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October 19, 2016, Alexandria, VA, Patent Attorney John Pike to attend USPTO Biotechnology, Chemical and Pharmaceutical (BCP) Partnership Meeting.

October 6-7, 2016, Arlington, VA, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld and Patent Attorney John Pike to attend George Mason Law School’s Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property Conference: “Intellectual Property & Global Prosperity.

September 29, 2016, Alexandria, Va, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld to attend AIPLA Patent Law Committee - PTAB Subcommittee teleconference.

September 27, 2016, Alexandria, Va, Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and John Pike attend WIPO Webinar "Chemical Structure Search.

September 27, 2016, Alexandria, VA, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends AIPLA USPTO Inter Partes Patent Proceedings Committee teleconference.

September 9, 2016, Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Robert Mihail attends FCBA Webcast "Current State of the Law under 35 U.S.C. 101, and Use of Fact and Expert Witnesses at the PTAB: Costs, Strategies, and Pitfalls"

September 9, 2016, Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld, moderates FCBA Webcast "Current State of the Law under 35 U.S.C. 101, and Use of Fact and Expert Witnesses at the PTAB: Costs, Strategies, and Pitfalls"

September 9, 2016, Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld, FCBA PTAB and TTAB committee chair, conducts monthly committee teleconference.

August 11, 2016, Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld, FCBA PTAB and TTAB committee chair, conducts monthly committee teleconference.

July 14, 2016, Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld, FCBA PTAB and TTAB committee chair, conducts monthly committee teleconference.

June 9, 2016, Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld, FCBA PTAB subcommittee chair, conducts monthly FCBA PTAB subcommittee teleconference.

May 21-25, 2016, Orlando, FL, Patent Attorney Bruce Margulies and Chief IP Administrator Jamaal Evans attend INTA 2016, 187th Annual Meeting of International Trademark Association.May 19, 2016, Minneapolis, MN, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld to present "PTAB AIA Proceedings in the USPTO" AIPLA spring meeting.

May 12, 2016, Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld, FCBA PTAB subcommittee chair, conducts FCBA PTAB subcommittee teleconference.

May 10, 2016, Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld to attend GW IP Symposium 2016.

May 4, 2016, Mclean, VA, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld presented "PTAB AIA Proceedings in the USPTO" at the Northern Virginia Patent Lawyers Club.

May 3, 2016, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends AIPLA PLC Hot Topics Subcommittee conference call.

May 2, 2016, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld accepts position as FCBA PTAB subcommittee chair.

April 21, 2016, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends MBHB "A Federal Trade Secrets Act" Webinar.

April 19, 2016, Alexandria, VA, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends "USPTO Design Day".

April 15, 2016, Alexandria, VA, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends "An Introduction to the Federal Courthouse" by the Federal Bar Association, Northern VA Chapter.

April 4, 2016, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends "Board-side chat" PTAB Webinar.

March 30, 2016, Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attended GW IP Discussion with Judge Bryson.

February 1, 2016, Alexandria VA, Neifeld IP Law, PC, moves to 5400 Shawnee Road, Suite 310, Alexandria, Virginia 22312-2300.

December 9, 2015, Richmond, VA, Patent Attorney Robert Mihail admitted to the Virginia State Bar.

August 15, 2015, Alexandria, VA, Patent Attorney John K. Pike, Ph.D. joins Neifeld IP Law.

May 2-6, 2015, San Diego, CA, Patent Attorney Bruce Margulies and Chief Docket Clerk Jamaal Evans attend INTA 2015, 137th Annual Meeting of International Trademark Association.

March 11, 2015, Chapel Hill, N.C., Patent Attorney Bruce Margulies serves as volunteer judge for Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition at the University of North Carolina School of Law.

May 15-17, 2014, Beijing, China, Patent Attorney Richard Neifeld lectures on US patent law at several Beijing Patent law firms.

May 10-14, 2014, Hong Kong, China, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends INTA 2014 annual conference.

April 14, 2014, Alexandria, VA, Patent Attorney Robert Mihail joins Neifeld IP Law.

March 25, 2014, Chief IP Administrator Jamaal Evans attends Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure at Final Stages Webinar.

March 19, 2014, Tyson's Corner, VA, Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl attend Northern Virginia Patent Lawyers Club lunch lecture "Inter Partes Procedures" by former Chief Administrative Patent Judge Michael R. Fleming.

March 12, 2014, Chief IP Administrator Jamaal Evans attends ePCT Overview Webinar.

March 5, 2014, Alexandria, VA, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends USPTO Design roundtable on description requirements as applied to design applications.

