‘Patent Trolls’ to Trademark Dilution, Chicago’s John Marshall Law School Takes on Hot Topics in Intellectual Property Law at Feb. 28 Conference

On Feb. 28, the Center for Intellectual Property Law will host experts from around the country who will discuss the latest in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets law.

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(PRWEB) February 20, 2014

If you wrote your song before 1972, should Sirius be able to play it? If a sandwich is a “foot-long,” how long is it really? Those topics and more are among the hottest issues hitting intellectual property law, as The John Marshall Law School hosts its 58th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference.

On Feb. 28, the Center for Intellectual Property Law will host experts from around the country who will discuss the latest in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets law.

U.S. Register of Copyrights Hon. Maria A. Pallante will deliver the keynote address. Intellectual property law experts will host a morning session on recent developments in IP law. In the afternoon, participants will have the option of attending patent-concentrated or copyright- and trademark-focused panels.

Afternoon Sessions:

  • “Patent Trolls” vs. NPE
  • Making Sense of Prior Art Under the AIA
  • Post-Grant Trial Proceedings in the Patent Office
  • European Patent Litigation
  • Sirius Turtles: Pre-’72 Sound Recordings
  • Copyright and New Digital Technologies
  • Successfully Litigating Trademark Dilution
  • Difference in Ownership Rights in Theatre vs. Film and Television

John Marshall boasts the 12th-ranked IP program in the nation and is celebrating 75 years of our graduate program.

EVENT DETAILS:

Who: Keynote Speaker, Hon. Maria A. Pallante, U.S. Register of Copyrights
What: 58th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference
Where: The John Marshall Law School, 315 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
When: 8:45 a.m. – 5 p.m., Feb. 28
How Much: $195 general registration, $95 government, judicial, or academic registration, free to John Marshall students and faculty – Approximately 6 hours of CLE credit (pending approval) is available.

Go to http://events.jmls.edu/registration/node/510 to register. For more information, please contact Christine Kraly at ckraly(at)jmls(dot)edu


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  • Marilyn Thomas
    The John Marshall Law School

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