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RIPLA Annual Meeting

Every year, RIPLA organizes an annual meeting where we cover a developing topic related to the intellectual property industry. Attorneys attending this event are typically entitled to a pre-determined number of CLE credits, which will be disclosed each year with new event information. RIPLA members and non-members are invited to attend this annual meeting.

RIPLA held its annual meeting on May 16, 2017 at’s office in Victor. gave a short presentation on its services, and RIPLA President Laura Smalley kicked off the meeting with announcements about RIPLA’s new website and twitter handle, @RIPLA_WNY, as well as the upcoming Inventor of the Year event on June 13 at Monroe Golf Club.Harter Secrest & Emery LLP attorneyThomas R. Anderson gave an engaging presentation on IP Considerations in Acquisitions and Divestitures.  The meeting closed with the election of the new Board for 2017-2018.

Click here to see photos from the 2017 RIPLA Annual Meeting.

About Thomas R. Anderson: Tom Anderson represents private and public companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and various intellectual property transactions. Tom is the head of our firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The 2017 CLE Seminar was sponsored by RIPLA and