{ "channel": { "item": [ { "id": 16689123, "postDate": "2018-11-15T00:00:00", "title": "Bergman Academy Mock Trial Team Advances to State Tournament", "slug": "bergman-academy-mock-trial-team-advances-to-state-tournament", "body": "\u003cp\u003eOn Wednesday the Bergman Mock Trial Team clinched a berth at the \u003cspan\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.iowabar.org/page/MSMockTrial\"\u003eIowa Middle School Mock Trial\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/span\u003e state tournament. Mock Trial began at Bergman Academy in the 2017-18 school year.The team, comprised of students in 6\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e, 7\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e,\n and 8\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e grade, practice three mornings a week and each weekend.Students were presented with a challenging legal problem, including case\n materials, and have prepared both sides of the case.At competition they match wits and skill with another school as they argue the one side of the\n case in front of a panel of volunteer judges and lawyers.The Iowa MS Mock Trial program is the largest in the nation, with 38 teams in the Des Moines\n region alone.Many of these teams represent much larger schools with a long history of competing in Mock Trial.Bergman is proud to be one of nine teams\n to advance and will be competing November 27-28! The team is coached by Scott Johnson, Tim Whipple, and Jennifer Galloway – thank you to these wonderful\n coaches and congratulations to the team! \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" }, { "id": 16688597, "postDate": "2018-11-14T00:00:00", "title": "Cassie Edgar to Present for Greater DSM Partnership", "slug": "cassie-edgar-to-present-for-greater-dsm-partnership", "body": "\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/cassie-j-edgar\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Cassie J. Edgar\"\u003eCassie J. Edgar\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e, Chair of the Regulatory Law Practice Group, is presenting on November 28th from 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. and will review key intellectual property tips small businesses need to know as their businesses continue to grow. \u003c/span\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCassie has decades of intellectual property experience and has worked both as in-house counsel and as an external resource for her clients. Cassie understands\n and is passionate about helping startups and small businesses succeed.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cu\u003e\u003c/u\u003eThe Greater Des Moines Partnership Top Five series\u003cu\u003e\u003c/u\u003e will feature experts in human resources, marketing, accounting, IT and others. They will\n introduce five things on certain topic that will help you be successful in your small business.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\u003cu\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://members.dsmpartnership.com/events/details/top-five-for-small-business-don-t-get-gobbled-up-top-five-ip-tips-you-need-to-know-11-28-2018-57341\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Learn more and register today!\"\u003eRegister today!\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/u\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" }, { "id": 16658781, "postDate": "2018-11-02T00:00:00", "title": "Christine Lebron-Dykeman to Speak at Small Business Summit", "slug": "christine-lebron-dykeman-to-speak-at-small-business-summit", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorney and Member, \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/christine-lebron-dykeman\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Christine Lebron-Dykeman\"\u003eChristine Lebron-Dykeman\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e,\n will be presenting on brand protection and infringement prevention at the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.dsmpartnership.com/growing-business-here/business-resources/small-business-success-summit\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Small Business Success Summit\"\u003eGreater Des Moines Partnership Small Business Success Summit\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u0026nbsp;on\n Friday, November 9th. The Summit takes place at the FFA Enrichment Center at DMACC in Ankeny, Iowa. Attendees will have access to valuable information\n regarding timely topics that affect business owners and managers. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eChristine will be speaking at 10:30 a.m. during the first breakout session. MVS is a sponsor of the event and we hope to see you there! \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb style=\"font-size: 24px;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://members.dsmpartnership.com/events/details/2018-small-business-success-summit-11-09-2018-55922\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Register today!\"\u003eRegister today!\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u0026nbsp;\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16657634, "postDate": "2018-10-31T00:00:00", "title": "Cassie Edgar to Present IowaBio Webinar", "slug": "cassie-edgar-to-present-iowabio-webinar", "body": "\u003cp\u003eOn Thursday, November 1st, \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/cassie-j-edgar\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Cassie J. Edgar\"\u003eCassie J. Edgar\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e,\n Patent \u0026amp; Regulatory Attorney at MVS, will be presenting a webinar hosted by the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.iowabio.org/\" title=\"Iowa Biotech Association \"\u003eIowaBiotech Association\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e.