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01.31.19 | Sarah A. Kagan presents Strafford webinar, “Blocking Patents: Impact of Acorda Therapeutics on Obviousness Analysis”

01.24.19 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors Chicago Women in IP’s Post-Holiday Dinner at Allegro Hotel

12.11.18 | Scott M. Kelly presents “Patent Law Year in Review 2018” to The D.C. Bar in Washington, D.C.

11.16.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors November North Shore Corporate IP Roundtable program in Northbrook, Ill.

11.09.18 | Christopher J. Renk moderates “State of the Northern District of Illinois Courts and Experiences with the Local Patent Rules and the Patent Pilot Program” at the 2018 IPLAC IP Symposium in Chicago

11.02.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors, Charles W. Shifley presents at the 62nd Annual Intellectual Property Conference at John Marshall Law School in Chicago

10.26.18 | Michael Cuviello and Scott M. Kelly present “The State of the Art of Energy Storage and Current and Future Applications: What This Can Do to Your IP Portfolio and Freedom to Operate” at the AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

10.24.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors Design Law 2018 in Washington, D.C.

10.19.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors first West Suburban Corporate IP Roundtable program in Oak Brook, Ill.

10.19.18 | Sarah A. Kagan participates in panel discussion “Collaboration Between Offices From the Point of View of Applicants: Observations” at the Regional Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for Countries in Latin America in Alexandria, Va.

10.18.18 | Robert S. Katz and Richard S. Stockton present at “Intellectual Property Protection for Designs: An International Perspective” at the USPTO in Alexandria, Va.

10.15.18 | The Chicago office of Banner & Witcoff is moving

10.11.18 | Alisa S. Abbott presents at IPLAC Young Members’ Committee’s An Evening of Design at the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

10.06.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors SABA Chicago’s 9th Annual Gala in Chicago

10.01.18 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “TTAB Treatment of Related Goods in Assessing Likelihood of Confusion: Is Anything NOT Related Anymore?” at PLI’s Intellectual Property Institute 2018 in New York City

09.28.18 | John R. Hutchins and Robert S. Katz present at 2018 Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law in Galveston, Texas

09.28.18 | Joseph J. Berghammer and Katie Laatsch Fink present “The Resurrection of Niche Fame” at the 2018 Midwest IP Institute in Minneapolis

09.24.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors IPO’s Sixth Annual Fun Run & Walk in Chicago

09.21.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors September North Shore Corporate IP Roundtable program in Northbrook, Ill.

09.13.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors 24th annual Race Judicata in Chicago

09.13.18 | Charles W. Shifley presents on challenges the Wright Brothers’ patent would face in contemporary law at the Pauline Newman IP American Inn of Court in Alexandria, Va.

09.11.18 | Kirk A. Sigmon presents “Tips and Tricks for Startups in Protecting Their Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks” at Startup PATH 2018 in Bucharest, Romania

08.03.18 | Richard S. Stockton moderates “New Horizons: Perspectives on IP Brinkmanship in the Current Global Trade Environment” in conjunction with 2018 ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago

08.01.18 | Anna L. King presents “Getting Your IP into Shape: Challenges and Strategies for Protecting Trade Dress in the USA” to CITMA in Bristol, England

07.19.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors July North Shore Corporate IP Roundtable program in Northbrook, Ill.

07.05.18 | Timothy C. Meece and Audra C. Eidem Heinze present Strafford webinar “Post-Sale Restrictions: Protecting Patented Products After Lexmark”

06.14.18 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “International Searching and Filing Strategies” at PLI’s Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2018 in Chicago

06.09.18 | Banner & Witcoff participates in 2018 Lawyers Have Heart Run & Fun Walk in Washington, D.C.

06.08.18 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “Ex Parte Appeals” at the AIPLA’s Tenth Annual Trademark Boot Camp in Arlington, Va.

05.29.18 | Robert S. Katz presents encore Strafford webinar, “Leveraging Design Patents to Protect Graphical User Interfaces”

05.20.18 | Katie Laatsch Fink and Robert S. Katz moderate Table Topics at INTA’s 2018 Annual Meeting in Seattle

05.18.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors May North Shore Corporate IP Roundtable program in Northbrook, Ill.

05.09.18 | Darrell G. Mottley moderates “Demystifying IoT Technology: Beyond the Buzzwords” panel at the ABA IoT National Institute in Washington, D.C.

05.04.18 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the City Year Philadelphia 20th Anniversary Celebration & Reception

05.02.18 | Ross A. Dannenberg judges Wargaming Legal Challenge at Games Industry Law Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania

04.26.18 | Darrell G. Mottley presents on design patents at DRI IP Litigation Seminar in Denver

04.25.18 | Robert S. Katz moderates “Online Enforcement Panel” at 2018 USPTO Design Day in Alexandria, Va.

04.24.18 | Robert S. Katz and Richard S. Stockton present at AIPLA Design Rights Boot Camp in Arlington, Va.

04.19.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors the 2018 Mark T. Banner Award Luncheon at the Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Arlington, Va.

04.15.18 | Charles W. Shifley presents “Designing Around” Valid U.S. Patents at PRG Spring 2018 Advanced Courses Program in New Orleans

04.06.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors, Ross A. Dannenberg and Scott M. Kelly present at More than Just a Game: IV Edition in London

03.13.18 | Robert S. Katz presents encore Strafford webinar, “Design Patent Claim Construction: Written Description, Ornamentality, Functionality and More”

03.09.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors March North Shore Corporate IP Roundtable program in Northbrook, Ill.

03.08.18 | John R. Hutchins presents “Ethics” at 2018 IP Owners Spring Summit in Washington, D.C.

03.06.18 | Binal J. Patel presents ACC Chicago Chapter Downtown Lunch Program, “Negotiating IP Rights in Corporate Agreements”

03.02.18 | Timothy C. Meece presents “Patent Exhaustion and Lexmark” at 13th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute in Alexandria, Va.

02.26.18 | Robert S. Katz presents “Interplay Between Trademark, Copyright and Design Laws” at INTA 2018 Designs Conference in London

02.23.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors, Katie Laatsch Fink moderates “Empirical Surveys in Trademark and Advertising Cases” at the McCarthy Institute Trademark Symposium 2018 in Sunnyvale, Calif.

02.20.18 | Paul M. Rivard presents ABA webinar “Recent Lessons and Practice Insights on the Law of Obviousness”

02.15.18 | Aseet Patel presents LES webinar “Patent Eligibility of Software Inventions After Alice and Its Impact on Patent Valuations”

02.08.18 | Robert S. Katz presents Strafford webinar, “Design Patent Claim Construction: Written Description, Ornamentality, Functionality and More”

01.25.18 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents “Life is a Game – IP Protection, Employment Law, Trade Secret and Merger Acquisition-Friendly Outbound Technology License Agreements” at AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute in La Quinta, Calif.

01.24.18 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors Chicago Women in IP’s Post-Holiday Dinner at Allegro Hotel

01.19.18 | Scott M. Kelly and R. Gregory Israelsen present “2017 Patent Law Year in Review” to North Shore Corporate IP Roundtable in Northbrook, Ill.

01.03.18 | Katie Laatsch Fink and Timothy J. Rechtien present Exit Planning Institute webinar “Intellectual Property Rights: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Intangible Assets”

12.12.17 | Scott M. Kelly presents “Patent Law Year in Review 2017” to The D.C. Bar in Washington, D.C.

12.07.17 | Robert H. Resis and Katie L. Becker participate in inaugural PTAB Practice Chicago Regional Event and Reception at The John Marshall Law School

11.30.17 | Robert S. Katz presents Strafford webinar, “Leveraging Design Patents to Protect Graphical User Interfaces”

11.06.17 | Aseet Patel facilitates discussion on impediments to IP understanding at Intellectual Property Awareness Summit in Chicago

10.26.17 | Robert S. Katz presents “Mediation: An Interactive Experience” at the FICPI 17th Open Forum in Venice, Italy

10.20.17 | WITCON 2017 – Banner & Witcoff’s Corporate Intellectual Property Seminar in Chicago

10.17.17 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors 2017 ChIPs Women in Tech, Law and Policy Global Summit in Washington, D.C.

