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Examiner Searching: Looking Through The Looking Glass

On June 13th, Dominic DeMarco of DeMarcoIP will discuss examiner patent searching.  Every single day, nearly 10,000 USPTO examiners do it. Some have the Midas touch and find novelty-destroying prior art on a regular basis. Others struggle to find art enabling them to pursue five-way obviousness rejections.  Clients are paying for these searches – both upfront for the act of searching by theRead 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 »


In re Tam: LIVE AND IN PERSON

On Monday, May 1st, CincyIP will be hosting an exclusive event featuring Simon Tam of The Slants in the courtyard of Arnold’s Bar and Grill in downtown Cincinnati from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM, with a special live acoustic show afterwards starting at 5:15 PM. Ken Germain of Wood Herron & Evans will begin with an introduction to “matter which may disparage…persons…[or]Read the rest of this page »


Register Now for CincyBio 2017

Join us on May 9 at JACK Cincinnati Casino for CincyBio 2017, our premier conference dedicated to the biosciences and related intellectual property issues. Registration closes May 4 at noon! As a reminder, CincyIP also still accepting sponsorships for the conference! Please visit our CincyBio 2017 webpage to register for, sponsor, and learn more about CincyBio 2017.  


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