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SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE
(as of 11.13.15)
​To plan your schedule, please reference the schedule below, and/or download a PDF of the 2016 Mid-Winter Institute Final Program. Please be advised that the (downloadable) Final Program is a compressed Adobe PDF file, so resolution is reduced and images/coloring may not appear as they do in print. Information contained in the Final Program is subject to change.


PDF last updated: 1.22.16
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Tuesday, Jan. 26

Pre-Meeting Events
​9:00 am – 5:00 pm ​IP Practice in Japan Pre-Meeting 

Wednesday, Jan. 27

Daily Schedule
​9:00 – 11:00 am ​Board/Committee Leadership Meeting
​9:00 am – 12:00 pm ​IP Practice in Japan Meeting 
​11:00 am – 5:30 pm ​Registration Open
​11:30 am – 1:30 pm ​Board of Directors Meeting
​1:45 – 2:00 pm ​Association Business Meeting
​2:00 – 3:30 pm Opening ​Plenary Session
​2:00 – 4:00 pm ​Spouse/Guest Social
​4:00 – 5:30 pm Concurrent Tracks
​Track 1: Maximizing Market Monetization - How to Build an Enforceable Portfolio to Maximize Licensing Opportunities in View of US Exhaustion
Track 2: The Wide Wide World of Designs: Best Practices for the Procurement of Design Patents Across Borders in the US
​5:30 – 6:30 pm ​New Member/First Time Attendee Reception
​7:00 – 8:30 pm Opening Night Reception - "Retro Cocktail Party" 

Thursday, January 28

Daily Schedule
​6:30 - 7:30 am ​Diversity Committee: Fun Run/Walk or Metabolic Blast Class (select one)
​7:00 – 9:00 am ​Corporate Practice Committee Breakfast Meeting (for corporate in-house counsel only) 
​8:00 – 9:00 am ​Committee Business Meetings
​8:00 am - 5:30 pm ​Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
​10:00 am – 2:30 pm ​Spouse/Guest Tour: Sunnylands Experience (lunch included) 
​9:15 am – 12:00 pm ​Plenary Session
​12:00 – 12:30 pm  ​Lunch Reception (open to all attendees)
​12:30 – 2:00 pm Luncheon — Speaker: The Honorable Andrew J. Guilford, United States District Judge, Central District of California  
​2:00 – 3:15 pm Concurrent Tracks: Session I
Track 1: Producers, Providers and Pirates, Oh My! Enforcing Copyright in the Digital Millennium

Track 2: So You Want to Have a Trade Dress? Having Obtained a Design Patent, How Do You Build and Protect a Trade Dress in a Product Design

​3:30 – 4:00 pm Networking Break
3:30 – 5:30 pm Committee Educational Sessions
Alternative Dispute Resolution/Patent Litigation (Joint Committee Session)

​Biotechnology/Chemical Practice/Licensing and Management of IP Assests (Joint Committee Session)

Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Piracy/International Trade Commission (Joint Committee Session

​7:30 – 9:30 pm Dinner & Entertainment - "A Vintage Palm Springs" 

​Friday, January 29

Daily Schedule
​7:00 – 9:00 am ​Women in IP Law Committee Breakfast Meeting  
​8:00 – 9:00 am ​Committee Business Meetings
​8:00 am – 5:30 pm ​Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
​9:15 am – 12:00 pm ​Plenary Session
​10:00 am – 4:00 pm ​Spouse/Guest Tour: Adventure Tour - At the Peak of Power 
​12:00 – 12:30 pm ​Lunch Reception (open to all attendees)
​12:30 – 2:00 pm Luncheon—Speaker: TBD 
​2:00 – 3:15 pm Concurrent Tracks:
Track 1: Secrets and Lies: The Role of Trade Secrets and Expionage in IP Affairs

Track 2: How To Survive Early Disposition when Litigating 101 Issues

​3:30 – 4:00 pm  ​Networking Break
​3:30 – 5:30 pm ​Committee Educational Sessions
Trade Secret Law
 

Mergers and Acquisitions

Saturday, January 30

Daily Schedule
​7:30 am – 12:00 pm ​Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
​9:15 am – 12:00 pm ​Closing Plenary Session
​12:00 – 1:30 pm ​Networking Luncheon 
​12:00 – 4:00 pm  ​Board of Directors Meeting
​12:30 – 5:00 pm   ​Golf Tournament 

** Morning Committee business meetings are limited. Schedule to be provided.
 
 

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