10.17.17 | Joseph J. Berghammer and Binal J. Patel present “Patents – They’re Not Just for Litigation Anymore” to Milwaukee Bar Association IP Section

10.06.17 | Christopher R. Glembocki joins panel on current approaches to analyzing PatentsView data for operational analysis at USPTO PatentsView 2017 Workshop in Alexandria, Va.

10.05.17 | Robert S. Katz presents Strafford webinar, “Design Patents: Meeting Obviousness and Novelty Requirements”

10.05.17 | John R. Hutchins presents “Privilege Issues in Patent Law” at 33rd Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law in Galveston, Texas

09.27.17 | Save the Date: Special performance by The Slants and “A New Slant on Trademarks” CLE program

09.22.17 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Patent Developments” at the 18th Annual Virginia Information Technology Legal Institute in Fairfax, Va.

09.19.17 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors IPO’s Fifth Annual Fun Run & Walk in San Francisco

09.19.17 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors 2017 Canadian Lawyer INHouse Innovatio Gala Dinner and Awards Presentation in Toronto, Ontario

09.18.17 | Robert S. Katz, Rebecca P. Rokos and Richard S. Stockton present at 2017 IPO Annual Meeting in San Francisco

09.06.17 | Binal J. Patel moderates SABA Chicago Lunch Panel Discussion “Tips for Laterals”

08.10.17 | Robert S. Katz presents Strafford webinar, “Design Patent Claim Construction: Navigating Written Description, Ornamentality, Functionality and More”

07.20.17 | Joseph J. Berghammer, Binal J. Patel and Rebecca P. Rokos present “Patents: They’re Not Just for Litigation Anymore” in Glenview, Ill.

07.17.17 | Ross A. Dannenberg participates in Just the Beginning’s Summer Legal Institute in Washington, D.C.

07.15.17 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors, Aseet Patel presents at South Asian Bar Association of North America Annual Convention in Washington, D.C.

07.11.17 | Joseph J. Berghammer, J. Pieter van Es present “Patents: They’re Not Just for Litigation Anymore” at Beverly Hills Bar Association luncheon meeting in Beverly Hills, Calif.

07.01.17 | Darrell G. Mottley presents “Internet of Things” to Virginia Tech Executive MBA Program

06.21.17 | Robert S. Katz presents on design patents for GUIs and animations at the AIPLA’s 2017 Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit in Toronto, Canada

06.16.17 | Banner & Witcoff and AIPLA host Chicago Trademark Roundtable with the USPTO

06.15.17 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “International Searching and Filing Strategies” at PLI’s Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017 in Chicago

06.10.17 | Banner & Witcoff participates in 2017 Lawyers Have Heart 5K Run & Fun Walk in Washington, D.C.

06.09.17 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “Ex Parte Appeals” at the AIPLA’s 9th Annual Trademark Boot Camp in Arlington, Va.

06.02.17 | Scott M. Kelly presents “Real, Virtual, and by Design: An Exploration of Patents and Video Games” at the Chicago Video Game Law Summit

05.17.17 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia’s Annual Dinner in Washington, D.C.

05.15.17 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents “Video Game IP Update” at VGBA Legal Affairs & Game Business Summit in Los Angeles

05.05.17 | Darrell G. Mottley presents “Changing Times: Global Practice Initiatives” at the 2017 NCBE Annual Bar Admissions Conference in San Diego

04.27.17 | Darrell G. Mottley participates in ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting panel, “Educating in the Context of Challenge and Change: Market, Regulatory and Global Influences on U.S. Law Schools” in Washington, D.C.

04.27.17 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors 2017 American Bar Foundation Washington, D.C. Fellows Annual Dinner

04.25.17 | Richard S. Stockton presents “Defending Design Litigations: If Something’s Amiss, Seek to Dismiss” at 2017 USPTO Design Day in Alexandria, Va.

04.13.17 | Robert S. Katz presents IPO Chat Channel webinar, “Design Protection After Star Athletica: Way Beyond Fashion”

04.06.17 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors, Ross A. Dannenberg and Scott M. Kelly present at More than Just a Game: Interactive Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law in London

04.05.17 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors the 2017 Mark T. Banner Award Luncheon at the Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Arlington, Va.

03.31.17 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents experience with video game industry at GW Law School Entertainment Law Symposium in Washington, D.C.

03.23.17 | Robert S. Katz presents Strafford webinar, “Design Patent Damages: Impact of Samsung v. Apple on Patent Prosecution, Litigation and Valuation”

03.01.17 | Robert H. Resis presents on “The PTAB and the JPO: A Comparative Analysis” panel at the PTAB Bar Association Inaugural Conference in Washington, D.C.

02.28.17 | Aseet Patel presents an overview of memoranda in Enfish/TFI and McRO/Bascom in AIPLA Patent Law Committee subcommittee teleconference

02.17.17 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors, Erik S. Maurer presents “Empirical Issues in Trademark Law” at the McCarthy Institute Trademark Symposium 2017 in Seattle

02.09.17 | Joseph J. Berghammer, Binal J. Patel and Rebecca P. Rokos present ACC Chicago Chapter Downtown Lunch Program, “Patents: They’re Not Just for Breakfast Anymore”

02.02.17 | Richard S. Stockton presents “Planning Your U.S. Drawings in Light of In re Owens and Pacific Coast” at the 2017 AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

01.25.17 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors Chicago Women in IP’s Post-Holiday Dinner at Maggiano’s

01.18.17 | Aseet Patel participates in Clear Law Institute webinar, “Protecting Software Inventions: Learning From the Patents the U.S. Patent Office Has Granted Since Alice”

01.12.17 | Richard S. Stockton participates in IP Chat Channel webinar, “Future of Design Patent Damages After Apple v. Samsung”

12.14.16 | Robert S. Katz presents IDSA webinar “Samsung v. Apple: What You Need to Know”

11.17.16 | Robert S. Katz participates in Strafford webinar, “Design Patent Claim Construction: Navigating Written Description, Ornamentality, Functionality and More”

11.15.16 | Robert S. Katz joins IPO’s IP Chat Channel Design Patents Webinar “International Filing Strategies”

10.28.16 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents, “What We All Should Understand About the Scope of Patent Protection for Software: Where Do You Draw The Line? Copyrights and Patents in Protecting Software Innovations,” at the 2016 AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

10.20.16 | Robert S. Katz joins a webinar panel discussion “Samsung vs. Apple: Is a Single Patent Infringement Worth all the Profit”. Register to Attend!

10.14.16 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors Design Law 2016 at GW Law on October 14.

10.14.16 | Robert S. Katz moderates a panel discussion “Design Patent Damages” at Design Law 2016 in Washington, DC.

10.14.16 | Erik S. Maurer joins a panel discussion “Product Configuration Trade Dress” at Design Law 2016 in Washington, DC.

10.11.16 | Robert S. Katz joins the American University Washington College of Law “Supreme Court Series” panel discussion on Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. v. Apple, Inc.

09.30.16 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Patent Developments” at the 17th Annual Virginia Information Technology Legal Institute in Fairfax, Va.

09.30.16 | Jon O. Nelson and Helen Hill Minsker present, “Applications and Attestations: Use of Electronic Signatures and ‘Browsewrap’ Terms of Use,” at the 2016 FARB Regulatory Law Seminar in Chicago

09.21.16 | Joseph J. Berghammer and Bradley J. Van Pelt present, “Advanced Patent Prosecution Strategies to Further Corporate Goals,” at the 26th All Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property in Cleveland and Cincinnati

09.15.16 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors the 22nd annual Race Judicata in Chicago

09.12.16 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors the Intellectual Property Owners Association’s Fourth Annual Fun Run & Walk in New York City

08.23.16 | Robert S. Katz joins encore presentation of Strafford Live CLE webinar panel, “Design Patents to Protect Graphical User Interfaces”

08.19.16 | Robert S. Katz presents “Apple v. Samsung: Past, Present, Future and its Impact on Designers” at the IDSA International Conference in Detroit

08.18.16 | Joseph J. Berghammer presents “Using Recent Developments in Post-Issuance Patent Attacks to Your Corporate Advantage” at the Monthly Houston Intellectual Property Law Association Luncheon Meeting

07.26.16 | Craig W. Kronenthal presents, “A Practitioner’s Perspective on IPRs,” at USPTO patent program for Southeast Asian IP Offices in Alexandria, Va.

