The federal district courts in Illinois will host two remote continuing legal education seminars on representing prisoners. The first seminar “Introduction to Prisoner Civil Rights Litigation” will be held on January 27, 2022 and the second seminar “Representing Prisoners in Medical Cases” will be held on February 3, 2022. Both seminars will be held from
A Conversation With Professor Ed Lee About NFTs
On Wednesday, December 15, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. CT, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (“IPLAC”) and the Illinois Intellectual Property Alliance (“ILIPA”) will present A Conversation with Professor Ed Lee About NFTs. This virtual event will discuss NFTs, who owns the copyrights and what that means from a legal…
CLE: Navigating Personal Development in the Workplace
On Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. CT the IPLAC’s Women in IP Committee and the Chicago Women in IP are hosting a joint webinar on Navigating Personal Development in the Workplace. The panel will be moderated by Laura Schaefer, Leydig, Voit & Mayer.
The panel members include:
- Erin Lothson, Uber
Introduction to IPLAC
On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT, the Membership and Mentoring Committees of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (“IPLAC”) are hosting a virtual Intro to IPLAC. The event featured speakers include:
- Tiffany Gehrke, IPLAC President-Elect;
- Ritu Chander, IPLAC Board of Managers; and
- Kenny Matuszewski, Membership Committee Chair.
Conversations with Women in IP
I am excited to introduce you to a new podcast series hosted by Intellectual Property partner Irena Royzman, of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP. The Conversations with Women in IP podcast series features judges and leaders in law and business discussing their most memorable cases, career highlights and personal stories.
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IPLAC Speed Networking
The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) Board of Managers is excited to present a series of speed networking events. The first virtual speed networking event will be hosted by IPLAC Board member Karen Hwang on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT.
The event is free for Members and…
Screening Committee Established for Northern District of Illinois Vacancies
Illinois’ Senators Durbin (D) and Duckworth (D) announced that they have established a screening committee and are accepting applications from those interested in serving as a Federal District Court Judge in the Northern District. The screening committee will consist of:
- The Honorable David H. Coar (Ret.)(committee chair): Judge Coar served as a United States
U.S. Courts Second Annual Bill of Rights Day Student Contest
The United States Courts of Appeals along with the United States District Courts in the Seventh and Eighth Circuits are hosting the Second Annual Bill of Rights Day Contest.
The Contest is open to all students in grades 3-12 in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Students are…
IPLAC Mentorship Program 2021-2022
The IPLAC’s Mentorship Committee is excited to announce its second annual mentorship session. The mentoring program pairs experienced attorneys, patent agents, and paralegals with new attorneys, patent agents, paralegals and law students to provide mentoring in the intellectual property legal profession. This is a great opportunity to build both the experience and collegiality of our…
65th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference
On November 4th to November 5th, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. CT, the UIC John Marshall Law School Center is hosting its 65th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference. The virtual conference offers an impressive lineup of Moderators and Panelists covering an expansive list of topics. Sessions for each day are listed…