April 2, 2014
Fitch Even partner Steven G. Parmelee will be the featured speaker at “Patent Application Glossaries, Definitions, and Other Scary Stories,” a program presented by the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) on Thursday, April 17, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm, at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago. The presentation will be preceded by a networking reception beginning at 3:00 pm. CLE credit will be available to attendees.
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