Excitement for Boston National Meeting Builds

— By Jonathan Kennedy, Chair


The August meeting in Boston will feature CHAL’s traditional schedule of events, including, the not-to-be-missed CHAL reception on Monday, August 20th from 6 - 8 PM in Room 258C of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

This of course is open to all and will feature complimentary appetizers and drinks. We look forward to seeing you there.

Other places we hope to see you at the Boston meeting include our public Executive Committee meeting, networking lunch, Division Row at Sci- Mix, and during our programming. We want to thank the Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP law firm for hosting our Executive Committee meeting at their office located at 2 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210 on Sunday, August 19th from 5 - 7 PM. As always, our Executive Committee meeting is open to the public and you are more than welcome to join us. Even if you cannot attend the Executive Committee meeting in Boston, you are always welcome to join our monthly teleconferences and get more involved with CHAL.

CHAL also invites you to join its networking lunch on Monday, August 20th from 12 - 1:30 PM in the Webster Room at the Westin.

Tickets for the lunch are still available. CHAL is also excited to be participating in Division Row during Sci-Mix on Monday, August 20th from 8 - 10 PM in the exhibitor hall. Please stop by our poster among the other divisions. We would love to see you there!

Our Boston programming includes a great lineup of speakers on a variety of topics related to chemistry and the law. We have talks addressing recent court decisions affecting chemical patents, developments in pharmaceutical patent law, extensions to patent term in the U.S. and abroad, developments in protecting nanotechnology, protecting your ideas in the chemical arts, nontraditional careers in chemistry, and a variety of other topics including drug compounding legislation, patent strategy supporting business objectives in renewable energy, blockchain technology and the chemical industry, patents as a research tool, and deriving insights form IP search reports.