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CIPLIT® Advisory Board

Lawrence J. Crain
Chair, Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.

John S. Paniaguas
Chair Emeritus, Clark Hill PLC

H. Michael Hartmann
Chair Emeritus, Leydig Voit & Mayer Ltd.

Raymond P. Niro, Sr.
Chair Emeritus, Niro Haller & Niro

Michael Adams
Mayer Brown LLP

David K. Callahan
Latham & Watkins LLP

Mark W. Croll
Illinois Tool Works

David E. Dahlquist,
Winston & Strawn LLP

Thomas J. Filarski
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Dennis J. Gallitano
Gallitano and O'Connor LLP

C. Graham Gerst
Global IP Law Group, LLC

Ralph Galbric
Brinks Gilson & Lione

Szymon Gurda
Cherskov Flaynik & Gurda, LLC

Troy Groetken
McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Timothy J. Haller
Niro Haller & Niro

Gerald D. Hosier
Law Offices of Gerald D. Hosier

Jonathan S. Jennings
Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson LLP

Anne S. Jordan
Mandell Menkes LLC

Edward D. Manzo
Husch Blackwell LLP

Paul D. McGrady, Jr.
Winston & Strawn LLP

Tim McCarthy
Clark Hill PLC

John E. Mooney
TruPharma, LLC

John S. Mortimer
Wood Phillips

Gregory S. Norrod
Stahl Cowen

Vihar R. Patel
VRP Law Group

Michael A. Parks
Thompson Coburn Fagel Haber

Christopher J. Reckamp
Baker & Daniels LLP

Donald W. Rupert
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

William J. Ryan
Scandaglia & Ryan

Matthew J. Sampson
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Brian Sodikoff
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Lise T. Spacapan
Husch Blackwell LLP

Kathryn Starshak
K&L Gates LLP

Thomas K. Stine
Stine Law Ltd.

Gregory Vogler, Esq.
McAndrews Held & Malloy



CIPLIT hosted the Third International IP Scholars Roundtable and Hosier Scholar Lecture on May 1 - 2, 2014.

On May 1 and 2, 2014, twenty-two senior scholars from the United States and various other countries held a roundtable at DePaul on international intellectual property law issues.

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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"

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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