Please save Friday, October 19 to attend Banner & Witcoff’s Corporate Intellectual Property Seminar at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center in Chicago.

We will host morning and afternoon sessions with topics selected to help you protect your corporation’s intellectual property assets. Register online today.  For more details or questions about the seminar, please contact Chris Hummel at 202.824.3126.

Reserve Your Seat Today!

Click here to register online today or contact Chris Hummel for more information.


8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Charles W. Shifley

8:40 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.
IP Litigation: The Evolution of Experts
Christopher J. Renk, Erik S. Maurer

9:40 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
Color and Other Rights: Updates to Trademark and Trade Dress Law
Helen Hill Minsker, Katherine L. Fink, J. Pieter van Es

10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Rules for AIA Provisions Effective in September: What You Need to Know
Matthew P. Becker, Gary D. Fedorochko, Steve S. Chang

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Emergency IP: Expediting the Granting of Patent Rights
Joseph J. Berghammer, Bradley J. Van Pelt

2:00 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Protecting and Enforcing Your User Experience
Robert S. Katz, Audra Eidem Heinze, Charles L. Mauro (Founder and President MauroNewMedia)

3:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Shall I Complain or Abstain About a Domain? Perspectives on Objecting to Proposed gTLDs
Richard S. Stockton, Victoria R. M. Webb

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

Banner & Witcoff is an accredited CLE provider for Illinois MCLE.  If you require accreditation in other jurisdictions, please let us know.

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