February 12, 2014, online, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld presents the AIPLA Webinar "Restoration of Priority."

January 14, 2014, Alexandria, VA, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends the USPTO public meeting on Implementation of Hague.

June 25, 2013, Washington DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends FCBA "Trial Proceedings Before the PTAB" Webinar.

June 19, 2013, McLean, VA, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends "Northern Virginia Patent Lawyers Club" lecture on "New USPTO Rules of Professional Responsibility Compared to the Virginia RPR."

May 2013, Arlington, VA, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld speaks at PIUG annual meeting on "Update on US Patent Law and Practice - Focus on Board Proceeding."

May 4-8, 2013, Dallas, TX, Neifeld IP Law, PC attends the annual meeting of INTA.

April 23, 2013, Alexandria, VA, , Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends USPTO Design Day conference.

March 20, 2013, Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld to attend "Patents in the Age of Software" roundtable at George Washington University, School of Law.

March 20, 2013, Chief IP Administrator Jamaal Evans attends PCT-SAFE Webinar.

March 19, 2013, Alexandria, VA, Chief IP Administrator Jamaal Evans attends Preparing a PCT-SAFE application for EFS-Web Webinar at the USPTO.

December 7, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld to present the lecture "Significant Changes to Patent Law and Practice Resulting from the America Invents Act" at a joint symposium sponsored by the Washington State Bar and the IP section of the IEEE.

December 5, 2012, 1:25 Eastern time, on http://www.moneyforlunch.com, Internet Radio, Rick Neifeld to speak on Patent and Trademark Law.

October 22, 2012, New Brunswick, NJ - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld to present the lecture "Changes in Patent Law and Practice" to the PIUG Northeast Conference meeting.

October 22, 2013, Washington, DC, Chief IP Administrator Jamaal Evans attends PCT Boot Camp.

October 19, 2012, - Arlington, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld to present "Company perspectives, procedures, and best practices; NDAs and Joint Research Agreements, implications of derivation law; heightened monitoring requirements, defensive and offensive procedures" at IEEE-USA symposium "The America Invents Act: How the Legal Implications of the AIA Will Affect Best Business Practices - A Survival Manual"

October, 2012 - Washington, DC - Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl to attend AIPLA annual meeting.

September 5, 2012 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld presents lecture "Review Of "Changes To Implement the Inventor's Oath or Declaration Provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act" 77 FR 48776 (8/14/2012)" to local patent attorneys and agents. CLE requested.

August 22, 2012 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends AIPLA Web Seminar "The Final USPTO AIA Rules: What You Need to Know"

August 21, 2012 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends AIA Trials Workshop, previewing and critiquing the "Patent Review Processing System" interface for filings in the new Board IPR, PGR, CBM and DER proceedings.

May 1, 2012 - Denver, CO - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld speaks on the topic "Case law Update and Changes to the Board" at the annual PIUG meeting.

May, 2012 - Washington, DC - Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld, Bruce Margulies, and Robert Hahl attend INTA annual meeting.

April 10, 2012 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends USPTO Design Day.

October, 2001 - Washington, DC - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld organizes PCT Issues Committee panel discussion on patent issues in BRIC countries.

May, 2011 - San Francisco, CA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld moderates PCT Issues Committee panel discussion, on PCT related updates.

February 2011 - Orlando, FL - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld moderates CLE session of the PCT Issues Committee of the AIPLA.

October, 2010 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld appointed Vice Chair of the PCT Issues Committee of the AIPLA.

May 22-26, 2010 - Boston, MA - Neifeld IP Law, PC attend and exhibit at the annual meeting of INTA.

May 3, 2010 - Baltimore, MD - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld presents "Updates on US Patent Law and Practice" at the annual PIUG meeting.

May 3-6, 2010 - Chicago, IL - Patent Attorney Robert Hahl attends 2010 Bil International Convention.

November 17, 2009 - Tysons Corner, VA - Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl attend lecture by Drew Hirshfeld, "Recent Changes in the Examiner Count System," sponsored by the Northern Virginia Patent Lawyers Club.

November 5, 2009 - Alexandria, VA - Patent attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl participate in the 14th Independent Inventors Conference at the USPTO in the session titled "One-on-One's with the Experts."

October 20, 2009 - Tysons Corner, VA, Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl attend Northern Virginia Patent Lawyers Club lecture on "Pitfalls Leading to Encounters With OED."

October 16, 2009, at INPI (Brazilian Intellectual Property Office), Buenos Aires, Argentina - Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl lecture on patent law at seminar sponsored by CEDIQUIFA (THE CENTER OF STUDIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHEMICAL-PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY ARGENTINA).