\n The webinar will be held from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and will focus on current regulatory and intellectual property issues. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJoining Cassie in presenting are Anya Prince from the University of Iowa, and Masha Fedorova from Corteva. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.iowabio.org/en/resources/innovation_advancement_webinars/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Iowa Biotech Association Webinar Signup\"\u003eRegister for the webinar today!\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16628639, "postDate": "2018-10-19T00:00:00", "title": "Kirk Hartung and Brandon Clark to attend LEGUS Meeting", "slug": "kirk-hartung-and-brandon-clark-to-attend-legus-meeting", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorneys, \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/kirk-m-hartung\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Kirk M. Hartung\"\u003eKirk M. Hartung\u003c/a\u003e and \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/brandon-w-clark\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Brandon W. Clark\"\u003eBrandon W. Clark\u003c/a\u003e, are attending the \u003ca href=\"http://www.leguslaw.com/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"LEGUS\"\u003eInternational Network of Law Firms (LEGUS)\u003c/a\u003e fall meeting in Kansas City, Missouri on October 25 - 27th. LEGUS is a\n network of law firms from around the world that focuses on developing relationships between attorneys in all aspects of law in a non-competitive atmosphere.\n Kirk is the Chair of the Advisory Board for LEGUS. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContact Kirk or Brandon to learn more about the meeting by calling our office at (515) 288-3667.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16612034, "postDate": "2018-10-09T00:00:00", "title": "Heidi Nebel and Pat Sweeney to Attend AUTM Western", "slug": "heidi-nebel-and-pat-sweeney-to-attend-autm-western", "body": "\u003cp\u003eIntellectual Property Attorneys, \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/heidi-s-nebel\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Heidi S. Nebel\"\u003eHeidi S. Nebel\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u0026nbsp;and\n \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/patricia-a-sweeney\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Pat A. Sweeney\"\u003ePatricia A. Sweeney\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e, are attending the\n \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://autm.net/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"AUTM\"\u003eAssociation of Technology Managers (AUTM)\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e Western Region Meeting on October 10-12,\n 2018. Heidi and Pat will meet with current clients and colleagues to discuss technology transfer hot topics and industry news. Heidi has been an active\n member of AUTM for over 20 years and has spoken at various AUTM conferences, the most recent being the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://autm.net/careers-and-courses/professional-development-courses/conversation-leadership-forum/2018-conversation-leadership-forum/home\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"2018 AUTM Leadership Forum\"\u003e2018 AUTM Leadership Forum\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFor more information about the conference, please visit the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://autm.net/events/region-meetings/western-region/2018/home/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"AUTM Western\"\u003eAUTM Western webpage\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16606333, "postDate": "2018-10-02T00:00:00", "title": "Luke Mohrhauser and Greg Woods to Attend ABI Advanced Manufacturing Conference", "slug": "luke-mohrhauser-and-greg-woods-to-attend-abi-advanced-manufacturing-conference", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorney, \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/luke-t-mohrhauser\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Luke T. Mohrhauser\"\u003eLuke T. Mohrhauser\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e,\n and Technical Analyst, \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/people/agents-and-advisors\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Greg Woods\"\u003eGreg Woods\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e, are attending\n the \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.cvent.com/events/legends-in-manufacturing-awards-dinner-and-or-advanced-manufacturing-conference/event-summary-de211e47fb134bf5ad05f7564b050780.aspx\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Advanced Manufacturing Conference\"\u003eIowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) 2018 Advanced Manufacturing Conference\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e on October 3rd. The conference will feature speakers from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to the Center for Industrial Research and Service\n (CIRAS) at Iowa State University. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMVS is an active member of ABI and supports the organization\u0027s mission to advocate, collaborate, educate, and motivate Iowa businesses for growth and development.