Intellectual Property Section

October 27, 2014
"Red Bull Gives You Wings" - and a Headache for Red Bull

The slogan "Red Bull gives you wings" is recognized by millions of consumers, but does it falsely imply that drinking Red Bull will give consumers a physical lift? Read more in this post by Stephen Farris.

October 16, 2014
Disney's Frozen Under Fire After Woman Files Multimillion Dollar Lawsuit

Disney is being sued by a woman who claims Frozen was taken from her life story. Check out this post by Eric Lamb to read about the case and her claims.

October 8, 2014
Experts in IP Creation and Commercialization Discuss University-Industry Partnering

Check out the IP Section CLE on Oct. 17 to hear from experts in licensing technology, medical and other inventions in the U.S. and internationally. A discussion of the Bayh-Dole Act will also be included. Find out more in this post.

September 29, 2014
Law Professor's Clinic Targets Revenge Porn and Patent Trolls

Law students at a recent legal hack-athon created a website that could be a one-stop-shop to end revenge porn.

September 12, 2014
Upcoming CLE: University-Industry Partnering in IP Creation and Commercialization

Learn about university- industry IP collaboration from university counsel, outside counsel and industry counsel at this CLE on Oct. 17. An optional roundtable lunch follows the presentation.

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The purpose of the Intellectual Property Section is to further the objectives of the Association within the field of intellectual property law and to promote the understanding and appreciation of intellectual property law by the general practitioner and the community. The section provides educational opportunities for attorneys practicing outside the IP area and for experienced IP practitioners.  The section also provides opportunities for networking among attorneys in private practice and in-house counsel in the private and public sector.

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A Message from the Section Chair

Connie Lindman

“Welcome to the Indianapolis Bar Association's Intellectual Property Section. The IP Section provides CLEs on a wide range of topics for both experienced IP practitioners and those who want to know more about IP. The newly launched IndyBar IP Section web page will have a wealth of information on upcoming CLE and networking events, as well as substantive articles relating to IP issues. We invite you stop by often. Speaking of stopping by, we’ll have some networking opportunities this year. I hope that you can join us to catch up with old colleagues and make new acquaintances. We’re looking forward to a great year! ”

Constance Lindman - 2014 Intellectual Property Section Chair - Smith Amundsen LLC