Chicago Corporate Counsel IP Seminar

Date: June 02, 2015

Time: 7:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP, 300 S. Riverside Plaza, 16th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606

Please join us for Nixon Peabody’s annual CLE seminar for corporate counsel and other legal executives with oversight of Intellectual Property. Our 2015 program will include cutting-edge legal topics impacting your organization’s management of its intellectual property and its business. Fulfill your CLE requirements and stay up to date on important legal issues and updates.

Registration is complimentary and includes breakfast and lunch.


7:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. CLE sessions begin

Alice packs a punch—A look at the impact of the Supreme Court’s Alice vs. CLS Bank decision
Paul Kitch and William Pegg

The impact of 3D printing on IP
Lisa Sullivan

Update on inter partes and post-grant reviews
Peter Prommer

Recent trends and developments in patent and trademark damages
Jeff Stec, Vice President, Charles River Associates

Tracking track 1 and other avenues to speed up patent prosecution
Bradley Taub and Wayne Tang

When IP and bankruptcy intersect—What you need to know to protect your IP
Scott Alsterda

Can confusion mean preclusion? B&B Hardware and other developments in trademark law
Jodi Rosen Wine

USPTO’s patent pro bono hub for Illinois: Chicago-Kent
Edward Lee, Chicago-Kent School of Law

Pro bono for in-house counsel—How in-house counsel can get involved with pro bono work
Marci Rolnik Walker, Legal Director, and Jan Feldman, Executive Director, Lawyers for the Creative Arts
(1.0 hour ethics credit)

12:45 p.m. Lunch

Continuing Education

This course is eligible for 4.5 CLE credits, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility credit based on a 60-minute hour, and for experienced attorneys only. CLE course approval pending in IL. See details here.

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