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On the Record: May 6, 2016


The Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria law firm appointed Jeffrey F. Reina chairman of the firm’s matrimonial department. Reina joined the firm in 2000 as an associate and become a senior partner in 2006. He earned his JD from the University at Buffalo’s School of Law.


The Bar Association of Erie County named Katherine Bestine, a partner in the law offices of Cohen & Lombardo, the 2016 recipient of the Rev. A. Joseph Bissonette Pro Bono Award. The award, created in memory of Father Bissonette, honors an attorney who has shown a commitment to providing free legal services to those in need of counsel. Bestine has worked extensively with the Volunteer Lawyers Project, closing 164 cases for the organization since 1991 with a total of 755 pro bono hours. She has also volunteered frequently with the Haven House Counsel & Advice Clinic for victims of domestic violence.

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Sentient Science accepted the Best Technological Innovation Award recently at the Wind Dallas O&M Show just one week after accepting the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneers Award.


Window & Door Solutions recently open a brand new showroom, located behind its existing storefront at 7767 Transit Road in East Amherst. Since 2000, The company is the largest volume Pella Certified Contractor in Western New York.


Title: Method of molding a high moisture barrier and self-desiccating container with living hinge

No.: 9,309,029

Inventors: Incorvia, Samuel A. (North Tonawanda); Powers, Thomas H. (Mayville)

Assignee: Multisorb Technologies (Buffalo)

Date issued: April 12, 2016


Title: Reaction system and process to produce fluorinated organics

No.: 9,309,175

Inventors: Bektesevic, Selma (Williamsville); Kopkalli, Haluk (Staten Island); Wang, Haiyou (Amherst)

Assignee: Honeywell International (Morristown, N.J.)

Date issued: April 12, 2016