CincyBrand 2014

CincyIP is proud to present CincyBrand for 2014, Cincinnati’s premier conference on branding, on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at The Phoenix in downtown Cincinnati.

CincyBrand is CincyIP’s first ever premier conference dedicated solely to branding and the intellectual property protections used to build up and secure those brands. Featuring speakers from Maker’s Mark, Marvel, Procter & Gamble, Express, Interbrand, and The Brandery, CincyBrand’s speakers will cover such topics as Branding for Start-Ups, Iconic Branding, Licensing, Non-Traditional Marks, Counterfeiting, and Digital Media. CincyBrand is geared towards not only to attorneys but also the marketers, entrepreneurs and businesses that work to secure and build their own brands daily. CincyIP looks forward to partnering with our sponsors to bring this brand new conference to Cincinnati and highlight the hub of innovation and branding that is the Cincinnati market.

Confirmed speakers include:

Steve Caldwell (Senior Counsel, The Procter & Gamble Company)
Robert Cleveland (Director, Trademarks and Licensing, The Ohio State University)
Michael Drucker (Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Collegiate Licensing Company)
Abbey Elinger (General Counsel, Interbrand)
Karen Gaunt (Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl)
Nicolette Hudson (Intellectual Property Counsel, Express)
Jim Kipling (Of Counsel, Dinsmore & Shohl)
JB Kropp (Co-Founder, The Brandery)
Seth Lehman (Assistant Chief Counsel, Marvel Entertainment)
Martin Ludwig (Director, Trademarks and Licensing, The University of Cincinnati)
Doug McCormack (CEO, OrthoCare)
Heather McDonald (Partner, Baker Hostetler)
Alexander Montgomery (Associate, Cornetet, Meyer, Rush & Kirzner, Co., L.P.A.)
Samantha Quimby (Managing Associate, Frost Brown Todd)
Stephen Reily (Managing Director, Chairman & General Counsel, IMC Partnerships)
Bill Samuels (Chairman Emeritus, Maker’s Mark)
Alison Tan (Counsel, The Procter & Gamble Company)
Vance VanDrake (Partner, Ulmer & Berne)
Joel Warneke (Partner, Rocket Science)

For details on the presentations, please click here.

For a current schedule of events, click here.

7.25 hours of CLE has been applied for in Ohio.

Prices thru April 8:
• CincyIP Member – $125
• Non-member with CLE – $150
• Non-member without CLE – $100
• Students – $25

Prices after April 8:
• CincyIP Member – $150
• Non-member with CLE – $175
• Non-member without CLE – $125
• Students – $25

To register: click here

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Silver Sponsors:
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CincyIP October Judges’ Dinner 2013 Tuesday October 8, 2013

Meet local judges and hear insights from the featured guest speaker, The Honorable Chief Judge James F. Holderman, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois. Judge Holderman will discuss the current state of patent litigation and share his knowledge and experience of over twenty-five years on the bench. Judge Holderman has presided over numerous cases in all areas of federal jurisdiction, and has also served by designation on judicial panels of the United States Courts of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and for the Federal Circuit. In 2012, Judge Holderman was named “The 2012 Distinguished Intellectual Property Professional of the Year” by the Intellectual Property Owner’s Association.

We will also be honoring Geof Oberhaus and Kelly McDow for their years of service to CincyIP.

The registration fee of $45 for members and academics and $60 for non-members includes a plated 3-course dinner and open bar with wine/beer/sodas. No CLE will be provided.

Tuesday October 8, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

McCormick & Schmick’s Private Dining Room

5:00-6:00 Reception Hour
6:00-7:30 Dinner
7:30-8:00 Judge Holderman’s Address
8:00-9:00 Open Discussion

To register: Click here