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Drake Law to host Intellectual Property Law CLE March 24-25

February 15, 2016

Drake University Law School will host the 2016 Intellectual Property Law CLE on March 24-25 at the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center (2400 University Avenue).

The event will cover cutting-edge topics including 2016 patent reform issues, PTAB practice, and ag/biotech patent law.

Mojdeh Bahar, assistant administrator for the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, will serve as the keynote speaker.

Other presenters include intellectual property law professors, former PTAB judges, a representative from the U.S. Patent Office, and industry experts from DuPont Pioneer, Davis Brown Law Firm, Monsanto, Foley and Lardner, and McKee, Voorhees & Sease.

The Intellectual Property Law CLE is approved for a total of 13.0 hours for both days. The Activity ID Number is 214193.

Early bird registration, which ends Monday, Feb. 29, is $450 for both days. After Feb. 29, registration is $500 for both days. The price includes a light breakfast and box lunch each day of the event.

To register or find more information, including a full schedule of events and list of speakers, visit the Drake Law School CLE webpage. Online registration is preferred.

For questions, contact Amy Cutler at 515-271-2824, option 3.

Drake’s Intellectual Property Law Center was launched in fall 2007 to promote global, interdisciplinary understanding of intellectual property law and policy. The center was established with the generous support of a $1.5 million gift from Wayne, LW’72, and Donna Kern, which endowed the Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law, and a $750,000 leadership commitment from DuPont Pioneer. For the past seven years, U.S. News and World Report has ranked the center among the top 25 intellectual property law programs in the United States.

For more information about the Intellectual Property Law Center, visit www.law.drake.edu/clinicsCenters/ip.

Visit law.drake.edu/cle for details about Drake Law School's other upcoming CLE programs.