July 28, 2016

NEWS ABOUT BLUESHIFT IP

Blueshift IP partners, out and about – speaking events, recognition, and awards:

  • Blueshift IP is pleased to announce that its co-founding partner Robert Plotkin, an established leader in AI and patent law, has joined the IEEE AI Policy Committee. As a member, Robert will be involved in providing government agencies, such as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, with input and guidance about critical issues relating to AI and public policy. Founded in 1963, IEEE is the largest and leading association of technical professionals around the world and its objectives are the educational and technical advancement of electrical and electronic engineering, telecommunications and computer engineering, and allied disciplines. A graduate of MIT and author of The Genie in the Machine: How Computer-Automated Inventing Is Revolutionizing Law and Business,” Robert obtains patent protection for leading software companies worldwide.
  • IPWatchdog published an article on the Blueshift IP approach to software patents and the appeals process, A Revolutionary Approach to Obtaining Software Patents Without Appealing to the PTAB, September 27, 2017.
  • Cynthia Gilbert spoke on the SheStarts Law 101 Panel, sharing patent advice with Boston-area startups on July 12, 2017.
  • Robert Plotkin gave a presentation on “Software Patents after Alice: Practical Strategies for Maximizing Protection” at the Northeastern University School of Law, hosted by the Copyright Society, April 13, 2017.
  • Cynthia Gilbert guest lectured on Patents 101 at Wentworth Accelerate, March 2, 2017.
  • Cynthia Gilbert was a guest lecturer for the MIT Sloan School’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation program, October 2016.
  • Robert Plotkin was the patent law faculty member again at the 2016 Massachusetts CLE Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Boston, where he educated intellectual property attorneys about the latest updates in patent law and practice.
  • Cynthia Gilbert was named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Stars list as one of the top attorneys in the state for 2016. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion on this list.
  • Robert Plotkin continued to obtain software patents for his clients after the Alice Supreme Court decision, such as U.S. Patent Numbers 9,463,383, 9,454,965, 9,454,961, 9,449,070, and 9,418,137.
  • Cynthia Gilbert was a guest lecturer for Emerson College’s “Exploring Entrepreneurship” course, April 2016
  • Robert Plotkin was an invited panel member on computer automation at the Colloquium on Human Learning and Machine Learning at Swissnex in Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 2016.
  • Cynthia Gilbert was featured in the Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts list included in a special section of the April 2016 issue of Boston magazine. She was chosen based on her selection to the 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Stars list.
  • Cynthia Gilbert was named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Stars list as one of the top attorneys in the state for 2015. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion on this list.
  • Robert Plotkin was an invited panel member at Harvard University for a session entitled, “Patents 101 for Startups,” hosted by Harvard Ventures in Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 2015.
  • Cynthia Gilbert was a guest lecturer for New England Law School’s “Business Planning” course, March 2015
  • Cynthia Gilbert was a guest speaker at the March 2015 SheStarts event, “Law 101 for StartUps,” addressing startups on the topic of intellectual property and software patents.