Lawyers Association of Kansas City 

10th Annual IP CLE Program

  • 21 Feb 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Lathrop Gage LLP, 2345 Grand Blvd. Kansas City MO 64108
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  • Includes lunch, CLE (5.0 hours), and happy hour following program.
  • Registration for 3-hour portion of program from 2pm-5pm. Includes CLE, materials and happy hour following program.
  • Registration for lunch and ethics portion of program (12:10pm - 1:00pm).
  • No CLE credit provided; registration is for law students to attend.

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LAKC's 10th Annual IP CLE Program   
Lathrop Gage LLP

Registration includes lunch (5.0 hour program only), CLE materials and post-CLE happy hour.

5.0 hours (1.0 Ethics) MO, KS
Webinar option available

Program Outline:

11:30am                   Registration/lunch

Noon-12:10pm          Opening Remarks

12:10 to 1:00pm:       Ethical Issues Relating to Handling IP matters Involving
                                 Schedule 1 Drugs and Other Immoral or Scandalous Matter

                                 Blake Vande Garde &  Dave Rein – Erickson Kernell IP       

1:00 to 1:50pm:         Patent Analytics                      

                                Andrew Torrance – University of Kansas

1:50 to 2:20pm:         Break

2:10 to 3:00pm:         Sovereign Immunity

                                 Crissa Cook & Kyle Mendenhall – Hovey Williams LLP

3:00 to 3:50pm:         Use Use Use: Understanding Its Unique Role in US Trademark Law                                 Tiffany Schwartz –Dentons US LLP

3:50 to 4:05pm:         Break

4:05 to 4:25pm:         Patent Venue post TC Heartland &

                                 David Barnard – Stinson Leonard Street LLP

4:25 to 4:45pm:         KS & MO Local Rules for Patent Cases

                                     Matthew Walters – Hovey Williams LLP

4:45 to 5:00pm:         Patent Reform Legislation

                                     Jason Howard – Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP

5:00pm:                     Happy Hour follows at International Tap House
                                 Sponsored by Clarivate Analytics

Materials will be provided on USB drives (notepads and pens will be provided on desks). USB Sponsor: Legal Advantage

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