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Seattle LES July Event: From the Font Wars to OpenType & What The Font? Font Licensing 101
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Seattle Chapter Event: From the Font Wars to OpenType & What The Font? Font Licensing 101

When: Tuesday, July 17, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Shook, Hardy and Bacon
701 Fifth Ave Suite 6800
Seattle, Washington  98104
United States
Contact: Tandi Collisson

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LES Seattle Chapter presents:

From the Font Wars to OpenType & What The Font? Font Licensing 101

(Expert Presentation and Lunch)


From the Font Wars to OpenType - Si Daniels will give a very brief history of type at Microsoft. Si will explain how Microsoft originally got into the font business, and emerged as a leader in typography, type technology and font licensing.

What The Font? Font Licensing 101 - Phil Carey-Bergren and Steve Kuhlman will explain the History of Type, New use cases, Copyrights and Trademarks, and Infringement/Enforcement.

Light lunch and beverages will be available

Space at this event is limited, so register early!

CLE credits pending - 1 hour


Si Daniels, Microsoft

Si Daniels, Program Manager, Office Design, Microsoft, joined Microsoft’s typography group in 1995 and has worked in the field of fonts, font technology and font licensing in both the Windows and Office divisions. He’s currently part of the Office Design team, managing font and typography related projects.

Phil Carey-Bergen, Monotype Imaging              

Phil Carey-Bergren, Senior Corporate & IP Counsel at Monotype Imaging, has been with Monotype for over 9 years focusing on IP and Copyright Infringement. Phil has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from North Central College and graduated from DePaul University College of Law.

Steve Kuhlman, Monotype Imaging

Steve Kuhlman is Senior Director of OEM Sales at Monotype Imaging. Steve joined Monotype in 1990 and has been involved in a variety of activities during that time including leading sales and marketing teams, managing business units and developing new license models. Currently he is working with Monotype’s strategic partners.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Pacific


Shook, Hardy & Bacon
701 Fifth Ave Suite 6800
Seattle, WA 98104



Before July 13, 2018
LES Members: $20
Non-Members: $25
Student/Unemployed: $15 
After July 13, 2018 and Onsite
LES Members: $25
Non-Members: $30
Student/Unemployed: $20 


This event is generously sponsored by:

Shook, Hardy, & Bacon



The Seattle chapter uses online registration for members and non-members and accepts payment by credit card.  Members should login to the registration page with their LES online account.

A $5.00 cancellation fee is applied to all refunds.  Cancellations are non-refundable after July 13.  Substitutions will be accepted.  Contact LES at (703) 234-4058 for assistance.

Disability/Dietary Needs
Requests for ADA accommodations and special dietary needs should be submitted to the event contact listed at the top of the page.

Photography Consent
By registering for this event, you permit LES and its chapters to use photographs of you with or without your name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content.



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