02/05: The Communication Wizard
February 5, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Best Practices Workshop
The Communication Wizard will discuss the “six deadly sins” of written and oral communication, and then direct a series of vignettes to demonstrate best practices.
Moderator: Stacy Lewis, Finnegan, Washington, DC
Instructor: Tom Irving, Finnegan, Washington, DC
Elizabeth Dougherty, USPTO, Alexandria, VA
Aisha Mahmood Haley, Reichman Jorgensen, Washington, DC
Hira Javed, American University College of Law, Washington, DC
Anna Ziskind Lloyd, Oblon
Leon Lum, Novo Nordisk
Ted Mayle, Kilpatrick Townsend
Angela Nieves, St. Thomas University College of Law, Miami Gardens, FL
Gabe Olander, Applied Materials
Laura Powell, Fish & Richardson, Washington, DC
Meredith Schoenfeld, USPTO, Alexandria, VA
Vlad Semendyai, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Washington, DC
Aastha Tandon, University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC
Brian Trotter, Bishop Rock, Austin, TX
Bruce Wu, Nutcracker Therapeutics,
To view bios and headshots of our vignette actors, click here.
Irving, Thomas L.
Finnegan | PartnerTom Irving has more than 40 years of experience in the field of intellectual property law. His practice includes America Invents Act (AIA) post-grant proceedings, due diligence, counseling, patent prosecution, and reissue and reexamination.
Finnegan Henderson | Law ClerkCo-authored dozens of articles about U.S. patent law including extensive writing on U.S. patent law, planning and executing effective patent prosecution, conducting due diligence assessments; Skilled Law Clerk at intellectual property law firm Finnegan in chemical practice group for over 25 years;