Past Events

November

11/14/06 - The Valuation of Intellectual Property
Featuring David Harkavy, Robinwood Consulting
Presented by DePaul University College of Law Intellectual Property Law Society.
Refreshments will be served.
Time: 4:20 PM - 5:45 PM
Place: Rare Book Room (6th Floor Library) DePaul University College of Law

11/02/06 - A Conversation with the Judiciary
Hon. Alex Kozinski, United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit;
Hon. Richard Posner, United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit;
Hon. Diane Wood, United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.
Moderators:
Matthew Sag, Assistant Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law.
Greg Vogler, Esq., McAndrews, Held & Malloy
Time: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Place: Room 8005, DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
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11/02/06 - Faculty and Student Reception for Hon. Alex Kozinski, United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
Time: 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Place: Rare Book Room (6th Floor Library) DePaul University College of Law

11/01/06 - IP Resume Workshop
Presented by Troy Groetken, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM

October

10/26/06 - Scandaglia & Ryan Legal Writing Award Presentation & Reception
The reception honors the students participating in the First-Year Intellectual Property Legal Writing Program and recognizes the 2006-2007 recipient of the Scandaglia & Ryan IP Legal Writing Award.
Time: 4:45 PM-5:45 PM
Place: Rare Book Room (6th Floor Library) DePaul University College of Law

10/19/06 - The Hosier Distinguished Visiting IP Scholar
Olufunmilayo B. Arewa, Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law

10/05/06 - The Hosier Distinguished Visiting IP Scholar
Paul Heald, Allen Post Professor of Law, University of Georgia School of Law

10/03/06 - Current Events in Intellectual Property
Hosted by the IP Society and CIPLIT. Lunch will be provided.
Presented by Roberta R. Kwall, Raymond P. Niro Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Founding Director, CIPLIT, DePaul University College of Law and Matthew Sag, Assistant Professor, DePaul University College of Law
Time: 12:20 PM-1:20 PM
Place: Room 905, DePaul University College of Law

September

9/21/06 - Association of Patent Law Firms (APLF) 9th Annual Members Meeting
Presented by the Association of Patent Law Firms and CIPLIT®
Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law: A Global Perspective
Time: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Place: Room 8005, Room 8002, DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago
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09/21/06 - The Hosier Distinguished Visiting IP Scholar
Jessica Litman, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School

09/13/06 - 3rd Annual Careers in IP Seminar
Time: 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Place: Chicago Bar Association Building
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09/07/06 - Hattie F. Silbermann Award for Academic Excellence Reception
Time: 4:45 PM-5:45 PM
Place: Rare Book Room (6th Floor Library) DePaul University College of Law

09/07/06 - The Hosier Distinguished Visiting IP Scholar
Kenneth Crews, Samuel R. Rosen II Professor of Law; Professor of Library and Information Science; Director, Copyright Management Center, Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis

August

08/29/06 - IPLW Welcome Luncheon
Time: 12:20 PM-1:45 PM
Place: DePaul Club, located on the 11th Floor of DePaul Center at 1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60604

08/10/06-08/11/06 - Sixth Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference Berkeley, Cardozo, Stanford and DePaul law schools sponsor an annual roundtable conference bringing together IP/IT scholars to present and discuss their works-in-progress. This year's conference is hosted by UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law.

June

06/26/06 - Reception honoring Professor Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
The reception honors the vision, leadership and dedication of Roberta Rosenthal Kwall, Raymond P. Niro Professor of Intellectual Property Law & Founding Director of CIPLIT®
Time: 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Place: Union League Club, Crystal Room
65 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60604

06/26/06 - CIPLIT™ Board Meeting
Time: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Place: Union League Club, Tudor Room,
65 West Jackson Boulevard,
Chicago, Illinois 60604

April

04/27/06 - The Hosier Distinguished Visiting IP Scholar
Wendy Gordon, Professor of Law and Paul J. Liacos Scholar in Law, Boston University School of Law
Copyright and Ethics: The Moral Duties of Copyright Owners
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04/24/06 - Edward Manzo Advanced Patent Seminar Lecture
Keith Aoki, Philip H. Knight Professor of Law, University of Oregon School of Law

04/20/06 - LL.M. Reception

04/03/06 - Edward Manzo Advanced Patent Seminar Lecture
Adam Mossoff, Assistant Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law

March

03/30/06 - Association of Patent Law Firms (APLF) & Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®) Different standards in Europe used in analyzing written disclosure
Walter Maiwald, Managing Partner, Maiwald Patentanwalts GmbH Germany.
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03/16/06 - IP Law Day
Luncheon & Information session for prospective students

03/15/06 - PLI Patent Bar Review Presentation
Practising Law Institute (PLI) invites you to a presentation by Mark Dighton, PLI's Director of Law School Relations and a Director of the Patent Bar Review Course. Topics for discussion include: The latest info on the new computer-based Patent Bar Exam, recommendations on when and how to study for this exam, and scholarships to PLI's other IP programs.

