Attorney to Moderate Patent Prosecution Panel at the Intellectual Property Owners Association National Conference

Dickinson Wright Attorney to Moderate Patent Prosecution Panel at the Intellectual Property Owners Association National Conference

Harold W. Milton, Jr. an Intellectual Property attorney in Dickinson Wright PLLC's Bloomfield Hills office, will moderate a panel focusing on patent prosecution at the Intellectual Property Owners Association National Conference in Washington D.C. on March 17, 2008. The panel discussion is part of a conference session entitled "Changes in Patent Jurisprudence - The Aftermath of KSR." In addition to Mr. Milton, the patent prosecution panel will include Mr. John J. Love, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, VA; Mr. Bruce H. Stoner with Greenblum & Bernstein PLC in Reston, VA; and Mr. Kenneth R. Corsello with IBM Corporation in Poughkeepsie, NY. Mr. Milton manages the Dickinson Wright Intellectual Property Academy, which was designed to produce high-quality patent applications by blending experience and training tools with the enthusiasm of law students and recent law graduates who also are degreed engineers or scientists. He has served as lead trial counsel in successfully litigating various patented technologies, assisting new enterprises in protecting their technology to entice investment or the sale of the enterprise, and overseeing the creation of patent, trade secret and trademark portfolios during periods of significant growth for several large corporations. He has engaged in all phases of patent, trademark and copyright practice, including prosecution of patent applications and licensing, and has served as an examiner in the U.S. Patent Office and as a Patent Advisor in the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research. Mr. Milton holds a B.S. degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University, and he received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center. He also is an adjunct professor at Michigan State University's College of Law. The Intellectual Property Owners Association National Conference, intended for intellectual property lawyers who wish to remain current on the most recent case law and learn tips from leading practitioners on how best to factor these decisions into their practice, will feature a keynote address by Judge Kimberly A. Moore, a Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals and the newest member of the Federal Circuit. For more information about Dickinson Wright PLLC, please visit
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