{ "channel": { "item": [ { "id": 16459735, "postDate": "2018-07-12T00:00:00", "title": "Jill Link and Nick Krob to Present for Iowa Bar Association", "slug": "jill-link-and-nick-krob-to-present-for-iowa-bar-association", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorneys, \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/jill-n-link-pharmd\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Jill N. Link, Pharm.D.\"\u003eJill N. Link, Pharm.D.\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e and \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/nicholas-j-krob\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Nicholas J. Krob\"\u003eNicholas J.Krob\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e, are presenting a live CLE via webinar\n entitled, “IP Licensing: A Practical Approach to Ensure Contracts do not Interfere with Monetizing and Enforcing Patents” on Thursday, July 19, 2018,\n through the Iowa State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section’s Webinar series.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTo register, visit the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.iowabar.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1088454\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"IP Licensing Webinar webpage\"\u003eIP Licensing webinar webpage\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16457392, "postDate": "2018-07-10T00:00:00", "title": "Scott Johnson to Attend TAI Innovation Roundtable", "slug": "scott-johnson-to-attend-tai-innovation-roundtable", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorney, \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/r-scott-johnson\" title=\"R. Scott Johnson\"\u003eScott Johnson\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e, is attending the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.technologyiowa.org/AIRoundtable\" title=\"TAI Innovation Roundtable\"\u003eTechnology Association of Iowa (TAI) Innovation Roundtable\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u0026nbsp;on\n July 17, 2018. The interactive panel and group discussion will focus on artificial intelligence and its implications on businesses. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe event is sold out, but to learn more information, visit the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.technologyiowa.org/AIRoundtable\" title=\"TAI Innovation Roundtable \"\u003eTAI Innovation Roundtable webpage\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e,\n or \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"mailto:r.scott.johnson@ipmvs.com\" title=\"email Scott\"\u003eemail Scott\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u0026nbsp;to see how it went!\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16438473, "postDate": "2018-07-03T00:00:00", "title": "MVS Attorneys to Attend AUTM Central 2018", "slug": "mvs-attorneys-to-attend-autm-central-2018", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorneys, \u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/heidi-s-nebel\" title=\"Heidi S. Nebel\"\u003eHeidi Nebel\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e, \u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/patricia-a-sweeney\" title=\"Pat A. Sweeney\"\u003ePat Sweeney\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e,\n \u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/xiaohong-liu-ph-d\" title=\"Xiaohong Liu\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/jonathan-l-kennedy\" title=\"Jonathan Kennedy\"\u003eJonathan Kennedy\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e,\n and \u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/gregory-lars-gunnerson\" title=\"Gregory Lars Gunnerson\"\u003eLars Gunnerson\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e, are attending this year\u0027s Association\n of Technology Managers (AUTM) Central conference. MVS is a sponsor of the conference and has been involved in the organization for over 20 years.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe conference is set to have engaging and timely content, inspiring speakers, and plenty of networking opportunities. Learn more about \u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.autm.net/events-courses/region-meetings/central-region-(2)/\" title=\"AUTM Central\"\u003eAUTM Central\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e and \u003ca href=\"https://www.autm.net/\" title=\"AUTM\"\u003e\u003cu\u003e\u003c/u\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.autm.net/\" title=\"AUTM\"\u003eAUTM\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e as an organization.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16393032, "postDate": "2018-06-12T00:00:00", "title": "Kirk Hartung to attend LEGUS Meeting in Denmark", "slug": "kirk-hartung-to-attend-legus-meeting-in-denmark", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorney, \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/kirk-m-hartung\" title=\"Kirk M. Hartung\"\u003eKirk M. Hartung\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e, is attending the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.leguslaw.com/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"LEGUS\"\u003eLEGUS (International Network of Law Firms)\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u0026nbsp;annual\n summer meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark on June 21st - June 23rd. Kirk is Chair of the Advisory Board (June 2017 - June 2019) for LEGUS and actively\n participates to bring legal professionals from all over the world together for networking and industry discussions. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe meeting will encompass topics such as strategic planning, Millennials in the legal profession, client development strategies, litigation, and much\n more.\n \u003cbr /\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eAccording to their website, \"LEGUS is an international network of high quality law firms located around the world. LEGUS was founded in 1995 as a Michigan\n not-for-profit organization to assist law firms in better serving their clients as their needs for worldwide expertise expanded. For 20 years,\n LEGUS members have developed trusted, valuable and respected relationships with each other. When client’s needs go beyond their borders, a LEGUS\n member can contact almost 2500 trusted lawyers to help meet those needs.