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Headlines for the Week of November 2, 2015

The Art and Cultural Property Law Society

November 5: An informative and thought-provoking presentation by Patty Gerstenblith: "Armed Conflict and Cultural Heritage: Preserving the Past for the Future"

11 a.m. in room 370

Patty Gerstenblith is a distinguished research professor of law at DePaul University and director of its Center for Art, Museum & Cultural Heritage Law. She is founding president of the Lawyers Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (2005-11), a director of the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield and senior adviser to the ABA's Art and Cultural Heritage Law Committee.

In 2011, she was appointed by President Obama to serve as the chair of the President's Cultural Property Advisory Committee in the U.S. Department of State, on which she had previously served as a public representative during the Clinton administration. Gerstenblith received her AB from Bryn Mawr College, PhD in art history and anthropology from Harvard University, and JD from Northwestern University. Before joining the DePaul law faculty, Gerstenblith clerked for the Honorable Richard D. Cudahy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.



Intellectual Property Law Society

November 10: Gastro Intellectual Property Symposium: "Legal Issues in the Craft Beer Industry"

This year's Gastro IP Symposium at Chicago-Kent College of Law will focus on IP issues related to craft beer brewing. We will be examining past litigations, company mergers/transactions, as well as hypothetical situations to examine the different legal issues that may arise in the craft beer context.

Panelists will include Jim Ebel, co-founder of Two Brothers Brewing; Glenn Rice from Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn; Alexis Douglas from K&L Gates; Andrew Goldstein from Freeborn & Peters; Adam Cieslak, founder of Maplewood Brewery and Distillery; and Carolyn Purnell, a Jack Miller Center Fellow as part of the Benjamin Franklin Project.

The panel discussion will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. with a reception to follow. The event will take place in the Ogilvie Auditorium at Chicago-Kent College of Law. This event is approved for 1.75 general Illinois MCLE credit hours. The event is $25 for attorneys and $5 for students. You can register online.


Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

Clerkship opportunity

Animal Legal Defense Fund is hiring a clerk for summer 2016! Clerkships are available in our Litigation and Criminal Justice Programs. They are open to second-year students only (rising third-year students). There is a monthly stipend of $2,400, to assist you in paying for reasonable expenses, including room and board, gas, travel, and other expenses.

Please find more information on the webpages below:
Summer 2016 ALDF Criminal Justice Program Clerkship
Summer 2016 ALDF Litigation Program Clerkship

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