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April 2017
Friday
28
April
2017
Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
1260 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
May 2017
Wednesday
17
May
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Timothy Webster, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Sunday
21
May
2017
CWRU Law School
All-day event
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Webcast live
October 2017
5-8
October
2017
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
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February 2018
16-17
February
2018
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
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The U.S. Supreme Court’s Uneasy Relationship with Patent Law
Sponsor
CWRU Law Downtown Lecture Series
APR 10, 2013
8:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Ave., 2nd floor
CLE Credit
1 hour of in-person CLE credit available, pending approval
Professor Nard will explore the high court's relationship with patent law from the 19th century to the present. What can historically be called a cautious approach to this important body of law has evolved in recent years to a more pronounced skepticism and interventionist mentality.
Speaker Information
Craig Allen Nard
Tom J.E. and Bette Lou Walker Professor of Law
Director, Center for Law, Technology & the Arts
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Craig Allen Nard is the Tom J.E. and Bette Lou Walker Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Law, Technology & the Arts at Case Western Reserve University. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the World Intellectual Property Organization Academy in Torino, Italy and serves as Principal Advisor to the Center for Studies and Research in Intellectual Property in Calcutta, India. Mr. Nard is widely published in the area of patent law, with scholarly articles appearing in many of the most prominent law journals. He is also the author of a leading patent law casebook, The Law of Patents, and a co-author of The Law of Intellectual Property; and is currently working on book for Oxford University Press entitled, The Common Law of Patents in the Age of Reform. Prior to entering the legal academy, Mr. Nard clerked for the Honorable Giles S. Rich and Helen W. Nies of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. and, before that, was a patent litigator in Dallas, Texas. He is a member of the Texas bar, and is licensed to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office.


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