Archives of Speaking Engagements

Melinda D. Zatkoff was a panelist for the University of Michigan’s WISE: Transitions to the Workplace Conference.

Melinda D. Zatkoff was a panelist for the University of Michigan’s WISE: Transitions to the Workplace Conference. The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program is designed to promote careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to women. During the conference, Melinda advised students and recent graduates on the potential challenges many face when adjusting […]

Corey M. Beaubien was a speaker for a webinar Protecting Your Intellectual Property While Meeting the Challenges of 21st Century Cyber Threats

Corey M. Beaubien was a speaker for a webinar Protecting Your Intellectual Property While Meeting the Challenges of 21st Century Cyber Threats. Beaubien discussed best practices for growing international companies to develop IP management plans and avoid common missteps. Other speakers included the IP Attaché for Southeast Asia of the USPTO, as well as a […]

Corey M. Beaubien was a speaker on a panel for the conference IP in the Auto Industry

Corey M. Beaubien was a speaker on a panel for the conference IP in the Auto Industry held at the Ford Motor Company Conference Center in May. Beaubien’s panel discussed spare parts and the after-market, and particularly how design patents have proved an effective tool to protect replacement exterior car parts. Joining him on the […]

Scott Hogan was a panelist at ACI’s 6th Advanced Summit on Medical Device Patents

Scott Hogan was a panelist at ACI’s 6th Advanced Summit on Medical Device Patents held in New York City, NY. Scott discussed recent developments in the law of indefiniteness, analyzing Federal Circuit case law and offering tips to practitioners to help avoid invalidity pitfalls when writing and prosecuting patent applications. Attendees included Federal Court Judges, […]

Corey Beaubien and Scott Hogan gave a presentation about patent law at Kettering University

Corey Beaubien and Scott Hogan gave a presentation at Kettering University (formerly GMI Engineering & Management Institute) about patent law to a classroom full of students, faculty and administrators. Beaubien and Hogan talked about what a patent is, its purpose, what it takes to be a patent attorney, the day-to-day work involved, and their own […]

Steven Permut was the speaker at a Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association luncheon

Steven Permut was the speaker at a Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association luncheon this past April. He gave a presentation on practical trademark advice on preparing trademark responses to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His presentation follows our firm’s long established reputation as being an important part of the legal education community.