07.19.16 | Matthew P. Becker joins Strafford Live CLE webinar panel, “Willful Patent Infringement and Enhanced Damages After Halo”

07.14.16 | Joseph J. Berghammer and Binal J. Patel present, “Using Recent Trends in Post-Issuance Proceedings to Your Corporate Advantage,” at 11th Annual Door County IP Academy in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

06.28.16 | Darrell G. Mottley is invited to speak at the USPTO program “Legal and Policy Considerations of Intellectual Property in 3D Printing” in Alexandria, VA.

06.20.16 | Robert S. Katz presents “Design Session with a Focus on Hague” at the 2016 FICPI ABC Meeting in Newport, South Wales

06.14.16 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “International Searching and Filing Strategies” at PLI’s Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2016 in Chicago

06.10.16 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “Ex Parte Appeals” at the AIPLA’s 8th Annual Trademark Boot Camp in Arlington, Va.

06.08.16 | Aseet Patel joins Bloomberg BNA webinar panel, “Overcoming Alice: An Empirical Analysis of Granted Patents Since Alice”

06.08.16 | Darrell G. Mottley joins NBA IP Law Section webinar, “IP Law Review – A Survey of Recent Developments in Patent, Trademark, and Trade Secret Law”

05.17.16 | Darrell G. Mottley joins a webinar panel discussion, “The Impact of the Hague Agreement on U.S. Design Law: 2016 Updates”

05.07.16 | Aseet Patel introduces CIPA to the Girls4Science project in Chicago

04.28.16 | Gary D. Fedorochko joins panel discussion “Public Policy Update – LES Appearances on the Hill and in the Courtroom” at the LES 2016 Spring PanAm Meeting in Houston

04.20.16 | Darrell G. Mottley joins National Conference of Bar Presidents webinar panel “Creating a Future Commission for Your Bar”

04.19.16 | Robert S. Katz joins a panel discussion “Patent Prosecution Best Practices: Views from Examiners and Practitioners” at 2016 USPTO Design Day in Alexandria, VA.

04.08.16 | Robert S. Katz joins a roundtable discussion on the future of design patents at the University of Pennsylvania Law School

04.07.16 | Robert S. Katz joins Strafford Live CLE webinar panel, “Leveraging Design Patents to Protect Graphical User Interfaces”

03.24.16 | Robert S. Katz presents “Design Patent Prosecution at USPTO and EUIPO” at the Transnational IP Seminar at the University of Alicante in Alicante, Spain

03.17.16 | Darrell G. Mottley joins panel, “Technology Trends in International IP: Practitioner’s Insight Into Foreign Trends and Global Treaties,” at the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 2016 Corporate Counsel Conference in Las Vegas

03.16.16 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents “IP Protection Strategies in the U.S. for Russian Companies” at PriceWaterhouse Coopers Russia in Moscow

03.10.16 | Richard S. Stockton joins “Design Patent Construction in the post Apple v. Samsung Era” panel at Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property Symposium in Chicago

03.04.16 | Darrell G. Mottley presents at the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology’s “Disruptive Innovation: Legal Concerns in 3D Printing” Symposium in Minneapolis

02.26.16 | Charles W. Shifley co-chairs, Joseph J. Berghammer presents at The John Marshall Law School’s 60th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Chicago

02.11.16 | Joseph J. Berghammer and Binal J. Patel present at ACC Chicago Chapter Downtown Lunch Program, “Using Recent Developments in Post-Issuance Patent Attacks to Your Corporate Advantage”

01.28.16 | Michael J. Harris Presents “Enforcing a Trade Dress” at the AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute in La Quinta, CA

01.28.16 | Robert S. Katz joins the IPO webinar panel discussion “Design Patent Damages: Reality of the Law Today”

01.27.16 | Richard S. Stockton moderates the panel: “The Wide Wide World of Designs: Best Practices for the Procurement of Design Patents Across Borders and in the US” at the AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute in La Quinta, CA

01.21.16 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors Chicago Women in IP’s Post-Holiday Dinner at Nacional 27 in Chicago

12.15.15 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Patent Law 2015 Year in Review” at the D.C. Bar IP Year in Review Series in Washington, D.C.

11.20.15 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s 29th Annual Dinner

11.20.15 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s (FCBA) 31st Annual Dinner in Washington, DC on Friday, November 20, 2015.

11.19.15 | Peter D. McDermott co-chairs the Massachusetts Bar Association’s 13th Annual In-House Counsel Conference

11.17.15 | Darrell G. Mottley serves as expert mentor in the Collegiate Inventors Competition at USPTO in Alexandria, Va.

11.10.15 | Robert S. Katz presents “The Hague Agreement for Industrial Design” to the International Intellectual Property Society at the WIPO office in New York, NY.

11.06.15 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Hispanic Bar Association of DC’s Annual Equal Justice Awards Reception

10.29.15 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors the American Heart Association’s Heart Innovation Forum in Chicago

10.19.15 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “TTAB Practice Developments” at PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute in San Francisco

10.16.15 | WITCON 2015 – Banner & Witcoff’s Corporate Intellectual Property Seminar in Chicago, IL.

09.28.15 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors the 43rd annual Intellectual Property Owners Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

09.26.15 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors and Helen Hill Minsker presents at The University of San Francisco School of Law McCarthy Institute and Microsoft Corporation Trademark Symposium

09.10.15 | Banner & Witcoff Proudly Sponsors the 22nd Annual Race Judicata in Chicago, IL.

08.27.15 | Scott M. Kelly presents “Protect Your Rights: Managing IP Risks” at PAX Dev in Seattle, WA.

08.19.15 | Robert S. Katz presents “IP, 3-D Printing and Virtual Design Theft: What’s Legal and How Far Do IP Rights Extend in View of Emerging Technologies?” at the 2015 IDSA International Conference in Seattle

07.31.15 | 2015 Mark T. Banner Award winners to be honored at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

07.29.15 | Robert S. Katz presents on design patent prosecution and enforcement at the 2015 CASRIP Patent and IP Law Summer Institute at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle

07.23.15 | Ross A. Dannenberg and Robert S. Katz will present Intellectual Property Protection for Graphical User Interfaces at the World Intellectual Property Organization Summer School in Alexandria, Virginia

06.16.15 | Helen Hill Minsker presents at PLI’s “Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2015” in Chicago

06.11.15 | Robert S. Katz presents on Design Patents at American University”s Washington College of Law in Washington, DC

06.05.15 | Helen Hill Minsker presents on ex parte appeals at the AIPLA’s Seventh Annual Trademark Boot Camp in Arlington, VA

06.04.15 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois 101st Annual Installation Dinner in Chicago.

06.02.15 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the 26th Annual Great Futures Chairman’s Dinner benefitting the Boys and Girls Clubs of America in Dallas, TX

05.21.15 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the City Year Greater Philadelphia’s 2015 Tribute Dinner

05.21.15 | Robert S. Katz presents at FICPI Sweden’s Seminar on “Virtual Designs, 3D printing, and Utility Models” in Stockholm

04.25.15 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents “Patentslayer: Patentability of Video Games After the U.S. Case Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank” at Queen Mary, University of London

04.23.15 | Robert S. Katz joins IPO webinar panel discussion, “Safeguarding GUIs: Best Practices Using Multiple Layers of IP, Including Design Patents, Utility Patents, Copyright and Trade Dress”

04.14.15 | Robert S. Katz Moderates a Panel on Design Protection at the 2015 FICPI World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa

03.27.15 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents “Recent Developments in Video Game Law” at the Chicago Video Game Law Summit in Chicago

03.19.15 | Darrell G. Mottley joins a panel discussion “Which Inventions Are Still Protected?” at the 2015 Hispanic National Bar Association Corporate Counsel Conference in San Antonio, TX

03.12.15 | Charles W. Shifley presents “Back of the House – Appeals through Judges’ Eyes” at the Chicago-Kent College of Law

03.10.15 | Best Corporate Practices in Patent Litigation Defense and Offense — Ending Defensive Litigation Quickly and Cheaply and Maximizing Patent Value

02.27.15 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors the 59th Annual Intellectual Property Conference at John Marshall Law School in Chicago

02.10.15 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “Whether and How to to Appeal a PTO Final Refusal: TTAB and Beyond.”

