EAST PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – May 13, 2015) – Finjan Holdings, Inc. ( NASDAQ : FNJN ), a cybersecurity licensing and technology company, today announced that Chief Intellectual Property Officer Julie Mar-Spinola will participate in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) Quarterly Meeting on May 14, 2015 at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, Va.
Ms. Mar-Spinola was appointed to PPAC in April and this will be her first PPAC meeting. Appointments to this prestigious committee are made by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
As a member of PPAC, Ms. Mar-Spinola will, along with other members of PPAC, review the policies, goals, performance and budget of the USPTO’s patent operations and advise the agency’s Director on these areas.
Ms. Mar-Spinola has extensive experience and expertise in patent and intellectual property issues. As Chief Intellectual Property Officer of Finjan, Ms. Mar-Spinola is responsible for building the company’s IP assets, product development heading up its legal operations and overseeing its enforcement program and public policies, including patent reform.
A live webcast of the PPAC Quarterly Meeting will be available at
Founded in 1997, Finjan is recognized globally as a cybersecurity pioneer and leader. Finjan’s investment in innovation is captured in its patent portfolio, centered around software and hardware technologies capable of proactively detecting previously unknown and emerging threats on a real-time, behavior-based basis. Finjan’s software detects malicious code and protects end users from identity and data theft, spyware, malware, phishing, trojans, and other online threats. To date, Finjan has successfully licensed our intellectual property to major technology companies for more than $150 million. For more information about Finjan, please visit www.finjan.com.
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