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Program Spotlight

Corporate Counsel Forum 2021: The Corporate Counsel Section invites you to join their 2021 Forum. This year's sessions will provide content on timely topics on various areas related to business and the impact of attorneys daily routine.

  • New Administration on Regulations on Deal Structure
  • Technology and The Law Managing Your Office
  • COVID-19 Impacts on Human Resources-Benefits, workplace liability, vaccines, etc.
  • Labor and Employment-EEOC, FLSA, OSHA, etc.

Mastering the Art of Depositions and E-Discovery: Join us for a crash course on mastering depositions and e-discovery. This year's topics include deposition prep and strategy, the do's and don'ts of depositions and written discovery, and a panel discussion about e-discovery law and technology.

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Faculty Spotlight: Mark Kilgore

Join Mark for the upcoming Intellectual Property Law Forum 2021, this April! 

Mark A. Kilgore, Ph.D. focuses his practice on patent prosecution and intellectual property infringement litigation. He also counsels clients on IP procurement in both patents and trademarks.

Mark’s scientific background provides high quality patent prosecution services in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and the mechanical arts. In addition to procurement, he counsels clients on licensing agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, and other IP-related transactions. Mark has also represented clients in procuring trademarks and copyrights and has conducted trademark opposition proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Mark also has litigation experience in traditional infringement cases in U.S. District Courts, appeals in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and administrative reviews, including inter partes reviews, before the USPTO. He has been an integral litigation team member in representing international and domestic companies in a variety of matters including material science, industrial equipment, chemical formulations, and medical devices.

Mark is involved in several legal and life sciences professional groups including the American Intellectual Property Law Association and Society for Neuroscience. He has also written extensively on various neuroscience topics, design patent protection, and presents on Right of Publicity matters.