The Corporate and Licensing Practice section addresses issues and the evolving law of IP transactions primarily from an in-house counsel perspective.
IP Law Revision
The International Law Section provides a forum to discuss evolving IP law throughout the world and issues related thereto. The Section frequently hosts foreign attorneys to provide expertise and updates on IP law in their respective countries.
Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.
The Patent Agent section provides a forum for discussing and advancing knowledge of issues affecting patent agents in the practice of intellectual property law. The section also provides valuable networking resources for agents in the IP field.
Pauly, DeVries Smith & Deffner
The Patent Litigation section addresses issues and best practices in all areas of patent enforcement: litigation, post-grant procedures, and ADR.
Trademark, Copyright, and Media
The Trademark, Copyright, and Media section provides a forum to discuss best practices and the effects of changes in these areas of law on our practice.
Women in Intellectual Property
Started as an informal lunch group in the ’80’s, the Women in Intellectual Property Law (WIPLA) section provides a forum for discussing and advancing knowledge of issues affecting women in the practice of intellectual property law. The section also provides valuable networking resources for women in the IP field.
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner
Kate DeVries Smith
DeVries Smith & Deffner