03/08/06 - WIPO: Past, Present, and Future
Todd Larson, Senior Counselor, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Coordination Office. Todd Larson will give a lecture of introduction to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) - its mandate, history, and status as a UN entity as well as touch upon some of the 23 international treaties in the area of Intellectual Property for which WIPO is custodian. The second part of the lecture will provide an overview of WIPO current topics by summarizing the conclusions of recent meetings of the WIPO Governing Bodies, looking in particular at an emerging discussion about what is referred to as the WIPO Development Agenda.
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03/06/06 - Edward Manzo Advanced Patent Seminar Lecture
Brett Frischmann, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Syracuse University Law School

February

02/20/06 - Edward Manzo Advanced Patent Seminar Lecture
Jay Kesan, Professor and Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program, University of Illinois College of Law

02/16/06 - Scandaglia & Ryan Legal Writing Award Presentation & Reception
The reception honors the students participating in the First-Year Intellectual Property Legal Writing Program and recognizes the 2005-2006 recipient of the Scandaglia & Ryan IP Legal Writing Award.

02/09/06 - CIPLIT Visiting Scholar
Kembrew McLeod, Media Literacy and Citizenship: Building a Semiotic Democracy in the Age of Intellectual Property
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02/06/06 - Edward Manzo Advanced Patent Seminar Lecture
Kristen Osenga, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law

January

01/26/06 - Trademark Seminar
Trademark University: Basics of Modern Trademark Practice
Presented by US and International Trademark Committees of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago and CIPLIT
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01/23/06 - Edward Manzo Advanced Patent Seminar Lecture
Cynthia M. Ho, Clifford E. Vickrey Research Professor, Director, Intellectual Property and Technology Program, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

November

11/14/05 - CIPLIT Visiting Artist
Jeff Perry, CIPLIT Visiting Artist, will give a lunchtime talk to law faculty and invited guests on his multi-faceted career as an actor, director, producer and teacher, and will discuss some of the legal issues facing him as a celebrity and as the developer of new properties for stage, screen, and television.
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11/08/05 - United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
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11/01/05 - The Patent Cooperation Treaty at the Center of the International Patent System: an Introduction.
Isabelle Boutillon, Director, PCT Management Division, Office of the PCT, WIPO (Geneva).
Presented by CIPLIT, Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Chicago-Kent College of Law.

October

10/20/05 - Association of Patent Law Firms (APLF) 8th Annual Members Meeting Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property in China Presented by the Association of Patent Law Firms and CIPLIT®

10/05/05 - LL.M. Reception

September

09/22/05 - A Conversation with the Judiciary
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09/15/05 - 2nd Annual Careers in IP Seminar
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09/08/05 - Hattie F. Silbermann Award for Academic Excellence

09/07/05 - IPLW Welcome Luncheon

August

08/11/05-08/12/05 - Fifth Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference
Berkeley, Cardozo, Stanford and DePaul law schools sponsor an annual roundtable conference bringing together IP/IT scholars to present and discuss their works-in-progress. This year's conference is hosted by Cardozo School of Law.

July

07/13/05 - CIPLIT™ Board Meeting

07/11/05-07/15/05 - The Hosier Distinguished Visiting IP Scholar
Dr. Silke von Lewinski, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law (Munich, Germany)

CIPLIT

News

Professor Sarnoff named Edison Scholar.

Professor Joshua Sarnoff has been appointed a Thomas Alva Edison Visiting Scholar for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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15th Annual Niro Distinguished IP Lecture.

"How to Retain Patent Enforcement While Reforming It – Judges and Counsel Should Manage Infringement Suits, not Congress"

Featuring
Honorable Paul R Michel(Ret.)
Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Commentator, Honorable James F Holderman
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

To view the video of this discussion, please click here.



In August 2013, four members of CIPLIT faculty participated in the 13th annual IP Scholars Conference, which originated at DePaul in 2000.

Professor Roberta Kwall opened the conference with a talk about the history of the conference and the top 10 things law faculty can do to enhance their career potential in this new reality of legal education. Professor Margit Livingston presented her paper on Copyright Infringement of Music: Determining Whether What Sounds Alike Is Alike. Professor Josh Sarnoff commented on Victoria Stodden’s paper, Software Patents as a Barrier to Scientific Transparency: An Unexpected Consequence of Bayh-Dole. Professor Fusco spoke about The Origins of Patent Examination in the Venetian Republic.



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