Liberty Law School to Host Intellectual Property Law SymposiumJanuary 20, 2011
The Creekmore Law Firm PC, based in Blacksburg, Virginia, will present an Intellectual Property Law Symposium on Friday, February 11, in the Liberty University School of Law’s Supreme Courtroom. Hosted and co-sponsored by Liberty University School of Law, will begin at 12:15 PM.
The symposium will consist of veteran attorney experts who will break down substantive legal principles trademark, copyright, and patent law and offer guidance for businesses and their counsel, as well as provide insight from recent cases and trends in the law.
The Symposium is open to attorneys in private and/or government practice, business owners and decision-makers, marketers and advertisers, educators and students, and anyone interested in expanding their understanding of intellectual property law.
James R. Creekmore, of The Creekmore Law Firm PC, will moderate the symposium. Mr. Creekmore serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at Liberty University School of Law. Eight panelists will participate: Keith Finch of The Creekmore Law Firm PC; Dale C. Hogue, Sr., of Hogue Law located in Hilton Head, South Carolina; Charles M. Allen of Goodman, Allen & Filetti PLLC, located in Glen Allen, Virginia; Cheryl L. Black of Goodman, Allen & Filetti PLLC; David N. Cohan of Gentry, Locke, Rakes & Moore LLP, located in Roanoke, Virginia; Robert A. Matthews, Jr. of Matthews Patent-Law Consulting, located in Forest, Virginia; Michele Mayberry of New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, located in Blacksburg, Virginia; Karen K. Bush of Sr. Trademark Examiner, USPTO, located in Lynchburg, Virginia; and Melanie C. Holloway of Leading-Edge Law Group, PLC, located in Richmond, Virginia.
“Patents, trademarks, and copyrights are essential and foundational elements for every successful business, nonprofit organization, inventor, writer or composer. I am very excited about this symposium,” said Mathew D. Staver, Dean of Liberty University School of Law. “I am especially proud of the law school’s Intellectual Property Law student organization and the students for their diligent work on the program. They have served as model representatives for the law school,” concluded Dean Staver.
For more information regarding the Intellectual Law Symposium and to register for the event, visit The Creekmore Law Firm PC online at www.creekmorelaw.com.
For more information about the Liberty University School of Law and upcoming events, visit www.law.liberty.edu.
Liberty University students, faculty, and staff can register for free by calling (888) 966-2504, ext. 0.