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The University of Dayton School of Law's 32nd Program in Law and Technology seminar logo

Legal seminar to examine roles of military, higher ed, government in fostering innovation ecosystems

The University of Dayton School of Law's 32nd Program in Law and Technology seminar June 9 will examine the roles of the military, higher education and government in fostering innovation ecosystems, especially in central and southwest Ohio.

James Bieryla, deputy director of AFWERX, a technology directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory and the innovation arm of the Department of the U.S. Air Force, will be the keynote speaker. 

In addition to focusing on military, higher education and governments; other sessions will examine issues civilian lawyers face in military patenting issues, patent advice for active and retired military and early stage legal advice for artists and musicians.

Other speakers include Deborah Davis-Brutchen, an intellectual property manager at the Air Force Research Lab; Scott Koorndyk, president of The Entrepreneurs Center in Dayton; and Joseph Zeis, aerospace and defense advisor for Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine.

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Continuing legal education credit of six hours is pending. Out-of-state CLE credit is available upon request to and at the discretion of state bar authorities. 

Register here; the fee is $295. Scholarships are available for full-time judges, government employees and professors (non-UD). All full-time students from any college or university, and UD employees may register for free. Full or partial fee waivers based on financial hardship may be available. The registration fee, less a handling charge, will be refunded if cancellation is received by May 29. There will be no refunds after that date.

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