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Illinois State Bar Association CLE Program November 28 in Chicago, Live Webcast
Learn how the first-to-file provisions will be implemented, as well as tips for protecting the innovations of your clients with this informative presentation!
In September 2011, the America Invents Act was signed into law after years of deliberations. The Act provides significant changes to patent law, not least of which is the switch from a first-to-invent to a first-to-file patent system. Program attendees will learn how the first-to-file provisions will be implemented, as well as tips for protecting the innovations of clients with this informative presentation.
The program, which qualifies for 3.0 hours based on a 60 minute MCLE (Minimum Continuing Legal Education) credit hour, is sponsored by the ISBA Intellectual Property Section.
Cost to attend on-site or via webcast is $100 for ISBA members and $230 for non-member lawyers and non-lawyers, by November 2; thereafter, prices increase $15. Payment must be made in advance by check, money order, or credit card. For more information and/or to obtain a registration form, log onto the ISBA web site at www.isba.org, or call toll free 1-800-252-8908.
The 33,000-member ISBA (isba.org), with offices in Springfield and Chicago, provides professional services to Illinois lawyers, and education and services to the public through a website (illinoislawyerfinder.com)