Launch of the IP Clinic and PatentConnect Pro Bono Program

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.

Introductory Keynote: Sue Ellsperman, Lieutenant Governor of Indiana

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

  • Chair: Christal Sheppard, Director fo the USPTO Midwest Satellite Office
  • Brian Barrett, Senior Director-Assistant General Patent Counsel at Eli Lily
  • Joshua Larsen, Associate at Barnes & Thornburg;
  • Mathew 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 D. 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: ipclinic@Indiana.edu.

Speakers:

Official Photo Portrait of Dr. Crystal Sheppard
Christal Sheppard
Director of the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office