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, including patent and trademark procurement, counseling, and litigation. He also represents research and academic institutions in securing, protecting, enforcing, and monetizing their intellectual property. (10/6/2015)
Maria Logus, a lawyer for the New York State Unified Court System, was installed as the president of the National Philoptochos Society, the women's philanthropic society of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, in October 2014. She joined the Society at age 18, and has held several positions in the organization. (7/15/2015)
Jeffrey S. Sherman, vice president and general counsel of Becton Dickinson and Company and Jeffrey B. Gewirtz `94, executive vice president of business affairs and chief legal officer for the Barclays Center, Brooklyn Nets and New York Islanders, are both at the helm of legal departments that were named to The Legal 500’s “GC Powerlist – US Teams 2015,” recognizing “the most influential and innovative in-house teams working in the U.S.” To create the list, The Legal 500 canvassed opinions from law firm partners and in-house counsel across the U.S. to identify corporate counsel that have been “instrumental in changing or forming opinions within their company or industry; developing brilliant technical solutions to complex issues creating innovative structures to ensure that the in-house function is driving business forward; or providing a business working model that other corporate counsel should follow." (11/2/2015)