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AOAIOIP 2016: Register Now! (Sept. 21, 22)

CincyIP is proud to promote The 26th All Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property (AOAIOIP), this September 21-22, 2016.  Event and registration details are below. Current CincyIP members receive a discount! Cleveland: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Renaissance Cleveland Hotel 24 Public Square Cleveland, OH 44113 Cincinnati: Thursday, September 22, 2016 Sharonville Convention Center 11355 Chester Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45246 Program: 8:00 am Read the rest of this page »


2016 Membership Dues now being collected

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We are now collecting dues for the 2016 calendar year.   The annual 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 (generally the second Tuesday of the month) and our SpecialRead the rest of this page »


Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Update: Significant Intellectual Property Decisions for 2015-2016

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On August 9, 2016, CincyIP welcomes Matthew Molloy and John Luken, both of Dinsmore & Shohl, to discuss recent opinions from The United States Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. In particular, Mr. Molloy and Mr. Luken will discuss recent USSC opinions regarding enhanced damages for willful infringement (Halo/Stryker), IPR claim construction standards (Cuozzo), and attorney’s feeRead the rest of this page »


Inter Partes Review Practice Tips and Strategies

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On July 12, 2016, CincyIP welcomes Joshua Lorentz (Dinsmore & Shohl), John Davis (Wood Herron & Evans), and Angela Haughey (The Proctor and Gamble Co.) to discuss practice tips and strategies for Inter Partes Review.  Nicholaus Rericha (Dinsmore and Shohl) will be moderating the panel discussion. Inter Partes Review (“IPR”) is an America Invents Act trial procedure conducted at the PatentRead the rest of this page »


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