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heading Austin Pendleton has been a Steppenwolf ensemble member since 1987. His most recent Steppenwolf appearance was in Cormac McCarthy’s The Sunset Limited, which he reprised Off-Broadway in 2006. Other Steppenwolf acting credits include Uncle Vanya, Valparaiso and Educating Rita. His previous directing credits at Steppenwolf include Love Song, Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Harvey, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Three Sisters, Loose Ends and Say Goodnight, Gracie. His play Orson’s Shadow premiered in the Garage and was seen again in the same production (directed by David Cromer) at the Chicago Center of Performing Arts and the Barrow Street Theatre in New York. His other plays have also been produced in Chicago: Uncle Bob (Steppenwolf) and Booth (Writers’ Theatre). He appeared on Broadway in the revival of The Diary of Anne Frank and off-Broadway with Meryl Streep in Mother Courage as well as in the title roles of Hamlet, Richard III and Richard II. His film credits include Picadilly Jim, Dirty Work, The Ballad of Betty Page, A Beautiful Mind, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, Simon, Trial and Error, What’s Up Doc and Catch-22. Recent TV appearances include episodes of Law and Order: Criminal Intent, OZ and Homicide.

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CIPLIT hosted the Third International IP Scholars Roundtable and Hosier Scholar Lecture on May 1 - 2, 2014.

On May 1 and 2, 2014, twenty-two senior scholars from the United States and various other countries held a roundtable at DePaul on international intellectual property law issues.

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Professor Sarnoff named Edison Scholar.

Professor Joshua Sarnoff has been appointed a Thomas Alva Edison Visiting Scholar for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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15th Annual Niro Distinguished IP Lecture.

"How to Retain Patent Enforcement While Reforming It – Judges and Counsel Should Manage Infringement Suits, not Congress"

Featuring
Honorable Paul R Michel(Ret.)
Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Commentator, Honorable James F Holderman
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

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In August 2013, four members of CIPLIT faculty participated in the 13th annual IP Scholars Conference, which originated at DePaul in 2000.

Professor Roberta Kwall opened the conference with a talk about the history of the conference and the top 10 things law faculty can do to enhance their career potential in this new reality of legal education. Professor Margit Livingston presented her paper on Copyright Infringement of Music: Determining Whether What Sounds Alike Is Alike. Professor Josh Sarnoff commented on Victoria Stodden’s paper, Software Patents as a Barrier to Scientific Transparency: An Unexpected Consequence of Bayh-Dole. Professor Fusco spoke about The Origins of Patent Examination in the Venetian Republic.



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