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Anatomy of a Product Design Trade Dress Case: Courts Continue to Consider Convoluted Controversies

On February 21st, Ken Germain and Glenn Bellamy, both of Wood Herron & Evans, LLP, will discuss how courts labor to apply trade dress and utility patent concepts in difficult cases that call into question the relationship between these two forms of intellectual property. Federal courts at all levels – including the Supreme Court in landmark cases decided early in the 21stRead the rest of this page »


2017 Membership Dues: Now Being Collected

CincyIP is now collecting dues for the 2017 calendar year. Annual dues are an essential element of the budget that enables CincyIP to operate throughout the year and host CLE events of premium quality.  They help to bridge the gap between the programming costs that we incur and registration fees paid by attendees, and ultimately allow us to provide you with engaging and educational events worthy of your time. AsRead the rest of this page »


2017 Judges’ Dinner: feat. Judge Beverly Bunting of the PTAB

Join us on the evening of January 26, 2017 for our annual Judges’ Dinner, featuring the Honorable Beverly Bunting of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Judge Bunting has presided in her role as an Administrative Patent Judge at the PTAB for over four years, and she is currently based out of the Elijah McCoyRead the rest of this page »


Lawyers Serving Others: Outreach Beyond Legal Services

  UPDATE: View the video below to learn more about The Girl Scout IP Patch!    On December 13, 2016, Kelly McDow and Abbey Lopez from The Procter and Gamble Company will discuss ways that lawyers can serve others beyond the provision of legal services.  Lawyers have traditionally donated their time through pro bono legal work and other community service.Read the rest of this page »


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