Supercharge Your Resilience: Upgrade Your Personal Operating System

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Anne E. Collier
Anne E. Collier

Join us for lunch on September 22, 2020 for a CincyIP event held by webinar. This interactive, 90-minute webinar focuses on personal and professional development, particularly in response to the challenges presented by COVID-19. We are seeking 1.5 hours of live CLE credit in Ohio for this event.

You are resilient.  However, the challenges presented by COVID-19, from the stress of working at home or colleague, personal, and family wellbeing to dealing with the financial fallout and billable hour pressures, are unprecedented. This is hard. Now is NOT the time to work harder; it’s the time to upgrade your personal leadership operating system so you are energized when you think about how to make the most of the upcoming challenges.

You will learn how to: 

  • Tap into your strengths when needed most, including fortifying confidence, performance, and renewal;
  • Recognize your leadership style’s particular challenges, and be able to mitigate the effect of those challenges, thereby strengthening your ability to lead, manage and collaborate; and
  • Use strategies for remaining effective in the face of difficulties while developing greater resilience over the long term. 

This event is for lawyers at every level.  

Register here by September 18th at 5:00 PM.

About the Speaker:

Anne E. Collier is the CEO of Arudia, a firm dedicated to improving culture, collaboration and communication. She is an expert leadership coach steadfast in her commitment to excellence and her clients’ goals. 

Ms. Collier helps individuals, teams, and organizations amplify accomplishments, improve financial stability, and achieve greater self-actualization: they perform well because they are confident, deliberate, and resilient.

2020-2021 Student-Attorney Mentorship Program – Apply by Sept. 25!

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We are excited to announce that our annual Student-Attorney Mentorship Program is underway!  We invite all interested law students and IP attorneys in the Greater Cincinnati area to apply by September 25, 2020.  

Through the mentorship program, we match local law students interested in intellectual property law with a local intellectual property attorney.  We encourage each mentor-mentee pair to meet 2-3 times throughout the academic year, making the Program an easy commitment for all participants while providing the students an invaluable opportunity to ask questions, learn about IP practice, and grow their legal network while still in school.  Due to COVID-19, we request that at least the first meeting conducted virtually, with the student and attorney jointly deciding thereafter to conduct meetings virtually or in person.  The program has been a great success in the past, and we hope you will help us make this year’s program a success as well.

If you are a local IP attorney interested in participating as a mentor, please contact Alex Czanik at aczanik@fbtlaw.com and indicate your current area(s) of practice.  If you were a mentor in the past, we would love to have you back!  

If you are a local law student interested in participating as a mentee, please complete the Student Form below and email it to Alex Czanik at aczanik@fbtlaw.com.  We will do our best to match all student applicants with an attorney mentor!  Please be sure to indicate the area(s) of IP law in which you are most interested so we can match you appropriately.

CincyIP 2020-2021 Mentorship Program – Student Form

2020 Membership Dues Now Being Collected

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As a Member of CincyIP, you will enjoy access to discounted registration rates for our monthly CLE luncheons and for our annual Premier Conferences.  You will also receive our CincyIP newsletter!

Annual membership dues are an essential element of the budget that enable 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 they ultimately allow us to provide you with engaging and educational events worthy of your valuable time and attention.

Our membership categories are as follows:

Active-Professional: $85
The majority of our Members are legal practitioners in private practice or corporate environments, and fall within the “Active-Professional” category.

Active-Academic: $55
We recognize that law professors and similar academics may not receive reimbursement for their registration fees through their employer, and thus we reserve a discounted “Active-Academic” category for these individuals.

Associate-Professional: $55
This category encompasses non-lawyer individuals such as interested business persons, patent agents, paralegals, legal assistants, etc.

Honorary/Student: $5
This category encompasses Judges, other distinguished persons, and students.  Please note that this category of membership does not carry voting rights.

If you have questions regarding which category of membership you qualify for, please contact us at president@cincyip.org.

2020 Membership (select one):
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2020 Federal Circuit Update

Join us for lunch on August 25, 2020 for a CincyIP CLE held by webinar. This month, Matthew Molloy and John Luken will discuss recent federal circuit cases. This presentation will give insights and guidance for both litigators and prosecutors. 1.0 hour of CLE in Ohio is estimated.

Register here by August 21st at 5:00 PM.

About the Speakers:

Mr. Luken is a partner in Dinsmore’s Cincinnati office. His practice focuses on patent infringement litigation and appeals, as well as complex commercial and other intellectual property litigation. He has handled patent infringement cases involving a variety of services and products.

Mr. Molloy is a partner is Dinsmore’s Dayton office. He is admitted to practice before the USPTO and has extensive experience in the preparation and prosecution of patents in the U.S. and abroad. He brings expertise in managing international patent portfolios, rendering patent opinions, and negotiating and drafting IP license agreements.