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USPTO TEXAS REGIONAL OFFICE DIRECTOR
HOPE SHIMABUKU VISITS THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER
IPIL ADVISORY COUNCIL DINNER & IPSO LUNCH
AUGUST 25, 2016
HOUSTON, TX



Hope Shimabuku (Director of the Texas Regional USPTO)



Richard Phillips (ExxonMobil Chemical Company), Craig Joyce (IPIL/HOUSTON),
Jacqueline Lipton (IPIL/HOUSTON), Ed Fein (NASA Johnson Space Center)



(L-R) Russell Wong (Blank Rome LLP), Greg Vetter (IPIL/HOUSTON),
Blake Wong (McDermott Will & Emery), Richard Phillips



Andrea Tóth (University of Houston Law Center, Visiting Researcher),
Hope Shimabuku, Richard Beem (Beem Patent Law Firm)



Greg Vetter and Hope Shimabuku



Sapna Kumar (IPIL/HOUSTON) and Tanya Chaney (Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.)



Steve Koch and Greg Vetter



Mark Shelley (Hogan Lovells US LLP) and Allan Bullwinkel (Heim, Payne & Chorush LLP)



Craig Joyce and R. Tyler Kendrick (Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP)



(L-R) Craig Lundell (Shell Oil Company), Richard Beem, Carol Nielsen (Nielsen IP Law LLC)



Kevin Cadwell (Reed Smith LLP) and Collin Marshall (University of Houston Law Center, IPSO Secretary)



Greg Vetter welcoming the advisory council



Steve Koch introducing Hope Shimabuku



Hope Shimabuku speaking at the Advisory Council Dinner



Kyle Miiller (University of Houston Law Center, IPSO President) introducing Hope Shimabuku at the IPSO Lunch



Hope Shimabuku describing her role at the USPTO and discussing job prospects for IP students interested in working for the USPTO



Giving advice to IPSO as law students