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Lewis Lee to Speak Dec. 5 at Gonzaga University School of Business Dean’s Business Forum

Posted on December 1, 2012 in: Academics, Faculty & Staff, Lectures, Spotlight

 

SPOKANE, Wash. – Lewis Lee, co-founder and partner at Lee & Hayes and co-founder and CEO of IP Street Inc., will discuss, “Intellectual Gold: Ideas, the World’s Most Valuable and Renewable Asset” at the Gonzaga University Dean’s Business Forum Breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.

Admission is $15 for the public, and includes a 7 a.m. continental breakfast. To register for the event, visit www.gonzaga.edu/sbaevents.

Lee & Hayes, an intellectual property law firm in the Pacific Northwest, specializes in intellectual property counseling, portfolio development, and commercialization.  Lee & Hayes received its third consecutive annual ranking by Intellectual Asset Management Magazine as the No. 1 overall law firm for securing the highest quality patents. Also, Lewis was ranked by IAM as among the top 1,000 patent practitioners worldwide and among the top 300 IP strategists worldwide.

A frequent speaker on intellectual property issues, both domestic and abroad, Lee recently spoke on intellectual property and the Internet at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and addressed growing exports and global relationships at the Technology Alliance Washington Innovation Summit in Seattle.

IP Street, Inc., a subscription-based online service that Lee co-founded, provides tools for business executives, inventors and intellectual property professionals to search, review, and analyze patents and patent portfolios.

Lewis is a past adjunct professor at Gonzaga’s School of Business Administration. He serves on various boards, including the Intellectual Property Advisory Board of George Washington University, the Washington State University Foundation Board of Governors, and is a board member and former chair of the Washington State University Research Foundation. He has co-authored numerous articles and two books, “Intellectual Property for the Internet” (1997) and “Managing Intellectual Property Rights” (1993).

Lewis earned his law degree from George Washington University, and holds bachelor degrees from WSU in electrical engineering and business administration.

For more information, please contact A.J. Hawk at (509) 313-7036 or via email.

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