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Clark Hill Attorneys John L. Hines, Jr. and John S. Paniaguas Author Chapters in IICLE 2017 Edition of “Intellectual Property Law”

December 7, 2016

CHICAGO, IL – Clark Hill attorneys John L. Hines, Jr. and John S. Paniaguas each authored a chapter in the 2017 edition of the “Intellectual Property Law,” published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. The comprehensive handbook covers patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets as well as technological, Internet, and international issues regarding intellectual property. Hines’ chapter is titled “Software Licensing” and Paniaguas’ chapter is titled “Ownership and Management of Patent Rights.” Click here to view the full description and to purchase the publication. IICLE® is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting  the professional development of Illinois attorneys through Illinois-focused practice guidance.

Hines is a member of Clark Hill’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and focuses on IP and technology transactions. He works with clients seeking to realize value from intellectual property, technology, and information assets through licenses, join ventures, M&A and other types of transactions. He also helps clients develop legally compliant information management policies and practices relating to data protection, cybersecurity, social media, and generally to the dissemination of content in an electronic environment.

Paniaguas assists technology companies with domestic and international strategic intellectual property planning including domestic and international patent preparation and patent prosecution, patent portfolio management and patent  licensing. He also does novelty and non-infringement analysis and has handled Inter Party Reviews before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He represents both privately held and publicly traded companies, including start-ups.

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