Ever wonder what's going on with your former classmates? Welcome to Class Notes online where you can stay abreast of the latest professional activities and other important milestones in your classmates' lives. Visit often, as we are frequently updating the site, with information compiled from alumni, including news published in local and national media.
Kenneth P. George, a partner at the Intellectual Property law firm of Amster, Rothsten & Ebenstein, LLP, argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, sitting en banc, resulting in the precedent setting decision in SCA Hygiene Products v. First Quality Baby Product, where the Court decided that laches remain an available defense to claims of past damages in patent infringement actions. George represents consumer products companies in all aspects of intellectual property law. He also represents research and academic institutions in securing, protecting, enforcing, and monetizing their intellectual property. (10/6/2015)
Jerry M. Judin retired as Chief Court Attorney of the Richmond county Surrogate’s Court on May 27. He began working for the New York State Unified Court System upon graduation from law school, and after two years in the Family Court, he transferred to the Surrogate’s Court where he was a mainstay for over 34 years. (7/18/2016)
Traci Medford-Russo received the Beverly Hills Book Award for New Non-Fiction for Inflection Point: War and Sacrifice in Corporate America, a memoir of her experience as part of the legal team at Pfizer during the decade-long legal battle over Lipitor, the world’s most-prescribed pharmaceutical product. The book is a number one best seller on Amazon. Medford-Rosow is currently a partner at Richardson & Rosow LLC in New York City, specializing in biopharmaceutical intellectual property issues. (5/23/2016)
Jeffrey S. Sherman, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), a global medical technology company, has been elected Chair, Board of Trustees of the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ). Mr. Sherman is also Co-Chair of the Inside the Boardroom subcommittee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section’s Committee on Corporate Governance. He also serves on the boards of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and the Atlantic Legal Foundation and on the Advisory Board of the Center for Corporate Law and Governance of the Rutgers University School of Law – Newark. (8/26/2016)
Shelley R. Spivack authored an article, “Art Works for Flint’s Detained Youth,” for the summer 2016 issue of the American Bar Association Children’s Rights Litigation Journal. The article focuses on the Arts in Detention program at Genesee Valley Regional Center, a short-term detention center housing males and females ages 10-17. Spivack is an attorney/referee for Genesee County Family Court in Flint, Michigan. (8/26/2016)