Wednesday, January 26, 2022
9:35 AM to 1:05 PM

Cyberspace | Via Zoom

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22nd Annual Intellectual Property Year in Review

This is the premier Boston IP law event of the year, now adapted to a virtual format. Panelists will provide attendees with what you need to know from landmark cases and legislative changes and offer insights into what’s ahead in patent litigation, trademarks, PTAB developments, and licensing disputes.

Our advisory committee is hard at work putting together this conference. All updates to the agenda and speaker lineup will be posted here.


9:35 AM – 10:35 AM

Patent Litigation Trends

  • Brian Burgess, Partner, Goodwin
  • Ankur Desai, Litigation Counsel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise 
  • Kevin Quigley, Principal, Choate, Hall & Stewart 

10:40 AM – 11:25 AM

PTAB Developments

11:35 AM – 12:15 PM


  • Leslie Pearlson, Moderator, Senior Litigation, LogMeIn
  • Jamila Enta, Senior Manager of Threat Mitigations, Phishlabs 
  • Chris Hoolehan, Associate, Day Pitney 

12:20 PM – 1:05 PM


  • Mandy Petrillo, Moderator, Senior Club Counsel, Boston Red Sox
  • Melissa Rones, Moderator, Partner, Ropes & Gray
  • Alexandra DeNeve, Senior Counsel, Trademark and Brand Enforcement, New Balance  
  • Jim Howard, Vice President, Sana Biotechnology
  • David McIntosh, Partner, Ropes & Gray 


Melissa Rones headshot

Melissa Rones
Ropes & Gray

Nicholas Mitrokostas' headshot

Nicholas Mitrokostas

Bryana McGillycuddy's headshot

Bryanna McGillycuddy

Leslie Pearlson's headshot

Leslie Pearlson
Senior Litigation at LogMeIn

Kevin Prussia's headshot

Kevin Prussia

Mandy Petrillo's headshot

Mandy Petrillo
Boston Red Sox


Discounted group rates available by request. Contact Ashley Young at ayoung@bostonbar.org for more information.


If you are interested in sponsoring the 22nd Annual Intellectual Property Year in Review, please contact Mariah Hanlon at mhanlon@bostonbar.org.

Thank You To Our Top-Level Sponsor

Thank You To Our Sponsor

Boston Bar educational programs are sponsored in part by the Joan B. DiCola Fund of the Boston Bar Foundation. This fund provides critical support for Boston Bar Association programs and initiatives that foster the education and professional development of lawyers. For more information on the BBF or this fund, please click here.

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