\"\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eKirk Hartung received a degree in industrial engineering from Iowa State University and a law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law. Kirk\n joined McKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease in 1982. He is a patent attorney registered with the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office. Kirk specializes in\n patent protection for mechanical inventions, as well as infringement analysis, strategic positioning, trademark protection, trade secret and copyright\n evaluations, and related matters. He also provides litigation support on all intellectual property issues. Kirk has written and published a number\n of articles and law reviews on intellectual property law. Kirk is also available for client or public presentations on intellectual property, the\n Iowa Inventors\u0027 Hall of Fame, and motivational leadership.\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eTo hear more about Kirk, his work, and LEGUS, please contact Kirk by calling our office at (515) 288-3667, or by emailing Kirk at \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"mailto:kirk.hartung@ipmvs.com\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"email Kirk Hartung\"\u003ekirk.hartung@ipmvs.com\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16391129, "postDate": "2018-06-11T00:00:00", "title": "R. Scott Johnson to Present at Iowa Bar Association Annual Meeting", "slug": "r-scott-johnson-to-present-at-iowa-bar-association-annual-meeting", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorney and Chair of the Litigation practice group, \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/r-scott-johnson\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"R. Scott Johnson\"\u003eR. Scott Johnson\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e,\n is presenting at the Iowa Bar Association Annual Meeting on June 18th in Des Moines, Iowa. Scott\u0027s presentation will cover trends in Intellectual Property\n Issues. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eScott helps his clients through litigation and licensing matters with a focus on his clients’ business needs. As chair of the litigation practice group,\n Scott represents clients in a variety of matters, including patent infringement, trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, copyright\n infringement, unfair competition, tortious interference, and licensing disputes. A registered patent attorney with nearly 20 years of experience,\n Scott has represented clients in over 70 litigation matters throughout 30+ jurisdictions. Being a certified licensing professional, Scott knows\n there are a variety of ways to get the deal done and resolve disputes in ways that continue the focus on his client’s business needs. \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eScott’s clients include a variety of companies and individuals in several industries, including software, bioinformatics, robotics, automotive, aerospace,\n manufacturing, food science, agriculture, health care, and genetics. In addition to representing his clients, Scott enjoys coaching middle school\n mock trial, teaching courses on intellectual property, ethics, and e-discovery issues. \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eFor more information on the meeting, registration, and scheduling, please visit the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.iowabar.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1071606\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Iowa Bar Association annual meeting \"\u003eIowa Bar website\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" }, { "id": 16372726, "postDate": "2018-05-30T00:00:00", "title": "Luke Mohrhauser and Lars Gunnerson to Attend ABI Conference", "slug": "luke-mohrhauser-and-lars-gunnerson-to-attend-abi-conference", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS IP attorneys, \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/luke-t-mohrhauser\" title=\"Luke T. Mohrhauser\"\u003eLuke T. Mohrhauser\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u0026nbsp;and \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/gregory-lars-gunnerson\" title=\"Gregory Lars Gunnerson\"\u003eGregory Lars Gunnerson\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e,\n are attending the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.iowaabi.org/\" title=\"ABI \"\u003eIowa Association of Business \u0026amp; Industry\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u0026nbsp;(ABI) annual conference\n on June 5th - 7th in Coralville, Iowa. MVS is a proud sponsor of the event and the ABI organization. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"ABI has served as the state’s unified voice for business since 1903. ABI’s mission is to nurture a favorable business, economic, governmental and social\n climate within the state of Iowa so our citizens can have the opportunity to enjoy the highest possible quality of life.\" To learn more about ABI,\n visit their website at \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.iowaabi.org/\" title=\"ABI\"\u003ewww.iowaabi.org\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" }, { "id": 16331011, "postDate": "2018-05-16T00:00:00", "title": "MVS Attorneys to Present at ACC Wisconsin Annual Conference", "slug": "mvs-attorneys-to-present-at-acc-wisconsin-annual-conference", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorneys \u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/r-scott-johnson\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"R. Scott Johnson\"\u003eScott Johnson\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e and \u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/christine-lebron-dykeman\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Christine Lebron-Dykeman\"\u003eChristine Lebron-Dykeman\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e,\n are presenting at the \u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.acc.com/chapters/wisc/index.cfm?eventID=21631\" title=\"ACC Wisconsin\"\u003eAssociation of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Wisconsin annual conference\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e this Friday, May 18th. Their presentation, \"Get Your Ducks in a Row: Potential Pitfalls in Enforcing Your Trademarks\", focuses on trademarks and best\n practices. They are also presenting with an in-house counsel client. