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George Mason University -- School of Law and Banner & Witcoff Present the Seventh Annual Symposium on Hot Topics in Patent Law


Monday, June 23, 2008

Washington, DC -- Banner & Witcoff Ltd., one of the largest law firms in the United States dedicated solely to the practice of intellectual property law, presents with George Mason University -- School of Law, the Seventh Annual Symposium on Hot Topics in Patent Law, to be held at the FDIC Virginia Square Seidman Center in Arlington, VA on July 21, 2008.

Confirmed speakers include, among others:

  • Hon. T.S. Ellis III, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Virginia
  • Hon. Leonie M. Brinkema, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Virginia
  • Hon. John F. Anderson, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Virginia
  • Hon. S. Jay Plager, Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • William Kovacic, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
  • John J. Love, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy, United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • John M. Whealan, Former Solicitor of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (detailed to the Senate Judiciary Committee, May 2007-08)

The conference will highlight major cases and court decisions of 2008, current developments at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and ethical issues concerning litigation.

The conference will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and the luncheon and reception is included in the $395 dollar fee. Reception following the program is from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and is sponsored by Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

A fifty percent discount will be offered to government employees and students. To register contact Chris Hummel at (202) 824-3126 or event@bannerwitcoff.com.

Information is also available at http://www.bannerwitcoff.com/events.cfmá.

About Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. is dedicated to excellence in the specialized practice of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, computer, franchise and unfair competition law. The firm actively engages in the procurement, enforcement and litigation of intellectual property rights throughout the world, including all federal and state agencies, and the distribution of such rights through licensing and franchising. The firm has over 90 attorneys and agents in its Chicago, Washington, DC, Boston and Portland, OR offices.

Please direct all media inquires to Colleen Strasser at cstrasser@bannerwitcoff.com or 312.463.5465.



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