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Program in Intellectual Property Law

Prof. Edward Lee, Director
565 W. Adams St., Room 729
Chicago, IL 60661
elee@kentlaw.iit.edu
P: (312) 906-5212

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Intellectual Property Events

Program in Intellectual Property Law

September 1, 2011 — IP Speaker: Dr. Maciej Barczewski

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Room 570

Dr. Maciej Barczewski, professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Gdansk (Poland) and visiting professor at Chicago-Kent, will give a presentation on "Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement and Access to Medicines."

September 15, 2011 — 2011 Chicago-Kent Supreme Court IP Review

8:00 AM - 5:15 PM, Auditorium

The Chicago-Kent Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR) is a conference designed to provide intellectual property practitioners, jurists, legal academics, and law students with a review of IP cases from the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Term, a preview of cases on the docket for the 2011 Term, and a discussion of cert. petitions to watch. Please visit the Supreme Court IP Review conference web page for additional information and registration.

October 13, 2011 — IPLAC Panel Discussion: Secrets to Success - Your First IP Job

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Room 590

The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) Law School Outreach Committee will host a panel discussion on how to conduct a successful job search. The program, entitled "Secrets to Success - Your First IP Job," will consist of a panel of Chicago area IP professionals who will share insights on employers' views, provide advice on course selection, and discuss successful strategies used to find their first IP jobs. The featured panelists are Edward Manzo, Husch Blackwell; Charles Schifley, Banner & Witcoff; Sarah Dale, Norvell IP; and Matthew Brandt, Leydig Voit. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided. An RSVP to Patricia O'Neal is required to attend.

January 24, 2012 — Chicago IP Colloquium Speaker, Professor Jason Rantanen

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM, Room TBD

The first speaker for the 2012 Chicago IP Colloquium is Professor Jason Rantanen, The University of Iowa College of Law. The title of Professor Rantanen's paper is "Two Goods, Not One: A Critique of Conventional Public Goods Analyses in Patent Law." The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

February 7, 2012 — Chicago IP Colloquium Speaker, Professor Jonathan Masur

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 111 East Pearson, 16th Floor

Professor Jonathan Masur from The University of Chicago Law School is the next speaker for this year's colloquium. Professor Masur's paper, "Improving the Value of Patent Challenges," will be discussed. The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

February 21, 2012 — Chicago IP Colloquium Speaker, Professor Jamie Lund

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM, Room TBD

The third speaker for the 2012 Chicago IP Colloquium is Professor Jamie Lund from St. Mary's University School of Law. The discussion will focus on Professor Lund's paper, "Juror Responses to Music Copyright's Lay Listener Test." The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

March 20, 2012 — Chicago IP Colloquium Speaker, Professor Daniel Gervais

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 111 East Pearson, 16th Floor

Professor Daniel Gervais, Vanderbilt Law School, is the fourth speaker for the 2012 Chicago IP Colloquium. Professor Gervais' paper is entitled, "Patentability Criteria in China and India and the Race to Dominate Global Innovation." The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

April 3, 2012 — Chicago IP Colloquium Speaker, Professor Diane Zimmerman

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Room TBD

The next speaker for this year's colloquium is Professor Diane Zimmerman from New York University School of Law. Professor Zimmerman's paper, "Should Economic Harm Be a Necessary Element in Infringement? A Look Back and a Look Forward," will be discussed. The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

April 17, 2012 — Chicago IP Colloquium Speaker, Professor Jacqueline Lipton

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 111 East Pearson, 16th Floor

The final speaker for the 2012 Chicago IP Colloquium is Professor Jacqueline Lipton from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. The discussion will focus on Professor Lipton's paper, "Trademarks vs Free Speech: ICANN and the New gTLD Process." The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law.