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Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. Announce Partner Erica M. Hines Elected To The NYSBA Executive Committee

Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. (HRFM), an Intellectual Property (IP) law firm based in Albany and Rochester, New York, is pleased to announce Partner Erica M. Hines was elected as a Member-at-Large of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Executive Committee by the House of Delegates.

The House of Delegates, NYSBA’s governing body, elected Erica and the other members-at-large, as well as the Association’s 2018-2019 officers during the 141st Annual Meeting in Manhattan on January 26th. Erica begins her two-year term as Member-at-Large of the Executive Committee on June 1, 2018.

Erica’s practice includes strategic IP counseling, patent preparation and prosecution (primarily in the chemical, pharmaceutical, textile, and materials science arts), appeals, and post grant procedures. She assists clients with the domestic and international strategic management of their intellectual property portfolios, including patent preparation and prosecution, post-grant practice, regulatory counseling, and opinion work. She also assists clients with matters relating to copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. She represents a wide range of clients, both domestic and foreign, from individual inventors and startup companies, to universities and Fortune 500 companies.

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