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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

IP Landscape of Blockchain Technologies

The IIPS is pleased to announce that our January 24th meeting will feature a presentation on IP Landscape of Blockchain Technologies.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 13, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Place: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP,
1301 Avenue of the Americas, 21st Floor
(6th Ave. between 52nd and 53rd)
(subway stops: F and M at 47th-50th (Rockefeller Center), and M at 53rd between 5th and 6th)

CLE: Two (2.0) hours – New York and New Jersey

FEE: The meeting fee is $30 for non-members or you may become a member at this meeting and enjoy the benefits of membership for the entire season (through June 2018) by completing the membership form and submitting the September 2017 – June 2018 annual fee of $100 ($25 for law students). Fees may be paid by cash, check or credit card at the meeting or pay by credit card here.

Non-IIPS Members may pay in advance by using this link to “pay now”

RSVP: Please RSVP via email to no later than 5:00 pm Monday, March 12, 2018.

About our March presenters

Michael Ben-Shimon

Michael is a tech and patent expert with over fifteen years of experience in IP management and monetization. He is responsible for developing IP strategies for multi-million dollar acquired start-up companies as well as for companies in various stages of development and financing. Michael’s high-tech research and development experience along with a computer science and physics education allows him to offer valuable insights into innovative technologies. Michael specializes in identifying, drafting, and prosecuting patent applications, as well as in evaluating IP assets in a variety of technology fields. Michael holds a BSc. in Computer Science and Physics and he is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Ryan McCormick

Ryan is a patent prosecutor with experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in fields such as image processing, cyber security, machine learning, and mechanical devices. Ryan holds a BE and ME in Mechanical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and a JD from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as well as the states of New Jersey and New York.

We hope you will be able to join us and, as always, welcome your questions, comments, and any suggestions you may have for topics or speakers of interest for future IIPS programs.

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