The 2011 Leahy-Smith America Invents Act fundamentally changed the process by which life sciences companies protect their inventions. U.S. patents are no longer awarded to the first to invent, but instead to the first to file. As a result, understanding the system and the standards for protecting intellectual property is as crucial today as understanding the science behind it.
Leaders of higher education institutions today face challenges and opportunities unlike anything their predecessors encountered. As student and faculty populations grow more diverse, the rules and values governing campus life are evolving and becoming more complex at a faster rate.
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Joe Bichanich presented "EDiscovery In Practice" at Milwaukee Area Technical College in April 2016.
Joe oversees delivery of practice support services across the firm, including direct oversight of the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property Support teams. He brings more than 15 years of experience in a variety of legal backgrounds, from consumer mediation to appellate litigation. Joe works with firm leadership to develop long-term strategies and improve efficiencies through automation, innovation, and process re-engineering.
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