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John Luken, Dinsmore
Matthew Molloy, Dinsmore

Join us on August 17, 2021 for a discussion on recent Federal Circuit and Supreme Court cases, led by Matthew Molloy and John Luken of Dinsmore.

This presentation will give insights and guidance for both litigators and prosecutors. We anticipate 1.0 hour of CLE in Ohio.

This meeting is anticipated to be in person; however, we are also offering an option for individuals to participate remotely. 

Register here by August 13th at noon.

About the Speakers:

John 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. 

Matthew Molloy is a partner in 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.

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Recent Developments in Trademark and Unfair Competition Law

Ted Davis, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Join us on July 20, 2021 for a discussion on developments in trademark and unfair competition law, led by Ted Davis of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP. 

Mr. Davis will discuss recent federal and Ohio state court cases in trademark and unfair competition law. His remarks will also discuss legislative and rulemaking initiatives that target bad-faith trademark filings in the USPTO, as well as the availability of federal trademark protection for marks for cannabis and cannabis-related products.

Register here by July 16th at noon.

About the Speaker:

Ted Davis is a Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP who practices trademark, copyright, false advertising, and unfair competition law. Mr. Davis is a frequent author on intellectual property topics and has been lead author on several amicus briefs to the Supreme Court and other federal courts. Mr. Davis is listed in the World Trademark Review 1000 as a leading United States attorney in trademark prosecution and strategy, as well as in enforcement and litigation. Mr. Davis is a past INTA board member and past chair of the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law.

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Google v. Oracle – Discussion of SCOTUS Decision

Timothy Armstrong, University of Cincinnati College of Law

Join us on June 22, 2021 for our next webinar, led by Professor Tim Armstrong of the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

Professor Armstrong will discuss the outcome and implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Google LLC v. Oracle America, Inc., decided on April 5, 2021. Reversing the Federal Circuit, the Supreme Court found Google’s use of software code was fair use under copyright law. Professor Armstrong will discuss the decision and the implications of the fair use doctrine. We anticipate 1.0 hour of CLE credit in Ohio.

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

About the Speaker:

Timothy K. Armstrong is a Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he has taught since 2006. Professor Armstrong’s research and teaching specialties include United States, foreign, and international intellectual property law, particularly as they apply to computing and communications technologies.  Professor Armstrong holds a J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. After law school, Professor Armstrong served for one year as a law clerk to Judge John Minor Wisdom of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He then practiced for ten years with the law firm of Howrey & Simon (later Howrey, Simon, Arnold & White) in Washington, D.C. Before joining the University of Cincinnati faculty, he served as Assistant Director of the Clinical Program in Cyberlaw for the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. 

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