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Upcoming Events

  • Feb09

    "Patent Working Requirements: Historical and Comparative Perspectives" - Chicago IP Colloquium

    Professor Marketa Trimble, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, is the next presenter for the 2016 Chicago IP Colloquium. Professor Trimble, who is the Samuel Lionel Intellectual Property Professor of Law, focuses her research on intellectual property and issues at the intersection of intellectual property and private international law/conflict laws. She currently teaches Copyright, International Intellectual Property, and an Advanced Intellectual Property Seminar.

    At this event, Professor Trimble will present her paper “Patent Working Requirements: Historical and Comparative Perspectives.” This event will be held at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 25 East Pearson (Corboy Law Center), Room 1102. This event is free and open to the public. Please visit the Colloquium website for additional information regarding the speaker series. The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology and Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
  • Feb23

    "Scaffolding Innovation: Constructing Collaboration Across Knowledge Domains" - Chicago IP Colloquium

    The next presenter for the 2016 Chicago IP Colloquium is Laura Pedraza-Fariña, assistant professor of law
    at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Professor Pedraza-Fariña's research interests include intellectual property law, patent law, and international organizations. Her intellectual property law scholarship uses the methodology of history and sociology of science and technology to analyze and inform the design of patent law.

    Professor Pedraza-Fariña will present her written work “Scaffolding Innovation: Constructing Collaboration Across Knowledge Domains” at the Colloquium event. This event is free and open to the public. Please visit the Colloquium website for additional information regarding the speaker series. The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology and Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
  • Mar04

    Wellness Workshop with Isadora Baum - Avoiding "Self Sabotage"

    Isadora Baum, a health coach at Live for You Now will present on creating healthy habits through diet, exercise, self-confidence and stress reduction, and avoiding a "self sabotage" effect that can come from extremist attitudes towards achieving goals and feeling of impotence amidst a hectic, busy lifestyle. Isadora will also elaborate on the benefits of enhanced productivity and emotional wellbeing, as a result of cleaning up the diet, fitting in exercise, shutting out sabotage signals, and controlling stress management.

    Todd Nief from South Loop Strength & Conditioning provided a lecture on "Nutrition and Lifestyle for Maximum Energy and Focus" to Chicago-Kent staff and faculty in July. You can listen to the lecture online. One of the four framework factors discussed was stress management.

    This event is sponsored by the Staff Health & Wellness Committee and is open to all faculty, staff and students.
  • Mar10

    Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture: "Changing the Rules to Create Shared Prosperity"

    Tefere Gebre, AFL-CIO executive vice president, is the speaker for this year's Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture, "Changing the Rules to Create Shared Prosperity." Tefere will share his thoughts and engage in a discussion of ideas with students and the public about why and how we need to change the rules.

    The Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture brings a national labor or employment leader to Chicago-Kent for a presentation about contemporary and emerging issues in the workplace. The lecture series is cosponsored by the Chicago Federation of Labor and the Institute for Law and the Workplace, and is presented as a public service.

    This event is complimentary, but RSVPs are requested no later than Monday, March 7. Please visit our program website to register.
  • Mar22

    38th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture: The External Workforce & the Domestic Workplace: Connecting International Labor Standards & Free Trade Agreements

    IIT Downtown Campus - Chicago-Kent College of Law
    Room: Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium

    Lecturer: Lance Compa, Senior Lecturer, School of Industrial Relations, Cornell University

    Commentators:

    Muzaffar Chishti, Director, Migration Policy Institute, New York University, School of Law
    Randel K. Johnson, Senior Vice President, Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

    The lecture is free and open to the public, however registration is requested. Visit the program website for more information.