McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP a Proud Sponsor of 2015 Chicago-Kent Supreme Court IP Review

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP is proud to be an official sponsor of the 2015 Chicago-Kent Supreme Court IP Review (“SCIPR”). The 2015 Chicago-Kent SCIPR is a conference designed to provide intellectual property practitioners, jurists, legal academics and law students with a review of IP cases from the U.S. Supreme Court’s previous Term, a preview of cases on the docket for the upcoming Term, and a discussion of cert. petitions to watch. SCIPR is the only annual conference in the country focused exclusively on intellectual property cases before the Supreme Court. The full day conference is set to take place on Friday, September 25 at the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago.

The conference will cover the following decisions:

  • B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc.
  • Commil USA v. Cisco
  • Hana Financial, Inc., v. Hana Bank
  • Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals v. Sandoz 

MBHB partner Sydney Kokjohn is the featured moderator for the panel presentation addressing B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc. and Hana Financial, Inc., v. Hana Bank. It takes place from 9:05-10:05 a.m.

Instituted more than 20 years ago, IIT Chicago-Kent’s Intellectual Property Law program is one of the strongest in the country. Chicago-Kent was the first U.S. law school to offer a graduate LL.M. program in the study of international Intellectual Property Law, which continues to draw students from Asia, Europe, South America and the United States. As the importance of IP law has expanded, the Chicago-Kent IP program has kept pace, reflecting and anticipating the ever-changing nature and challenges of the contemporary IP field.

View complete 2015 Chicago-Kent SCIPR agenda and details at