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Thursday, February 28, 2019 CIPLA Meeting

  • February 28, 2019
  • 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Cleveland Marriott Downtown @ Key Center (127 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44114)


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Cleveland Marriott Downtown
Key Center
127 Public Square
Cleveland, Ohio  44114



CLE Meetings (4:30–5:30 p.m., CLE accreditation will be applied for):

Trademark Committee (1.00 hr CLE credit)       

Steven Dettelbach – Baker & Hostetler LLP

“Criminal Enforcement Trends in IP Law”


Patent Committee (1.00 hr CLE credit)     

Ilya Kazi – Mathys & Squire

“All you want to know about EPO practice but were afraid to ask”

EPO drafting and prosecution tips and pitfalls, Opposition and Appeal strategy and tactics and interweaving with US proceedings, upcoming changes    


Cocktail Reception (5:30–6:15 p.m., Open Bar and Bruschetta Station)   

Dinner (6:15–7:30 p.m.):

Jim Dabney, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

When Is a Claimed Invention “New”?  Implications of the Supreme Court’s Helsinn Decision

Dinner Menu:

Hickory Roasted Chicken Breast with ancient grains, roasted Brussels sprouts, hickory syrup

Herb Seared Sirloin with cheddar potato cake, seasonal vegetables, house-made steak sauce

Mushroom “Meatballs” with squash noodles, sautéed tofu, pomodoro sauce


Members:  Dinner – $30; CLE –Free

Non-Members:  Dinner – $40;CLE – $40

Student Members and Non-member Students:  Dinner –$15; CLE – Free

Next meeting: April 4, 2019.  Please Join Us!

Annual Meeting SAVE THE DATE:   

Our Annual Meeting and Dinner will be held on May 11, 2019 at Rainforest at Cleveland Zoo.  Please plan to attend!

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