The Christos and Mary Papoutsy Distinguished Chair in Ethics

Ethics of Exclusivity
Intellectual Property Rights

Monday, November 6th
5 p.m. - Reception, Lobby of Robert Frost Hall
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Discussion

Walker Auditorium, Robert Frost Hall
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Manchester, New Hampshire


Attys. Steven J Grossman, Donald J. Perreault and Teresa C.Tucker
Grossman, Tucker, Perreault, & Pfleger, PLLC

Dr. Lundy Lewis
Department Chair, Information Technology, SNHU

This panel will focus on Intellectual Property Right (IPR) laws with respect to patents and copyrights which are intended to facilitate and reward the progress of the arts and sciences, and those with respect to trademarks that are intended to protect consumers from being confused about the source of products and services they are purchasing.

This event is held during our annual Transparency Series, Nov. 6-9, 2006. Please RSVP to
Jane Yerrington, Assistant, or 603-668-2211 Ext. 2488

This event is free and open to the public

Steven Grossman
Steven Grossman is a founding partner of Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC which specializes in patent protection, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights and represents local and nationally known companies in the management of their intellectual property portfolio. Prior to entering his legal profession, Dr. Grossman worked as a research and development scientist in the field of Polymer research at the Upjohn Company. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Connecticut, a Ph.D. in science and engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a J.D. from Franklin Pierce law Center.

Donald Perreault
Donald Perreault is a founding partner of the Intellectual Property law firm of Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfelger, PLLC. Don specializes is U.S. and international patent procurement, creating value from procured patents through enforcement, licensing and strategic counseling, and opinion and strategy formation concerning competitive Intellectual Property. Prior to entering the legal profession, Don worked in Raytheon Company's Communication Systems Division, where he designed and implemented electrical and software interfaces for communication systems used by U.S. Armed Forces. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a degree in electrical engineering and also has a law degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center.

Teresa (Terry ) Tucker
Terry is a founding partner of the Intellectual Property law firm of Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfelger, PLLC in Manchester, NH where she focuses on trademark and copyright matters and in counseling business and entrepreneurs in selecting, clearing and protecting new trademarks as well as in defending and asserting their trademarks in conflict situations. Prior to entering the legal profession, Terry was the marketing Coordinator for Polygram Records' Florida and Puerto Rico territory. She received her B.S. in Marketing/Management form Barry University and her J.D. from the Franklin Pierce Law Center.

Lundy Lewis
Dr. Lundy Lewis is the Chair of the Department of Information Technology at SNHU. He received his PhD from the University of Georgia, during which period he studied the logic of moral and ethical reasoning. He has published three books and holds twenty-two US patents. His current research interests include applications of Artificial Intelligence to practical business problems and the social, ethical, and spiritual implications of human/robot interaction. Lundy also received his B.S. and B.A. from the University of South Carolina, and a M.S. in Computer Science from Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York.

Sponsored by The Christos and Mary Papoutsy Distinguished Chair in Ethics at SNHU

For Additional Information on the Four Part Series on Ethics
Click on the Events Listed Below:

Tuesday, Nov. 7th - Slick Enough: Four People, Too Many Secrets to Count (Play) 3:30 - 4:45 pm

Wednesday, Nov. 8th - Restoring Public Trust: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Thursday, Nov. 9th - An Ambassador's Challenge: Defending the U.S. Business Image Abroad
In the Midst of Corporate Scandals at Home: 3:00 - 5:00 pm

(Posting date 26 October 2006)

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