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Issues Facing Trademark Practitioners

Alicia Griffin Mills will speak at “The Future of IP and Technology Law Forum” on April 27, 2017. Her session, “Trademark Panel – Preparing for the Future,” will explore how trademark law is changing, and what that might look like over the next 5 to 10 years. Alicia’s segment will place special emphasis on the ...


Practice Trade Secret Asset Management

Presenter. Marcus Evans IP Law Summit. 09.24.2016

September 24, 2016


Playing Offense and Defense: A Playbook for Patent Issues During Your Product’s Development and Launch

Alicia Griffin Mills participated as a panelist at the 2016 Midwest IP Institute, hosted by Minnesota CLE. Her panel, “Playing Offense and Defense: A Playbook for Patent Issues During Your Product’s Development and Launch,” was part of the In-House Counsel track. Panel Summary Patents can provide opportunities, but also can present challenges and uncertainty, for ...


Patent Monetization in Challenging IP Times

Midwest Intellectual Property Institute.

September 18, 2015


An in-house perspective on managing IP matters

MIPLA Stampede.

May 19, 2014


Non-Practicing Entity (NPE) Litigation: Update on Defense Strategies and Tools

Alicia Griffin Mills joined a panel discussion for a webinar hosted by Lorman Education Services. The panel, “Non-Practicing Entity (NPE) Litigation: Update on Defense Strategies and Tools,” was presented January 22, 2014. Overview Lawsuits brought by NPEs (pejoratively called trolls) are becoming common in many industries. Because of the one-sided nature of NPE litigation, and ...

January 22, 2014


You’ve Been Sued: What to do in the first 24 hours

Alicia Griffin Mills gave a presentation, “A Complaint Shows Up – Voilà, You’re a Defendant. What Do You Do in the First 24 Hours?,” at the IP Law & Management Institute on November 5, 2012. Overview Many IP Counsel have encountered situations in which a complaint appears and the company finds itself in the position ...

November 5, 2012


A Year of Re-Invention: The Current State of Patent Reform

Presenter. Dorsey & Whitney's Corporate Counsel Symposium. 10.30.2012

October 30, 2012


Navigating Multiple Regulatory Pathways

Health Law Institute. Minnesota CLE.

June 10, 2010


Security Interests in Intellectual Property

Minnesota CLE.

April 27, 2010


Legal Issues for Emerging Life Sciences Companies

Minnesota CLE.

April 21, 2010


The Impact of the Death of the Business Method on Telecommunications Patents

By: Alicia Griffin Mills

Icarus. American Bar Association Antitrust Division newsletter.

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