The Northern District of Illinois is holding a memorial service in remembrance of the Honorable George W. Lindberg on Thursday, June 20, 2019, beginning at 3:00 p.m.

The service is being held in the James Benton Parsons Memorial Courtroom on the 29th floor of the Everett McKinley Dirksen Courthouse. The service will be followed

Sens. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), along with Reps. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Hank Johnson (D-Ga.), and Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), have unveiled a bipartisan and bicameral framework on Section 101 patent reform. The framework, released last week, is short – only one page – but the intent is clear: temper the Section 101-based rejections

The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) is holding its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 with a reception at 5:30pm CDT and dinner following at 6:00pm CDT at the University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe. All IPLAC members with 2019-20 dues paid are invited, but you must RSVP here by 5:00

Gabriel Fuentes has been appointed as the Northern District of Illinois’ newest magistrate judge. Before going to Northwestern Law, Fuentes was a journalist for the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. After law school, he served as an assistant U.S. Attorney before becoming a partner at Jenner & Block, where he handles antitrust criminal defense

In light of new case law and an uptick in patent filings, and in particular cease & desist letters, I am presenting a Strafford live webinar titled, “Patent Infringement Letters: New Considerations and Best Practices for Senders and Recipients.” The program is being held on Thursday, May 16, from 12:00pm-1:30pm CT. If you

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, beginning at 6:00pm, with registration open at 5:30pm and networking following the program, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago’s (IPLAC) Young Members Committee is hosting a panel discussion hitting on the biggest emerging technologies – artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles and blockchain. Ice Miller’s Shyla Jones is moderating an impressive