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Technology Commercialization – Strategies for Success – June 2013 Meeting

Geoffrey Pinski, Director with the University of Cincinnati Office of Entrepreneurial Affairs and Technology Commercialization Office, and Korie Counts, Technology Manager in the Center for Technology Commercialization at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, will speak on technology transfer and licensing. The presentation will focus on the challenges around the transfer and licensing of new technology from research institutions to industry and identify pitfalls and best practice tips for overcoming the complexities of the process.

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Strategies for Software Protection – June 2012 Monthly Meeting

CincyIP Presents:
Strategies for Software Protection

Featuring

William Morriss
Frost Brown Todd

Tony Bonner
Dinsmore

Tom Humphrey
Wood, Herron & Evans

and

Duke Haugh
Ulmer & Berne

Moderated by
Cindy Bolden
Wolfe SBMC

June 12, 2012

12:00pm– 1:30pm

Location: The Cincinnatian Hotel

This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 total CLE hour instruction.

The panel will discuss various strategies for protecting intellectual property surrounding software. They will provide insight as to when patent protection may be desirable and when another type of protection may be more suitable, the efficacy of copyrights to protect software-related IP, and how the recent Federal Circuit cases of Noah v. Intuit and Ergo Licensing v. CareFusion will change how software patents are drafted. The panel will also provide thoughts on how the software industry is impacted by non-practicing entities and open source trends.

PRICES (including lunch):
• $20 for Members (includes 1.0 Hr Ohio CLE)
• $30 Non-Member with CLE
• $20 Non-Member without CLE
• $15 Students and Full-Time Academics

Registration ends at noon on Wednesday, June 6.

Cancellations will not be accepted without a 24 hour notice.

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Gray Goods and First Sale – CincyIP June 2011 Meeting

CincyIP Presents:
Gray Goods and First Sale

Featuring
Jonathan Polak – Taft, Stettinius & Hollister, LLP
and
Joseph Schaeff – Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

June 14, 2011

11:45am – 1:30pm

The Cincinnatian Hotel

CLE: This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 total CLE hour instruction.

The presentation will include the definition of gray market goods, how they are treated by various IP laws, as well as the contours of permissible and impermissible sales under the first sale doctrine. The panel will review recent case law and discuss enforcement options where imported and sold products cross the line from permissible sales to infringing goods.

Jonathan Polak is a member of Taft’s Intellectual Property, Business and Litigation groups. He concentrates his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation and intellectual property litigation. Mr. Polak has litigated intellectual property infringement claims on behalf of nationally-recognized rights holders, including Hershey’s, Volkswagen, Heineken, and Indiana University. He has also established a national practice in the area of the right of publicity, representing such personalities as Marilyn Monroe, Duke Ellington, John Wayne, Rosa Parks and John Dillinger.

Joe Schaeff is a partner in Dinsmore’s Intellectual Property practice group. Mr. Schaeff has practiced in the fields of trademark law and copyright law for more than 30 years. He is a 1975 graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and a 1972 graduate of the University of Dayton. He is listed in the The Best Lawyers in America, selected for the Ohio Super Lawyers® List, Listed in Who’s Who Legal – The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers.

PRICES (including lunch):
• $20 for Members (includes 1 Hr Ohio CLE)
• $30 Non-Member with CLE
• $20 Non-Member without CLE
• $15 Students and Full-Time Academics

Registration ends at noon on Wednesday, June 8.

For more information on upcoming IP events in the area, click here.

Cancellations will not be accepted without a 24 hour notice.

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