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Simpsonville, SC, United States, 2012/07/17 - InnoVision Awards Organization presents the upcoming Innovision Forum on July 27 at 8:30 am, on the America Invents Act: Recent developments in U. S. patent law and what businesses need to know to remain competitive.
innoVision Board Chairman, Douglas Kim, is pleased to announce that The InnoVision Awards Organization will be hosting a breakfast and Networking Forum with special guests Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator of the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Chief Judge James D. Smith, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences.
Mr. Kim, Intellectual Properties Attorney and Shareholder of McNair Law Firm, P.A. will be deliver the morning’s Opening Remarks, and be joined by Guest Speaker Rep. Trey Gowdy (SC-4).
The schedule of events includes:
8:30 - 9:00 am.Breakfast and Networking
9:00 - 9:15 am.Opening Remarks
9:15 - 10:30 amQ & A
The event will be presented at the Offices of McNair Law Firm, P.A., Poinsett Plaza, Suite 700, 104 S. Main Streete, Greenville, SC. All are welcome; please respond early by contacting Kathy Ham (kham[.]mcnair.net) or (864) 552-9345.
About InnoVision Board Chairman, Doug Kim
Doug Kim chairs the Intellectual Property Practice Group at McNair Law Firm, P.A., where he concentrates on counseling companies concerning the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights as well as assisting in enhancing intellectual property portfolios to increase company worth. He advises clients as to the creation, management andprotection of intellectual property and assets and assists in the development of an intellectual property protection plan to create intellectual property portfolios. Mr. Kim has served as the Board Chair for InnoVision since January 2008.
About InnoVision Awards Organization
InnoVision is the premier organization that honors the world-class achievements of businesses, educational institutions and governmental entities in South Carolina’s Upstate and Greater Midlands regions. Celebrating over 14 years of serving the community, the InnoVision program supports innovation through two activities; the annual InnoVision Awards ceremony and educational InnoVision Forums that are held throughout the year.