New York, February 9.   Halket Weitz LLP is pleased to announce that Theodore Weitz and Thomas Halket will be featured speakers at a forum at Boston University School of Law on February 27, 2015.  The program, sponsored by the Boston University Review of Banking and Finacial Law, is entitled "The Legal challenges of Funding Startups."  In preparation for the program they have co-authored an article, entitled "Crowdfunding and the Intrastate Exemption," which will appear in an upcoming issue of that publication.  Details on the event are avai

Boutique Law Firm Bolsters Intellectual Property and Litigation Practices

New York (May 30, 2013) - Halket Weitz LLP is pleased to announce that Edmund J. Ferdinand, III, Esq., Senior Managing Member of Ferdinand IP, LLC, has become Of Counsel to the firm. Mr. Ferdinand has extensive experience in intellectual property, licensing, media, entertainment and litigation.

New York -- June, 2012 -- JurisNet, LLC has published a treatise entitled The Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes which was edited by Thomas Halket, a partner in Halket Weitz, LLP.   The treatise contains 11 chapters on all aspects of the subject, which were written by 18 leading practitioners in the field, including Mr. Halket. Copies of the book may be ordered from JurisNet at  

Cambridge, Mass.-- September 2008  -- Thomas Haket has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Halket graduated from MIT with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and received a Master of Science in Physics from MIT as well.

London -- January, 2011 -- Thomas Halket has been selected to serve as Vice Chairman of the Board of Management of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London.  The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), established aomost a century ago, is a not-for-profit, royally chartered organization working in the public interest through an international network of branches.  It promotes the use of alternative dispute resolution through accreditation of neutrals and edcuation and is the only internationally recognized accrediting body.  It has a global membership of around 12,

New York -- June 1, 2011 -- Both Theodore Weitz and Thomas Halket, partners at Halket Weitz, LLP, participated as observers in the working group session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, held at the United Nations in May 2011.  The one week session was concerned with developing practices for online dispute resolution in international transactions and was attended by delegates from approximately 50 countries.  Mr. Halket was invited as a representative of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of London England, and Mr.