice in the life sciences.

Firm Expands Life Sciences IP Practice

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ATLANTA – McKeon, Meunier, Carlin & Curfman, LLC is pleased to announce the firm has hired Lizette Fernandez, Ph.D. Dr. Fernandez joins the firm as a Patent Agent from her previous role as Director of Intellectual Property at Zirus, where she managed the company’s patent portfolio and was involved in licensing and competitive intelligence functions. Earlier in her career, Fernandez was a Patent Agent with the IP firm of Needle & Rosenberg.

Supreme Court Impacts Medical Diagnostics Patent Claims

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The decision was handed down by the Supreme Court after a long wait on June 28, 2010.  The Court upheld the Federal Circuit’s ruling that the claims at issue were not patentable subject matter.  For proponents of reduced patent coverage for business method claims it was a Pyrrhic victory.

Atlanta Lawyers Launch New Intellectual Property Law Firm

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ATLANTA (April 19, 2010) – Attorneys from top Atlanta law firms today announced the formation of a new law firm, focused exclusively on intellectual property law. McKeon, Meunier, Carlin and Curfman, LLC launches in Atlanta on Monday, April 19, 2010 and will provide patent prosecution, IP transaction and trademark services along with intellectual property strategy and management services.