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AUTM Chair, Newly Elected Board Members Take Office

Washington, DC – March 20, 2020 — AUTM, a global non-profit whose members support the  commercialization of academic research through intellectual property protection, start-up formation and industry-academia collaborations, has welcomed its new Chair, Marc Sedam, the Vice Provost for Innovation and New Ventures at the University of New Hampshire; and Managing Director of UNHInnovation. Sedam, […]

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MVS Working Remotely

McKee, Voorhees & 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. If you have any questions, please contact us […]

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The Most Notable Unnotable Intellectual Property Licensing Cases of 2019 (Live Webinar)

As all legal professionals are well aware, details matter. This is particularly true in the world of intellectual property licensing, where small mistakes 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 just how important diligence in the drafting […]

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Intellectual Property Attorney Glenn Johnson Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease PLC

Des Moines, Iowa, January 27, 2020 – MVS is excited to announce that Glenn Johnson, a highly experienced and successful litigator, has joined the firm. Glenn, who is a registered patent attorney with an undergraduate background in biology and chemistry, will build on the long tradition of litigation experience and expertise that has been the […]

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Join us for this Iowa LES Chapter event

    TRADEMARKS IN TRADITIONAL BUSINESS AND EVOLVING SOCIAL MEDIA Expert presentation on Trademarks, both in traditional business settings and in evolving in social media           Date/Time: Monday, November 4 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Location: Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc 1805 Collaboration Place Training Room 1200 A/B (First Floor) […]

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Julie L. Spieker Joins MVS

MVS is excited to announce that Julie L. Spieker has joined MVS as an Intellectual Property Attorney in the Biotechnology & Chemical and Mechanical & Electrical practice areas. Julie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University. She then worked in the semiconductor manufacturing industry performing research & development and […]

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Heidi Nebel and Jill Link to Attend Ag Innovation Showcase

Heidi S. Nebel and Jill N. Link, Pharm.D., Intellectual Property Attorneys, are attending the 11th Ag Innovation Showcase in Minneapolis, MN on September 9 – 11th. The Showcase brings together industry experts to discuss common concerns and interests in the science and innovation space.

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Jonathan Kennedy to Attend ACS National Meeting

Intellectual Property Attorney & Member, Jonathan L. Kennedy, is attending the American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Expo for Chemistry & Water on August 25 – 27, 2019. Jonathan is actively involved in ACS and served as the Division Chair for the American Chemical Society’s Division of Chemistry and the Law in 2018.

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MVS Announces Partnership with Texas A&M University

Heidi S. Nebel and McKee, Voorhees & Sease, are proud to partner with the Texas A&M University on biotechnology and plant-related intellectual property.

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MVS to Sponsor and Attend BIO World Congress Conference in Des Moines

MVS is sponsoring the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and AgTech Conference 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 in industry news and findings. Cassie J. Edgar, MVS Intellectual Property and Regulatory Attorney and Member, will be […]

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