Donald Rupert to Speak at the American Intellectual Property Law Association 2015 Spring Meeting
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP partner Donald W. Rupert will speak at the Spring Meeting of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), being held at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles, California from April 30 through May 1, 2015. Mr. Rupert will present “Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures: How and When to Use Them Effectively” at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1. The presentation will address the use of ADR procedures in the resolution of intellectual property disputes.
With more than 38 years' experience, Donald Rupert has handled over 100 intellectual property litigation matters in the chemical, consumer products, heavy equipment, pharmaceutical, and computer industries. He has been lead trial counsel in jury and bench trials and lead appellate counsel in IP appeals; he has also acted as lead IP attorney in commercial transactions having a cumulative value of over $15 billion. His skills have been acknowledged by Martindale-Hubbell® (AV rating), Leading Lawyers, and The Legal 500. Mr. Rupert was also recognized by Best Lawyers as a 2014 Lawyer of the Year for Biotechnology in the Chicago area and as the 2014 IP Lawyer of the Year (Midwest) by ACQ Global Awards.
AIPLA is a national bar association constituted primarily of lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community, with approximately 15,000 members. AIPLA represents law firms, companies, and institutions involved directly or indirectly in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, and unfair competition law, as well as other fields of law affecting intellectual property.