2015 Judges’ Dinner

Meet local judges and hear insights from the featured guest speaker, the Honorable Circuit Judge Kathleen M. O’Malley on Monday, November 16, 2015.

Judge O’Malley was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by President Barack Obama in 2010. Prior to her elevation to the Federal Circuit, Judge O’Malley was appointed to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio by President William J. Clinton in 1994. During her sixteen years on the district court bench, Judge O’Malley presided over in excess of 100 patent and trademark cases. As an educator, Judge O’Malley has regularly taught a course on Patent Litigation at Case Western Reserve University Law School; she is a member of the faculty of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology’s program designed to educate Federal Judges regarding the handling of intellectual property cases. Judge O’Malley serves as a board member of the Sedona Conference; as the judicial liason to the Local Patent Rules Committee for the Northern District of Ohio; and as an advisor to national organizations publishing treatises on patent litigation.

The registration fee of $50 for members, law clerks, and academics and $75 for non-members includes a plated 3-course dinner and open bar with wine/beer/sodas. No CLE will be provided.

This year’s event will be held at the Queen City Club. Complementary valet parking is available at the Queen City Club.

5:00-6:00 Reception Hour
6:00-7:30 Judge O’Malley’s Address & Dinner
7:30-8:00 Announcements and Awards
8:00-9:00 Open Discussion

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