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AOAIOIP 2014: The 24th Annual All-Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property

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Cincinnati Program: Thursday, September 18, 2014 Northern Kentucky Convention Center One West RiverCenter Blvd. Covington, Kentucky 41011 Sponsored by the Cincinnati Bar Association. To register: http://www.cincybar.org/calendar/2014-09/2198 Cleveland Program: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Marriott Downtown @ Key Center 127 Public Square Cleveland, Ohio 44144 Schedule: 8 am: Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30 am to 5:15 pm Program CLE Credit: Ohio: 7.0Read the Rest…


SCOTUS Shakes Subject Matter Eligibility: Implications for Natural Products

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Over the past five years, the U.S. Supreme Court has morphed patent eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101 from a low-bar threshold test (e.g., anything under the sun that required the hand of man) to a substantive, complex standard that is ill-defined. In the biotechnology area, the Supreme Court recently overturned two Federal Circuit holdings, surprising many in the IPRead the Rest…


Trademark Prosecution: Practice Tips and New Developments from the USPTO

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On July 8, 2014 at noon, Mary Denison, the Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will discuss practice tips and new developments from the USPTO. She will cover tips to help you improve your trademark prosecution practice; resources available on the USPTO website (recent TMEP changes, examination guides, Spanish language resources); the electronicRead the Rest…


2014 Membership Dues now being collected

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We are now collecting dues for the 2014 calendar year.   The dues provide us with a budget to plan events and are primarily used to pay for out-of-town speaker expenses.  Membership (whether Active or Associate) entitles you to a discount of both our regularly scheduled monthly luncheon meetings (second Tuesday of the month) as well as our Special Events. Read the Rest…