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Welcome to the "Material(s) Issues in Intellectual Property" Webcast
Bringing the Experts to You… TMS presents a live, interactive webcast, “Material(s) Issues in Intellectual Property,” on Thursday, April 20, 2006, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern time.
For materials producers and users , creation and protection of intellectual property (IP) are important components of business strategy.
Learn about the effects of new patent legislation, emerging materials and technology trends, and changing global business relationships on the IP landscape by participating in this webcast.
Plus, you can join the discussion as legal experts cover these issues by asking questions via phone or online.
After April 18th, you can only register
by contacting the TMS Meetings Services staff at the address shown
- “Business as Usual? Adapting to the Proposed Patent Reform Act of 2005”
Presented by Mark Leslie, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP
Mark Leslie is a partner and registered patent attorney with the Pittsburgh office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP. A member of the firm’s intellectual property (IP) and technology groups, his practice includes patent procurement, IP evaluation and enforcement, technology clearance, preparation of IP opinions and agreements, and patent and other IP litigation. His technical concentration is in the materials science and chemical areas with significant emphasis on stainless steels, titanium alloys, nickel and cobalt-based superalloys, and exotic material.
- “Patenting Issues and Trends in Nanotechnology”
Presented by Mindy Rittner, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Mindy N. Rittner, Ph.D., is a scientific advisor and patent agent with Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, an intellectual property law firm based in Chicago, Illinois. Her practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications with an emphasis on materials science, nanotechnology, and the mechanical and electrical arts.
- “Intellectual Property Agreements”
Presented by David Maivald, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
David P. Maivald is an associate in Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott intellectual property (IP) department. His practice focuses on IP matters involving patents and trademarks, including the preparation and prosecution of patents in the mechanical and chemical arts and in commercial transactions involving IP issues.
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