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Legal Advantage Sponsors Temple University Law School’s 2009 Symposium on Intellectual Property

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Bethesda, MD - Legal Advantage announced today that it will be sponsoring the upcoming Temple Journal of Science, Technology & Environmental (TJSTEL) 2009 Symposium on Intellectual Property.  This year’s TJSTEL Symposium is focused on Intellectual Property –Innovating Locally, Protecting Globally.  This is the first year that Temple University is holding a symposium focused on enforcement and prosecution of intellectual property globally.

Previous symposia have included: Shaping the Future of Medical Malpractice: Legal and Ethical Considerations (held Friday, Feb. 22, 2008); Business Sustainability: Planning for a Responsible Future (held Friday, Feb. 9, 2007); and The Evolution of the Open Source Model: To Life-Saving Drugs and Beyond (held Friday, Feb. 10, 2006).

Confirmed Panel Speakers:

The Honorable Kent A. Jordan
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Chen Wang, Esq.
Corporate Counsel & IP Leader
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

David L. Marcus, Esq.
Chief Patent Counsel
Comcast Cable Communications

Michael F. Snyder, Esq.
Volpe & Koenig, P.C.

Frank Peterreins, Esq.
Managing Principal - Munich, Germany
Fish & Richardson, P.C.

Timothy Devlin, Esq.
Fish & Richardson, P.C.

Jeffrey Rosedale, Esq.
Woodcock Washburn, LLP

Joseph P. Gushue, Esq.
Volpe & Koenig, P.C.

Aneesh Mehta, Esq.
Volpe & Koenig, P.C.

Matthew H. Adler, Esq.
Pepper Hamilton, LLP

Ashar Akhtar, Esq.
Managing Attorney
Legal Advantage, LLC

“We are excited to support TJSTEL.  They have been a catalyst for Philadelphia and the broader community in providing a forum to discuss critical issues that are impacting the IP industry.  We are proud to partner with the Journal in arranging this event with its distinguished panel of speakers,” said Mirza Baig, CEO of Legal Advantage, LLC.

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ABOUT LEGAL ADVANTAGE: Legal Advantage’s mission is “To help Inventors the World Over Protect Their Ideas and Realize Their Dreams.” For nine years Legal Advantage has assisted intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, and individual inventors in fulfilling this mission. Legal Advantage is a leader in Prior Art Searches (patentability, freedom to operate (FTO), clearance, validity, invalidity, infringement and landscape analysis), Patent Illustration (Patent Drawing) and Design Services, technical translations (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and over 20 other languages), patent trial graphics, and research. The real benefits derived from these services include reduced costs, faster project completion, and a higher quality end-product deliverable.

Founded by seasoned intellectual property attorneys and litigators, Legal Advantage combines unparalleled dependability, accuracy, and client service - resulting in a stellar client retention rate that is among the highest in the industry.

Legal Advantage is headquartered in the Washington DC suburb of Bethesda, MD and has offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Hyderabad, Ottawa, and Toronto.

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