{ "channel": { "item": [ { "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" }, { "id": 17431082, "postDate": "2019-08-15T00:00:00", "title": "MVS Announces Partnership with Texas A\u0026amp;M University", "slug": "mvs-announces-partnership-with-texas-a-m-university", "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 McKee, Voorhees \u0026amp; Sease, are\n proud to partner with the \u003ca href=\"https://www.tamu.edu/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Texas A\u0026amp;M University\"\u003eTexas A\u0026amp;M University\u003c/a\u003e on biotechnology\n and plant-related intellectual property.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 17364094, "postDate": "2019-07-01T00:00:00", "title": "MVS to Sponsor and Attend BIO World Congress Conference in Des Moines", "slug": "mvs-to-sponsor-and-attend-bio-world-congress-conference-in-des-moines", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS is sponsoring the \u003ca href=\"https://www.bio.org/events/bio-world-congress\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"BIO World Congress Conference \"\u003eBIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and AgTech Conference\u003c/a\u003e held in Des Moines, Iowa July 8-11, 2019. The Conference will bring together leaders in agricultural and biotechnology to share and discuss the latest\n in industry news and findings. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/cassie-j-edgar\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Cassie J. Edgar\"\u003eCassie J. Edgar\u003c/a\u003e, MVS Intellectual Property and Regulatory\n Attorney and Member, will be speaking at the Conference. \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/heidi-s-nebel\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Heidi S. Nebel\"\u003eHeidi S. Nebel\u003c/a\u003e,\n MVS Intellectual Property Attorney and Managing Member, will be attending the Conference as well. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTo learn more about the Conference, visit the \u003ca href=\"https://www.bio.org/events/bio-world-congress\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"BIO World Congress Conference\"\u003eBIO website\u003c/a\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" }, { "id": 17357566, "postDate": "2019-06-12T00:00:00", "title": "Kirk Hartung LEGUS Presidency Review", "slug": "kirk-hartung-legus-presidency-review", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorney, Member, and Chair of the Mechanical Patent practice group, \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/kirk-m-hartung\" title=\"Kirk M. Hartung\"\u003eKirk M. Hartung\u003c/a\u003e, is traveling to Hong Kong for the 24\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e \u003ca href=\"https://www.leguslaw.com/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"LEGUS\"\u003eInternational Network of Law Firms (LEGUS) Annual Meeting\u003c/a\u003e on June 20-22, 2019. Kirk has been Chair of the LEGUS advisory board for\n the past two years, and will be passing the gavel to Campbell Clark, an attorney at Blackadders, a law firm in Dundee, Scotland. Kirk will continue\n to participate on the Advisory Board as past Chair. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Hong Kong meeting includes presentations on various topics. The discussions will focus on doing business in Asia, health and wellness for lawyers and\n staff, unique law firm projects and strategies, law firm trends, and associate training.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe LEGUS members meet twice each year to provide education and networking opportunities. The educational time focuses on law firm management, technology,\n marketing, training, strategic planning, and other issues that improve firm operations and client service, which apply to law firms from around the\n world.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLEGUS meetings also provide opportunities to build relationships, trust, and friendships among lawyers, which leads to client referrals among the LEGUS\n member firms, so that we can better serve our clients for legal work in other jurisdictions and for matters beyond the intellectual property expertise\n of MVS.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDuring Kirk’s two years as Advisory Board chair, LEGUS has added new members in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has attended four meetings for\n LEGUS in the U.S. and in Europe, plus two executive planning meetings, went on a successful recruitment trip, and continues to contact potential new\n firms to join LEGUS. Kirk also has been a speaker and moderator at the LEGUS educational meetings and will be doing so again at the Hong Kong meeting.\n The fall meeting will be in Charleston, South Carolina, and the 2020 annual meeting will be in London. LEGUS has more than 75 law firms in North America,\n South America, Europe, Asia and Africa.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003cbr /\u003e" }, { "id": 17328746, "postDate": "2019-05-28T00:00:00", "title": "Scott Johnson to Present at Iowa ACC Annual Forum", "slug": "scott-johnson-to-present-at-iowa-acc-annual-forum", "body": "\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/r-scott-johnson\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"R. Scott Johnson\"\u003eR. Scott Johnson\u003c/a\u003e, Intellectual Property Attorney,\n Member, and Chair of the \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/services/litigation\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Litigation Practice Group\"\u003eLitigation Practice Group\u003c/a\u003e here at MVS, is presenting at the 7th Annual Iowa Corporate Counsel Forum in Des Moines on May 31st. Scott\u0027s presentation titled, \"Intellectual Property\n Update: Swearing, Sharing \u0026amp; Staring\" covers trademark registrations, trade secrets, and patent updates.