01.14.15 | John P. Iwanicki presents at American Conference Institute’s Advanced Summit on Life Sciences Patents in New York, NY

01.12.15 | John P. Iwanicki presents at the World IP Forum 2015 in New Delhi, India

12.09.14 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Recent Developments in Patent Law” at the D.C. Bar Patent Law Year in Review Series in Washington, D.C.

12.05.14 | Peter D. McDermott co-chairs the Massachusetts Bar Association’s 12th Annual In-House Counsel Conference

11.21.14 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors Design Law 2014 at the George Washington University School of Law in Washington, DC.

11.14.14 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors American Heart Association Heart Innovation Forum in Chicago

11.11.14 | Robert S. Katz guest lectures on Best Practices for Design Patent Procurement at the University of Houston Law Center.

11.08.14 | Robert S. Katz participates as a Judge in a Mock Trial related to design patents at FICPI’s 15th Open Forum in Barcelona, Spain.

11.06.14 | Marc S. Cooperman presents “Case Management: Damages Strategies for Fast Moving Rocket Docket Cases” at the Law Seminars International Calculating & Proving Patent Damages Conference in Chicago

10.23.14 | Richard S. Stockton moderates a panel discussion on the Hague Agreement at the AIPLA’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

10.23.14 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors Chicago HealthTECH Summit at Insight Product Development in Chicago

10.03.14 | Christopher L. McKee presents “Inter Partes Review” at the 2014 Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association Conference in Des Moines, Iowa

09.19.14 | WITCON 2014 – Banner & Witcoff’s Corporate Intellectual Property Seminar in Chicago, IL.

09.18.14 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Functional Claiming” at the 24th All Ohio Annual Institute On Intellectual Property in Cincinnati

09.15.14 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “Recent Developments in TTAB Practice and Procedure” at PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute Seminar in New York City

09.12.14 | Scott A. Burow moderates a case review of Lexmark Int’l v. Static Control Components and POM Wonderful v. Coca-Cola at the 2014 IIT Chicago-Kent Supreme Court IP Review

09.12.14 | Darrell G. Mottley joins a panel discussion on “Navigating the Recent SCOTUS Decisions on Intellectual Property Law Patent Decisions: Strategies and Best Practices” at the Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Convention in Washington, DC.

09.07.14 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors the 42nd annual Intellectual Property Owners Association Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.

09.04.14 | Banner & Witcoff Proudly Sponsors the 21st Annual Race Judicata in Chicago, IL.

08.13.14 | Robert S. Katz presents “IP Protection for Industrial Designs: How to Stay Competitive and Move Your Company Forward” at the IDSA International Conference in Austin, TX.

08.08.14 | 2014 Mark T. Banner Award winners to be honored at the ABA Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

06.22.14 | Banner & Witcoff Proudly Sponsors the 11th Annual South Asian Bar Association of North America Convention

06.13.14 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “International Searching and Filing Strategies” at PLI’s Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014 seminar in Chicago

06.11.14 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the 25th Annual Great Futures Chairman’s Dinner benefitting the Boys and Girls Clubs of America in Dallas, TX

06.06.14 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “Ex Parte Appeals” at AIPLA’s Sixth Annual Trademark Boot Camp Program in Arlington, VA

05.19.14 | Ross A. Dannenberg leads a panel discussion on software patents at the 2014 International Conference on Game Business and Legal Affairs in Los Angeles, CA

05.17.14 | Robert S. Katz joins a panel discsussion “Protecting Cool” on Brand Reinforcement and Creation using Design Patents at the AIPLA Spring Meeting in Philadelphia, PA

05.07.14 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the City Year Greater Philadelphia’s 2014 Tribute Dinner

04.29.14 | John P. Iwanicki speaks at a symposium sponsored by the Haut Conseil des biotechnologies on the subject of “Gene Patenting Pre- and Post-Myriad” in Paris, France

04.12.14 | Robert S. Katz Presents on “How to Assess Registered Design Infringement” at the 2014 FICPI Japan Intellectual Property Kyoto Symposium.

04.11.14 | Richard S. Stockton presents at The Chicago Bar Association CLE Seminar on Intersection of Trade Dress, Design Patent & Copyright

04.11.14 | Aseet Patel and Bradley J. Van Pelt present at the 2014 Corporate Patent Seminar in Chicago

04.08.14 | Erik S. Maurer joins a panel discussion “Champions of Design: How We ‘Just Do It'” at the USPTO Design Day 2014 in Alexandria, VA.

04.04.14 | Azuka C. Dike Presents at the ABA’s 30th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference on April 4, 2014 in Arlington, VA

04.04.14 | Sarah A. Kagan participates in panel discussion “Subject Matter Eligibility” at Union Internationale de Avocats in Budapest, Hungary

03.25.14 | Aseet Patel and Bradley J. Van Pelt join a corporate counsel panel “The Total User Experience” at the MIP US Patent Forum in Washington, DC.

03.20.14 | Robert S. Katz joins a panel discussion “Disrupted Forces in American Patent Practice” at the University of Pennsylvania Law School Intellectual Property Group’s Annual Symposium in Philadelphia, PA.

03.13.14 | Robert S. Katz and Erik S. Maurer present on design protection at The USF School of Law McCarthy Institute and Microsoft Corporation Symposium: “Trademark Law and Its Challenges 2014” at the British Library in London, England.

03.05.14 | Robert S. Katz and Richard S. Stockton join the “Design Written Description Roundtable” at the USPTO in Alexandria, VA

02.28.14 | Robert S. Katz Presents on “International Design Registration Considerations: Know Your Limits” at the 2014 FICPI ABC Meeting.

02.20.14 | Christopher L. McKee presents during the “Motions to Amend Claims and Mock Hearing on Amendment” segment of IIPI/Bloomberg BNA’s AIA Post-Grant Patent Practice Program in Crystal City, VA.

02.20.14 | Joseph J. Berghammer and Bradley J. Van Pelt present: “Two Sides of Patents: Getting Stronger Patents for Your Company and Alternative Ways to Defend Against Patent Litigation” at the ACC Chicago CLE Program in Rosemont, IL and in Chicago.

02.15.14 | Binal J. Patel presents “The Intellectual Property Rights Regime in India & US: The Evolving Landscape” at “Threading the Needle in U.S. India Deals: Safe Passage through Formidable Legal Risk” in New Dehli, India.

02.11.14 | Robert H. Resis Presents to the Licensing Executive Society Chicago Chapter in Lake Forest, IL.

02.07.14 | Darrell G. Mottley Presents at the National Conference of Bar Presidents Midyear Meeting in Chicago, IL.

01.23.14 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Functional Claiming” at the 9th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Va.

01.12.14 | Helen H. Minsker, Joseph M. Potenza and Fred M. Meeker Present at the National CLE Conference

01.09.14 | John P. Iwanicki presents “Obviousness post Myriad and Prometheus: A Practical Approach to Prosecution” at the IP Leadership Forum in New Delhi, India.

01.07.14 | Richard S. Stockton presents “The Intersection of Trade Dress, Design Patents & Copyright” to the Chicago Bar Association in Chicago.

12.11.13 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Developments in Patent Law” at the D.C. Bar IP Year in Review Series on Dec. 11 in Washington, D.C.

12.11.13 | Webinar: The Total User Experience: Improving the Content and Quality of Your Company’s Patent Application Process Post-AIA

12.11.13 | Robert Katz and Dale Hoscheit Present at the Third Annual China IP Conference at The George Washington University Law School

12.10.13 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the IPO Education Foundation Awards Dinner in Washington, DC on Tuesday, December 10, 2013

11.14.13 | Joseph J. Berghammer joins the IPO webinar panel discussion “Harvesting Inventions: Best Practices Under First-to-File”

11.08.13 | Charles W. Shifley presents “Top 10 Things You Must Know About Developments in Patent Law” at IPLAC’s 2013 IP Law Symposium

11.08.13 | U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Global Intellectual Property Center present 2013 Global IP Summit in Washington, D.C.

10.25.13 | Richard S. Stockton presents on High Point Design LLC v. Buyer’s Direct, Inc. at AIPLA’s 2013 Annual Meeting

10.22.13 | Robert S. Katz presents “Software Patents” at the New York City Bar’s program “Lessons from the Smartphone Wars: Surprising Developments in Patent, Copyright & Licensing” in New York, NY.

