UE’s 17th Annual Engineer's Week Banquet Planned for February 19

Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014

The 17th annual Engineer’s Week Banquet, sponsored by the Dean’s Advisory Council of the University of Evansville College of Engineering and Computer Science, will be held February 19 at 6 p.m. in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center. The community is invited to attend.

The $20 ticket price includes a buffet meal. To make reservations and purchase tickets, call Tina Newman at 812-488-2651.

Hosted by the student chapter of IEEE, the banquet celebrates National Engineer’s Week.
The guest speaker this year is Sam Giesting, associate and member of the Intellectual Property Department in the Indianapolis office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP.

Giesting received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from UE in 2005. He earned his J.D. cum laude from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, where he was president of the Intellectual Property Association. While at UE, he was selected to the Pi Tau Sigma mechanical engineering honor society and served as ombudsman for the student government association. As an engineering student, Giesting co-invented a wheelchair design for which he holds a patent.

Giesting’s current practice focuses on patent preparation and patent prosecution. He also counsels clients on foreign patent protection, patent infringement and invalidity, and various other intellectual property matters.


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