On December 9, 2016, McQuaide Blasko Attorney Chris Michelone presented “Intellectual Property: What the General Practitioner Should Know” (.PPT file) as part of the Blair County Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division Lunch & Learn Series. Chris spoke to the group of 25 about the basics of trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets and discussed the [...]
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (“DTSA”) into law marking one of the biggest expansions of federal intellectual property law in decades. Chris Michelone analyzed the new law and its implications for businesses and employers in a whitepaper: Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016.
Jessica L. Fisher has joined McQuaide Blasko, Inc. as an associate in the firm’s Business Law Group in Hollidaysburg.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Fisher was a Regulatory Affairs Specialist at HalenHardy, LLC, a Blair County startup company. While at HalenHardy, Ms. Fisher researched and provided comment on OSHA's proposed regulations related to hazardous dusts, obtained numerous state and regional grants for the company, and assisted in managing the company's intellectual property portfolio. Ms. Fisher [...]