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9:00 – 11:00 AM

Board/Committee Leadership Meeting


 

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Registration Opens


 

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Board of Directors Meeting


 

 


 

 ​2:00 - 3:30 PM 
Leadership Development Seminar:
The Forty Thousand Foot View - Leadership and Innovation
What Is It and How Do You Get It?
Panel Discussion:  Developing Leadership & Leadership Skills From Private Practice, Corporate and Government Perspectives
3:30 - 3:45 PM
NETWORK BREAK
3:45 - 5:45 PM
Leadership Training: Choosing High Performance Leadership
Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society:  How Committed Leaders Can Achieve Greater Diversity and Inclusion
 

 

6:00 - 7:00 PM
NEW MEMBER/FIRST TIME ATTENDEE RECEPTION

 

 

 

7:30 - 9:00 PM

 

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION: Desert Fiesta


 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25,  2018

6:45 - 8:45 AM

Corporate Practice Committee Breakfast Meeting (Corporate In-House Counsel Only)


 

6:45 - 7:45 AM

Diversity in IP Law Committee Fun Run / Walk


 

7:45 - 8:45 AM

Amicus Committee Meeting (Committee Members Only)

Professional Programs Committee Meeting

Global Sector IP Leadership Group Meeting (Leadership Group Members Only)


 

Global Sector IP Leadership Group
(Leadership Group Members Only)

 

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration

 

9:00 - 9:15 AM

Association Business Meeting


 

9:00 AM – 12:00 NOON

PLENARY SESSION

 

Protecting Emerging Technologies in the World of Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Wearables, and GUIS

 

10:15 - 10:45 AM

Networking Break

 

 What Enforcement Action(s) and Why

​9:30 AM – 12:00 NOON

Spouse/Guest Tour: Mid-Century Modern Experience

12:00 NOON – 12:30 PM

LUNCHEON RECEPTION


 

12:30 – 2:00 PM

LUNCHEON-TABLE TALKS FOR LEARNING AND NETWORKING

 

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

CONCURRENT TRACK #1

Life is a Game - IP Protection, Employment Law, Trade Secret and Merger Acquisition-Friendly Outbound Technology License Agreements

 

CONCURRENT TRACK #2

From Drones to Rockets to Driverless Cars, IP is in the Air

 

3:30 – 3:45 PM
Networking Break


 

3:45 – 5:45 PM

COMMITTEE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

 

Chemical Practice (60 Minutes of CLE)

 

AIPPI-US/Electronic and Computer Law/Emerging Technologies/IP Practice in China/Patent Law

(Joint Session) (120 Minutes of CLE)

 

 Education/Harmonization Task Force/IP Practice in Europe/IP Practice in Japan

(Joint Session) (120 Minutes of CLE)

 

3:45 – 5:45 PM

Committee Meetings


 

7:30 – 9:30 PM

DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT


 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018

6:45 - 8:45 AM

Women in IP Law Committee Breakfast Meeting


 

 9:00 AM – 12:00 NOON

Plenary Session 

Startup Stock Ownership: How to Contribute IP for Equity with Insights and War Stories 

 

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Networking Break

 

Keeping Private Data Private - Law Firm Cybersecurity and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

 

9:30 – 1:30 PM
Spouse/Guest Tour: The Living Desert


 

12:00 NOON – 12:30 PM

LUNCHEON RECEPTION

12:30 – 2:00 PM

LUNCHEON

Speaker: Said Hilal, Applied Medical
Founder, CEO, and Chairman

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA


 

2:00 – 3:30 PM

CONCURRENT TRACK #1

New Frontiers:  Advancing Technology and the Evolving IP Landscape

CONCURRENT TRACK #2

The Legacy of the Supreme Court: Is Anyone Listening?


 

3:30 - 3:45 PM
Networking Break


 

3:45 – 5:45 PM

COMMITTEE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

 

Biotechnology/Trademark Law (Joint Session) 

 

 

3:45 – 5:45 PM

Committee Meetings


 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
REGISTRATION
​8:00 – 9:00 AM

PRESIDENTS FORUM  (tentative)

9:00 AM – 12:00 NOON

CLOSING PLENARY SESSION

Litigation and Ethics


 

12:00 – 4:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting


 

12:00 – 5:00 PM
Golf Tournament - Mountain Course
Awards Reception



 

 

 

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