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Cassie J. Edgar to Participate in an Invitation Only Workshop Hosted by the National Science Foundation

Cassie J. Edgar, Patent Attorney and Chair of the MVS Regulatory Practice Group, will be participating in an invitation only workshop titled “Feeding the Planet Sustainably” July 28-29, 2021 hosted by the National Science Foundation. Participants in computation and instrumentation, molecular biology, systems and physiology, plant-microbe interactions, biotechnology, genomics/genetics, synthetic biology, and predictive agriculture have […]

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Jill N. Link and Cassie J. Edgar to Present at the 2021 AUTM Virtual Regional Conference

Join Jill N. Link, Partner and Chair of the MVS Licensing Practice Group and Cassie J. Edgar, Partner and Chair of the MVS Regulatory Practice Group for their presentation on, Protecting Regulated Products with Coordinated IP Strategies, at the 2021 AUTM Central Conference on July 22, 2021. Jill and Cassie will discuss how early coordination […]

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Heidi S. Nebel to Participate on a Panel as Part of a SIPA Educational Unit for University Tech Transfer Offices

Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Partner and Chair, MVS Biotechnology and Chemical Practice Group will be a member of a panel for the SIPA Educational Unit for University Tech Transfer Offices on June 25, 2021. They will discuss and answer questions pertaining to Technology Transfer Office situations. The panel will be moderated by John Beuttenmuller from […]

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Edmund J. Sease Conceives and Coordinates Important Drake Law Review Spring 2021 Intellectual Property Special Edition Issue

MVS is pleased to announce that Edmund J. Sease, intellectual property attorney and named partner, conceived and coordinated the Drake Law Review Spring 2021 Intellectual Property Special Edition Issue dedicated to controversial and timely patent law topics. This publication includes articles that are authored by several prominent people in this field of law including: Honorable […]

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Gregory Lars Gunnerson Receives 2020 Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate from the USPTO

MVS is pleased to announce that patent attorney Gregory Lars Gunnerson has received the 2020 Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate, which recognizes individuals and law firms that assist financially under-resourced inventors and small businesses seeking patents. Established under the 2011 America Invents Act, the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) Patent Pro Bono Program […]

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Cassie J. Edgar to Cohost a Discussion on Biotech

Cassie J. Edgar, Partner and Chair, MVS Regulatory Practice Group will be cohosting a discussion on BioTech tomorrow May 28th at 7:30 AM CDT on Clubhouse during the Iowa Breakfast Club from STARTUP IOWA. Other participants include: Ben McDougal, Liz Hubing, Anthony Zlaket, Mohamed Traore, Stev Flaherty and Kerry Levy. Join us in the discussion […]

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MVS Supports World Intellectual Property Day 2021

McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC is proud to support World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2021. This day celebrates the role intellectual property rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity and the many inspiring inventors and creators around the world who are working to provide for a better tomorrow. The event was established by […]

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Heidi S. Nebel Presenting at the Center for Sorghum Improvement Seminar

Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Partner and Chair, MVS Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Group is presenting at the Center for Sorghum Improvement Seminar on April 13, 2021. The presentation titled “The Options Available for Protecting Intellectual Property Rights for Plants” will review different forms of Intellectual Property protection available for plants and plant varieties. Heidi will […]

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MVS Collaborating with BioConnect Iowa on the Iowa Go-To-Market (G2M) Accelerator Program

MVS is pleased to announce that we are working with BioConnect Iowa, an organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Iowa’s bioscience sector, on the Iowa Go-To-Market Accelerator Program. The Iowa Go-To-Market (IowaG2M) Accelerator Program, a partnership between BioConnect Iowa, the Iowa State University Startup Factory, and VentureNet Iowa, seeks to provide follow-on support for […]

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Jill N. Link and Cassie J. Edgar Presenting at the Iowa Biotech Showcase and Conference

Jill N. Link, Partner and Chair, Licensing Practice Group and Cassie J. Edgar, Partner and Chair, Regulatory Practice Group  are presenting at the Iowa Biotech Showcase and Conference on March 2, 2021. The presentation titled “Best Practices for Hiring and Working with IP Counsel” will discuss how identifying and hiring IP counsel is an important […]

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