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*As of April 17, 2017

 

TUESDAY, MAY 16
 
​11:00 am - 2:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting
3:00 - 5:00 pm
AIPLA Board/Committee Leadership Meeting
4:00 - 7:00 pm
AIPLA Pre-Registration
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 
 
​6:30 - 7:30 am ​Diveristy in IP Law Committee Fun Run/Power Walk
7:00  - 9:00 am
Corporate Practice Committee Breakfast Meeting (Corporate In-House Counsel Only) Sponsored by: Lathrop and Gage
7:00 - 9:00 am ​Committee Meetings
​8:00 - 9:30 am ​Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 5:30 pm
Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information Booth and Membership Services Center, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Spouse/Guest Tour- Coast to Casita:  La Jolla and Old Town
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Morning Tracks
​Patent Prosecution
- The 101 Million Dollar Question: Is it Patentable Subject Matter?
- Prosecuting Global Patent Portfolios...Efficiently...
 
Patent Litigation
- Induced Infringement and Extraterritorial Sales: It's a Small World
- Trending in IP: Design Patent Update and Tips for Avoiding (or Obtaining) Enhancements of Patent Infringement Damages
 
Trademark/Copyright
- From Books and Comics to Movies, Video Games, and Toys-The Collision of IP and Popular Culture
- Take that Down! Trademark and Copyright Enforcement in the Digital World
12:00 - 12:30 pm
Lunch Reception Sponsored by: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, PC
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Luncheon: USPTO Regional Directors Panel
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Afternoon Tracks
 
Patent Licensing
- Best Practices for Negotiating Valuable Licenses
 
Corporate
- The Deal and IP: The Role of IP Counsel in M&A and Due Diligence
 
Trademark
- Non-monetary Relief for Trademark Infringement
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Meetings
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Educational Sessions
      · Biotechnolgy/Emerging Technologies - The Dawn of a New Age
​​ ​      · Patent Law/Patent Litigation
​​​Antitrust Law/IP Transactions/Standards and Open Source
5:30 - 6:30 pm
New Member/First-Time Attendee Reception
Sponsored by: Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, PA
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Opening Night Reception: Surf's Up
Sponsored by: Knobbe Martens and Marks & Clerk
THURSDAY, MAY 18
 
 6:30 - 9:00 am
Women In IP Law/Diveristy in IP Law (Joint Committee Breakfast Meeting)
Sponsored by: Fitzpatrick Cello Harper & Scinto
7:00 - 9:00 am
Committee Meetings
8:00 - 9:30 am
Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 5:30 pm
Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information Booth and Membership Services Center, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
​9:00am - 1:00pm ​​Spouse/Guest Tour: All Aboard San Diego!
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Morning Tracks
 
Patent
- The Not-So-Final Final Rejection: The Prosecution Continues
- AIA-Is That Prior Art?
 
Trade Secret
- Defend Trade Secrets Acts (DTSA): Year One in Review
- International Trade Secret Enforcement
 
International
- International Harmonization: What's Happening, What's Hot, and What's Harmonized?
- Tensions Among Privilege, Discovery, and Foreign Activities
12:00 - 12:30 pm
Lunch Reception
Sponsored by: PattersonBelknap Webb & Tyler, LLP
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Luncheon Speaker: Roger Martin, Chief IP Counsel, Qualcomm, Inc.
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Afternoon Tracks
 
Litigation
- Managing Multi-District (MDL) and Pseudo MDL Patent Litigation
 
Law Around the World
- Don't Tweet That! Legal Practice in the Digital Age
 
Copyright
- Copyrights in Musical Works
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Meetings
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Educational Sessions
       ·​ Chemical Practice/PTAB Trial
       ·​ Education/International Education/IP Practice in China/IP Practice  Europe/IP Practice in Japan
       · ​Law Practice Management/New Lawyers/Patent Agents
​6:30 - 7:30 pm ​​Pre Dinner Reception - please RSVP here ​
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Dinner & Entertainment: Anchor's Away
FRIDAY, MAY 19
 
7:30 - 9:30 am
Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information Booth and Membership Services Center, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
8:00 - 9:00 am
President's Forum
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Closing Plenary Session
- Mid-year in Review (Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secret)
- Preserving Privilege: Stay to the Law and Best Practices When Working With Great Leagl Minds Who Are Not Bar Members of the State in Which They Practice (In-House Counsel, Patent Agents, Trademark Paralegals, ect.) [Ethics CLE]
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Networking Luncheon
12:00 - 4:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting
 
General Meeting Sponsor: Barley Snyder
Mobile App sponsor (in part): Lincoln IP, Inc.
Wednesday PM Beverage Break Sponsor: Baker Botts

 
 

 
 
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