The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago is hosting what is promised to be a lively and informative presentation on advertising law basics presented by Nerissa Coyle McGinn of Loeb & Loeb, LLP. The presentation will be held on October 17, 2018 from noon to 1:15pm CT at the offices of K&L Gates, 70 W.

The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) is hosting a 2018 Supreme Court IP Review on Friday, September 21, from 8:30am-6:15 pm at the Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech — 565 W. Adams St.

They are offering 6.5 hours of CLE credit for topics including:

  • Reviews of last terms cases, including WesternGeco,

In late May, I attended the sixteenth annual Rocky Mountain IP Institute. I also spoke at the Institute about best practices for communicating between in-house team and outside counsel (more on that later). The Rocky Mountain IP Institute has grown to be one of the largest two IP conferences in the country. More importantly than

John Marshall Law School has two excellent upcoming CLE programs coming up this month and early next. Here is some information about them:

PCT Seminar for Patent Professionals

  • October 20-21, 2016 (this Thursday and Friday) — register here
  • The event is co-sponsored by the World Intellectual Property Organization & Bloomberg Law
  • John Marshall is offering

In two weeks, I will be heading to the Colorado Rockies for the 2015 Rocky Mountain IP & Technology Institute where I will be moderating a panel called “Innovation & Disruption: How Crafty Micro-brews are Shaking Up the Beer Industry.”   If the subject matter does not sound interesting enough, it is being book-ended by a

On March 5, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) is hosting its annual Federal Judicial Panel at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.  Margaret Duncan of McDermott, Will & Emery will moderate a panel consisting of N.D. Illinois Judges Coleman, Darrah, and Kendall.  The panel will discuss:

  • N.D. Illinois