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Newsletter Subcommittee

The Newsletter Subcommittee publishes the AIPLA Chemical Practice Chronicles, which is the Newsletter of the AIPLA Chemical Practice Committee

Newsletter Subcommittee Chairs
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Conley Rose, P.C.

Nielsen IP Law

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS -- Call for submissions for the 2018 Spring Chemical Practice Committee Newsletter to be published in May 2018.

We are looking for news and information concerning upcoming events, summaries of legal decisions, articles, and any other information that may be relevant to our committee members. Please send your contributions to Dolly Kao (; +1 (416) 509-7447) by no later than ***April 14, 2018***.  If you have any questions, please contact Dolly Kao and/or Jenny Lee (; 212-619-6000, ext. 205).​_______________________________________________________________________________________________

Our Fall 2017 issue​ of the AIPLA Chemical Practice Chronicles is now available.

Webinar Summary: On-Sale Bar: Factors Courts Consider for the On-Sale Analysis
Presented by Erin M. Sommers, Ph.D. Partner, Finnegan on September 19, 2017
Summary of the webinar by Debodhonyaa Sengupta, Ph.D.

Articles and Case Law
Federal Circuit Requires PTAB to Provide Support for Obviousness Rejection Based on Arguments of “Routine Optimization” and “Reasonable Expectation of Success”
Chris J. Mierzejewski, Associate, Conley Rose

GAP Peptides: Changing the Game in Peptide Synthesis
Carder Brooks, Cole Seirfert, Cameron Smith, GAP Peptides LLC

International Focus
Patent Prosecution Highway Between Brazilian PTO and European Patent Office

China SIPO Update
Toby Mak, Ph.D.​, Attorney, Tee & Howe Beijing

Japan’s Intellectual Property High Court Decision Report—June 2017

AIPLA Chemical Practice Chronicles Archive