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Vedder Thinking | News Shareholder Angelo Bufalino and Mayor Rahm Emanuel Close Nasdaq with Chicago Innovation Award Winners

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To celebrate the Chicago Innovation Awards, Vedder Price Intellectual Property group Shareholder Angelo Bufalino joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the award winners to ring the Nasdaq closing bell in New York. Prior to Nasdaq, Mayor Emanuel spoke to the award winners at the Vedder Price New York office luncheon and emphasized the importance of innovation in Chicago. Each winner was also able to spend time with the mayor and explain their award winning products. Chicago is the only city to have its top innovators come together to ring the Nasdaq bell. The annual event emphasizes the surge of innovation occurring in the Chicago region and shines a spotlight on the organizations that make up its vibrant economy.

The winners of the Chicago Innovation Awards cut across all industries–high-tech and no-tech, for-profit and not-for-profit. Each organization won by addressing an unmet need in the marketplace through a unique solution that provided value to end users and delivered impact in the marketplace.

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Angelo J. Bufalino