Patent Attorney Riverside County
Elizabeth Tedesco Milesnick of Kolisch Hartwell is again teaching patent law and policy this fall at the University of Oregon School of Law. Her three-credit class discusses developments in patent law, including patentable subject matter, requirements for patentability and infringement, the process of enforcing and obtaining a patent, and contemporary controversies in patent law. Her practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on patent litigation.
Davis Wright Tremaine partner John DiLorenzo has taken over as chair for the government affairs practice group for Lex Mundi, an association of independent law firms. He assumes the role after two years as chair-elect for the practice group. As chair, DiLorenzo plans to integrate the European Union, Middle East, Latin American and Asian membership of the section with its North American membership. Programs will stress advancing opportunities to serve common international clients on a worldwide basis. DiLorenzo co-chairs the firm’s government relations practice group, and represents and advises clients on lobbying for state and federal legislation, campaign finance, government ethics, initiatives and referenda, insurance recovery actions, response to environmental claims, appellate cases and a variety of litigation matters.
Román D. Hernández of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt has been named to the 2009 roster of Hispanic Business magazine’s 100 Most Influential Hispanics in the United States, placing him among other Hispanic icons such as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, to name a few.
Farleigh Wada Witt in Portland recently joined LEAN, the Lease Enforcement Attorney Network, a creditors’ rights firm that focuses on protecting the interests of leasing companies and financial institutions in lease enforcement, collection and recovery, replevins, workouts and bankruptcy. The firm regularly represents equipment leasing companies and commercial lenders in commercial lease and loan documentation, real estate financings, workout negotiations, portfolio acquisitions, collections, litigation and bankruptcy matters.
Portland’s Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court is a recipient of the national organization’s 2009 Circle of Excellence Award. The Owen M. Panner Inn is among 22 inns across the country that received the award, which places the Panner Inn in the top 10 percent nationally and the only inn in the Pacific Northwest to receive this designation. The Inns of Court encourage professional conduct and skill development in local trial bars. Oregon currently has five Inns of Court, among the 335 American Inns of Court in 47 states and the District of Columbia.
Leonard DuBoff, founder and managing member of the DuBoff Law Group, is collaborating with two law professors in revising and reissuing the case book they wrote on art law, Art Law: Cases and Materials. This text, adopted by many law schools, is the only art law case book available at this time. The revised book will now be published by Aspen Publishers and is to be released in Spring 2010. His collaborators are Michael Murray, University of Illinois College of Law, and Sherri Burr, University of New Mexico School of Law.
Portland attorney Tom D’Amore has been named president-elect of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association and was selected to serve on the board of governors for the American Association of Justice, the national organization of trial attorneys. Both associations support access to the civil justice system. D’Amore is the principal of D’Amore Law Group, an Oregon personal injury law firm that specializes in cases of catastrophic automobile collisions, construction site injuries, nursing home abuse, class actions and bad faith insurance practices.