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Intellectual Property Law Committee
Date: 09/24/2013
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: Intellectual Property Law
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TOPIC: Software Patent Quality: Congress' Study Fractures the Patent Troll Fairy Tale

SPEAKER: Carol Lynn "Cari" Barnes earned dual engineering/liberal arts degrees in computer science and philosophy from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign while assisting research at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs. As an engineer with a large aerospace firm, she acquired her MBA and Master of Data Processing degrees at Washington University in St. Louis. Cari was awarded her JD (with honors) by the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and her IP LLM by The John Marshall Law School. Having successfully completed public service as a local elected official, full-time parenthood, and her legal education, Cari is a registered patent attorney currently in solo practice. Contact her at