SAN DIEGO–LAWFUEL – Law News Network –Susan Brady Blasco, Intellectual Property Administrator, with the international law firm of Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, is the recipient of the International Trademark Association’s Volunteer Service Award for 2006.
Ms. Blasco received the award for her exemplary volunteer service and dedicated efforts as co-chair of the International Trademark Association (INTA) Academic Subcommittee.
According to INTA, Blasco was the motivating force last year behind the Academic Student Course, which is one of the world’s most inclusive international trademark law courses.
The INTA award was established in 2002 to recognize dedicated individuals who provide exceptional service to the association each year.
In honor of Ms. Blasco’s achievement, Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch Managing Partner Leonard Svensson said, “Susan has provided admirable support to the INTA with her personal dedication to the profession of intellectual property law. We are proud of her.”
Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch (BSKB) specializes in the life sciences industries and high technology, with an emphasis in biotechnology, in addition to its medical device, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, computer and electrical technologies practice groups. The firm’s legal services include patent procurement, portfolio management, and freedom to operate and validity/infringement counseling.
BSKB represents early stage start-ups to Fortune 500 multi-national companies. Svensson also noted that the firm was ranked fourth in 2006 by IP Today among all U.S. law firms by the number of patents granted to its clients.
BSKB has been providing a full range of intellectual property technical and legal services for over 30 years. The firm’s East Coast office is located near Washington D.C. in Falls Church, Virginia.
For more information contact Leonard R. Svensson, Managing Partner. The new address is Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP, 12770 High Bluff Drive Suite 260, San Diego, California 92130, tel. (858) 792-8855 , fax (858) 792-3785.
Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP (BSKB) is a highly respected international intellectual property law firm committed to obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights for its clients. The firm has been providing a full range of intellectual property services for over 30 years. BSKB specializes in chemistry, medical devices, biotechnology, healthcare, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, computer science and mechanical and electrical technologies, as well as in obtaining and enforcing domestic and international trademark and copyright protection for clients.
BSKB attorneys and technical specialists are highly skilled and experienced in identifying, analyzing and solving legal, regulatory and market issues. They recognize the value of intellectual property in the international marketplace and the impact of intellectual property on a client’s business.
The firm regularly conducts seminars for various groups, intellectual property associations and corporations, and their attorneys are often invited to speak on current intellectual property topics.
Founded in 1976, the firm’s practice is focused on intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, trade secrets, computer law and other matters involving science and technology. www.bskb.com