On Thursday, April 4, 2019, beginning at 5:15pm, with registration open at 4:45pm, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) is hosting a panel discussion on blockchain technology, with a focus on the value of developing and patenting blockchain and the impact of blockchain technology as it is currently being used, including the VAKT Consortium. The panel is being moderated by Bo An, Risk Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Panel members include:
- Sarah Duda, Esq., Assistant General Counsel, Cboe Global Markets
- Ted Tian, Esq., Master Agreements Negotiator, BP America, Inc.
- Mark Fields, Partner, Alsop Louie Partners
- Matthew Kelly, Esq., Managing Director and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, CME Group