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Law school, DuPont sponsoring IP seminar

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Aug 18, 2014


WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) - DuPont and Widener University School of Law are sponsoring a daylong seminar in September that will feature discussions on patent litigation, non-practicing entities and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The 22nd annual IP CLE seminar is set for 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington.

The seminar will feature presentations by judges, academics and practitioners on the following topics:

- Judicial panel discussion on district court patent litigation;

- The impact of non-practicing entities on IP policies;

- Online trademark enforcement strategies; and

- The PTO’s operations and policy efforts.

Returning this year to speak are Gale R. “Pete” Peterson, a former technical advisor to Chief Judge Howard Markey of the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, now the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and also a former patent examiner; and David Hricik, who teaches patent law at Mercer University School of Law.

Other guest speakers include Rhonda Trotter and Paul Llewellyn, attorneys at Kaye Scholer LLP.

To register for the seminar, click here.

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