The Northwestern Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property, in conjunction with The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, will be holding its Ninth Annual Symposium on February 27-28, 2014 on the Chicago Campus of Northwestern University. The Symposium will consist of the following sessions:
Thursday, February 27, 2014
• Dinner and Keynote Speech by Commissioner F. Scott Kieff, International Trade Commission
Friday, February 28, 2014
• Patent Assertion and Non-Practicing Entities Panel -- including Patent Docs contributor Dr. Andrew Williams of McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, LLP
• Gene Patenting Panel -- including Patent Docs author Dr. Kevin Noonan of McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, LLP
• Special Luncheon Lecture on Innovation Economics by Professor Daniel Spulber of the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth
The Thursday keynote will be preceded by a welcome reception, and a networking reception will follow the sessions on Friday.
Additional information about the Symposium, including a complete schedule of the sessions, list of speakers, and directions can be found at the Symposium's website. Those interested in registering for the conference can do so here.
The Symposium is sponsored in part by McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.