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WEBCAST: US Commercial Service – Connecting to Global Markets
John Tracy
June 19, 12 – 1:00pm
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The US Commercial Service offers a wealth of services including working with companies considering exporting to plan, develop and implement export programs and strategies. This webcast will provide information on this U.S. Department of Commerce program and the support it provides with regard to expanding trade and providing information to US companies. Areas that will be addressed include identifying and exploring appropriate export opportunities in overseas markets, information about market conditions, trade opportunities, and details of problems affecting trade in regions all over the world and the analysis of trade statistics. 
John Tracy is an International Trade Specialist with the U.S. Department of Commerce. Prior to his position with Commerce he worked for an international logistics, freight forwarding and Customs brokerage company in Rochester, NY, for a Hong Kong-based steamship line in New York, and managed international logistics for a chemical manufacturing company in New Jersey. He has a B.S. in Economics from Clarkson University and an M.S. in International Transportation Management from the New York Maritime College. He holds a Chartering Certificate from the Association of Ship Brokers and Agents and is a NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP).


WEBCAST: Patent Office Post-Grant Contested Proceedings: New Challenges, New Opportunities

Lisa Dolak
July 24, 12-1:00pm
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Lisa Dolak is the Angela S. Cooney Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law.  She will review the new USPTO post-issuance review proceedings implemented pursuant to the American Invents Act.  Conducted by the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (formerly the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences), new proceedings include inter partes review, post-grant review, transitional post-grant review for covered business method patents, and derivation proceedings.
Professor Dolak’s research interests include issues at the intersections of patent law and judicial procedure, and patent law and legal ethics. Her current research projects focus on the evolving inequitable conduct doctrine, a reconsidered theory of subject matter conflicts, and the interplay between USPTO post-grant proceedings and federal court and ITC litigation.  She served as law clerk to the Hon. Paul F. Michel, retired Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and currently serves as a member of the Federal Circuit’s Advisory Council. She teaches courses on patent law, Internet law, and practice and procedure in the federal courts. 

WEBCAST:  US Supreme Court Case: Prometheus v. Mayo and its Implications for Biotechnology Method Patents (2012) 
Presented by
George McGuire, Esq. of Bond, Schoeneck & King
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WEBCAST: Negotiation Ethics: Guidance for the Intellectual Property Practitioner (2011)
Syracuse University Professor of Law Lisa A. Dolak, discusses negotiation ethics in the context of Intellectual Property practice. Negotiation practitioners can test their knowledge of ethics rules in a variety of practice situations. Professor Dolak reviews key authorities relevant to negotiation ethics, discusses issues that surface in the context of hypothetical practice situations, and addresses contested aspects and implications of the professional conduct rules relating to representing clients in negotiations.
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Ted Hagelin, Crandall Melvin Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law, and Director of the New York State Science & Technology Law Center and the Technology Commercialization Law Clinic Network and Lisa A. Dolak, Angela S. Cooney Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law
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WEBCAST: Understanding Export Regulations (2010)
Jeffrey Fuchsberg, J.D., Patent Landscape Research Corp.
Luis Ormaechea, Esq., Patent Attorney
Benjamin Bergan, Senior Research Associate
Jacob Berger, Senior Research Associate
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WEBCAST: Export Control & International Trade Issues - International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR")(2010)
Michael E. Ginsberg, Esq., and Thomas E. Lavery, Esq. of Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin, PC.  Along with Jeffrey Millens of Trans-Border Global Freight Systems, Inc
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WEBCAST: Recent Legislation Related to NYS High-Tech(2010)
Economic Development Efforts
Jeong Han Oh, Director, Syracuse University Office of Technology Transfer; Adjunct Professor, Syracuse University College of Law
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WEBCAST: SBIR & SSTR Funding Issues and Case Studies (2010)
Marcie Sonneborn, SBIR & Business Development Specialist, CNYTDO; Adjunct Professor, Syracuse University ; Visiting Lecturer, Cornell University 
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WEBCAST: Recommendations of the Task Force on Diversifying the NYS Economy through Industry-Higher Education Partnerships (2010)
Ted Hagelin,Crandall Melvin Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law, and Director of the New York State Science & Technology Law Center and the Technology Commercialization Law Clinic Network and Richard Newman Adjunct Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law, Visiting Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, Former Vice President, Advanced Technology, Welch Allyn, Inc. 
task force report  video  

WEBCAST: Social Media: Implications for Intellectual Property Law (2010)
Blaine Bettinger Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King
2 CLE Credits Available through the Onondaga County Bar Association (Separate registration and fee required through OCBA) 
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WEBCAST: Business Entities in New York State (2010)
James Sonneborn, Esq., Attorney, Green & Seifter, PLLC
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WEBCAST: Standford v. Roche (2009)

David Rook, an attorney at Hoffman Warnick LLC. spoke about the September 30,2009 decision by the Federal Circuit in Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, et. Al v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. et al. and its implications for Universities both from the perspective of  the institution and the faculty/researcher inventors.
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WEBCAST: Hurdles in Managing R & D Projects (2009)
Richard Newman, Adjunct Professor of Law, Syracuse University; Visiting Lecturer, Cornell University; Retired VP for Research, Welch Allyn 
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WEBCAST: New Developments in Patent Law (2009)
George McGuire, Member and Chairman, Intellectual Property Group, Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC 
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WEBCAST: Establishing First to Invent & Electronic Lab Notebooks (2009)
Lisa Dolak, Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law
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