October 10-15, 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl attend AIPPI Forum and ExCo.

October 9, 2009 - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil - Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl lecture on U.S. patent law and pactice at Brazilian law firms Dannemann Siemsen, and Veirano Advogados.

October 8, 2009 - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil - Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl lecture on U.S. patent law and pactice at Brazilian law firm Momsen, Leonardos & CIA.

October 7, 2009 - Sao Paulo, Brazil, Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl lecture on U.S. patent law and pactice at Brazilian law firms Gusmao Labrunie, and Advocacia Pietro Ariboni and Ariboni, Fabbri, Schmidt & Advogados Associados.

May 18-21, 2009, Atlanta, Georgia - Patent Attorney Suzanne Ziska attends the annual meeting of BIO.

May 16-20, 2009, Seattle, Washington - Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Bruce Margulies exhibit at annual meeting of the International Trademark Association, INTA.

May 4, 2009 - San Antonio, Texas - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld lectures on "Updates in Patent Law and Procedure" at the annual meeting of the Patent Information Users Group, PIUG.

April 13, 2009 - Alexandria, VA - Attorney Bruce Margulies joins the Patent Bar.

March 1, 2009 - Alexandria, VA - Ph.D. Biochemist and Cell Biologist and patent attorney Suzanne Ziska joins the firm.

December 2, 2008 - Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends IPO's "Patent Interference Rules & Practice Conference."

November 16-19, 2008 - Miami Beach, FL, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends the annual meeting of the Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI).

November 11, 2008 - Fairfax, VA, Patent Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl attend Northern Virginia Patent Lawyers Club meeting where Rick Neifeld presents "An Informal Discussion Regarding the BPAI With Some Nuggets of Useful Information."

October 23-25, 2008 - Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends the annual meeting of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).

October 22, 2008 - Williamsburg, Virginia, Attorneys Robert Hahl and Daniel Sachs attend ALPS VSB CLE tour through the Commonwealth of Virginia.
October 14, 2008 - New Brunswick, NJ, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld lectures on patent law and practice at the Patent Information Users Group (PIUG) fall meeting.

September 17, 2008 - Fairfax, VA, Attorneys Rick Neifeld and Bruce Margulies attend ALPS VSB CLE tour through the Commonwealth of Virginia.

September 6-11, 2008 - Boston, MA, Neifeld IP Law, PC exhibits at the 41st Congress of the AIPPI.

July 31, 2008 - Tyson's Corner, VA, Patent attorneys Rick Neifeld and Robert Hahl attend the Northern Virginia Patent Lawyers Club meeting.

May 21, 2008 - Arlington, VA, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld lectures on patent law at the annual PIUG conference's plenary session.

May 14, 2008 - Houston, TX, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld lectures at the plenary session of the 2008 AIPLA SPRING MEETING on "New Rules of Practice Before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences."

May 12, 2008 - Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends joint meeting of the AIPLA, IPO, and ABA Interference Committees.

January 17, 2008 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "WHY SOME PATENT APPLICATIONS GET "VERY" PROMPT ACTION, AND OTHERS DO NOT".

January 2, 2008 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "Failure to Timely Enter the U.S. National Stage in a PCT Application May Be Fatal."

November 17, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Bruce Margulies publishes, "The USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board is on Board with On-line Commerce."

November 7, 2007 - Washington, DC, Attorney Bruce Margulies attends District of Columbia Bar's: A Practitioner's Guide to the New TTAB Rules.

October 17, 2007 - Washington, DC, Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends the annual meeting of the AIPLA.

October 15, 2007 - Falls Church, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld presents, "The Impact of the New Patent Rules on Patent Practice and Related Developments," at the Inventor's Network of the Capital Area meeting.

October 13, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "The USPTO's Notice Published 10-11-2007, Relaxing Some of the Requirements of the New Rules Published 8-21-2007," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

October 9, 2007 - New Brunswick, NJ - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld participates in a Panel Discussion, "The Effects of KSR on Patent Practice," at the Patent Information Users Group 2007 Northeast Conference, on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

October 9, 2007 - New Brunswick, NJ - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld presents, "The Impact of the New Patent Rules on Patent Practice," at the Patent Information Users Group 2007 Northeast Conference, on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

October 3, 2007 - Washington, DC - Attorney Bruce Margulies attends the District of Columbia Bar's Continuing Legal Education Program, "How to Protect and Enforce Trademark Rights: A Primer."

