October 19, 2017 CIPLA Meeting

  • October 19, 2017
  • 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Cleveland Marriott Downtown @ Key Center (127 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44114)


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Cleveland Marriott Downtown
Key Center
127 Public Square
Cleveland, Ohio  44114



CLE Meetings (4:30–5:30 p.m., CLE accreditation will be applied for):

IP Litigation Committee (1.00 hr CLE credit)

“Strategies for Businesses to Address the Impact of Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc. on the Doctrine of Patent Exhaustion”  Philip Bautista and Ryan White, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP  

“Arbitrating Intellectual Property and Technology Cases: Considerations for Businesspeople and Advocates” Michael H. Diamant, Esq.

Trademark Committee (1.00 hr CLE credit) -

Brand Protection in the Cannabis Industry in Light of Federal Law" Thomas Kern, Benesch     


Cocktail Reception (5:30–6:15 p.m., open bar)   

Dinner (6:15–7:30 p.m.):

John and Bill Nottingham - "On How Innovation Happens"    

The creators of Crest SpinBrush, Swiffer SweeperVac, Phillips Eclipse MRI scanner, Scott's Snap Lawn Spreader, various lines of Dirt Devil and Little Tikes products, Unilever’s Axe Bullet, CardioInsight’s EC Imaging Vest, printable M&M chocolate, and the Sherwin Williams Dutch Boy Twist & Pour paint can talk about and demonstrate their approach to innovation.



Members:  Dinner – $30; CLE –Free

Non-Members:  Dinner – $40;CLE – $40

Student Members:  Dinner –$15; CLE – Free


 Next Meeting:   

Our next Meeting and Dinner will be held on December 7, 2017.  Please plan to attend!

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