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IP Practice in Japan Pre-Meeting and Dinner

The Latest IP Developments in Japan and the US

January 28, 2020
Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
Phoenix, AZ

The Pre-Meeting begins with breakfast on Tuesday, January 28th at 8:30 am and ends on Wednesday, January 29th at 12:00 pm. The meeting will include continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch (lunch only on Tuesday) and an afternoon coffee break. Detailed agenda is listed below.

Meeting Cost: $175
Dinner Cost: $145

* Note: you must be registered for the 2020 Mid-Winter Institute to register for this pre-meeting and dinner.

Presentations provided by the members of a number of organizations including the Japan Patent Attorney Association (JPAA) and International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property in Japan (AIPPI), Japan Patent Office (JPO), as well as American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) on a wide range of topics such as:

1. Section 101 Subject Matter Eligibility Update
2. Patent Law Harmonization Initiative
3. Differences Between Obviousness and Inventive Step
4. US-JP Collaborative Search Pilot Program
5. Design Patent Update
6. Trademark Update
7. Japan Patent Law Updates: New developments from the East

*Note: Topics are subject to change

Tuesday, January 28:
8:30 - 9:00 am - Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Morning Session
12:00 - 1:00 pm - Luncheon
1:15 - 5:00 pm - Afternoon Session
7:00 - 9:00 pm - Dinner (Ticket Required)
Dinner Location - Roy’s, 7151 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ
Guests should arrive at 6:30pm; Dinner will be served at 7:00pm
Wednesday, January 29:
8:30 - 9:00 am - Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Meeting
Afternoon social activities
• Golf
• Horseback Riding
Co-Sponsored by: Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider, LLP, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Fish & Richardson, Gowling WLG RUSSIA, Honigman, LLP, Knobbe Martens, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt, LLP, Osha Liang, LLP, Powell Gilbert, LLP, Shook Hardy & Bacon, LLP, Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh