{ "channel": { "item": [ { "id": 17758016, "postDate": "2020-04-03T00:00:00", "title": "McKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease Providing Assistance During the COVID-19 Crisis", "slug": "mckee-voorhees-sease-providing-assistance-during-the-covid-19-crisis", "body": "\u003cp\u003eDes Moines, Iowa, April 3, 2020 – As all of us in Iowa are dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak, MVS is joining in to help those affected by this crisis\n and show our appreciation to our healthcare workers while supporting our local businesses. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSeveral of our attorneys are volunteering to staff the hotline created by Iowa Legal Aid, The Iowa State Bar Association and Polk County Bar Association\n Volunteer Lawyers Project as announced by Governor Kim Reynolds.This hotline was setup to help Iowans tackle legal issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.\n In addition, MVS is providing 100 meals, prepared by the Main Street Café in Ankeny, to the Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines to feed those on\n the front lines of fighting this virus. “This a small measure of our immense appreciation for all that our healthcare workers do in helping everyone\n who has been affected by COVID-19” said Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Member of MVS. “It is their generosity and selflessness that will help all of us make\n it through this crisis and we are eternally grateful to everyone at Broadlawns and all medical facilities across the state of Iowa.”\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMVS would encourage all legal professionals across the state to reach out and help in your own way to aid others. To volunteer for the legal hotline contact\n ISBA Director of Innovation and Outreach, Virginia Sipes at vsipes@iowabar.org. Please indicate your areas of practice in the email.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMcKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease, PLC is Iowa’s oldest and largest boutique IP firm, helping clients protect their intellectual property rights through patents,\n trademarks, copyrights, regulatory, licensing and litigation, both domestically and internationally since 1924. MVS has lawyers skilled in all areas\n of technology including chemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences as well mechanical, electrical, computer, industrial and aerospace engineering,\n among others. Many attorneys within the firm have advanced degrees in science in addition to their law degree. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFor more information, contact Richard Marsolais, Business Development Director, at 515-288-3667.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 17756480, "postDate": "2020-03-25T00:00:00", "title": "Heidi S. Nebel Elected to the AUTM Board of Directors - AUTM Chair and Newly Elected Board Members Take Office", "slug": "heidi-s-nebel-elected-to-the-autm-board-of-directors-autm-chair-and-newly-elected-board-members-take", "body": "\u003cp\u003eDes Moines, Iowa, March 25, 2020 \u0026mdash; The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), a global non-profit whose members support the commercialization\n of academic research through intellectual property protection, start-up formation and industry-academia collaborations, has elected Heidi S. Nebel,\n Managing Member of MVS, to its Board of Directors. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHeidi is an Intellectual Property attorney with over 25 years of experience obtaining patents and designing IP strategy in the areas of biotechnology,\n chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Heidi is the Chair of the Biotechnology \u0026amp; Chemical practice group. She serves as an advocate for her clients and\n believes that the best results come from working in close association with the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office examiners.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHeidi participated in the seminal United States Supreme Court case, Pioneer v. J. E. M. Ag Supply, 534 U. S. 124 (2001), which confirmed the availability\n of utility patent protection for plants.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAgricultural patents in the animal area also form a large part of Heidi’s practice including animal vaccines, gene editing, and sex selection. She manages\n several of the firm\u0027s largest clients and guides client teams to focus on overall business strategies around a solid intellectual property foundation.\n Heidi also enjoys being an advocate of biotechnology, speaking around the country on important issues in the field.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHeidi is actively involved in AUTM where she has served on the Board of the Midwest Region for four years and has presented at meetings over the past 15\n years.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAUTM also welcomed its new Chair, Marc Sedam, the Vice Provost for Innovation and New Ventures at the University of New Hampshire; and Managing Director\n of UNHInnovation. In addition, Laura Savatski, Technology Transfer Officer for the non-profit organization Versiti | Blood Research Institute. has\n been selected as AUTM’s Chair-Elect and will succeed Sedam when he steps down as Chair in March 2021.