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20th Anniversary Celebration - Carlson Center for Intellectual Property

20th Anniversary Celebration - Carlson Center for Intellectual Property

Join us to celebrate the Carlson Center for Intellectual Property's 20th Anniversary as a Patent & Trademark Resource Center! Susan Tull, Esq., from the highly respected Finnegan Intellectual Property Law Firm in Washington, D.C. will deliver the keynote address on the patenting of medicine. Susan focuses her practice on patent litigation and client counseling in the mechanical, industrial, electrical, and medical device fields. She represents clients before U.S. district courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Susan has actively participated in several trials, where she has examined and cross-examined fact and expert witnesses, and has managed attorney and support teams throughout every phase of patent litigation. She has extensive experience developing litigation strategies, taking complex discovery, working with technical and damages experts, and drafting summary judgment motions, pre-and post-trial briefs, as well as appellate briefs.


Celebratory Remarks – 4 to 5pm

  • Neil Massong & Spruce Fraser – Presentation of 20 Year Certificate
  • Lomax Campbell – Director of the Office of Community Wealth Building
  • Sister Beth LeValley – Confidante of the late Catherine Carlson
  • Patricia Uttaro – Director of the Monroe County Library System
  • Ned Davis – Executive Director of Friends and Foundation
  • Fatima Razic – Entrepreneur and Small Business Owner
  • Mike Rovinsky – Senior Account Manager, IP.com

Reception – 5 to 5:30pm

Keynote Address – 5:30 to 7pm

  • The Patenting of Medicine / Susan Tull – Intellectual Property Attorney and Partner at Finnegan

If weather permits, all events will take place in the Dorris Carlson Reading Garden. Otherwise events will take place in the Kate Gleason Auditorium.

Thursday, May 30, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Central - Dorris Carlson Reading Garden
Central Library
  Department - Science, History & Technology  
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