American Chemical Society Webinar focuses on careers in intellectual property for chemists

September 30, 2010

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2010 -- News media and others interested in the chemical sciences are invited to join the next in a series of American Chemical Society (ACS) Webinars™ focusing on building a career that combines chemistry and intellectual property (IP).

Scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 7, from 2 - 3 p.m. EDT, the free ACS Webinar™ will feature Robert J. Koch, an attorney with the Washington, D.C., law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, speaking on Careers in Intellectual Property for Chemists.

ACS Webinars™ connect you with experts and global thought leaders in the chemical sciences, management and business to address current topics of interest to scientific and engineering professionals. Each webinar includes a short presentation followed by a Q & A session.

News media and scientists can tune into the conference without charge but must register in advance.

Participants will learn:Koch is a partner resident in Milbank's Washington and Munich, Germany, offices and a member of the firm's litigation department, where he specializes in intellectual property matters. He is recognized as one of the nation's leading biotech and pharmaceutical patent attorneys and is known for his leadership in a number of the landmark cases in the field. Koch began his career as a chemist prior to becoming a patent examiner in the high polymer arts at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He received a B.S. in chemistry in 1968 from the University of Detroit and a J.D. in 1973 from the Catholic University of America.
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