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Thu, Nov 10



IP Litigation Bootcamp

Join ChiWIP for a one-day litigation bootcamp on November 10, 2022!

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IP Litigation Bootcamp
IP Litigation Bootcamp

Time & Location

Nov 10, 2022, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Chicago, 233 S Wacker Dr #7100, Chicago, IL 60606, USA

About the event

Join ChiWIP for a one-day litigation bootcamp! IP litigators and industry experts will host sessions on all aspects of the litigation process, from filing a complaint through preparing for trial, with a specialized breakout session for attorneys focused on trademark litigation and another for patent litigation.

Speakers include Kara Cenar (Greensfelder), Jami Gekas (Foley & Lardner), Gwen Stewart (Sidley), Carolyn Blessing (Locke Lord), Nicole Little (Fitch Even), Emily Savas (Locke Lord), Katie Fink (Banner Witcoff), Helen Ji (Arent Fox Schiff), Caroline Teichner (Kraft Heinz) and Alexis Lavko (Epsilon Economics).

The bootcamp will run from 9am – 5pm, with breakfast and networking before and a happy hour to follow:

8:00 - 9:00 AM Registration/Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 AM Intro/Opening Remarks

9:15 - 10:00 AM Complaints/Answers: Interactive Review of a Template Complaint/Answer

10:00 - 10:30 AM Discovery/E-Discovery

10:30 - 10:45 AM Snack Break

10:45 - 11:45 AM Depositions -- Practice Tips/Strategies

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Damages Valuation

12:30 - 1:30 PM Lunch

1:30 - 3:15 Breakout Session:

- Patent Track

- Trademark Track

3:15 - 3:30 Snack Break

3:30 - 4:30 Lifecycle of a Case

4:30 - 5:00 Litigation in Remote World

5:15 - 7:15 PM Happy Hour

The IP litigation bootcamp is for women+ associates just beginning their careers in IP and women+ interested in learning more about the litigation process. Tickets are available for $50. Register here by November 4th. Space is limited.

Please reach out to Alexis Lavko ( or Helen Ji ( with any questions about the event.

This event is sponsored by ArentFox Schiff and Barnes & Thornburg.

* CLE pending

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