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Program

DAILY PROGRAM SCHEDULE

 Program is subject to change (current as of 08.16.17):
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​Tuesday, Oct. 17

 

Pre-Meeting Events

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
IP Practice inJapan​
Committee Pre-Meeting - separate registration required. 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 18

 

9:00am - 12:00 pm
IP Practice in Japan Committee Pre-Meeting

12:00 - 4:00 pm
2017 Partnering in Patents (USPTO Headquarters - Alexandria, VA)
Separate registration required.

1:00 - 5:00 pm
Board/Committee Leadership Meeting

4:00 - 7:00 pm
Pre-Registration

 

Thursday, Oct. 19


 

6:30 - 8:00 am
Corporate Practice Committee Breakfast Meeting
(Corporate In-House Counsel Only)

6:30 - 8:00 am
Committee Meetings

7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Registration and Exhibit Hall Open

8:00 - 9:00 am
Opening Plenary Session

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Morning Tracks

  • Track 1: Patent Prosecution
  • Track 2: Patent Litigation
  • Track 3: Trademark/Copyright

12:00 - 12:30 pm
Lunch Reception (open to all attendees)

12:30 - 2:00 pm
Luncheon -- Speaker: The Honorable Paul R. Michel, Former Chief Judge, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (retired)

2:00 - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Afternoon Track

  • Track 1: Patent Licensing
  • Track 2: Corporate
  • Track 3: Trademark

3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Meetings

3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Educational Sessions

  • Biotechnology/Electronic and Computer law/Emerging Technologies Food and Drug (Joint Session)
  • IP Practice in Israel/Professionalism and Ethics (Joint Session)
  • Diversity in IP Law/Patent Litigation

5:30 - 6:30 pm
New Members/First-Time Attendees Reception

6:00 - 7:30 pm
Diversity Reception

7:30 - 9:00 pm
Opening Night Reception: "Farm to Table"

 

Friday, Oct. 20

6:45 - 8:45 am
Women in IP Law Committee Breakfast Meeting

6:45 - 8:45 am
Committee Meetings

7:45 am - 6:00 pm
Registration and Exhibit Hall Open

8:45 - 11:45 am
Concurrent Morning Tracks

  • Track 1: Patent
  • Track 2: Trade Secret
  • Track 3: International

11:45 - 12:15 pm
Lunch Reception (open to all attendees)

12:15 - 1:45 pm
Luncheon -- AIPLA Excellence Award

1:45 - 2:00 pm
Annual Association Business Meeting

2:00 - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Afternoon Tracks

  • Track 1: Litigation/Ethics
  • Track 2: Patent Exhaustion & Venue
  • Track 3: Copyright

3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Meetings

3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Educational Sessions

  • Industrial Designs Committee
  • International and Foreign Law
  • Patent law/Mentoring Committee

8:00 - 10:00 pm
Dinner & Entertainment

Download the form below to reserve a table:

AM2017_Table Registration.pdfAM2017_Table Registration.pdf

10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dessert Reception

Saturday, Oct. 21

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Committee Meetings

8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration and Exhibit Hall Open

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Closing Plenary Session

12:00 - 2:00 pm
Networking Luncheon

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