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October 06, 2010

8:00 AM - 10:15 AM Central Standard Time


Vedder Price

222 N. LaSalle Street 22nd Floor Boardroom

Chicago, Illinois 60601

Please join Vedder Price’s Intellectual Property group for a morning discussion of recent developments pertaining to trademarks and online search engines, business method patents, inequitable conduct, and patent mismarking.


8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
  • John J. Gresens, Shareholder, Intellectual Property group
8:40 a.m. Trademarks on the Internet: Navigating the Emerging World of Ad-Words and Keywords
  • Alain Villenueve, Sharholder, Intellectual Property group
9:00 a.m. Life After Bilski : The Future of Business Method and Other Process Patents
  • Christopher P. Moreno, Shareholder, Intellectual Property group
9:20 a.m.  The Ongoing Commercial Relevance of Inequitable Conduct: Pitfalls and Solutions at the Patent Office and in Court
  • John J. Gresens, Shareholder, Intellectual Property group
9:40 a.m. Patent Marking: Are You Vulnerable to a Troll Attack?
  • Michael J. Turgeon, Shareholder, Intellectual Property group
  • James E. Malackowski , Chairman and CEO, Ocean Tomo LLC
10:15 a.m. Adjourn


Michael J. Turgeon


Alain Villeneuve