Indiana University Bloomington

Speakers announced for Launch Event on September 1st

Hear from our esteemed speakers as the IU Maurer School of Law
Center for Intellectual Property Research
launches two new pro bono programs:

The IP Clinic and PatentConnect for Hoosiers

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
12:00pm-2:30pm
Eli Lilly Headquarters- 98 Auditorium, Indianapolis
CLE credit (2 total, 1 Ethics); lunch provided
FREE
RSVP: ipclinic@indiana.edu

Introductory Keynote: Sue Ellspermann, Lieutenant Governor of Indiana

Panel I: “101 Post-Alice: How the USPTO and Practitioners are Reacting

  • Chair: Christal Sheppard, director of the USPTO’s Midwest Satellite Office
  • Brian Barrett, Senior Director-Assistant General Patent Counsel at Eli Lilly;
  • Joshua Larsen, Associate at Barnes & Thornburg;
  • Matthew Sked, Legal advisor at the Office of Patent Legal Administration;
  • Mark D. Janis, director of the Center for IP Research at IU Maurer School of Law

Panel II: “New Pro Bono Opportunities for Indiana Patent Lawyers

  • Chair: Norm Hedges, IP Clinic director at IU Maurer School of Law
  • Mark Janis, director of the Center for IP Research at IU Maurer School of Law;
  • Jason Du Mont, Microsoft IP Research Fellow at IU Maurer School of Law
  • Jessica Van Dalen, Associate at Faegre Baker Daniels

Please RSVP by Wednesday, August 26!