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MVS Members Honored as Super Lawyers

MVS is proud to announce that Super Lawyers has honored several McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC attorneys as 2021 Great Plains Super Lawyers. Those attorneys included in the 2021 Great Plains Super Lawyers list include: Glenn Johnson – Intellectual Property Litigation Christine Lebron-Dykeman – Intellectual Property Heidi S. Nebel – Intellectual Property Edmund J. Sease […]

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MVS Members Named in The Best Lawyers in America

Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Partner and Chair of the Biotechnology and Chemical Practice Groups at MVS is pleased to announce that several members of the firm have again been recognized in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America and two were named as “Lawyer of the Year.” Those attorneys name as The Best […]

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Cassie J. Edgar to speak at the Transgenic Animal Research Conference

Cassie Edgar will be presenting on “Global Intellectual Property and Regulatory Issues” as an invited speaker at the Transgenic Animal Research Conference this Thursday, August 12, 2021. During the session, Cassie will walk through key issues companies face when taking biotechnology research from proof to concept to product launch stage. The conference is intended to […]

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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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