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Event: Live Webinar on IP and Antitrust Issues in Standards Settings

Sponsored Event by Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago and DePaul College of Law

Chicago, IL, April 19, 2012 --( The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC - and DePaul College of Law ( are sponsoring a webinar that will be broadcast live via ( on April 23rd, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. CDT.

Three distinguished speakers will explore IP and antitrust legal issues surrounding the collaborative standard setting. Mr. Patrick Roach of the FTC, Professor Michael Jacobs of DePaul College of Law, and Dr. Claudia Tapia Garcia of Research In Motion will discuss the collaborative standard setting from a government perspective, an academic perspective, and an industry perspective, respectively.

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Speakers include Dr. Michael Jacobs, Professor at DePaul College of Law (; Patrick Roach, FTC Office of Policy Planning (; Dr. Claudia Tapia, Director of Patents & Policy, Research In Motion (

Sponsored by IPLAC and DePaul College of Law.
Monday, April 23rd, 2012
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. CDT
Hosted by To register or attend, please go to

12:00 to 12:20: Dr. Michael Jacobs, Prof/DePaul College of Law, will provide an update on IP/antitrust law.
12:20 to 12:40: Patrick Roach, FTC Office of Policy Planning, will present on the FTC’s standard setting project.
12:40 to 01:20: Panel discussion on IP and antitrust issues in standards settings. Panel: Patrick Roach, FTC Office of Policy Planning; Dr. Michael Jacobs, Prof/DePaul College of Law; Dr. Claudia Tapia, Director/Patents & Policy, Research In Motion
01:20 to 01:30: Q/A

Registration Required:
Registration Price: $35
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