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Headlines for the Week of March 28, 2016

Environmental Law Society

April 4: Trivia Night

Think you know pop culture? Show off your stuff and come to the Environmental Law Society's Trivia Night on Monday, April 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. on the 10th floor.  Prizes will be given, drinks will be served, and food will be eaten! Come one, come all! 

See our flier for this event.


Intellectual Property Law Society

April 7: "Patent Wars: Nautilus Awakens" panel discussion

The Intellectual Property Law Society presents a panel discussion on claim definiteness since the Supreme Court's decision in Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, Inc. Practitioners of both patent prosecution and litigation will be given guidance on how this case, and cases since, have and will continue to affect their practice. Discussion will focus on the varying standards for both procuring a patent and post-grant review; claim construction issues; functional claiming; as well as whether the Supreme Court has substantively changed the standard. We will discuss a variety of recent cases and whether they would have come out differently under the old verus. new standards. You can find more information here. And, you can register here.

Panelists:

  • Jordan Pringle from McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP (Moderator)
  • Jeffrey Burgan from Leydig, Voit and Mayer
  • Dr. Krista Vink Venegas from McDermott, Will & Emery
  • Margaux Nair from K&L Gates LLP
  • Grantland Drutchas from McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

This event is approved for 1.5 general CLE hours in Illinois and 1.5 general CLE hours in Pennsylvania.

Checkin Begins: 5:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: 6:05 to 7:35 p.m.
Reception Following Panel: 7:35 to 9:30 p.m.


Justinian Society of Law Students

April 6: The first annual Justinian Celebration

Mark your calendars!

The Chicago-Kent Justinian Society of Law Students and the Alumni Association invite you to attend our first annual Justinian Celebration Wednesday, April 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Morris Hall, 10th floor.

Come celebrate the presence of Italian-American attorneys in the Chicago-land area. Students are encouraged to attend this free event. Meet, get to know and network with alumni, Chicago Justinian past presidents and the current Cook County Justinian chapter president and Chicago-Kent alumna, Jessica DePinto '96! Drinks and appetizers will be provided.

 

 

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