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Russell Slifer
Northern Illinois University College of Law alumnus Russell Slifer (’94) returned Feb. 24 to Swen Parson Hall for the first time in more than 20 years to address NIU Law students. Slifer is the deputy under secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and deputy director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He attended...
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NIU’s Technology Transfer Office will host a presentation on intellectual property from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in LaTourette Hall 200. Alice O. Martin and Peter Zura from the Chicago office of Barnes & Thornburg will present on a variety of intellectual property topics: How does the March 16 U.S. Patent and Trademark...
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In Washington, D.C. … All eyes in Washington are focused on the activities of the Deficit Reduction Super Committee, which is under a very tight deadline to come up with an additional $1.5 trillion in spending cuts before Thanksgiving or face mandatory reductions in all areas of federal spending. President Obama and House Speaker John...
Congress returned from its recess last week. The top agenda item remained the FY 2011 budget. To avert a government shutdown when the current Continuing Resolution (CR) expired Friday, March 4, both the House and Senate agreed to a two-week extension of the CR until Friday, March 18. Included in this CR was $4 billion in cuts;...