\n \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContact \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"mailto:luke.mohrhauser@ipmvs.com\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"email Luke\"\u003eLuke\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e or \u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"mailto:gregory.woods@ipmvs.com\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"email Greg\"\u003eGreg\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u0026nbsp;to\n learn more about the conference and key takeaways.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16578373, "postDate": "2018-09-10T00:00:00", "title": "Jill Link to Attend LES Iowa Event", "slug": "jill-link-to-attend-les-iowa-event", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorney, \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/jill-n-link-pharmd\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Jill N. Link, Pharm.D.\"\u003eJill N. Link, Pharm.D.\u003c/a\u003e,\n is attending the \u003ca href=\"https://www.lesusacanada.org/group/Iowa\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Iowa LES Chapter\"\u003eLicensing Executives Society (LES), Iowa Chapter\u003c/a\u003e event on September 24th in Coralville, Iowa. The event titled, \u003ca href=\"https://www.lesusacanada.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1137471\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Standards, Feats, and Mishaps in Entrepreneurship \"\u003eStandards, Feats, and Mishaps in Entrepreneurship\u003c/a\u003e, will include a tour of the National\n Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS), lunch, discussion, and an expert panel to answer questions. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJill is a member of the Leadership Board for the Iowa LES Chapter and 2018 Chair Elect for the Board.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.lesusacanada.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1137471\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Learn more and register today!\"\u003eLearn more and register today!\u003c/a\u003e \u003c/b\u003e\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16576284, "postDate": "2018-09-06T00:00:00", "title": "Heidi S. Nebel to Speak at AUTM Fall 2018 Leadership Forum", "slug": "heidi-s-nebel-to-speak-at-autm-fall-2018-leadership-forum", "body": "\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/heidi-s-nebel\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Heidi S. Nebel\"\u003eHeidi S. Nebel\u003c/a\u003e, Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney,\n Managing Member, and Chair of the Biotechnology \u0026amp; Chemical Practice Group at McKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease, PLC, will be speaking on a panel at the\n \u003ca href=\"https://www.autm.net/events-courses/courses/2018-leadership-forum/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"2018 AUTM Leadership Forum\"\u003eAssociation of Technology Managers (AUTM) Leadership Forum\u003c/a\u003e on Friday, September 28, 2018 in San Diego, California.\n \u003cp\u003eThe panel will focus on “The Current State Of Intellectual Property: A Broad Spectrum Conversation”, specifically the changing aspects of intellectual\n property and how it will impact all types of companies, not just technology transfer organizations. Heidi will engage in conversation with her\n fellow panel members, Sandra Coufal of Sibling Capital, LLC, Laura Johnson of DexCom, Inc., and Paul Michel, the Former Chief Justice of the United\n States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eThe AUTM Leadership Forum is a high level technology transfer meeting that strictly revolves around conversations and panels to engage speakers with\n audience members. \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\n animals. Heidi also enjoys being an advocate of biotechnology, speaking around the country on important issues in the field. Her practice includes\n representation of more than 30 different universities and research foundations across the country, as well as many Agribusiness companies.\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eLearn more and register to attend at the\u003ca href=\"https://www.autm.net/events-courses/courses/2018-leadership-forum/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"2018 AUTM Leadership Forum\"\u003e Association of Technology Managers (AUTM) Leadership Forum webpage.\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 16573595, "postDate": "2018-08-31T00:00:00", "title": "Heidi Nebel and Jill Link to attend AUTM Crop Productivity Forum", "slug": "heidi-nebel-and-jill-link-to-attend-autm-crop-productivity-forum", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorneys, \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/heidi-s-nebel\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Heidi S. Nebel\"\u003eHeidi S. Nebel\u003c/a\u003e and \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/jill-n-link-pharmd\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Jill N. Link, Pharm.D.\"\u003eJill N. Link, Pharm.D.\u003c/a\u003e, are attending\n the \u003ca href=\"https://www.autm.net/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"AUTM\"\u003eAssociation of University Technology Managers (AUTM)\u003c/a\u003e Crop Productivity Partnering\n Forum in St. Louis, MO on September 12-13, 2018. The Forum will cover topics such as growth/yield, precision agriculture, pest control, biologics,\n chemicals and genetics/breeding.\n \u003cbr /\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLearn more about the \u003ca href=\"https://www.autm.net/events-courses/autm-partnering-forums/crop-productivity-partnering-forum-(1)/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"AUTM Crop Productivity Partnering Forum\"\u003eAUTM Crop Productivity Forum\u003c/a\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" } ] } }