Tuesday July 7, 2009

Pushing the Envelope on Intellectual Property Reform

Representatives from Fortune 500 companies, lawyers and federal judges will discuss best practices in dealing with intellectual property law and reforming those laws.

Representatives from Fortune 500 companies, lawyers and federal judges will discuss best practices in dealing with intellectual property law and reforming those laws from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 17, at the University of Dayton School of Law.

Speakers include:

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judge Edward Damich
  • Nicholas Godici, former U.S. commissioner for patents and current executive advisor for Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch LLP
  • Timothy R. Holbrook, professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Matt Buchanan, editor of Promote the Progress, a Web site about patent education
  • Jim Dottavio, Owens Corning
  • Len Lewis, Proctor & Gamble
  • U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn
  • U.S. District Judge Walter Rice
  • Art Stein, Hahn Loeser
  • Tim Hagan, Dinsmore & Shohl
The intellectual property law associations of Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo and Columbus are sponsoring the symposium with support from the University of Dayton School of Law.

The seminar costs $100 for members of those associations. The cost for non-members is $150 and $50 for students. Anyone interested in the seminar can register before July 10 at the related link.

For more information, contact Shawn Robinson, associate director of media relations, at 937-229-3391 or srobinson@udayton.edu.