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IP Day In Chicago - 3 November 2009

An impressive roster of speakers from USPTO, USTR, ITC, ICANN plus outstanding local attorneys discussed pressing issues and future trends related to domestic and international intellectual property issues as countries transition from a global recession to thriving economies. Trends regarding domain names, litigation, licensing, and outsourcing were some of the topics for discussion.

U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly delivered the luncheon keynote address.

The event has been approved for 6.25 MCLE general credit hours.

To see the brochure, click here.

Speaker Biographies


Welcome, Dean David Yellen, Loyola University Chicago
Introduction, Cynthia M. Ho, Loyola University Chicago, Morning Moderator

Domestic Issues in a Global Economy: A View from the USPTO
Lynne G. Beresford, Commissioner for Trademarks, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
IP in International Trade: Legal and Policy Tools
Stanford K. McCoy, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation
US Mission to Protect IPR
2009 Special 301 Report
Lynn Levine, Director, Office of Unfair Import Investigations, United States International Trade Commission (ITC)
US ITC - Section 337 FAQs
Presentation Notes



Featured Speaker: Hon. Matthew F. Kennelly, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
N.D. Illinois Local Patent Rules



New gTLD's: What you need to know about the next Internet Gold Rush!
Background Document

Melissa Rotunno, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Moderator
David Giza, Senior Director, Contractual Compliance, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Frederick Felman, Chief Marketing Officer, MarkMonitor, Inc.
Mark V.B. Partridge, Partner, Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP



Cowboys and Outlaws: Protecting Patents and Trade Secrets and Policing False Advertising
Julie Katz, Husch Blackwell Sanders Welsh & Katz LLP; Moderator
Kevin J. McDevitt, Partner, Neal McDevitt, LLC
Presentation Slides
Lisa A. Carroll, Assistant General Counsel, Applied Systems, Inc.
Steppin' Over a Dollar to Pick Up a Dime--IP Day Presentation
Charles R. Krikorian, Vice President, Intellectual Property and Legal Counsel, Lundbeck Inc.



Marshall, Gerstein & Borun
McAndrews Held & Malloy
Neal & McDevitt
Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
Husch Blackwell Sanders Welsh & Katz, Ltd.
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
MarkMonitor Inc.

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