10.11.13 | Christopher J. Renk presents at the 14th Annual Sedona Conference on “Patent Litigation: Damages and Remedies Issues” in Del Mar, CA.

10.09.13 | Banner & Witcoff Proudly Sponsors the Bar Association of the District of Columbia’s 2013 Judicial Reception

10.03.13 | Robert S. Katz presents “International Developments in Design Law” at the FICPI 14th Open Forum in Sorrento, Italy.

09.27.13 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Patent Developments for IT Practitioners” at the 14th Annual Virginia Information Technology Legal Institute in Fairfax, VA.

09.27.13 | Robert S. Katz presents “International Design Protection Strategies” at the 23rd All Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property in Cincinnati and Cleveland, OH.

09.26.13 | Scott A. Burow moderates a case review of Bowman v. Monsanto at the 2013 Chicago-Kent Supreme Court IP Review

09.25.13 | Banner & Witcoff Proudly Sponsors the 2013 Licensing Executives Society Annual Meeting

09.12.13 | Banner & Witcoff Proudly Sponsors the 20th Annual Race Judicata

09.10.13 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “Recent Developments in TTAB Practice and Procedure” at PLI’s Intellectual Property Institute 2013 in New York City

07.26.13 | Jon O. Nelson and Richard S. Stockton present “Internet World: Cybersquatting, Protection of Trademarks and Review Courses and Forensics” at the 2013 FARB Leadership Conference

07.17.13 | Richard S. Stockton presents at IPO’s Webinar Series: “Design and Utility Patents, Trade Dress, and Copyright: How to Prosecute and Enforce Multiple Layers of IP Protection”

06.20.13 | Ernest V. Linek presents “Ensuring That Your Claims Fit Your Company’s Strategy” at the AIPLA Chemical Patent Practice Road Show in Wilmington, Del.

06.18.13 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the 2013 President’s Reception Benefiting the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program

06.14.13 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “International Searching and Filing Strategies” at PLI’s Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace seminar in Chicago

06.13.13 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois 99th Annual Installation Dinner in Chicago

06.04.13 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the 24th Annual Great Futures Chairman’s Dinner benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in Dallas, TX

05.21.13 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents at the Game Business and Legal Affairs Conference in Los Angeles on Intellectual Property, Patents, and Copyright Matters

05.18.13 | Bradley C. Wright presents at FICPI’s ABC Meeting in New Orleans

04.24.13 | Janice V. Mitrius Co-chairs the ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference in Chicago, IL, April 24-26

04.23.13 | Robert S. Katz and Darrell G. Mottley present at the USPTO 2013 Design Day: “Designs in the Digital Age”

04.09.13 | Robert S. Katz presents “Hot Topics in Design Law – The Hague, Apple v. Samsung, Owens, and more” to the International Intellectual Property Society in New York, NY

04.05.13 | Robert S. Katz presents at Stanford Law School’s “Design Patents in the Modern World” Conference

04.03.13 | ABA-IPL Chair Joseph M. Potenza Hosts the American Bar Association’s 28th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Arlington, VA, April 3-5

03.21.13 | John P. Iwanicki presents on protecting protein and peptide related inventions at PepCon-2013 in Suzhou, China

03.21.13 | John P. Iwanicki presents on protecting protein and peptide related inventions at PepCon-2013 in Suzhou, China

03.15.13 | Darrell G. Mottley presents at the 2013 American Bar Association, Bar Leadership Institute at a Workshop on Social Media in Washington, DC

03.04.13 | Christopher J. Renk joins a panel discussion “Practice Before the PTAB Roundtable” at PLI’s 2013 USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials Conference in Chicago

02.28.13 | Erik S. Maurer presents at the fourth annual McCarthy Institute and Microsoft Corporation Trademark Law Symposium in Los Angeles

02.28.13 | Darrell G. Mottley presents at the 16th Annual Hispanic Law Conference: “The Evolving Legal Landscape for Hispanic Lawyers” at American Univeristy, Washington College of Law

02.22.13 | Charles W. Shifley moderates and Matthew J. May joins the panel discussion “Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law” at John Marshall Law School’s 57th Annual IP Law Conference in Chicago

02.12.13 | Aseet Patel presents at the USPTO Software Partnership Roundtable in Silicon Valley

02.08.13 | Robert S. Katz presents at the FICPI Canada Tremblant Meeting: “Promoting Canadian IP on a World Stage”

02.06.13 | Robert S. Katz presents at IPO’s Webinar Series: “Design Patent Protection: An International Overview Including the Hague Agreement”

01.25.13 | Christopher J. Renk moderates the panel discussion “Damages and Remedies” at the 8th Annual Advanced Patent Institute at the USPTO

01.10.13 | Robert S. Katz presents at the Second Annual GW Law and Fordham Law School Joint China Program: “China’s Patent Regime and its Quest to Become an Innovation Economy”

12.11.12 | Bradley C. Wright presents “The New Patent Law and More” at the D.C. Bar’s IP Year in Review Series on December 11 in Washington, D.C.

11.30.12 | Peter D. McDermott co-chairs the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Tenth Annual In-House Counsel Conference and presents on “Patent Validity Challenges by a Licensee”

11.30.12 | John P. Iwanicki presents “First-to-File and Absolute Novelty for Patent Applications is (Almost) Here” at the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Tenth Annual In-House Counsel Conference

11.29.12 | John P. Iwanicki presents on the Current Obviousness Standard and Its Implications for Biotech Patenting at ACI’s 14th Advanced Forum on Biotech Patents in Boston

11.05.12 | Ross A. Dannenberg joins a panel discussion “Practical Tips for Using Other People’s Intellectual Property and Protecting Your Own” at The Law of Digital Games Conference in Boston.

11.02.12 | Robert S. Katz speaks on the future of design protection law at the University of Oxford

10.27.12 | Darrell G. Mottley presents on “The Importance of Intellectual Property and the Implications of Apple v. Samsung” at the IP Awareness Conference at Virginia Tech

10.25.12 | Paul M. Rivard presents “Patent Basics” at the DC Bar’s IP Basic Training conference in Washington, D.C.

10.23.12 | Robert S. Katz joins a panel discussion at a meeting of the New York Technology Council on the recent landmark case Apple v. Samsung: What The Case Means to Software Development and UX Design

10.19.12 | CORPORATE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SEMINAR

10.12.12 | Christopher J. Renk leads a panel on claim construction at the 13th Annual Sedona Conference on Patent Litigation in Del Mar, California

09.28.12 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Patent Developments for IT Practitioners” at the 13th Annual Virginia Information Technology Legal Institute in Falls Church, VA.

09.21.12 | Ernie V. Linek joins a panel discussion on patent and commercialization opportunities for natural products at the Mechanism-Based Natural Product Development Conference in British Columbia, Canada

09.13.12 | Scott A. Burow moderates a case review of Kappos v. Hyatt at the 2012 Chicago-Kent Supreme Court IP Review

08.24.12 | Steve S. Chang joins a webinar panel discussion “The America Invents Act: The Boundaries of Prior Art” sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law.

08.18.12 | Robert S. Katz presents “Scorched Earth: Surprising Insights Behind the Massive Litigation War over Design and UX Patents” at the IDSA International Conference in Boston.

08.03.12 | Bradley C. Wright moderates “The Supreme Court in Review” at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.

07.12.12 | Robert S. Katz meets with a delegation from the Japan Patent Office to consult with them on GUI design protection and enforcement in the US

06.28.12 | Darrell G. Mottley moderates a panel on “The State of the Federal Judiciary,” at the 2012 D.C. Circuit Judicial Conference in Farmington, PA

06.19.12 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Chicago Debate Commission’s Make Room for Debate Luncheon honoring Tom Wilson, CEO of Allstate Corporation

06.15.12 | Helen Hill Minsker presents “International Searching and Filing Strategies” at PLI’s Understanding Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace seminar in Chicago.

06.14.12 | Steve S. Chang presents on “Enhancing Technology Development and Market Success Using Patent and Licensing Strategies” at the IEEE International Conference on Communications in Ottawa, ON, Canada.

06.05.12 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the 23rd Annual Great Futures Chairman’s Dinner benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in Dallas, TX.