September 21, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "Comments on Proposed Rules to Limit Alternative Claiming, Published at 72 Fr 44992," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

August 29, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "The Benefits and Drawbacks of Smaller Patent Applications In View of the New Rules Published August 21, 2007," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

August 29, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "The Benefits and Drawback to Filing an SRR In View of the New Rules Published August 21, 2007," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

August 28, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "Notification to the USPTO of Errors in the New Rules Published August 21, 2007," on
www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

August 28, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "THE NEW PATENT RULES PUBLISHED AUGUST 21, 2007," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

August 23, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "Notes from Bob Sparr's 8-23-2007 Presentation Explaining the New Uspto Rules Limiting Patent Continuation Applications and Claims in a Patent Application," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

August 14, 2007 - Tysons Corner, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends Northern Virginia Patent Lawyers Club meeting.

May 11, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "Can You Sue "the State" For Patent Infringement?," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

May 10, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "Summary of the Meeting of the Interference Committed Meeting of the AIPLA on 5-10-2007," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

May 5, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends by conference call the meeting of the AIPLA interference committee.

May 2, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Neifeld IP Law, PC is accepted in the USPTO's electronic notification of office actions pilot program.

April 24, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "Advice From the Interference Bench and my Comments," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

April 17, 2007 - Reston, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends the meeting of the Northern Virginia Patent Lawyers Club.

March 26-28, 2007 - Chicago, IL - Ph.D. Organic Chemist and patent attorney Robert Hahl exhibits at the 233rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition.

March 12, 2007 - New Jersey Lawyer, Inc., www.njlnews.com, republished the firm article "What Any Decision Maker Needs to Know about Patent Protection," Richard Neifeld, Ph.D., Patent Attorney and Robert Crockett, P.E., Patent Attorney.

February 19, 2007 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "The New Disincentive in the U.S. to File a U.S. National Application Prior to, and in addition to, a PCT Application, and the Increased Incentive to Elect KIPO as the ISA," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

November 20, 2006 - Alexandria, VA - Ph.D. Organic Chemist and journeyman patent attorney Robert Hahl joined the firm.

October 23, 2006 - Washington, DC - Associate Attorney Bruce Margulies attends "How to Handle Opposition and Cancellation Actions Before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board," sponsored by the District of Columbia Bar.

October 20-22, 2006 - Washington, DC - Patent Attorney Richard Neifeld attends the AIPLA Annual meeting, Washington, DC.

September 27, 2006 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "Review and Analysis of Pfizer, Inc. v. Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, F.3d 1284; 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 19416; 79 USPQ2d 1583 (Fed. Cir. August 2, 2006)," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

September 26, 2006 - Washington, DC - Associate Attorney Bruce Margulies attends "How to Litigate a Copyright Infringement Case," sponsored by the District of Columbia Bar.

September 14, 2006 - Bethesda, MD - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld attends the Maryland Patent Lawyers Association meeting.

August 10, 2006 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld publishes, "Review and Analysis of Lab. Corp. of Am. Holdings v. Metabolite Labs., Inc., No. 04-607, SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, 2006 U.S. LEXIS 4893; 74 U.S.L.W. 4431; 79 USPQ2d 1065; 19 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. S 311, Decided June 22, 2006," on www.neifeld.com/advidx.html.

May 1, 2006 - Alexandria, VA - Patent Agent Laba Karki passes the Virginia Bar examination.

October 26-29, 2005 - Washington, DC - AIPLA Annual meeting, Washington, DC.

August 28-31, 2005 - Washington, DC - American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, attended by Patent Attorney Robert G. Crockett, P.E., and Patent Agent Laba Karki, Ph.D.

April 4, 2005 - Alexandria, VA - Neifeld IP Law, PC opened for business in its new offices at 4813-B Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, Virginia 22304.

March 15, 2005 - Arlington, VA - Korean Patent Attorney Min Han of the Book Chon law firm visited Neifeld IP law, PC for discussions.

February 25, 2005 - Arlington, VA - European Patent Attorney Claus Dendorfer of Wachtershauser & Hartz visited Neifeld IP Law, PC and lectured on changes in European Patent Law.

February 1, 2005 - Arlington, VA - Laba Kirki, Ph.D Chemist, Patent Agent, joined Neifeld IP Law, PC's professional staff.

December 7, 2004 - Washington, DC - Patent Attorney Richard Neifeld lectured at the IPO's annual PTO day conference on "Patent Interference Basics."

November 15, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Robin Bartle from W.P.Thompson & Co., Liverpool, England, presented a talk on the new European designs regime.

