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StoneTurn’s Boston Office Participates in United Way’s Community Cares Volunteer Day

BOSTON, MA — On September 15, 2011, several members of StoneTurn’s Boston office participated in the United Way of Massachusetts Bay’s Community Cares Volunteer Day.  Volunteers traveled to Sharon, MA to assist the Elizabeth Peabody House by cleaning up Camp Gannett, a waterfront camp that allows 150 inner-city children ages 5 to 13 to enjoy the summer camp experience, from the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, as well as various other tasks in preparation for its seasonal shutdown.

The Elizabeth Peabody House is a settlement house and community center that provides an array of educational, recreational and social services to individuals and families in the city of Somerville, MA and surrounding communities.

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Alan Ratliff Speaks on Damages at IPO’s 2011 Annual Meeting

September 12, 2011 – LOS ANGELES, CA – Alan Ratliff, a partner in StoneTurn’s Houston office and an expert in StoneTurn’s Intellectual Property Practice, presented on a panel discussion on economic damages at the Intellectual Property Owners Association 2011 Annual Meeting. The session addressed the current state of the law regarding damages, as well as a discussion from counsel and experts about the changes in the law and how to manage these changes within your budget.  Alan’s co-panelists included Morgan Chu from Irell & Manella LLP, Joseph Fitzgerald from Symantec Corp., Philip Johnson, from Johnson & Johnson, and the Honorable Paul Michel.

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), established in 1972, is a tradeassociation for owners of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.  IPO is the only association in the U.S. that serves all intellectual property owners in all industries and all fields of technology.