Indiana University Bloomington

Recap: International Aspects of IP Practice Panel

On Tuesday, August 21, the Center for Intellectual Property Research and the Intellectual Property Association held our annual panel discussion focusing on different aspects of intellectual property law practice. This year the theme was International IP.

Moderated by Professor Marshall Leaffer, the panel of six discussed the surprising ways International IP has become a part of their practice. From keeping up to date on major policy changes abroad to combating counterfeit goods, international IP has become an inextricable part of attorneys’ daily workload.

Our panelists represented a variety of fields and were able to offer perspectives to our students from the points of view of in-house counsel and from private practice. Despite their varying backgrounds, all our panelists agreed that if you want to be entertained your entire career, intellectual property is the place to be!

Thank you again to our panelists:

Arvie Anderson, Senior Director and Assistant General Patent Counsel at Eli Lilly and Company

Megan Dortenzo, Chief Patent Counsel and Assistant General Counsel at Cummins, Inc.

Matthew Kellam, Director of IP Americas at AzkoNobel.

Brad Maurer, Partner at Bingham Greenebaum Doll.

Deborah Pollack-Milgate, Partner at Barnes & Thornburg.

Matthew Skaggs, Deputy Chief Patent Counsel at Zimmer Biomet.