Sughrue Presents 8th Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law


Sughrue Mion, PLLC, in conjunction with the University of Akron School of Law, presents the Eighth Annual Richard C. Sughrue Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy.  This year's program will focus on Patent Law Reform. The date of the symposium is March 13, 2006 and will be held at the John S. Knight Center in Akron, Ohio.  The conference will begin at 8:30 and end at 5:00 p.m.

This years list of Speakers include: 

William Mandir, Sughrue Mion, PLLC
John F. Rabena, Sughrue Mion, PLLC
Michael Dzwonczyk, Sughrue Mion, PLLC
Prof. A. Samuel Oddi, The University of Akron School of Law
Prof. Jay Dratler, The University of Akron School of Law
Prof. Timothy R. Holbrook, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Prof. David Hrieik, Mercer College of Law
Prof. Craig Nard, Case Western Reserve School of Law
Bruce Hendricks, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.
Kenneth Adamo, Jones Day
Abraham C. Reich, Fox Rothschild LLP
Steven J. Rocci, Woodcock Washburn LLP
Edwin Komen, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Jerome Gilson, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

The featured luncheon speaker will be Susan S. DeSanti, Deputy General Counsel for Policy Studies at the Federal Trade Commission.  Ms. DeSanti played an integral role in the studies of the patent system which subsequently led to the introduction of the pending patent reform bill.

For more information regarding this year's Sughrue Symposium, please go to Sughrue Symposium 2006 Intellectual Property.