Annual Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property 2014


Wednesday, April 16, 2014
12:15 p.m.
Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall
1215 West Michigan Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Parking is available on site

1 CLE credit

Hon. Kathleen M. O'Malley
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

The Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in 2010. During her previous service, since 1994, as a judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Judge O'Malley presided in more than 100 patent and trademark cases. She received her J.D. in 1982, Order of the Coif, from Case Western Reserve University and has remained involved in the school, regularly teaching a course in Patent Litigation. Judge O'Malley also is a member of the faculty of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology's program designed to educate federal judges regarding the handling of intellectual property cases and has served as an advisor to national organizations publishing treatises on patent litigation. She graduated, Phi Beta Kappa, from Kenyon College in 1979 and began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Nathaniel R. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in 1982–1983, followed by both private practice and government service before appointment to the bench.

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  • Eckstein Hall
  • 1215 W. Michigan Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233