Patently-O Bits and Bytes No. 68: People in the News

IP Law Hall of Fame New Inductees (Sponsored by IAM) [LINK]:

  • Jane Ginsburg – Columbia Law Professor; written extensively on the intereconnection between copyright and trademark law.
  • Francis Gurry – New Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)
  • Dolores Hanna – Retired partner from Bell Boyd & Lloyd. Former head of INTA, IPLAC, WBA of Illinois, etc.
  • Michael Kirk — Recently retired Executive Director of the American Intellectual Property Association.
  • Niels Reimers – Former director of Stanford University’s Office of Technology Licensing. Founder of AUTM.

New IPO Board Members:

  • Wayne Sobon (Accenture)
  • Roger Gobrogge (Dow Corning)
  • Michelle Lee (Google)
  • George Johnston (Hoffman-La Roche)

Washington University:

  • Tonight WashU will host the VP debate
  • On Friday, October 10, I will be speaking at WashU law school to a much smaller crowd. (3:00 – 4:00pm) The topic trademak law and the protection of designs. I believe that CLE credit is being arranged for the free event. [LINK]

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