"The Latest Development on SIPO Design Patent Examination of Graphical User Interface (GUI)"
Mr. Chongfei Fan
Deputy Director of Industrial Design Department, Patent Examination Cooperation Center, SIPO, Beijing

Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Time: Registration 8:30 a.m., Program 9 a.m. - Noon
Cost: There is no cost to attend; however, advance registration is required.
CLE: Illinois Only, Approximately 1.5 hours
Dates: Friday, September 11 - Saturday, September 12, 2015
Times: Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Early Bird Registration: $395 until Saturday, August 1, 2015
General Registration: $450
JMLS students welcomed
Location: The John Marshall Law School
CLE Credit: TBD (pending approval in other states)

Cancellations: Refunds for registration cancellations received after Friday, August 28, 2015 may be subject to a $100 dollar processing fee.
To reserve your hotel room use code JM0910: http://clubquarters.com/chicago/central-loop
Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
Time: 6 - 7p.m., Welcoming Committee and School Tour, Student Commons
7 - 9 p.m., Cocktails and Appetizers at Plymouth Bar, 327 Plymouth Court
Cost: $40.00
"Updates on the Latest Chinese IP Practices"
Dr. Lulin Gao
Chairman, Honorary President, All China Patent Agents Association,
Vice Chairman, Internet Society Of China

Join renowned expert and former (and first) SIPO Commissioner Dr. Lulin Gao for a seminar series on the latest developments in Chinese IP practices. Each of the four sessions will follow this format: participants will submit questions before each session, Dr. Gao will present the topics, a guest expert will offer his or her views, and participants will have their questions answered by Dr. Gao and the guests.

To further your involvement, in advance of each seminar session Dr. Gao will gladly entertain questions on the topics. Please submit questions to Arthur Yuan, Director of the Chinese IP Resource Center, at ayuan@jmls.edu

Date: September 21, 22, 24 & 25, 2015
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 9 a.m. - Noon each day
CLE Credit: Approximately 2.5, pending approval
CLE credit is being extended to Illinois attorneys only. Attorneys needing CLE credit from other states are welcome to sign in, pick up the CLE forms and apply to their jurisdictions on their own. The extension of CLE credit is subject to each other state’s approval.

Cost: There is no cost to this event; however, reservations are required.
“The Changing Face of Holocaust Denial in the 21st Century "

Professor Deborah Lipstadt
Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies , Emory University

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time: Noon - 2 p.m.
Registration Fee: There is no cost to attend; however, advance registration is required.
CLE Credit: There is no CLE credit for this program
"The Interplay between Antitrust and IP Law: A Legal Realist's Perspective"
Hugh Hansen
Professor of Law, Fordham Law School
Founder/Director, Fordham Intellectual Property Law Institute

Date: Friday, September 25, 2015
Time:12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Cost: There is no cost to this event; however, reservations are required.
Lunch will be served.
“Fracking, Energy Sources, Climate Change & Real Estate"

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m.(Registration), 9 a.m. (Conference)
Registration Fee: $75 General, N/C JMLS Student, Faculty, RE Adjunct, Advisory Board
CLE Credit: Approx. 5.5 hours pending, Illinois Only. Attorneys from other states should sign in, pick up a CLE form and apply to their jurisdictions on their own. The extension of CLE credit is subject to each state's approval.
Dates: Thursday - Friday, October 1 - 2, 2015
Times: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Early Bird Registration: $450 until Wednesday, September 7, 2015
General Registration: $500
CLE Credit: There is no CLE Credit offered for this program
Dates: Monday - Tuesday, October 5 - 6, 2015
Times: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Early Bird Registration: $450 until Wednesday, September 7, 2015
General Registration: $500
CLE Credit: There is no CLE Credit offered for this program
"The Case for Positive Complementarity Between the African Criminal Chamber and the International Criminal Court"
Charles C. Jalloh
Associate Professor, Florida International University College of Law

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Cost: There is no cost to this event; however, reservations are required.
Lunch will be served
“Art Restitution, Preservation of Cultural Heritage, and Human Right to Identity"

Ori Soltes
Co-Founder, Holocaust Art Restitution Project
Patty Gerstenblith
Professor, DePaul University College of Law
Donald Burris
Senior Founding Partner, Burris & Schoenberg, LLP

Date: Thursday, October 15 - Friday, October 16, 2015
Time: Thursday, 1:30 - 5 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Registration Fee: $125 General, $25 Non-JMLS Student, N/C JMLS Student
CLE Credit: Illinois Only. Approx. 7.5 hours, Professional Responsibility credit. Attorneys from other states should sign in, pick up a CLE form and apply to their jurisdictions on their own. The extension of CLE credit is subject to each state's approval.

Date: Sunday, January 17, 2016
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago
Grand Ballroom, Gold Level East Tower
151 E Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL

"Because of Race and Perceptions of Causality: Law and Social Science Perspectives"
Destiny Perry
Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern University Law School

Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Cost: There is no cost to this event; however, reservations are required.
Lunch will be served.
"Trust in a Global Laboratory"
Thomas P. Gallanis
Associate Dean for Research
N. William Hines Chair in Law
Professor of History

University of Iowa College of Law

Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016
Time:12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Cost: There is no cost to this event; however, reservations are required.
Lunch will be served.
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