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Tuesday, August 27

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 - 9:30 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45 am Opening Remarks
​8:45 - 9:15 am Update and Role of Silicon Valley Patent Office
9:15 - 9:45 am
9:45 - 10:00 am Panel Discussion
​10:00 - 10:15 ​Break
10:15 - 11:15 am Panel Discussion: America Invents Act (AIA)
​11:15 am - 12:00 pm
FF Licenses/Export Control
12:15 - 1:30 pm Luncheon Speaker: Protecting Software
1:30 - 2:45 pm Panel Discussion: How to Enforce/Build International Portfolio
​2:45 - 3:15 pm Patents and Innovation
​3:15 - 3:30 ​Break
3:30 - 4:45 pm
Entrepreneur/Venture Capitalist Panel -- the Value of Patents
4:45 - 6:00 pm Reception (open to all registrants) 

​CLE Information

We are an approved provider by most states requiring CLE and have applied for credit for this meeting to all states requiring CLE. The number of credit hours will vary depending on the requirements of the individual state. For 50-minute states, up to 8.7 CLE credit hours are available. Certificates of Attendance, Attendance Sign-in Rosters and all other CLE information for states with CLE requirements will be available at the Registration Desk.

This seminar has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California (a 60-minute state) in the amount of 7.25 credit hours. AIPLA certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. 

AIPLA is a nonprofit national bar association.  The sole purpose of this CLE program is to provide educational and informational content.  AIPLA does not provide legal services or advice.  The opinions, views and other statements expressed by contributors to this CLE program are solely those of the contributors.  These opinions, views and statements of the contributors do not necessarily represent those of AIPLA and should not be construed as such.