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November 26, 2014

Shareholder Alain Villeneuve and Associate John E. Munro, both members of the Intellectual Property group in Vedder Price's Chicago office, presented at the 12th Annual Digital and Intellectual Property Conference (12e journée de formation Propriété Intellectuelle et Numérique) in Paris, France on November 26.

The all-day program touched upon current digital and intellectual property issues, various emerging technologies such as 3D printers, the legal framework of big data, the prospects of domain names a year after the arrival of new Internet extensions and much more. Mr. Villeneuve and Mr. Munro’s presentation, titled "Perspectives on Intellectual Property Law in France and the United States" ("La Propriété Intellectuelle en France et aux USA: Regards Croisés"), provided an overview of U.S. intellectual property law, along with insight on how French lawyers and companies can extend protection of their intellectual property in the United States.

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