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Leah Reimer to Speak on Prior Use Rights at the International Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Congress 2015 in Dubai

Leah Reimer of Cantor Colburn LLPHartford, Conn. – Leah Reimer, Ph.D., Esq., Partner with Cantor Colburn, will speak at the International Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA) Annual Congress 2015, January 5-6, 2015, at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  Dr. Reimer will present the topic "Prior Use Rights – Established Worldwide, but Assert Only with Caution in the U.S."

Dr. Reimer leads Cantor Colburn’s Chemical, Material, and Life Sciences Department, the firm’s largest, with nearly 40 attorneys and patent agents who are dedicated to adding maximum value to client products and services by protecting their intellectual property assets. She provides Fortune 50 and other technology-based companies with sophisticated, creative solutions to complex legal and technical issues.  Dr. Reimer’s counsel is fully supported by the knowledge and experience gained through her Ph.D. from Stanford University in organic chemistry, her work as a research chemist at Eli Lily and DowElanco, and her established success as an IP attorney.  Dr. Reimer’s patent prosecution practice is focused primarily on polymer and materials science; pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical formulation; agricultural chemicals and their formulation; nanotechnology; and metallurgy and ceramics. She teaches Patent Law at the University of Connecticut School of Law and is a frequent speaker on emerging areas of patent law. She has twice been designated a Woman of the Law High Achiever by the Connecticut Law Tribune.

IIPLA's Annual Congress will focus on “Accelerating International Intellectual Property Cooperation.” The meeting will provide a platform to facilitate exchange of experience and ideas and encourage cross-border cooperation between innovating companies, law firms, and intellectual property attorneys.  To know more about IIPLA, please visit About IIPLA.

About Cantor Colburn LLP 
Cantor Colburn is one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, with growing offices in Hartford, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Houston, and Detroit. Cantor Colburn is nationally ranked in litigation, patents, and trademarks. In 2014, the firm and its attorneys have received numerous accolades, including being ranked 10th out of the U.S. patent law firms (IP Today) and being awarded Litigation Department of the Year – Intellectual Property (Connecticut Law Tribune).  Cantor Colburn’s clients are among the leading companies around the world, including Fortune 100 companies, privately-held companies, select high tech start-ups, and universities. For more information, go to www.cantorcolburn.com.

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