January 10, 2018
On January 23, Fitch Even partner Karl R. Fink will spend the day at Indiana University in Bloomington as part of the Maurer School of Law’s IP Practitioner-in-Residence program. In addition to being present at intellectual property law classes that day, Karl will present a lunch program at noon and will be available to meet with law students one-on-one throughout the day to provide career advice and answer questions about the practice of IP law.
Karl has been a trial lawyer since 1981, handling hundreds of lawsuits in state and federal courts across the U.S. His practice includes all aspects of IP litigation, creation, management, enforcement, and licensing, with particular emphasis on patent litigation.
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