November 1, 2004 - Richmond, VA - Patent agent Nicole Coy sworn in to the VA Bar, thereby making her a Registered Patent Attorney licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

October 14-16, 2004 - Washington, DC - Patent Attorney Richard Neifeld will attend the AIPLA Annual Meeting.

October 13, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Euorpean Patent Attorney Patrick Lloyd of the firm of Reddie & Grose, London, England, lectures at Neifeld IP Law, PC on "Aspects of European Patent Practice: Avoiding Pitfalls for US Applicants."

September 10, 2004 - Washington, DC - Bruce Margulies sworn in to the DC Bar, thereby making him an Attorney licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.

September 9, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Patent Attorney Rick Neifeld lectures at Kramer & Amado, LLC on "Patent Office Proceedings" providing 3 hours of CLE credit to Virginia Attorneys.

August 12, 2004 - Patent Attorney Richard Neifeld lectures at the AIPLA Practical Patent Prosecution Training for New Lawyers (PPPT) program in Arlington VA on "Continuations, RCEs, Petitions, Appeals, Interferences, Oppositions, Determinations, and Public Use Proceedings."

June 10, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Patent attorney Robert Crockett attends the Annual Tech Fair at the USPTO, Technology Center 2100.

June 10, 2004 - Washington, DC - Patent Attorney Richard Neifeld attends the IP Roundtable at Foley & Lardner.

May 25, 2004 - Hirohisa Yamada and Sathoshi Murakoshi of NttDocom, Incorporated, Tokyo, Japan, visit Neifeld IP Law, PC.

May 24, 2004 - Baltimore, MD - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld presents "WHAT INFORMATION IS LEGALLY RELEVANT" at the "Ask the Experts" panel at the PIUG annual meeting.

May 22-24, 2004 - Baltimore, MD - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld attends PIUG annual meeting.

May 22, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Registered patent agent Nicole Coy graduates from George Mason University Law School.

May 17, 2004 - Patent attorney Richard Jackson of Carpmaels & Ransford Chartered Patent Agents, London, England, visits Neifeld IP Law, PC.

May 10, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Patent attorney Robert Crockett was sworn in as a member of the District of Columbia Bar.

May 7, 2004 - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld attends joint meetings of the AIPLA and IPO Interference Committees in Alexandria, VA.

April 2004 - Nicole Coy becomes a Student Member of the ABA and AIPLA.

April 2004 - Nicole Coy passes the Patent Bar.

April 27, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Patent attorney Rob Crockett attends USPTO Business Methods Quality Meeting.

April 22, 2004 - Washington, DC - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld attends CLE session entitled "Ethics of Retainer Agreements & Billing Practices," sponsored by the DC Bar.

April 16, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Neifeld IP Law obtains favorable precedential decision from the USPTO providing 426 days of additional patent term in an application. Redacted decision available here.

April 7, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld lectures at the law firm of Kramer and Amado, providing Virginia CLE credit for attending attorneys.

March 12, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Neifeld IP Law makes its patent application forms in pdf text fillable format available to clients online, at: www.neifeld.com/forms.html

March 8, 2004 - Arlington, VA - Neifeld IP Law starts linked downloading of documents reported out.

February 20, 2004 - Tel Aviv, Israel - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld confers with associates at Reinhold, Cohn & Partners.

February 17, 2004 - Munich, Germany - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld lectures on U.S. and international patent law at Eisenfuhr, Speiser & Partner patent law firm.

February 16, 2004 - Munich, Germany - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld lectures in Munich, Germany on U.S. and international patent law at Wachtershauser & Hartz patent law firm.

December 17, 2003 - Annapolis, MD - Bruce Margulies sworn in to the MD Bar, thereby making him an Attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland.

November 14, 2003 - Patent attorneys Shin Ohnuki, Tadahiko Itoh, and Tadashige Itoh of Itoh International Patent Office, Tokyo, Japan, visit Neifeld IP Law, PC.

October 30 - November 1, 2003, Washington, DC - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld attends AIPLA annual meeting.

July 31, 2003 - European Patent Attorney Claus Dendorfer of Wachtershauser & Hartz visits Neifeld IP Law, PC and lectures on European Patent Law.

July 16, 2003 - Masamichi Makashiba, Yichi Akia, and Junichi Hayakawa of Ebara Corporation and affiliates visit Neifeld IP Law, PC.

May 10, 2002 - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld visits Griffith Hack, North Sydney, Australia.

May 7, 2002 - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld visits F B RICE PATENT AND TRADE MARK ATTORNEYS, Balmain (near Sydney), Australia

May 6, 2002 - Patent attorney Richard Neifeld conducts interference discovery in Sydney, Australia.