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November 26, 2012

Christine Morganti , (505) 797-6028


Intellectual Property Law Seminar to Explore the American Invents Act


Albuquerque, N.M.— The State Bar of New Mexico Intellectual Property Law Section will sponsor the 2012 Intellectual Property Law continuing legal education seminar Dec. 6 at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. This legal education program will explore the America Invests Act, digital assets, and a review of the 2012 Federal Circuit.


Presenters include Charles C. Valauska of Valauskas Corder LLC, Stephen A. Shusher of Palatin Techonologies, Inc., Colin Cahoon of Carstens & Cahoon LLP, and Jeffrey D. Myers of Peacock Myers PC.


Some of the topics to be discussed include The America Invents Act, Third Party Submissions to the USPTO and Digital Assets in Intellectual Property and Estate Planning.


Intellectual property law is the area of the law that includes patent law, copyright law, trademark law and trade secret law, together with some aspects of other branches of the law, such as licensing and unfair competition. Intellectual property law protects creations of the human mind. The various intellectual property law specialties are related, often overlap, and are frequently practiced together.


Note: News media are welcome to attend and cover this event. Please notify Christine Morganti, or (505) 797-6028 if you plan to attend. 


The State Bar of New Mexico was organized in 1886 and is composed of more than 8500 members. Its purposes are to aid the courts in administering justice and preserving the rule of law, and to foster a high standard of integrity and competence within the legal profession.