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​Detailed Daily Schedules

Schedule at a Glance

 

Wednesday, May 11

3:00 – 5:00 pm

Board of Directors/Committee Chairs Business Meeting 

4:00 – 7:00 pm 
Pre-Registra​​​tion 
​​Thursday, May 12
8:00 – 9:00 am 
Committee Meetings 
8:00 – 9:30 ​am  
Continental Breakfast 
8:00 am – 12:00 noon   
Board of Directors Meeting  
8:00 am – 5:30 pm 
Registration, Exhibits, Cyber Café, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality 
9:00 am – 12:00 noon 
Concurrent Morning Tracks 
Track 1: ​Determining, Demonstrating and Defending Patent Damages:  
Developments, Do's and Don'ts 
 
Track 2: Navigating the USPTO: Best Practices for Effective Patent Prosecution
 
Track 3: Secondary Trademark and Copyright Liability and Supreme Court Case
 - Costco v. Omega
12:00 noon – 12:30 pm 
Lunch  Reception (Open to all attendees) 
12:30 – 2:00 pm 
Luncheon  Speaker, TBD  (Tickets required) 
2:00 – 3:30 pm 
Concurrent Afternoon Tracks 
Track 1: What’s in a Name and What’s in the Bottle?—Appellations of Origin and
AVAs in Relation to Trademarks in the Wine Industry
 
 
Track 2: Mock Hearing on Unsettled Issues of Pleading, Jurisdiction, and Venue that Can Hurt Your Case 
 
Track 3: Patent Licensing Post Quanta and TranscoreFloating on Quicksand  
3:30 – 5:30 pm 
Committee Educational Sessions 
3:30 – 5:30 pm 
Committee Meetings 
5:30 – 6:30 pm 
New Member/First-Time Attendee Reception 
7:00 – 8:30 pm 
Opening Night Reception -- Streets of San Francisco (Tickets required)
​​Friday, May 13
7:00 – 9:00 am 
Committee Meetings 
8:00 – 9:30 am 
Continental Breakfast 
8:00 am – 5:30 pm 
Registration, Exhibits, Cyber Café, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality 
9:00 am – 12:00 noon 
Concurrent Morning Tracks 
Track 1Intellectual Property Affairs of the International Heart:  
How International Agreements and Foreign Laws May Affect Domestic IP Practice 
 
Track 2Beyond the Basics - Trade Secret Crimes, Damages and Protection in Asia
 
Track 3The ITC - The Nation's Hottest Patent Docket
12:00 noon – 12:30 pm 
Lunch Reception (Open to all registrants)   
12:30 – 2:00 pm   
Luncheon, featuring Lord Justice Robin Jacob, Royal Courts of Justice, London, UK
(Tickets required)
 
2:00 – 3:30 pm 
Concurrent Afternoon Tracks 
Track 1Booking It in Cyberspace: The Google Book Settlement and Aftermath 
 
Track 2: Inside and Outside Attorneys - Establishing a Mutually Profitable Relationship
 
Track 3Gone Broke? IP Assets of Clients or Firms Going In and Out of Bankruptcy     
3:30 – 5:30 pm 
Committee Educational Sessions 
3:30 – 5:30 pm 
Committee Meetings      
7:00 – 8:30 pm 
Friday Night Dinner  (Tickets required) 
​​Saturday, May 14
7:00 – 8:30 am 
Continental Breakfast 
7:00 am – 12:00 noon 
Registration, Exhibits, Cyber Café, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality 
9:00 am – 12:00 noon 
Plenary Session  
  • Mid-Year Case Law Patents Report Card
  • Mid-Year Case Law Trademark and Copyright Report Cards
  • The Surprising Weakness of "Important" Patents
  • Philosophy and Patents
  • Ethical Issues in IP Law Practice: Where the Rubber Meets the Rules
  • Attorney Professionalism
12:00 noon – 2:00 pm 
Networking Lunch (Tickets required) 
12:00 noon – 4:00 pm 
Board of Directors Meeting 
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