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

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Annual Judges’ Dinner – May 8, 2012

CincyIP Presents:
Annual Judges’ Dinner


Hon. Stephanie Bowman
(United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Ohio)

Hon. Karen Litkovitz
(United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Ohio)


Hon. Michael Newman
(United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Ohio)

Location: The Cincinnati Masonic Center – Presidents Dining Room
317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati, OH

May 8, 2012

6pm – 8:30pm
The Judges will join us for dinner and a panel discussion on discovery issues that commonly arise during IP cases and a question and answer session. Dinner will by catered by Village Pantry and will include two entree items, a salad, a starch, vegetable, rolls, and a dessert. If you require a vegetarian meal, please contact Cindy Bolden ( A cash bar will be available.

Registration Deadline is May 2, 2012


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    Annual Judges’ Dinner – November 9, 2010

    CincyIP Presents:

    Annual Judges’ Dinner


    Hon. Larry J. McKinney (U.S. District Court for the S.D. Ind.)
    Hon. Michael R. Barrett (U.S. District Court for the S.D. OH)

    Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2010

    Time: 6:00pm – 8:45pm

    Location: McCormick & Schmick’s Banquet Center
    21 East Fifth Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    Judges Barrett and McKinney will speak on how to prepare and present an intellectual property case. The presentation will identify pitfalls and provide best practice tips for overcoming the complexities of IP litigation.

    Mixed Greens Salad with Blue Cheese, Glazed Walnuts and White Balsamic Vinaigrette

    Choice of Entree:
    • Roasted Salmon with Beurre Blanc
    • Grilled Mahi Mahi with Apricot BBQ Glaze and Fruit Salsa
    • 6oz. Filet Mignon with Maitre d’ Butter
    • Roasted Chicken Breast with Bourbon Glazed Mushrooms

    Jake’s Famous Chocolate Truffle Cake with Raspberry Sauce

    PRICES (including dinner and 1.0 Ohio CLE (applied)):

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    • $85 Non-Members with CLE [cart-button item=”9″]
    • $45 Students and Full-Time Academics[cart-button item=”10″]