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/brandon-w-clark\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Brandon W. Clark\"\u003eBrandon W. Clark\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e and \u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/sarah-m-dickhut\" title=\"Sarah M. Dickhut\"\u003eSarah M. Dickhut\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e are also attending the conference. MVS is a proud sponsor of ACC Wisconsin and the annual conference.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16326567, "postDate": "2018-05-14T00:00:00", "title": "Heidi S. Nebel Selected for National Plant Variety Protection Board", "slug": "heidi-s-nebel-selected-for-national-plant-variety-protection-board", "body": "\u003cp\u003eSecretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, has appointed \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"/attorneys/heidi-s-nebel\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Heidi S. Nebel\"\u003eHeidi S. Nebel\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e,\n Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney, Managing Member, and Chair of the Biotechnology \u0026amp; Chemical Practice Group at McKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease,\n PLC, to serve on the Plant Variety Protection (PVP) Board effective immediately. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAccording to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Board is “composed of 14 members that include farmers, plant breeders, seed industry\n experts, university professors, and lawyers who have involvement with plant varieties and/or their use”. The mission of the PVP Board is “to provide\n direction to the PVP Office which ultimately influences the development of new plant varieties by providing an incentive (through intellectual property\n protection) to the breeders of these varieties”. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e“I am honored to be able to represent interests of the many plant breeders across the country, many of whom are our clients, to help shape policy and IP\n strategy at a national level,” said Heidi. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHeidi has been an IP attorney for over 25 years, obtaining patents and designing IP strategy in the areas of agricultural biotechnology, plants, and animals.\n Heidi also enjoys being an advocate of biotechnology, speaking around the country on important issues in the field. Her practice includes representation\n of more than 30 different universities and research foundations across the country, as well as many Agribusiness companies.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHeidi will serve on the Board until May 1, 2020.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" }, { "id": 16313668, "postDate": "2018-05-07T00:00:00", "title": "Iowa LES Chapter Event: Monday, May 14th", "slug": "iowa-les-chapter-event-monday-may-14th", "body": "\u003cp\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eDon\u0027t miss the LES Iowa Chapter meeting \"Standardizing in the IP Industry\" on Monday, May 14th in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The meeting will be held at Rockwell\n Collins (800 Collins Road NE, Building 154 ISU Training Room, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52498). The meeting will include engaging discussion about critical\n IP issues and a panel discussion about IP standards. \u003ca href=\"http://www.lesusacanada.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1093035\" target=\"_blank\" title=\" Standardizing in the IP Industry meeting\"\u003eRegister here!\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property attorney \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/jill-n-link-pharmd\"\u003eJill N. Link, J.D., Pharm.D.\u003c/a\u003e, is the Chair Elect\n of the Iowa LES Leadership Board, and MVS Intellectual Property Attorney, \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/r-scott-johnson\"\u003eScott Johnson, J.D.\u003c/a\u003e,\n is the Sponsorship Chair of the Iowa LES Leadership Board. For more information about the Iowa Chapter, visit the \u003ca href=\"http://www.lesusacanada.org/group/Iowa\"\u003eIowa LES Chapter website\u003c/a\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Iowa Chapter is one of over 35 LES Chapters in LES (USA \u0026amp; Canada), Inc. LES Chapters are located throughout the USA and Canada in regions with\n concentrations of LES members and licensing professionals. The Iowa Chapter, under the direction of the Chapter Leadership, hold regular meetings throughout\n the state. LES members and other expert speakers present topics relevant to technology transfer and licensing. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.lesusacanada.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1093035\"\u003eRegister here!\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" }, { "id": 16304269, "postDate": "2018-05-03T00:00:00", "title": "Brandon Clark to Present to the Iowa State Bar Association", "slug": "brandon-clark-to-present-to-the-iowa-state-bar-association", "body": "\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/brandon-w-clark\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBrandon Clark\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/a\u003e is presenting a live CLE via webinar entitled, “Copyright Law\n and Recent Updates” on Wednesday May 16th, 2018\u0026nbsp;from 12-1 PM (Central) through the Iowa State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section’s\n Webinar series.\n \u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.iowabar.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1069533\u0026amp;group=\"\u003eYou can register for this event by clicking here.\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" } ] } }