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJoining Heidi, Marc and Laura on the Board are the other newly installed directors, that are elected to three-year term:\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n \u003cli\u003eHannah Dvorak Carbone, PhD, Director for Innovation, Patents \u0026amp; Licensing, California Institute of Technology\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli\u003eAndrew J. Maas, JD, LLM, MSE, PE, RTTP, Associate Vice President for Research and Director of the Office of Innovation and Technology Commercialization,\n Louisiana State University\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli\u003eGisele Roberts, MBA, Manager, Innovation and Commercialization, Laurentian University\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli\u003eMarkus J. Wando, MBA, MSc, Mag., Head of Technology Transfer, Institute of Science and Technology Austria\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbout MVS:\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMcKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease, PLC is Iowa’s oldest and largest boutique IP firm, helping clients protect their intellectual property rights through patents,\n trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and related commercial litigation, both domestically and internationally. MVS has attorneys skilled\n in all areas of technology including chemistry, biotechnology, pharmacy science as well mechanical, electrical, computer, industrial and aerospace\n engineering.Many attorneys with the firm have advanced degrees in science in addition to their law degree. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbout AUTM:\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAUTM is the non-profit leader in efforts to educate, promote and inspire professionals, throughout their careers, to support the development of academic\n research that changes the world. AUTM’s community is comprised of more than 3,000 members who work in more than 800 universities, research centers,\n hospitals, businesses and government organizations around the globe. To learn more, visit www.AUTM.net.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFor more information, contact Richard Marsolais, Business Development Director, at 515-288-3667.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 17756478, "postDate": "2020-03-25T00:00:00", "title": "AUTM Chair, Newly Elected Board Members Take Office", "slug": "autm-chair-newly-elected-board-members-take-office", "body": "\u003cp\u003eWashington, DC – March 20, 2020 \u0026mdash; AUTM, a global non-profit whose members support the\u0026nbsp; commercialization of academic research through intellectual\n property protection, start-up formation and industry-academia collaborations, has welcomed its new Chair, Marc Sedam, the Vice Provost for Innovation\n and New Ventures at the University of New Hampshire; and Managing Director of UNHInnovation. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSedam, who joined UNH in 2010, has an extensive background in intellectual asset management, licensing, and start-up formation. He founded the Peter T.\n Paul Entrepreneurship Center and serves as the Executive Director of the New Hampshire Innovation Research Center, New Hampshire’s only translational\n research funding program. Sedam is currently the Principal Investigator of UNH’s National Science Foundation I-Corps Site.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eSedam served on the AUTM Board of Directors from 2014 to 2016 as the Vice President for Professional Development, responsible for AUTM’s education and\n training activities. He rejoined the Board in 2017 when he was elected by Membership. \u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eSedam spoke today following the close of AUTM’s Annual Business meeting, which was conducted via Zoom. “Technology transfer professionals now focus on\n local and regional economic development and how we build and strengthen our innovation ecosystems through entrepreneur-in-residence programs, communities\n of innovation, incubators and accelerators, I-Corps, undergraduate entrepreneurship, and dozens if not hundreds of disparate programs all focused towards\n a single goal – to get ideas out into society and make the world a better place,” Sedam said.\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eAUTM CEO Stephen Susalka said Sedam has been an outspoken leader on AUTM’s Board of Directors, responsible for spearheading some of the organization’s\n most challenging and important strategic initiatives, such as the new partnership between AUTM and the Federal Laboratory Consortium and the creation\n of AUTM’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLaura Savatski, Technology Transfer Officer for the non-profit organization Versiti | Blood Research Institute. has been selected as AUTM’s Chair-Elect,\n and will succeed Sedam when he steps down as Chair in March 2021.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eJoining them on the Board are newly installed directors elected to three-year terms:\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n \u003cli\u003eHannah Dvorak Carbone, PhD, Director for Innovation, Patents \u0026amp; Licensing, California Institute of Technology\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli\u003eAndrew J. Maas, JD, LLM, MSE, PE, RTTP, Associate Vice President for Research and Director of the Office of Innovation and Technology Commercialization,\n Louisiana State University\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli\u003eHeidi S. Nebel, JD, Managing Member, McKee, Voorhees and Sease\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli\u003eGisele Roberts, MBA, Manager, Innovation and Commercialization, Laurentian University\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli\u003eMarkus J. Wanko, MBA, MSc, Mag., Head of Technology Transfer, Institute of Science and Technology Austria\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eAbout AUTM\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eAUTM is the non-profit leader in efforts to educate, promote and inspire professionals, throughout their careers, to support the development of academic\n research that changes the world. AUTM’s community is comprised of more than 3,000 members who work in more than 800 universities, research centers,\n hospitals, businesses and government organizations around the globe. To learn more, visit www.AUTM.net.\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eMedia Contacts\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eLeef Smith Barnes\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003elsmithbarnes@autm.net\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e703-870-4895\u003c/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e‒ ‒\u003c/div\u003e" }, { "id": 17755544, "postDate": "2020-03-20T00:00:00", "title": "MVS Working Remotely", "slug": "mvs-working-remotely", "body": "\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMcKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease, is closing its physical office to ensure the health and well-being of our employees. Employees are operating remotely, and it will be business as usual in providing our clients with the outstanding service and legal counsel they have come to expect from MVS.\u003c/strong\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIf you have any questions, please contact us at (515) 288-3667 or \u003ca href=\"mailto:richard.marsolais@ipmvs.com\"\u003eemail us\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/strong\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 17730426, "postDate": "2020-02-07T00:00:00", "title": "The Most Notable Unnotable Intellectual Property Licensing Cases of 2019 (Live Webinar)", "slug": "the-most-notable-unnotable-ip-licensing-cases-of-2019-live-webinar", "body": "\u003cp\u003eAs all legal professionals are well aware, details matter. This is particularly true in the world of intellectual property licensing, where small mistakes\n can have big consequences. In this webinar, we will look at a number of important, yet perhaps overlooked, court cases from the past year demonstrating\n just how important diligence in the drafting and execution of licenses really is and discuss practical tips for drafting effective licenses free of\n unintended consequences. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSpeakers:\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJill Link, McKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease, PLC\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNicholas Krob, McKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease, PLC \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eYou can find out more details and register for this webinar at: \u003ca href=\"https://www.iowabar.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1326719\u0026amp;group=\"\u003ehttps://www.iowabar.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1326719\u0026amp;group=\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 17713995, "postDate": "2020-01-27T00:00:00", "title": "Intellectual Property Attorney Glenn Johnson Joins McKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease PLC", "slug": "intellectual-property-attorney-glenn-johnson-joins-mckee-voorhees-amp-sease-plc", "body": "\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDes Moines, Iowa, January 27, 2020 –\u003c/strong\u003e MVS is excited to announce that Glenn Johnson, a highly experienced and successful litigator, has\n joined the firm. Glenn, who is a registered patent attorney with an undergraduate background in biology and chemistry, will build on the long tradition\n of litigation experience and expertise that has been the hallmark of MVS.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e“The addition of Glenn solidifies the firm’s long-standing commitment to the IP litigation practice to maintain and perpetuate the indelible litigation history of the firm which includes the seminal United States Supreme Court case of J.E.M. Ag Supply, Inc. v. Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.” - Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Member at MVS.\u003c/strong\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGlenn will join MVS’s litigation team and will provide assistance, direction, and counseling to MVS clients in helping them protect and defend their IP\n rights in the ever-changing scientific and economic environment. As an experienced trial lawyer, Glenn has tried dozens of jury trials including, patent\n infringement, trademark infringement, commercial and employment cases to verdict. He has also been involved with federal multi-district litigation\n involving five patents that embroiled the ethanol industry for years. Glenn is licensed to practice law in Iowa, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals,\n the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Glenn’s experience has provided substantial insight into how juries perceive\n corporate and business actions and related legalities.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePrior to joining MVS, Glenn practiced at an Iowa-based law firm and served in the Linn County Attorney’s Office as both a prosecutor for the criminal division\n and head of the civil division. He is a member of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMcKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease, PLC is Iowa’s oldest and largest boutique IP firm, helping clients protect their intellectual property rights through patents,\n trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and related commercial litigation, both domestically and internationally. MVS has attorneys skilled\n in all areas of technology including chemistry, biotechnology, pharmacy science as well mechanical, electrical, computer, industrial and aerospace\n engineering. Many attorneys with the firm have advanced degrees in science in addition to their law degree.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFor more information, contact Richard Marsolais, Business Development Director, at 515-288-3667.