Zareefa B. Flener of Flener IP & Business Law Celebrates Milestone with Forbes Business Council
By Zareefa B. Flener, Posted November 27, 2019Zareefa Flener, Managing Partner at Flener IP & Business Law, is celebrating her one-year anniversary as a member of the Forbes Business Council, an invitation-only organization for senior leaders to publish original content, connect and excel. View Zareefa's profile.
Cannabis in the Trademark Industry CLE Course on December 12, 2019
By Zareefa B. Flener, Posted November 25, 2019Zareefa Flener will be a guest speaker at this event in Chicago, IL. Learn about the cannabis industry including general terminology, state laws, and key legislation, as well as clearance techniques and case examples relating specifically to trademarks. Two CLE credits will be issued. Click here to RSVP.
CBD In The Law on November 12, 2019
By Zareefa B. Flener, Posted November 8, 2019Zareefa Flener will be a guest speaker at the CBD In The Law event on November 12th in Chicago, IL. Learn how latest regulations affect CBD-related IP!
Zareefa Flener Attending the AIPPI World Congress in London on September 15-18, 2019
By Zareefa B. Flener, Posted September 13, 2019Zareefa Flener, Managing Partner of FLIP, will be in London and would love to meet you at the AIPPI World Congress! Looking forward to seeing you there! Reach out by email to connect!
Elaine Ramesh Attended the AUTM Conference in Columbus, OH on July 29-31, 2019
By Zareefa B. Flener, Posted July 26, 2019Partner, Elaine Ramesh attended the Association of University Technology Managers' Central Regional Meeting in Columbus, Ohio on July 29-31, 2019. To stay in touch with Elaine, contact her at [email protected].
New U.S. PTO Trademark Rule to Effect Foreign Trademark Applicants
By Zareefa B. Flener, Posted July 20, 2019As of August 3, 2019, only U.S. barred attorneys will be able to represent trademark applicants before the U.S. PTO Trademark Office. What this means is that any applicant, from anywhere in the world, will have to engage a U.S. qualified lawyer, domiciled in the U.S. and in good standing with the state Bar, to file, prosecute and generally represent the applicant before the U.S. PTO in all trademark matters at the Trademark Office.
Zareefa Flener To Give A Presentation in Shenzen, China on July 12, 2019
By Zareefa B. Flener, Posted July 11, 2019Zareefa Flener, Managing Partner, to give a presentation today, July 12, 2019, in Shenzen, China with her European and Korean counterpart, Alberto Giordano from Franco Martigani S.r.l in Italy and Jay Suh from Sungam International Patent and Law Firm.
ILLINOIS MOVES CLOSER TO LEGALIZING CANNABIS!!!
By Zareefa B. Flener, Posted May 30, 2019The Illinois Senate has passed a comprehensive measure to allow recreational marijuana use — moving the state one big step closer to legalization. The Illinois Senate voted 38-17 to approve the legislation after about 40 minutes of debate. It must still pass the Illinois House.
ZAREEFA B. FLENER SPOKE AT MJBIZCON CANNABIS LAW SESSIONS IN NEW ORLEANS JUNE 11, 2019
By Zareefa B. Flener, Posted May 8, 2019Zareefa B. Flener (Founder and Managing Parter) spoke on a panel at MJBizCon’s Cannabis Law Sessions on June 11, 2019 in New Orleans. serving up updates on the fast paced world of intellectual property in the cannabis industry.
RECREATIONAL CANNABIS FALLOUT?
By Zareefa B. Flener, Posted April 12, 2019Our very own Bryna Dahlin (Partner) was interviewed by WGN in the Sean Green Show regarding what people should be aware of should cannabis become recreationally legal in Illinois.