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What Acquirers of Startups Look For: The Mistakes Startups Make

CincyIP is excited to announce that we have partnered with Cintrifuse to host our next meeting on August 8 at Union Hall* in Over the Rhine, in the heart of Cincinnati’s startup community. Tim Swan of Frost Brown Todd  will present on intellectual property transactional topics relating to startups.  The life cycle of most successful startups ends with the startup being acquiredRead 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 »


Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Update: Significant Intellectual Property Decisions for 2016-2017

On July 11th, Matthew Molloy  and John Luken, both of  Dinsmore & Shohl, will discuss recent Supreme Court opinions pertaining to design patent damages (Apple v. Samsung), patent laches (SCA Hygiene v. First Quality Baby Prods), and patent infringement considerations when supplying components abroad (Lifetech v. Promega). Mr. Molloy and Mr. Luken will also discuss Supreme Court cases regarding internationalRead the rest of this page »


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 »


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