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 17486838, "postDate": "2019-10-31T00:00:00", "title": "Join us for this Iowa LES Chapter event", "slug": "join-us-for-this-iowa-les-chapter-event", "body": "\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u003cimg id=\"_x0000_i1025\" src=\"https://les.informz.net/les/data/images/LES Iowa Chapter.jpg?cb=14888\" style=\"height:1.312in;width:6.041in\" width=\"580\" height=\"126\" border=\"0\"\u003e \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n\u003c/table\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan\u003eTRADEMARKS IN TRADITIONAL BUSINESS AND EVOLVING SOCIAL MEDIA\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eExpert presentation on Trademarks, both in traditional business settings and in evolving in social media\u003c/em\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDate/Time:\u003c/strong\u003e Monday, November 4\n \u003cbr /\u003e 11:00 am - 2:00 pm\n \u003cbr /\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eLocation:\u003c/strong\u003e\n \u003cbr /\u003e Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc\n \u003cbr /\u003e 1805 Collaboration Place Training Room 1200 A/B (First Floor)\n \u003cp\u003e Ames, Iowa 50010\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eProgram:\u003c/strong\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eTrademarks in Social Media: An overview of practical and strategies for navigating the use of social media with respect\n to trademarks. Examples and highlights of recent issues with social media influencers. How to protect yourself and\n your brand when dealing with social media.\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eTrademarks in Traditional Business: Drafting trademark license agreements from both a licensor and licensee perspective.\n Consideration of key provisions, such as indemnification and insurance requirements. Best practices and common pitfalls.\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSpeakers:\u003c/strong\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eChristine Lebron-Dykeman, head of MVS Trademark Department\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eBrandon W. Clark, Attorney\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eNicholas J. Krob, McKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSponsors:\u003c/strong\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eMcKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease, PLC and Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eRegistration:\u003c/strong\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLES Member: $15.00\u003c/strong\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNon-Member: $25.00\u003c/strong\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLES Students: Free\u003c/strong\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003ca href=\"http://les.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0yNzc2MTY2JnA9MSZ1PTM3ODMxNTQ3OCZsaT0yMDkwMjE1OQ/index.html\"\u003e\u003cimg id=\"_x0000_i1034\" src=\"https://les.informz.net/les/data/images/Register_Now_rounded.png?cb=791732\" style=\"height:.416in;width:1.805in\" width=\"173\" height=\"40\" border=\"0\"\u003e \u003c/a\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n \u003c/table\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003c/td\u003e\n \u003c/tr\u003e\n \u003c/tbody\u003e\n\u003c/table\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" }, { "id": 17451640, "postDate": "2019-09-19T00:00:00", "title": "Julie L. Spieker Joins MVS", "slug": "julie-l-spieker-joins-mvs", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS is excited to announce that \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/julie-l-spieker\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Julie L. Spieker\"\u003eJulie L. Spieker\u003c/a\u003e has joined MVS as an Intellectual Property Attorney in the Biotechnology \u0026amp; Chemical and Mechanical \u0026amp; Electrical practice areas.\n \u003cp\u003eJulie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University. She then worked in the semiconductor manufacturing industry\n performing research \u0026amp; development and process integration.\u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eJulie attended Drake University Law School as a Dwight D. Opperman Scholar and graduated in 2019 with highest honors and a member of the Order of the\n Coif. While a member of the Drake University Law Review, Julie was awarded the Jeff Gilbert Memorial Writing Award. \u003c/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e“Julie is an exciting addition to our legal team at MVS, where our chemical practice and breadth of clients across chemical fields continues to grow.\n We are excited to have Julie’s knowledge in the field of chemical engineering to help our clients protect their intellectual property. Julie will\n be a tremendous asset to our clients.” – \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 Patent Attorney, Member.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" }, { "id": 17449452, "postDate": "2019-09-06T00:00:00", "title": "Heidi Nebel and Jill Link to Attend Ag Innovation Showcase", "slug": "heidi-nebel-and-jill-link-to-attend-ag-innovation-showcase", "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 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, Intellectual Property Attorneys, are attending the \u003ca href=\"https://www.agshowcase.com/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Ag Innovation Showcase\"\u003e11th Ag Innovation Showcase\u003c/a\u003e in Minneapolis, MN on September 9 - 11th. The Showcase brings together\n industry experts to discuss common concerns and interests in the science and innovation space.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 17433304, "postDate": "2019-08-23T00:00:00", "title": "Jonathan Kennedy to Attend ACS National Meeting", "slug": "jonathan-kennedy-to-attend-acs-national-meeting", "body": "\u003cp\u003eIntellectual Property Attorney \u0026amp; Member, \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/jonathan-l-kennedy\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Jonathan L. Kennedy\"\u003eJonathan L. Kennedy\u003c/a\u003e,\n is attending the \u003ca href=\"https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/meetings/national-meeting.html\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"ACS Fall Meeting \"\u003eAmerican Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting \u0026amp; Expo for Chemistry \u0026amp; Water\u003c/a\u003e on August 25 - 27, 2019. Jonathan is actively involved in ACS and served as the Division Chair for the American Chemical Society\u0027s Division of Chemistry\n and the Law in 2018.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" } ] } }