May 29, 2012
Fitch Even partner Allen E. Hoover will be a speaker at the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) seminar “Hot Topics in Professional Responsibility” on June 15, 2012, at CBA headquarters at 321 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago. This CLE program is presented by the CBA Young Lawyers Section Professional Responsibility Committee.
Mr. Hoover will be speaking on “Inequitable Conduct in Patent Cases.”
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