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Peter Dini, David Burns, John Curran, Joseph Gess, Melissa Hayworth, Teresa Stanek Rea, Randolph Ross, Asaf Batelman, Mary Bram, Deborah Yellin

Boston-based intellectual property law firm Lahive & Cockfield last week said that Peter Dini, David Burns, and John Curran have joined the partnership.
Dini specializes in patent counseling and strategic planning in the biotechnology arena. He received his law degree from Suffolk University Law School and a PhD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Burns assists clients in strategic development, protection, and management of IP with a focus on alternative energy, medical devices, optical electronics, and other electronics and IT fields. He received his law degree from Suffolk University Law School and a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts.
Curran’s practice focuses on the preparation and processing of patent applications in computer-related applications. He received his law degree from Framingham State College and an undergraduate degree from Boston College.

Crowell & Moring, a Washington, DC-based law firm, said this week that it has added a team of seven patent prosecutors and litigators to its intellectual property group.

The new additions include partners Joseph Gess, Melissa Hayworth, and Teresa Stanek Rea. Also joining the group are counsel Randolph Ross, and associates Asaf Batelman, Mary Bram, and Deborah Yellin.

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