EUROPEAN PATENT PRACTICE SEMINAR by uee19558

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									                                                                                                   PERMIT NO. 3038
                                                                       N OT FOR P ROFIT
                                                                        U.S. P OSTAGE

                                                                                                    C HICAGO , IL.
                                                                                          PA I D
   EUROPEAN PATENT
   PRACTICE SEMINAR
Location – The conference is held at The John Marshall Law
School, Room 1200, 315 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, Illinois,
60604. For driving directions, contact The John Marshall Law School,
Department of Event Management – Voice: 312.987.1420; e-mail:
events@jmls.edu or visit the Mapquest website at www.mapquest.com.

Housing – The following hotels are within walking distance of
The John Marshall Law School. Due to city-wide conventions taking
place around the time of the conference, room availability may be
limited. Rooms have not been blocked at these hotels for the
conference. Room rates vary from $99.00 to $350.00 depending on
the hotel and room availability. Please call the hotel promptly to
ensure a room:
                   The Palmer House Hilton
      17 East Monroe Street, 800.445.8667 or 312.726.7500
                              W Hotel
         172 West Adams, 800.621.2360 or 312.332.1200
                        Hotel Monaco
                225 North Wabash, 800.397.7661
                   Silversmith Hotel and Suites




                                                                                  ®
                 10 South Wabash, 312.372.7696




                                                                                                                               315 S OUTH P LYMOUTH C OURT C HICAGO , I LLINOIS 60604
                                                                                                   INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
                     Hotel Allegro Chicago
                171 West Randolph, 800.643.1500
                   The Congress Plaza Hotel




                                                                                                                                                                                        PATENT PRACTICE

                                                                                                                                                                                                          November 1 & 2, 2007
   520 South Michigan Avenue, 800.635.1666 or 312.427.3800
                 The Chicago Hilton & Towers




                                                                                                                                                                                           EUROPEAN
   720 South Michigan Avenue, 800.932.3322 or 312.922.4400




                                                                                                                                                                                            SEMINAR
                         The Essex Inn
            800 South Michigan Avenue, 312.939.2800
                     Club Quarters Hotel*
              111 West Adams Street, 312.214.6400

  *Refer to The John Marshall Law School as the member when
 making reservations. For additional hotel listings in the downtown
                                                                                                         FOR




                 Chicago area, visit these websites:                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ®

    www.placestostay.com/destination/usa/illinois/chicago/dest.asp
                                                                                                   CENTER




            chicago.hotelchannel.com/chicago_hotels.htm                                                                                                                                                                          315 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Still can’t find a room? Try the Hotels.Com Hotline, 800.964.6835,
                          or www.hotels.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Co-sponsored with




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Freising Munich, Germany
                                                                                                                                                                                                   EUROPEAN PATENT PRACTICE SEMINAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       November 1 & 2, 2007
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Re g ist r at io n Fo r m
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Please complete the registration information. For each individual, make a photocopy of the form.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Registrations will not be taken over the telephone. Payment must be received with the registration.

                                                                                              Co-sponsored with                                                                                    Registration Deadline is October 19, 2007
                                                                                                                                                                                                   (Please print or type)
    The John Marshall Law School’s Center for Intellectual Property Law
                                                                                                    Faculty: Intellectual Property Law Firm - Kuhnen & Wacker —
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Name_______________________________________________________________________________________
    is one of the oldest and most comprehensive intellectual property programs
    in the country. The Center sponsors conferences, seminars, courses and                                            Freising Munich, Germany                                                     Firm/Company________________________________________________________________________________

    workshops of the highest quality, and has been serving the educational                    Rainer A. Kuhnen is a founding partner of the Kuhnen & Wacker Intellectual Property Law                                                                                                   _______
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Address_______________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                Firm in Freising (Munich), Germany and specializes in patent prosecution, litigation and M&A.
    needs of intellectual property practitioners and students for more than 65                  Kuhnen was awarded a master’s degree of Diplom-Ingenieur in mechanical engineering from                                                          ___
                                                                                                                                                                                                   City___________________________________________ State______________ ZIP______________________

