March 7, 2014
Fitch Even senior paralegal Cindi Schermerhorn will be a featured speaker at a program sponsored by Loyola University Chicago’s Institute for Paralegal Studies, taking place tonight at the University’s Beane Hall on their Chicago campus. Cindi will provide an overview of patent prosecution, discuss the responsibilities of a patent law paralegal. and share advice on entering the field of intellectual property law.
The event is open to alumni and current students of the Institute for Paralegal Studies. For more information, please visit Loyola’s website.
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