Firm Expands Life Sciences IP Practice

New Hires

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

IP News, Patent

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

Firm News

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.