Alex Menchaca Featured on Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois Panel, “Virtual Learning and its Impact on Your Legal Education”

Courtesy of the HLAI JD Mentors, Pipeline and Young Lawyers Committee, Alex Menchaca spoke to law students on Thursday, October 21, as part of a panel discussion on remote learning and its impact to their education, internships, and job prospects. Alex is a long-standing adjunct professor with UIC-John Marshall Law School.

10.22.20
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Bob Surrette Presents “Productivity, Creativity, and Collaboration in the New Normal” during Ark Group’s 3rd Annual Law Firm Innovation Summit

Join Bob Surrette on Friday, November 6 at 11:30 a.m. CST as he explores the issues of productivity, creativity, and collaboration for law firms continuing to work remotely. He will discuss how firms can mitigate impacts on creativity and collaboration while recognizing and maximizing productivity positives. Learn more and register here.

10.22.20
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Jim Murphy Shares FAQs in Built In Article “Should Your Startup Apply for a Patent?”

A question that many businesses ponder, Jim Murphy explores in this Built In article “Should Your Startup Apply for a Patent?” Jim addresses some of the most frequently asked questions about intellectual property that businesses and entrepreneurs often need answered. Read the article here.

10.22.20
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Ron DiCerbo’s Article “Federal Circuit reveals a more colorful future for trademarks (for now)” Featured in WTR

In this WTR article, Ron DiCerbo expands on a recent court decision in In re Forney Industries, Inc. about color marks used on product packaging and whether they can be inherently distinctive. Read the article here. (Full or trial subscription required.)

10.20.20
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Christopher Scharff Speaking at International Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA) Virtual Summit

On October 21 at 7:30 a.m. CST, Christopher Scharff will be a presenter and co-panelist on the session “Between Patents or Trade Secrets: How to Choose?”  The summit will discuss issues and challenges faced by IP practitioners across the globe. Learn more and register here.

10.19.20
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Christopher V. Carani to Participate in Licensing Executive Society International (LESI) Virtual Seminar

From 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. central standard time on October 15, Chris Carani will serve as a panelist of the LESI webinar “Key Findings of LESI’s Comparative Study on International Design Protection & Enforcement.” Carani is speaking alongside other notable panelists including: Christof Wolpert of adidas AG Alexis Simpson of Gilead Sciences Dr. Philipe […]

10.12.20
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Christopher V. Carani Presenting on Trademark and Design Law & Policy during UIC John Marshall IP Practice Seminar

From 7:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. central standard time on Friday, October 16, Carani will share his insights during a session entitled “Key Developments in International Trademark & Design Law & Policy.”  The topics covered will include developments in the cannabis industry, TTAB’s Precedential No. 24, Booking.com; Hague Agreement issues related to Brexit and China’s […]

10.12.20
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McAndrews Shareholders Recognized as LMG Life Sciences Stars

Aaron Barkoff, Herb Hart, Sharon Hwang, and Ed Mas have been named 2020 LMG Life Sciences Stars, a designation reserved for the preeminent Life Sciences lawyers in intellectual property. In addition, McAndrews was once again ranked as “Recommended” for general patent litigation.

10.09.20
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