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ChiWIP Presents: Women in Blockchain

Updated: Oct 18, 2019

November 13, 2018, 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Perkins Coie LLP, 131 S. Dearborn St., 16th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603

ChiWIP and Women in Bio members came together to learn learn the fundamentals of distributed ledger technologies, how these technologies can be implemented to revolutionize business transactions, and IP implications and issues in the blockchain space. 

This CLE event started with a blockchain 101 presentation, followed by a lively discussion on protecting and enforcing intellectual property owned by companies using distributed ledger technology.  Topics covered included statistics on blockchain patents and trademarks, intellectual property issues related to blockchain, and suggested best practices.  We also heard about the challenges of starting and running a blockchain company from serial techpreneur and co-founder of 

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Thank you to our generous sponsor and co-host, Perkins Coie. This event was also in partnership with Women in Bio.


Nicole Janovick
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