Persons who want to learn more about legal issues that involve university technology transfers, the patenting process, clinical trials and similar issues can register to attend a Thursday, March 12 symposium at IU’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law on the campus of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.
The school’s Center for Intellectual Property Law and Innovation will host the BioPharma/Tech Law Symposium, which will run from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event carries with it 7 hours continuing legal education (CLE) credits (pending approval) with paid attendance. It features five panel discussions and a keynote address from Janet Gongola, a 2003 McKinney graduate, who serves as senior adviser in the Office of the Under Secretary of Commerce and director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Gongola also serves as a professional lecturer of law at George Washington University Law School.
Admission is $75 for attorneys and $50 for the general public. Additional information and agenda items for the symposium are available here: