Christopher Scherer Appointed to John Marshall Law School Board of Visitors
MILWAUKEE|MADISON|MINNEAPOLIS – DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., and its affiliate DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C., today announced its partner, Christopher M. Scherer, was appointed by the Dean of John Marshall Law School, Darby Dickerson, to its Board of Visitors.
The Board of Visitors is comprised of 20 distinguished alumni and friends of the law school who provide counsel, support, and guidance to the Dean to help ensure that the law school continues to offer the highest quality of legal education consistent with the law school’s mission of access and opportunity. Board members also serve as goodwill ambassadors for the law school.
Scherer concentrates his legal practice at DeWitt on domestic and international patent prosecution, particularly for electrical and electronic circuits and systems, computer software, medical devices, medical patient monitoring and treatment technology, device fabrication, optical devices and systems, as well as mechanical devices. His clients include universities, small and large corporations, privately held businesses, corporations and foreign clients through foreign law firms. He is actively involved in the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), and serves on the AIPPI-US National Steering Committee. The Executive Committee of AIPPI has also appointed Scherer to its International Standing Committee on Standards and Patents.
Scherer, who earned his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School, and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University, is a prolific speaker having given dozens of presentations to a variety of groups on the topic of intellectual property law, and created and taught an Intellectual Property Law course in the Marquette College of Engineering. He is the President of the Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association (WIPLA), and he is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Milwaukee Bar Association (MBA). He is admitted to practice in Wisconsin, Illinois and the District of Columbia.
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