Pierce Atwood intellectual property partner Joseph M. Maraia was elected today as the Vice President of the Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA).
Mr. Maraia has served as the Treasurer of the BPLA for the past year and has served on the Board of Governors for the organization since 2006.
Mr. Maraia is a partner with Pierce Atwood.
works with companies that produce engineered products, with particular emphasis on semiconductor equipment, power supplies, lasers, image processing devices, optical components, plasma systems, medical devices, alternative energy technologies, financial services, multimedia, multivariate analysis techniques, software and telecommunications systems and software.
"By helping lead BPLA
and guide its activities, Joe
is giving our technology clients access to learning and information that will help their businesses better leverage the value of their IP assets."
The goal of the BPLA
is to provide educational programs and a forum for the interchange of ideas and information concerning patent, trademark, and copyright laws.
hrough its Board of Governors and committees, the BPLA
organizes and hosts educational seminars, social events and conventions.
It also comments on rules and legislation affecting the profession.
Before beginning his
legal career, Joe
spent more than 20 years gaining practical engineering experience in the electrical and communications industries.
Joseph (Joe) M. Maraia, Partner
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