(PRWEB) October 15, 2013
Science and the law interact in key ways in health care, from drug patents to how trade agreements affect access to medicine. A daylong symposium Nov. 8, 2013, presented by the online legal journal Review of Intellectual Property Law at The John Marshall Law School will feature experts from around the world tackling these topics and more.
Specialists in intellectual property (IP) law will examine issues influencing health care both in the United States and around the world. At the “The Intersection of IP and Public Health” program, they will offer insights into whether stronger protections of IP rights can spur and reward innovation, or if a relaxation of protections can promote access.
Attorney Kevin Noonan, a partner at McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP and
founding author of the blog Patent Doc, will be the luncheon keynote speaker.
Guest presenters for the sessions from 9:15 a.m. through noon will be:
Guest presenters for the sessions from 1:15 to 4:30 p.m. will address international issues:
There is a $50 fee for this program. Attorneys can earn approximately 5.75 CLE credits. Registrations are being accepted at events.jmls.edu
About The John Marshall Law School
The John Marshall Law School, founded in 1899, is an independent law school located in the heart of Chicago’s legal, financial and commercial districts. Through classes, clinics and special programs, students develop the strategic, analytical and transactional lawyering skills that are so valuable to employers. Its excellent curriculum, coupled with outstanding skills and experiential learning, help make John Marshall graduates practice-ready from day one. For practicing attorneys, John Marshall offers nine LLM degrees, more than any other law school in the Midwest. John Marshall is also a leader in providing distance education options in intellectual property, estate planning and employee benefits at the advanced graduate degree level. John Marshall offers six clinical experiences, including the nationally recognized Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic and the Fair Housing Legal Clinic. U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Graduate Schools 2014 edition ranks John Marshall’s Lawyering Skills Program second and its Intellectual Property Law program 12th in the nation.