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Chicago, IL 60611
McDermott Will & Emery invites you to join us at our 2012 Intellectual Property Symposium, a premier conference designed for in-house counsel and other intellectual property (IP) professionals. This exciting event will address a broad range of issues, create a forum for you to consult with and hear from your peers, and provide fresh perspectives on managing your most difficult IP challenges effectively and efficiently.
Chief Judge Paul R. Michel (Ret.), who served more than 22 years as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, including as chief judge from 2004 to his retirement in 2010, will present “Navigating the New Patent Law—Legislative, Judicial and Administrative Considerations.”
Mike Ditka, former head coach of the Chicago Bears, will provide the keynote address “Building a Winning Team.”
Join Us to Hear:
Bernard Knight, USPTO General Counsel
Representatives from Celanese, GE Energy, Halliburton Energy Services, Ocean Tomo, Panduit, Tribune Company and The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, as well as a former USPTO Commissioner and NASA counsel
The agenda will include panel discussions on:
- Navigating the new patent law—legislative, judicial and administrative considerations
- IP litigation under the America Invents Act
- Ethics issues in IP
- IP monetization
- Top changes to your practice
- What your board expects of you
The registration fee for this event is $250 per registrant*.
Please click here to view the 2012 Intellectual Property Symposium sponsorship packet.
For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact McDermott Events.
*Pursuant to its responsibilities as an Accredited Provider of MCLE in various states, McDermott Will & Emery has adopted Financial Aid/Financial Hardship policies to assist attorney participants who are unable to attend programs due to cost considerations. CLE credit, including ethics credit, is pending in California, Illinois and New York. Certificates of Attendance will be made available for participants requesting CLE credit in all other states.