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TUESDAY, APRIL 30
​3:00 - 5:00 pm Board/Committee Leadership Meeting
​4:00 - 7:00 pm AIPLA Pre-Registration
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1
​6:30  - 8:00 am Corporate Practice Committee Breakfast Meeting (Corporate In-House Counsel Only)
​7:00 - 9:30 am Continental Breakfast
​7:00 - 5:30 pm Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information Booth and Membership Services Center, Cyber Cafe, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
​7:00 - 8:00 am Committee Meetings
​8:00 - 8:30 am Opening Plenary Session
​9:00 am - 12:00 pm Board of Directors Meeeting
8:30 - 11:30 am Concurrent Morning Tracks
  • ​Track 1: The America Invents Act One Year In
  • ​Track 2: Patent Litigation: International Trade Commission and Discovery
  • ​Track 3: Yo Ho Ho! Everything You Need to Know About Piracy
​11:30 am - 12:00 pm Lunch Reception
​12:00 - 1:30 pm Luncheon Speaker: Nathan Myhrvold, Intellectual Ventures
​2:00 - 3:30 pm Concurrent Afternoon Tracks
  • ​Track 1: What's the Damage? An Update on Patents and Trademark Damages
  • ​Track 2: Patent Prosecution and Copyright Protections Collide; Use of Non-Patent Literature During Patent Examination -- Fair or Infringing? (includes Ethics)
  • ​Track 3: Small Claims Patent Court: Does the US Need it?
​3:30 - 5:30 pm. Committee Meetings
​3:30 - 5:30 pm Committee Educational Sessions
​6:30 - 7:30 pm New Member/First-Time Attendee Reception
​7:30 - 9:00 pm Opening Night Reception: "Welcome to the Northwest"
THURSDAY, MAY 2
​7:00 - 9:00 am Women In IP Law Committee Breakfast Meeting
​8:00 - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information Booth and Membership Services Center, Cyber Cafe, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
​8:00 - 9:00 am Committee Meetings
​9:00 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Morning Tracks
  • ​Track 1: An Evolving Patent Claim Quagmire of Eligibility and Infringeability: Recent Developments in Patent Claim Eligibility and Joint Infringement
  • ​Track 2: International Issues in Trade Agreements, Cmpetition, and Antitrust Law
  • ​Track 3: From Smartphones to Red-Soled Shoes: Trends in Design Protection
​12:00 - 12:30 pm Lunch Reception
​12:30 - 2:00 pm Luncheon Speaker: Orin Smith
​2:00 - 3:30 pm Concurrent Afternoon Tracks
  • ​Track 1: A Global Marketplace and a Mobile Workforce: Can a Trade Secret Possibly be Kept Secret?
  • ​Track 2: Learning About IP Exhaustion Without Getting Exhausted
  • ​Track 3: Technical Standards -- How Patents Releated to Standards Impact Innovation
​3:30 - 5:30 pm Committee Meetings
3:30 - 5:30 pm Commitee Educational Sessions

​9:00 - 10:00 pm Dinner & Entertainment

 

FRIDAY, MAY 3
​8:00 - 9:30 am Continental Breakfast
​8:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information Booth and Membership Services Center, Cyber Cafe, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
​8:00 am. - 12:00 pm Closing Plenaray Session
​12:00 - 1:30 pm Networking Luncheon
12:00 - 3:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting