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Week of October 11, 2010

IPLS General Meeting

October 12, 2010

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Room 510 (lunch provided)

Come meet the 2010 IPLS board members and learn about upcoming IPLS events for this semester.

War on Terroir: Geographical Indications of Origin and Trademark Law CLE
(Wine and Cheese Reception to Follow)

October 15, 2010

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Chicago-Kent Auditorium and Lobby

Come meet area attorneys, taste great artisanal wines and cheeses, and learn about Geographic Indications of Origin, trademark law and unfair competition.

This is a two-part event. The CLE, hosted by the C-K Alumni Association, features Chris Buccafusco and Sarah Harding. They will cover Geographical Indications of Origin as they pertain to artisanal wines and cheeses and the protections available.

IPLS is hosting the reception following the CLE. The reception will feature a wine tasting that pairs wines with significant Geographical Indications of Origin with their non-GI counterparts. It also includes artisanal cheeses matched to the wine pairs.

5:00 pm: Welcome and registration
5:30 pm: CLE lecture (hosted by the C-K Alumni Association)
6:30 pm: Wine and cheese tasting reception and networking event (hosted by IPLS)
Register early ($5 for IPLS members) at

Peer Resume Review

October 20, 2010

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Room 270 (food provided)

Come have your resume reviewed by an IPLS board member in preparation for our Resume Review Workshop, when a practicing IP attorney will review your resume. Lunch will be provided.

Patent Law in Globalized Economy Brown Bag

October 26, 2010

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Room 580 (lunch provided)

Rich Stockton, Partner at Banner & Witcoff, Ltd., will discus the evolution of patent law in our increasingly global economy. Lunch sponsored by Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.


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