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Federal Circuit Top Ten (and More) In-Person CLE, Thurs., May 23rd

  • 23 May 2024
  • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Merchant and Gould 150 South Fifth Street Suite 2200 Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402


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The Education Committee is pleased to announce a complimentary in-person CLE to be held at Merchant & Gould on May 23rd and presented by Rachel Scobie (Chair of Litigation Practice Group at Merchant & Gould). The CLE will run from 3:30-4:30 and will be followed by a happy hour from 4:30-5:30. Registration for the CLE and the happy hour are separate, so if you can only make one portion of the event you can still register! See RSVP link below. 1 Standard CLE credit will be applied for, for the CLE portion of the event.
Federal Circuit Top Ten (and More)
The last twelve months have been a busy time at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. This presentation will address the most significant precedential patent decisions issued over the past year, touch on the Supreme Court’s interest in IP in 2023, and cover what to watch for in the latter part of 2024.

Please RSVP for the event by May 16th. You will be asked if you would like to attend the CLE, the happy hour, or both portions of the event. Space is limited to 40 attendees for each portion of the event.

Rachel is an experienced first-chair trial lawyer and appellate advocate whose practice has focused on complex intellectual property disputes for more than 20 years. Rachel has been responsible for matters in various federal courts and agencies throughout the United States, in state court in Minnesota, and in arbitration. She also has significant experience handling appellate-level disputes, a practice to which she brings valuable experience as a former clerk for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge James B. Loken. Rachel currently serves as Chair of the Litigation Practice Group at Merchant & Gould, where she also serves as Editor of the Firm’s ipcaseupdates.com blog. Rachel is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, is a past Chair and serves on the Board of the Fund for Legal Aid, is a past President of the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and is a volunteer attorney with the Children’s Law Center.

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