05.19.12 | RECORDED WEBINAR: Practical Implications of Mayo v. Prometheus :

05.17.12 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the City Year Greater Philadelphia’s 2012 Idealist of the Year Tribute Dinner honoring Arthur R. Block, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Comcast Corporation.

04.30.12 | Steve S. Chang joins a panel discussion on patent reexaminations at the Navy Office of the General Counsel’s 2012 Intellectual Property Day in Alexandria, VA.

04.26.12 | D.C. Bar President Darrell G. Mottley presents the State of the Bar at the 2012 Judicial and Bar Conference honoring the 40th anniversary of the D.C. Bar

04.20.12 | Robert S. Katz presents on IP Assets Review and Strategies at FICPI’s Melbourne Congress in Australia

04.19.12 | RECORDED WEBINAR: Practical Implications of Mayo v. Prometheus :

04.11.12 | Robert S. Katz presents “Trends in Design Protection” at the Fordham IP Law Institute’s Conference on China’s New Environment for Intellectual Property at Fordham University School of Law.

03.29.12 | Frederic M. Meeker moderates a panel discussion on The American Invents Act at the ABA’s 27th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Arlington, VA.

03.28.12 | Peter D. McDermott is the Keynote Speaker at The Spring 2012 ICAP Patent Brokerage Summit on IP Strategy in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

03.26.12 | Darrell G. Mottley is a panelist on the ABA IPL’s Careers in IP panel in Washington D.C.

03.25.12 | John P. Iwanicki presents on protecting protein and peptide related inventions at PepCon-2012 in Beijing, China

03.16.12 | Darrell G. Mottley presents on “Presidential Communications” at the ABA Bar Leadership Institute in Chicago

02.24.12 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Recent Developments in Patent Law” at John Marshall Law School’s 56th Intellectual Property Law Conference in Chicago, February 24

02.18.12 | Darrell G. Mottley participates in a Q&A Session at the ABA Law Student Division 11th Circuit Spring Meeting

02.09.12 | William F. Rauchholz joins a panel discussion on IP and Economic Development at “Operating in the Green – Foundations for Sustainable Business” in Portland, OR

02.03.12 | Peter D. McDermott presents at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s Global Scholars Program

02.03.12 | Darrell G. Mottley presents on “Practical Tips and Programs for Bar Leaders and Members” at the 2012 Mid-Year Meeting for the National Conference of Bar Presidents in New Orleans

02.01.12 | John P. Iwanicki presents updates on The America Invents Act at the Pharma IPR India 2012 Conference in Mumbai, India.

01.20.12 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the 2012 Advanced Patent Law Institute at the USPTO in Alexandria, VA, January 19-20

01.15.12 | Darrell G. Mottley presents on the America Invents Act at the 12th Annual Innovation & Equity Symposium on January 14-15 in Washington, D.C.

01.07.12 | Robert S. Katz presents “Strategic Use of Design Patents” at the National CLE Conference in Snowmass, Colorado

01.06.12 | Binal J. Patel presents “Patent Litigation Before the ITC” at the Global IP Convention 2012 in New Delhi, India.

12.15.11 | Recorded Webinar: Navigating the Internet’s So-Called “Next Big .Thing”

12.13.11 | Bradley C. Wright presents “The New Patent Law and More” at the D.C. Bar’s IP Year in Review Series on December 13 in Washington, D.C.

12.09.11 | Peter D. McDermott co-chairs the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Ninth Annual In-House Counsel Conference on Friday, December 9, 2011.

12.01.11 | John Iwanicki presents “Preparing for A Radical Overhaul of the U.S. Patent System: The Impact of Reform on Biotech Patent Strategies” at the 13th Advanced Forum on Biotech Patents in Boston, MA

11.20.11 | John P. Iwanicki was invited by the Chinese Pharmaceutical Association to present “Patenting Your Medicinal Chemistry Invention” at the Chinese National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium November 17-20 in Guangzhou China

11.10.11 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Hispanic Bar Association of DC’s 34th Annual Equal Justice Awards Reception

11.09.11 | Robert S. Katz presents on Global Design Rights at the 13th FICPI Open Forum, November 9-11, in Rome, Italy

10.29.11 | Darrell G. Mottley presents An Overview of Patent Prosecution and Litigation at the first annual IP Awareness Conference hosted by the Student IP Society at Virginia Tech

10.27.11 | Robert S. Katz joins a panel discussion “Protecting Your User Experience Design” at the New York Institute of Technology

10.26.11 | Darrell G. Mottley speaks at the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs 2011 John Burke Pro Bono Breakfast.

10.25.11 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Bar Association of the District of Columbia’s 2011 Judicial Reception

10.20.11 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Equal Justice Works 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner

10.18.11 | Bradley C. Wright presents “IP Basic Training Series: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights” at the D.C. Bar Conference Center in Washington, DC.

10.07.11 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Indian-American Bar Association of Chicago’s Third Annual Banquet

10.05.11 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Oregon Federal Practitioner’s Institute and Dinner

10.04.11 | Recorded Webinar: America Invents Act

09.23.11 | CORPORATE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SEMINAR

09.23.11 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Patent Developments for IT Practitioners” at the 2011 Virginia Information Technology Legal Institute in Falls Church, VA

09.15.11 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors the 2011 Chicago-Kent Supreme Court IP Review

09.07.11 | Darrell G. Mottley Addresses D.C. Voluntary Bar Associations on Diversity in the Legal Profession

07.28.11 | Jon O. Nelson presents “Build Once, Use Many: Intellectual Property Issues for Association Publications” at Association Media & Publishing’s Chicago Education Series on July 28

07.20.11 | Webinar: Therasense – Does It Make Sense? Is The Patent Law Doctrine Of Inequitable Conduct Now Fixed?

07.19.11 | Banner & Witcoff and GMU Law Present: The 10th Annual Symposium on HOT TOPICS IN PATENT LAW

06.17.11 | Linda A. Kuczma presents “International Searching and Filing Strategies” at PLI’s Understanding Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2011 seminar in Chicago, June 17.

06.14.11 | Robert S. Katz presents at FICPI’s ABC Meeting in Bath, England on the topic of strategic protection for product configurations under trademark and design patent laws

05.04.11 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the National Inventors Hall of Fame 39th Annual Induction Ceremony in Washington, DC, May 4.

04.13.11 | Darrell G. Mottley presents “Applicant Views of the Hague System of the International Registration of Industrial Designs” at the USPTO Global Intellectual Property Academy in Alexandria, Virginia, April 13.

04.06.11 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the ABA IPL Section’s 26th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Arlington, Virginia, April 6-9.

03.11.11 | Ross A. Dannenberg joins a panel discussion titled “Legal Issues in the Games Industry,” at PAX East in Boston, MA

03.01.11 | Darrell G. Mottley joins a Fashion Law Roundtable at the First Annual Fashion Law Week hosted by Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC, March 1.

02.25.11 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Recent Developments in Patent Law” at John Marshall Law School’s 55th Intellectual Property Law Conference in Chicago, February 25

02.25.11 | Charles W. Shifley serves as conference chair and moderator at John Marshall Law School’s 55th Intellectual Property Law Conference in Chicago, February

02.18.11 | Robert S. Katz presents “Strategic Use of Design Patents” at PLI’s 5th Annual Patent Law Institute in New York, NY

01.28.11 | Peter D. McDermott presents at the Global Scholars Program

01.21.11 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the 2011 Advanced Patent Law Institute at the USPTO in Alexandria, VA, January 20-21

01.15.11 | Darrell G. Mottley presents “Creating Value from Innovation” at the 11th Annual Symposium of the 50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology

12.15.10 | Bradley C. Wright co-presents at the DC Bar’s Intellectual Property Law 2010 Year in Review Series: Patent Update

12.09.10 | Peter D. McDermott co-chairs the 8th Annual In-House Counsel Conference themed “Protecting Your Organization in the Electronic Age” for the Massachusetts Bar Assocation in Boston

12.04.10 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the 139th Annual Banquet of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia

12.02.10 | Robert S. Katz presents on “International Design Issues” and “Design Procurement & Enforcement in the U.S.” at the International Seminar on Design Protection in Stockholm, Sweden

12.01.10 | John P. Iwanicki presents “Antibodies: Overcoming Patentability Hurdles and Claim Drafting Strategies for New Technological Developments” at ACI’s 12th Advanced Forum on Biotech Patents in Boston, MA

11.19.10 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s Global Community Conference & 26th Annual Dinner

11.03.10 | Linda A. Kuzcma presents “Tips for Raising and Protecting Your Family (of Marks)”

10.29.10 | Christopher J. Renk presents “Design Patent Litigation” at the 15th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute in Austin, TX

10.26.10 | Richard S. Stockton presents “Patent Law in a Globalized Economy” to the Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Intellectual Property Law Society on October 26 in Chicago.

10.08.10 | Corporate Intellectual Property Seminar

10.08.10 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Patent Developments for IT Practitioners” at the 2010 Virginia Information Technology Legal Institute in Falls Church, VA

10.01.10 | Joseph J. Berghammer presents “Reexamination: Ex Parte and Inter Partes” at IPLAC’s 2010 Patent Law Symposium

09.09.10 | John P. Iwanicki has been invited by the Chinese State Intellectual Property Office to speak at the 2010 Patent Information Annual Conference of China in Bejing

09.08.10 | Robert S. Katz presents on Virtual Design Theft at the FICPI 12th Open Forum in Munich, Germany

09.05.10 | Ross A. Dannenberg joins a panel discussion, titled “Legal Issues in the Games Industry,” at PAX Prime 2010 in Seattle, WA.

07.21.10 | Darrell G. Mottley speaks at the Hispanic Bar Association of DC’s Summer Associate Reception

07.20.10 | Banner & Witcoff and GMU Law Present: The 9th Annual Symposium on HOT TOPICS IN PATENT LAW

07.20.10 | John P. Iwanicki presents Assessing Patent Protections Afforded Under the Safe Harbor at ACI’s Hatch-Waxman Boot Camp in Boston

07.08.10 | WEBINAR: Patentable Subject Matter After Bilski

06.23.10 | WEBINAR: Inter Partes Reexamination: Myths Busted, Tips Given, and Pitfalls Avoided, From Actual Practitioner Experiences

06.23.10 | Linda A. Kuczma presents “Learn the Secrets of Beating Your Competition (By Protecting Your Business),” at a Business Roundtable in Chicago.

06.18.10 | Linda A. Kuczma presents “International Searching and Filing Strategies” at PLI’s Understanding Trademark Law Program in Chicago

06.17.10 | Brian J. Brisnehan and John M. Fleming present at the 14th Annual Intellectual Property Law Practice National Conference in Fairfax, VA

05.25.10 | Linda A. Kuczma joins a panel discussion on “Ethical Consideration in Outsourcing Trademark Prosecution,” at the INTA Annual Meeting in Boston, May 25.

04.28.10 | John P. Iwanicki speaks at the IBC LifeSciences TIDES Conference

04.25.10 | Ernest V. Linek speaks at the IBC LifeSciences TIDES Conference on “Synthesizing Intellectual Property around Manufacture of Oligonucleotides”

04.15.10 | Ernest V. Linek joins a panel discussion on the industrial effects of the CAFC Bilski decision in Concord, NH, April 15.

04.15.10 | Robert S. Katz joins a webinar panel on the topic, “Design Patents: The Latest From the Federal Circuit,” Thursday, April 15, 2010, 2:00pm ET

04.14.10 | Fraser D. Brown joins a panel discussion on post-doctoral careers at the National Heart, Lungs and Blood Institute in Baltimore, MD, April 14.

04.10.10 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the ABA IPL Section’s 25th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Arlington, Virginia, April 7-10.

04.09.10 | Darrell G. Mottley joins a panel discussion “Strategic Planning: Envisioning the Future and Setting a Path to Achieve Success” at the 2010 DC Judicial and Bar Conference, April 9.

04.08.10 | Steve S. Chang, Ross A. Dannenberg and Jordan N. Bodner lead a panel discussion “Video Game Lawsuits: What’s New?” at the 2010 Triangle Game Conference in Raleigh, NC, April 8.

04.06.10 | Richard S. Stockton presents at the USPTO Design Day; Darrell G. Mottley serves on planning committee

03.23.10 | John P. Iwanicki chairs and speaks at the BIT Life Sciences 3rd Annual Protein and Peptide Conference, in Beijing, China, March 23.

03.19.10 | Darrell G. Mottley presents “An Overview of Recent U.S. Design Patent Law Cases” at the USPTO Global IP Academy’s Patent Industrial Design Program in Alexandria, VA, March 19.

03.17.10 | Robert S. Katz presents “An Attorney’s View of Design Patents” at the USPTO Global IP Academy’s Patent Industrial Design Program in Alexandria, VA, March 17.

03.10.10 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors ADL’s 17th Annual “Women of Achievement Awards Dinner” honoring Allstate’s GC Michele Mayes, in Chicago, March 10.

02.26.10 | Charles W. Shifley serves as conference chair and moderator at John Marshall Law School’s 54th Intellectual Property Law Conference in Chicago, February 26.

02.26.10 | Bradley C. Wright presents “Recent Developments in Patent Law” at John Marshall Law School’s 54th Intellectual Property Law Conference in Chicago, February 26.

01.28.10 | Jeanne M. Tanner joins a panel discussion on “Non-Traditional Engineering Careers” at the Society of Women Engineers Professional Development Meeting in Boston, January 28.

01.23.10 | Erin E. Bryan speaks at a STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) showcase at Boston College, January 23

01.22.10 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the 2010 USPTO Advanced Patent Law Institute at the USPTO in Alexandria, VA, January 21-22, 2010.

01.22.10 | Peter D. McDermott presents at the Global Scholars Program

01.12.10 | John P. Iwanicki hosts a roundtable discussion on “The Practical Aspect of Patents as Strategic Business Tools.”

12.17.09 | Bradley C. Wright speaks on the subject of recent developments in patent law at the D.C. Bar, December 17.

12.09.09 | Peter D. McDermott serves as conference co-chair and presenter for the Seventh Annual In-House Counsel Conference, December 9 in Boston, MA.

11.16.09 | Robert S. Katz presents on U.S. Design Patent Law at the FICPI China Forum, November 14-16, in Shenzhen, China.

10.28.09 | John P. Iwanicki presents “Maximizing Your Global Patent Strategy” at the 5th International Conference on Corporate IP Strategy in Zhengzhou, Henan Province of China.

10.06.09 | Jason S. Shull presents at the 2009 ABA Section of Litigation Editor’s Symposium/ Fall Leadership Meeting

09.25.09 | Bradley C. Wright presents on “Patent Developments for IT Practitioners” at the 2009 Virginia Technology Legal Institute in Fairfax, Virginia.

09.23.09 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents “Patent Update: Understanding Today’s Issues and Prepare for What’s Ahead” at the 2009 Digital Law Conference.

09.18.09 | 2009 Corporate Intellectual Property Seminar

07.29.09 | Ross A. Dannenberg and Darrell G. Mottley present at the 2009 ABA Annual Meeting

07.21.09 | HOT TOPICS IN PATENT LAW: GMU Law School and Banner & Witcoff present the 8th Annual Hot Topics in Patent Law Symposium, July 21, 2009

07.17.09 | Joseph J. Berghammer presents at the Door County IP Academy, “The Wake of Bilski – Prosecution and Litigation Strategies”

06.22.09 | John P. Iwanicki lectures at Harvard University in its “Making Medicine” series on June 22, 2009.

06.15.09 | David R. Gerk presents at NeoCon World’s Trade Fair

06.12.09 | Linda A. Kuczma presents at a Practicing Law Institute program

06.05.09 | John P. Iwanicki presents in China “Freedom to Operate and Injunctions under US Law” to the clients of Chinese patent firm Unitalen

06.02.09 | John P. Iwanicki presents the keynote address on “Global Patent Strategies” at the International Symposium on Drug Discovery and Intellectual Property in China

05.19.09 | Robert S. Katz joins a panel discussion on “Getting in Shape for Global Design Protection” at the 131st INTA Annual Conference in Seattle, WA on May 19

04.30.09 | Linda C. Kuczma moderates an INTA Roundtable at Banner & Witcoff’s Chicago office

04.29.09 | Steve S. Chang presents on legal protection for game developers at the Triangle Game Conference.

