Judge Richard Linn of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will keynote the meeting of the David K. Winder IPInn of Court on November 11, 2015. Awarded the 2014 Distinguished IP Professional Award, Judge Linn is well-known in the patent community as an outstanding lawyer, jurist and educator. Brent Lorimer, President of the David K. Winder IP Inn of Court and Workman Nydegger Shareholder, stated, “Judge Linn has been a driving force in developing IP Inns of Court across the country, is an engaging speaker and is a gracious and decent human being.”
The David K. Winder IP Inn of Court was founded in 2015 to provide a forum for intellectual property lawyers in Utah to gather, build professional relationships, mentor younger lawyers, and advance the causes of excellence, ethics and civility. It is patterned after the English Inns of Court, where young lawyers honed their craft under the tutelage of more experienced barristers. The David K. Winder IP Inn of Court currently includes 79 members, including Vice President Kristine Johnson of Parsons Behle & Latimer and Secretary Cara Baldwin of Overstock.com. For more information on the American Inns of Court, please visit home.innsofcourt.org.
Founded over 30 years ago, Workman Nydegger specializes in intellectual property (IP) law and complex litigation. The firm represents a wide array of clients in all areas of intellectual property law and complex litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright, litigation and prosecution, unfair competition and related licensing matters, and ANDA litigation, and possesses expertise in a diverse range of technologies, including computer systems, software, e-commerce and information technology; electronics and electrical engineering; pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, chemical, biotechnology, and medical and life science technologies; physics and optics; mechanics and mechanical engineering and alternative energy.