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MBHB Managing Partner Grantland Drutchas Moderates Event Featuring USPTO Director Andrei Iancu

On February 19, 2019, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP (“MBHB”) and the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (“IPLAC”) co-sponsored an event featuring Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) Andrei Iancu. During the event, which was held at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, MBHB’s Managing Partner Grantland Drutchas moderated a “fireside chat”-style conversation with Director Iancu. The conversation focused on various patent-related topics, including the patent-eligible subject requirement under §101, recent changes and trends in PTAB practice, and plans for further strengthening the U.S. patent system.

A video recording of the entire event is available at the link below:

https://youtu.be/AjnQGvFflF0