04.27.09 | Rebecca P. Rokos presents at a Practicing Law Institute program

04.06.09 | Robert S. Katz presents at the USPTO Design Day

04.05.09 | John Iwanicki and Sarah Kagan teach course on “IP as it Relates to Antibodies, Antibody Therapeutics and Protein Expression” in Boston

04.03.09 | Darrell G. Mottley moderates a panel at the ABA’s 24th Annual Intellectual Property Law conference

04.03.09 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents on developing a legal presence in the virtual world at the ABA IPL Annual Conference

03.27.09 | Ross A. Dannenberg presents on “Video Game Patents” at the 2009 Game Developers Conference

03.12.09 | Joseph J. Berghammer presents at the Oregon State Bar CLE Seminar, “Intellectual Property a Year in Review”

02.28.09 | Darrell G. Mottley presents at the ABA Law Student Division’s 11th Circuit Spring Meeting.

02.27.09 | Charles W. Shifley serves as conference chair and moderator at John Marshall Law School’s 53rd Intellectual Property Law Conference.

02.27.09 | Timothy C. Meece presents at John Marshall Law School’s 53rd Intellectual Property Law Conference on “Strategies Regarding Patent Exhaustion After Quanta.”

02.20.09 | Helen Hill Minsker Co-Chairs a seminar on Trademark Practice

02.12.09 | Helen Hill Minsker moderates a program on “Trademarks in the Internet”

01.28.09 | Peter D. McDermott presents at the Global Scholars Program

01.11.09 | John P. Iwanicki teaches a short course on “Protecting IP for Protein Therapeutics and Diagnostics.”

12.16.08 | Robert S. Katz and Darrell G. Mottley participate in a teleconference on Egyptian Goddess

12.10.08 | Peter McDermott co-chairs the 6th Annual In-House Counsel Conference of the Business Law Section of the Massachusetts Bar Association.

12.10.08 | Bradley C. Wright presents on Developments in Patent Law, 2008

11.19.08 | Robert S. Katz provides the keynote address at Infusion Capital’s Fall Forum.

11.13.08 | Christopher J. Renk joins a panel discussion on “Patent Litigation: Key Issues and Considerations.”

10.29.08 | David R. Gerk presents “Using Intellectual Property to Establish and Protect Your Firm’s Architectural, Interiors and Industrial Domain.”

10.28.08 | Christopher J. Renk participates in a telebriefing on Egyptian Goddess.

10.26.08 | Bradley C. Wright presents “New Practical Patent Strategies.”

10.24.08 | John P. Iwanicki is the keynote speaker at the “Third International Symposium on Drug Discovery and Intellectual Property Protection.”

10.24.08 | Robert S. Katz presents at the AIPLA Annual Meeting on “Understanding and Choosing Between US Utility and Design Protection.”

10.18.08 | John P. Iwanicki speaks on “Protecting Inventions Resulting from the Drug Discovery Process.”

10.18.08 | Darrell G. Mottley assists in planning the AIPLA Annual Conference.

10.14.08 | Darrell G. Mottley moderates a panel discussion on “Intellectual Property as an Investible Asset”

10.14.08 | Janice V. Mitrius moderates a teleconference on “Managing Technology Overload,” hosted by the American Bar Association.

10.10.08 | Robert S. Katz joins a panel discussion on “The Scope of Registered Design Protection.”

10.07.08 | Christopher J. Renk joins the FCBA’s Post-Decision Discussion of Egyptian Goddess.

10.06.08 | Christopher J. Renk joins a panel discussion on “Use of Reexamination in Patent Litigation.”

09.26.08 | Jason S. Shull participates in two panel discussions at the 2008 Editor’s Symposium

08.29.08 | Ross A. Dannenberg participates in panel discussion on “Legal Issues in Contemporary Gaming”

08.10.08 | Helen Hill Minsker moderates the panel discussion “Trademarks, Celebrities, and The Good Deed: Using Celebrity Branding for the Public Good.”

07.21.08 | Banner & Witcoff and George Mason University School of Law present the Seventh Annual Symposium on “Hot Topics in Patent Law.”

07.21.08 | Robert S. Katz presents “Lawman, Egyptian Goddess, and the Future of U.S. Design Patents.”

06.28.08 | Binal J. Patel co-presents “Changes in Patent Rules and Effect on Patent Law Practice.”

06.26.08 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the Fifth Annual North American South Asian Bar Association.

06.01.08 | Binal J. Patel joins the panel discussion “Exploring the Relationship between Insurance, Intellectual Property, Patent Law and Innovation.”

04.25.08 | Linda A. Kuczma joins a panel discussion on “Branding the Land: Trademarks, Geographic Indicators and the Advancement of Third World Development.”

04.24.08 | John P. Iwanicki presents at BIT’s First Annual Protein and Peptide Conference.

04.18.08 | Linda A. Kuczma and Robert H. Resis co-present “How to Maximize and Preserve Attorney Client Privilege.”

04.01.08 | Binal J. Patel presents “Exploring the Relationship between Insurance, Intellectual Property, Patent Law and Innovation.”

03.27.08 | Attorneys View of Design Patent Enforcement

02.27.08 | John P. Iwanicki speaks at ACI’s 8th Advanced Forum on Biotech Patents in Menlo Park, CA, April 18.

11.07.07 | Sarah A. Kagan presents “Protecting Antibodies via Intellectual Property for the U.S. Market” at Antibodies Europe: Engineering the Next Generation of Antibodies in Vienna, Austria

10.01.07 | Mark T. Banner presents “The Supreme Court’s Recent Decision in KSR v. Teleflex and How it will Affect Corporate Patent Portfolios.”

09.27.07 | John Iwanicki speaks at Cambridge Healthtech Institutes 13th Annual Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference.

06.28.07 | Banner & Witcoff proudly sponsors the 2007 North American South Asian Bar Association Convention.

05.30.07 | Joseph M. Potenza joins ABA Teleconference/Webcast: “Patent Law After KSR v. Teleflex: Are Your Patents Still Valid?”

03.20.07 | Christopher J. Renk speaks at American Conference Institute’s Conference on “Making the Burden of E-Discovery Manageable.”

02.23.07 | Charles W. Shifley organizes and moderates John Marshall Law School’s 51st Annual Conference on Developments in IP Law.

01.23.07 | Robert H. Resis speaks at The Bar Association of the District of Columbia’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section Roundtable.

12.08.06 | Banner & Witcofff announces December Chicago Corporate Intellectual Property Law Seminar.

10.30.06 | LSI seminar “Calculating and Proving Patent Damages”

07.18.06 | Hot Topics in Patent Law – Fifth Annual Symposium, July 18 at the George Mason University School of Law

07.19.05 | Hot Topics in Patent Law – Fourth Annual Symposium, July 19 at the George Mason University School of Law

07.20.04 | Third Annual Hot Topics in Patent Law Symposium Photos

05.21.04 | Program & Registration Information for Banner & Witcoff’s Corporate IP Seminar.

04.21.04 | Program & Registration Information for Banner & Witcoff’s Corporate IP Seminar in Atlanta, GA on May.

04.11.03 | Corporate Intellectual Property Seminar in Boston.

02.28.03 | Brad Wright spoke at the 47th Annual Conference on Developments in Intellectual Property Law.

10.21.02 | John Iwanicki spoke at The University of Maryland School of Law’s: “At The Crossroads: Public/Private Priorities Concerning Access to Genetic Information”

07.16.02 | Banner & Witcoff co-sponsored “Hot Topics in Patent Law” at George Mason University.

03.13.02 | Banner & Witcoff Gives $25,000 to the John Marshall Law School for the Study of Intellectual Property Law.

12.15.01 | Banner & Witcoff Joins with the Association of Legal Administrators Capital Chapter for the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program.

12.15.01 | New gTLD Conundrums: Strategies for Navigating the So-Called “Next Big .Thing”

08.21.01 | Banner & Witcoff shares technology with the community.

10.02.00 | Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. and Head Start Announce Partnership.

05.12.00 | Banner & Witcoff sponsors ABA/YLD Event.

11.05.99 | Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. supports the Efforts of The National Youth Leadership Forum.

10.27.99 | Nike Awarded 400,000th Design Patent

03.02.99 | Women Corporate Counsel Networking Group Breakfast Program