(November 29, 2010, Manchester, NH) - Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA shareholder Peter A. Nieves was a panel speaker at the November 29, 2010 meeting for the Intellectual Property section of the New Hampshire Bar Association. The agenda included a paneled round table discussion on KSR International Co. v. Teleflex, Inc., 550 U.S. 398 (2007), and its current effects on different art fields. Nieves discussed the effects of this case on patent law practice specific to the art field of electrical engineering.
Nieves is a patent attorney, whose practice focuses on many aspects of intellectual property, including domestic and foreign preparation and prosecution of patents, domestic and foreign preparation and prosecution of trademarks, licensing, and disputes concerning patents, trademarks, copyrights and domain names. He is an adjunct professor at Franklin Pierce Law Center, now the UNH School of Law, and speaks regularly at Dartmouth College in the Tuck School of Business and the Thayer School of Engineering.
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