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Forum details can be found on the \u003ca href=\"https://www.acc.com/chapters-networks/chapters/iowa/program-materials\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Iowa ACC Conference \"\u003eIowa ACC Forum webpage\u003c/a\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 17302269, "postDate": "2019-05-17T00:00:00", "title": "MVS Trademark and Entertainment Attorneys to Attend INTA", "slug": "mvs-trademark-and-entertainment-attorneys-to-attend-inta", "body": "\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://mvsease.businesscatalyst.com/attorneys/bruce-w-mckee\"\u003eBruce W. McKee\u003c/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/christine-lebron-dykeman\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Christine Lebron-Dykeman\"\u003eChristine Lebron-Dykeman\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, will be attending the International Trademark Association (INTA) 141st Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts\n on May 18 - May 22, 2019. Bruce has been attending the INTA annual meetings for many years and meets with numerous foreign associates from around the\n world. Christine is the Chair of the \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/services/trademarks\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Trademark Page\"\u003eMVS Trademark Practice Group\u003c/a\u003e and focuses on the top industry discussions during the conference. Brandon W. Clark, Chair of the \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/services/copyright-and-media-law\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Entertainment \u0026amp; Media Law\"\u003eEntertainment \u0026amp; Media Law Practice Group\u003c/a\u003e, also focuses on key issues in the trademark\n and entertainment world to educate and protect his clients.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.inta.org/About/Pages/Overview.aspx\"\u003eINTA\u003c/a\u003e is the global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting\n trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 17278822, "postDate": "2019-04-29T00:00:00", "title": "MVS Attorneys to Attend LES Iowa Chapter Event", "slug": "mvs-attorneys-to-attend-les-iowa-chapter-event-1", "body": "\u003cp\u003eMVS Intellectual Property Attorneys, \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 \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/michael-c-gilchrist\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Mike C. Gilchrist\"\u003eMike C. Gilchrist\u003c/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/xiaohong-liu-ph-d\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Xiaohong Liu, Ph.D.\"\u003eXiaohong Liu, Ph.D.\u003c/a\u003e, and \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/attorneys/nicholas-j-krob\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Nicholas J. Krob\"\u003eNicholas J. Krob\u003c/a\u003e, are attending the \u003ca href=\"https://www.lesusacanada.org/group/Iowa\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Iowa LES Chapter \"\u003eLicensing Executives Society Iowa Chapter\u003c/a\u003e event today held in Coralville, Iowa. The event, \u003ca href=\"https://www.lesusacanada.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1213213\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Iowa LES Chapter Event\"\u003eIntellectual Property Valuation and Royalty Audits\u003c/a\u003e,\n will center around valuing intellectual property for licenses and conducting royalty audits. Alex Brandon, ASA, Senior Manager at \u003ca href=\"https://www.sikich.com/forensics-valuation/\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eSikich\u0027s Forensic and Valuation Services\u003c/a\u003e is a speaker, along with Shawn Fox, CPA, ABV, CFA, ASA, National Managing Director of\n \u003ca href=\"https://www.sikich.com/forensics-valuation/\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eSikich\u0027s Forensic and Valuation Services\u003c/a\u003e. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\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 is Chair of the\n Iowa LES Chapter and a founding member of the Chapter.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" }, { "id": 17277064, "postDate": "2019-04-26T00:00:00", "title": "Jill N. Link, Pharm.D. to Participate in Drake Law School Board of Counselors Meeting", "slug": "jill-n-link-pharm-d-to-participate-in-drake-law-school-board-of-counselors-meeting", "body": "\u003cp\u003e\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\n Attorney, Member \u0026amp; Chair of the \u003ca href=\"https://www.ipmvs.com/services/licensing\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Licensing Practice Group \"\u003eMVS Licensing Practice Group\u003c/a\u003e,\n is an active member of the Drake University Law School Board of Counselors. The Board is meeting today to discuss the advancement of legal education\n and current initiatives. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The Drake Law School Board of Counselors is an association of distinguished alumni and attorneys who meet on campus three times during the academic year\n to discuss issues related to the Law School and serve as advisers to the dean.\"\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTo learn more, visit the \u003ca href=\"https://www.drake.edu/law/alumni/board/\" title=\"Drake University \"\u003eBoard of Counselors webpage\u003c/a\u003e.\n \u003cbr /\u003e\n\u003c/p\u003e" } ] } }