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Highly Respected Intellectual Property Attorney Kevin M. Kercher Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

MVS is excited to announce that Kevin M. Kercher, a highly experienced and successful patent attorney, has joined the firm. Kevin, who is a registered patent attorney, will be bringing his significant engineering and intellectual property experience to serve clients in a number of industry and university sectors. Kevin’s vast experience includes preparation and prosecution […]

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USPTO Creates New Programs to Provide Economic Relief During the Pandemic

Blog by Drew Hirshfeld, Performing the Functions and Duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO In response to a January 2021 Executive Order (EO) on economic relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, we established an Economic Relief Working Group (ERWG) comprised of individuals from across the USPTO to identify and […]

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AUTM Board Member Heidi Nebel Appointed to USPTO Patent Public Advisory Committee

View AUTM Press Release here.

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Heidi S. Nebel Appointed to the USPTO Patent Public Advisory Committee

MVS is very excited to announce that Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Partner and Chair of the MVS Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Group, has been appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, Gina M. Raimondo, to the prestigious United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC). Heidi was sworn in on December 15th […]

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MVS Celebrates National STEM Day

McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC is proud to support National STEM Day on November 8, 2021. This day inspires school age children to explore and pursue their interests in Science, Technology, Engineering,   and Math. Why is STEM so important, now more than ever before? STEM is all around us and shapes our everyday experiences. Of […]

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Ashley Holland Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

MVS is excited to announce that Ashley Holland has joined MVS as an Intellectual Property Attorney in the Biotechnology and Chemical Practice Group. Ashley graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry and Physics. She also graduated with her law degree from Creighton University School of Law. Before coming […]

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Cassie J. Edgar to speak at the International Conference on Pig Survivability

Cassie Edgar, Patent Attorney and Chair of the MVS Regulatory Practice Group, will be presenting on “Advancing technology – Global Intellectual Property & Regulatory Issues” at the International Conference on Pig Survivability this Wednesday, October 27, 2021. By featuring presentations and panel discussions from industry leaders and scientific experts, they want to bring the industry […]

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MVS is Proud to Support the Mark S. Cady Day of Public Service

The second annual Cady Day of Public Service brings together the state of Iowa’s legal community to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of the late Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady and his commitment to public service, access to justice, and civil rights. October 22nd has been designated for this event and […]

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Michael H. Anderson, Ph.D. Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

MVS is pleased to announce that Michael H. Anderson, Ph.D. has joined MVS as Senior Counsel. Michael will bring his significant legal experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, primarily in the biotechnology field. “We are excited to have Michael join MVS as part of our Chemical and Biotechnology practice group. Michael has […]

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WHAT IS ALL THE FUSS ABOUT NIL???

Join the Licensing Executives Society Iowa Chapter on Monday, October 4th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm for an informative, entertaining and timely discussion on Capitalizing on Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL): The New Norm for the Sports Ecosystem. Hear from IP counsel, university representatives, and interested parties on how the new protections and opportunities are […]

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