    years. This highly successful and intensive program on European Patent                      the Technical University of Munich. He was qualified as a patent attorney in 1974. Among other
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Telephone________________________________________ Fax____________________________     ____
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ______  ____
                                                                                                organizations, he is a member of the European Patent Institute, FICPI (International
    Practice has been offered for the past several years and has been extremely                 Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys), LES (Licensing Executives Society) and ABA                                                                                                 ____
                                                                                                                                                                                                   E-mail_________________________________________________________________________________   ___
    well-received by attendees. If you or your firm has an international                        (American Bar Association). He is frequently invited to lecture on German and European
                                                                                                Patent Practice by U.S. and Japanese law firms and schools, including The John Marshall Law
    intellectual property practice — you won’t want to miss this seminar.                       School, Chicago, George Mason University and the George Washington University Law                  General Registration: $295.00                 Includes admission to the program, extensive course materials,
                                                                                                School, Washington D.C. Rainer Kuhnen was the responsible attorney that handled the                continental breakfast and lunch on November 1 and 2.
Seminar Agenda                                                                                  landmark case “Epilady v. Remington” and has been selected to appear in the “Guide to the
                                                                                                World’s Leading Patent Law Experts” issues 2005 and 2007 published by Legal Media Group.           METHOD OF PAYMENT
Thursday, November 1, 2007                         Friday, November 2, 2007                                                                                                                            Check (Made payable to The John Marshall Law School)
                                                                                              Dr. Heribert Muensterer is a chemical patent attorney working with Kuhnen & Wacker and
 8:00 a.m. Registration                            9:00 a.m. Recent EP Case Law                                                                                                                        Credit Card: Select one              MasterCard               VISA
                                                                                                specializes in polymer and life-science technology. Muensterer was awarded a degree of
 8:30 a.m. European Patent System and                        EP Claim Drafting Specialties      Diplom-Chemiker (chemistry) in 1979, a Ph.D. in 1981, and qualified as a patent attorney in                                                                                          ___
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Account Number_____________________________________________ Exp. Date_____________ __________
           The Impact of The Revisions Ahead:                Patent Infringement Litigation     1986. He is a member of the European Patent Institute among other organizations. He also
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Cardholder Signature___________________________________________________________________________
             Steps towards grant, opposition                 in Europe including                has a desk in the United States for comparative studies of U.S. patent practice and is
             and appeal, including:                             Doctrine of Equivalents         registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mail to: The John Marshall Law School Department of Event Management
             NEW! “EPC 2000” – The new,                         Cross Border Injunctions      Both Rainer Kuhnen and Heribert Muensterer are German and European Patent Attorneys.                            315 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
             revised European Patent Convention                 Enforcement Directive                                                                                                                         (Credit card orders may be faxed to 312.427.7128)
             to come into effect still this year             (all by Rainer A. Kuhnen)
                                                                                              Alexandra Beschorner is an Attorney at Law and Partner at Kuhnen & Wacker where she
             (by Dr. Heribert Muensterer)                                                                                                                                                          Confirmation A confirmation will be sent by e-mail or fax. The confirmation will include directions to the law
                                                             In the pipeline:                   specializes in the fields of licensing, trademark, design, competition and copyright law. Prior           school, receipt for payment, and additional conference information.
 12:00 p.m. Lunch                                               Future Common Litigation:       to joining Kuhnen & Wacker, Alexandra worked for several years with a Munich law firm active
                                                                EPLA                            in the intellectual property sector. She then headed the art licensing sector of the legal         Cancellations       Must be received by October 19, 2007, to receive a full refund. After that date, refunds are
 1:00 p.m. Worldwide Patent Litigation
           from the U.S. Perspective                            Validation Cost Reduction       department of MM Merchandising Muenchen GmbH/ArtMerchandising & Media AG, one of the                        subject to a $50.00 processing charge.

           (by James A. Forstner)                               Patent Law Treaty + SPLT        largest merchandising and licensing agencies in Germany. Alexandra now manages Kuhnen
                                                                Future Community Patent                                                                                                            Special Service Requirements Requests must be received by October 19, 2007.
                                                                                                & Wacker’s major trademark, design and copyright portfolios for a wide variety of industries,
             European Community Design:                      (all by Alexandra Beschorner)      including media, merchandising, film, automobile, pharmaceutical, clothing, food, e-commerce,      Please indicate below any ADA service needs.
               Chances, Risks and Outlines
                                                                                                and computer hardware and software. In addition to counseling clients in identifying, clearing,        Attending in a wheelchair or other personal transport device
                of Procedure                       12:00 p.m. Lunch
                                                                                                evaluating and protecting IP portfolios, she is responsible for the legal and strategic planning       Other/additional ADA Service requirement_______________________________________________________
   NEW!        Community Design Soon               1:00 p.m. Recent German Litigation           of client activities throughout Europe.
               Linked to the Hague Design                    Case Law
               Registration Convention?                                                                                                                                                            CLE Credit: Approx. 12.0 Hours
             (by Alexandra Beschorner)                       European Filing Strategies and   James A. Forstner has a Ph.D. in chemistry as well as a J.D. He is Of Counsel to the                 The John Marshall Law School will advise the appropriate state bar or agency indicated below of the presentation of
                                                             Cost Reduction                     Kuhnen & Wacker firm and has more than 30 years of experience at E. I. DuPont de Nemours           its program. The extension of CLE credit is subject to each state’s approval. It is the responsibility of the individual to
             Workshop Group A:                               (by Rainer A. Kuhnen)                                                                                                                 meet the requirements of each jurisdiction. The John Marshall Law School is an approved MCLE provider with the
                                                                                                working on international intellectual property matters. At DuPont, he served as Managing           State Bars of Illinois, California, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The John Marshall Law School will assist
             Patents in Chemistry and Biotech                                                   Counsel and Corporate Counsel. After retirement from DuPont, he was Senior Counsel at              with applications to Florida, Georgia, Rhode Island and Texas, but attorneys must apply individually for credit for
             (by Dr. Heribert Muensterer)          4:00 p.m. Conclusion                         Alston and Bird. He is a Fellow of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, was         courses and submit payment directly to these states.
             Workshop Group B:                                                                  recently a member of the Council of the IPL Section of the American Bar Association, and           (Complete only if you require CLE credit. Be sure to list all states where you require credit.)
             Software-related Inventions,                                                       served on and chaired many committees and boards of these organizations. He also served
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bar No.: ______________________ State: ____________ Bar No.:______________________State: ___________
             Business Methods                                                                   as a chair of the U.S. Bar/European Patent Office Liaison Council, a member of the U.S.
             (by Rainer A. Kuhnen)                                                              Bar/Japanese Patent Office Liaison Council and the U.S./C.I.S. Bar Association. He will give       Non-Discrimination Policy
                                                                                                an overview of strategies in international patent enforcement.
 4:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   The John Marshall Law School, finding any invidious discrimination inconsistent with the mission of free academic
             Adjournment
                                                                                                                                                                                                   inquiry, does not discriminate in admission, services or employment on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age or disability.

								
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