On January 22, 2020, from 5:30-9:00 pm ET, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago’s (IPLAC) Young Members’ Committee and Chicago-Kent’s Intellectual Property Law Society is hosting a CLE program regarding IP issues in the evolving recreational cannabis industry in Illinois. The event featured speakers include:

  • Nicole Cosby of Fyllo;
  • Nicole Grimm of McDonnell Boehnen

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,

On Monday, April 23, 2018, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) and Chicago’s Linn Inn of Court are hosting a joint meeting at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, 555 W. Adams St., Chicago. Jerold Jacover will be presenting on Happiness and the Law. IPLAC is applying for one hour of mental health/substance abuse

Chicago Kent’s The Power of PTAB: The New Authority in Patent Law is a Chicago-based conference hosted by Chicago Kent Law from 8:15am until 5:30pm CT on November 3, 2017. The conference will examine the rise of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), which is on pace in 2017 to set a record of

On April 27, 2017, the ITC Trial Lawyers Association (“ITCTLA”) and Chicago Kent are hosting a CLE program focused on ITC patent practice.  Topics include:

  • A panel comparing ITC and U.S.D.C. litigation, featuring ITC Administrative Law Judge McNamara and the Northern District’s Judge Kendall;
  • A panel on the advantages of filing at the ITC, featuring

On September 26, Chicago-Kent is hosting its fourth annual U.S. Supreme Court Intellectual Property Review.  Seventh Circuit Judge Diane P. Wood will deliver the keynote address, titled “Is It Time to Abolish the Federal Circuit’s Exclusive Jurisdiction in Patent Cases?”  It promises to be a very interesting discussion.

The one-day conference will be held at

The annual Chicago IP Colloquium continues this Tuesday, April 5, 2011. The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law to discuss a range of issues in intellectual property and cyberspace law based upon papers by six nationally renowned intellectual property scholars. The sessions are uniformly excellent, and well worth your time. The next session will be Tuesday, March 9 from 4:10 pm to 5:50 pm at Chicago-Kent Room 305 and will feature Professor Leah Chan Grinvald, Saint Louis University School of Law, discussing: Social Shaming: Fighting Back Trademark Bullies.

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The annual Chicago IP Colloquium continues this Tuesday, March 22, 2011 The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law to discuss a range of issues in intellectual property and cyberspace law based upon papers by six nationally renowned intellectual property scholars. The sessions are uniformly excellent, and well worth your time. The next session will be Tuesday, February 9 from 4:10 pm to 5:50 pm at Loyola and will feature Professor Molly Van Houweling, UC Berkeley School of Law, discussing her paper: First Sale and Friction.

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The annual Chicago IP Colloquium continues this Tuesday, February 22, 2011. The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law to discuss a range of issues in intellectual property and cyberspace law based upon papers by six nationally renowned intellectual property scholars. The sessions are uniformly excellent, and well worth your time. The next session will be this Tuesday, February 22 from 4:10 pm to 5:50 pm at Chicago-Kent Room 305 and will feature Professor Shyamkrishna Balganesh, University of Pennsylvania Law School discussing the paper: “Hot News”: The Enduring Myth of Property in News

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Chicago Kent has an excellent program coming up on September 30, 2010 at 1:00pm. Kent has gathered a very impressive group of experts to kick off its inaugural Supreme Court Intellectual Property Review. The Northern District’s own Judge Zagel will be a featured speaker.
The program promises to address the big IP decisions from last year’s Supreme Court: American Needle, Inc. v. NFL, Bilski v. Kappos, and Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick. The event will also look at significant IP cases that await certiorari decisions, including Costco v. Omega, S.A., and Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants Ass’n.
In addition to Judge Zagel, the impressive panel includes:
Donald Chisum, author of Chisum on Patents, Patent Law Digest and Chisum Patent Law Reference Guides;
Roy T. Englert, Jr., of Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP (counsel for Costco);
Randal C. Picker, Paul H. and Theo Leffmann Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Chicago Law School; and
Paul M. Smith of Jenner & Block LLP (counsel for Entertainment Merchants Association and Entertainment Software Association).
Other speakers include:
Thomas C. Goldstein of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and publisher of SCOTUSblog;
Deborah Jones Merritt, John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law at Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University (court-appointed amicus in Reed Elsevier);
Jeffrey M. Carey, general counsel of American Needle, Inc.; and
Scott E. Gant of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP.
The program is free of charge, but requires registration. Contact Patricia O’Neal at (312) 906-5128 or ipconference@kentlaw.edu for registration or more information.

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