2019 AIPLA Annual Meeting

Program

2.5 amazing days of sharing ideas, strategies, and experience.

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 22

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM          IP Practice in Japan Committee Pre-Meeting

 

 

Wednesday, October 23

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM          IP Practice in Japan Committee Pre-Meeting

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM          2019 Partnering in Patents

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM            Pre-Registration

 

 

Day 1: Thursday, October 24

 

7:00 AM - 8:45 AM              Committee Meetings

7:00 AM - 8:45 AM              Corporate Practice Breakfast (Corporate In-House Counsel Only)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM            Opening Plenary Session

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM          Concurrent Morning Tracks

                                                              Beyond Drafting the Perfect Specification: Fixing What Can Go Wrong In Your Patent Filings
                                                              How to Prepare a Patent Case for Trial: Tips from The Trenches
                                                              Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Live Hearing (TTAB)

11:45 AM - 4:35 PM            Spouse/Guest Tour

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM          Lunch Reception

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM            Luncheon

                                                              Dara M. Kendall, The Procter & Gamble Company

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM              Concurrent Afternoon Tracks

                                                             The State of Design Rights – Fall 2019
                                                             Driving the Future of IP: How Driverless Vehicles Are Driving New Trends in IP Protection
                                                             Public Policy, Patent Law and the Changing Life Sciences Landscape

3:55 PM - 4:55 PM              Committee Educational Session

                                                             ANTITRUST/IP IN CHINA/IP IN EUROPE (JOINT SESSION): Global Licensing – How to Avoid Antitrust Pitfalls

3:55 PM - 6:00 PM              Committee Meetings

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM              New Member/First Time Attendee Reception

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM              Diversity Reception

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM              Opening Night Reception

 

 

 

Day 2: Friday, October 25

7:00 AM - 8:45 AM                Committee Meetings

7:00 AM - 8:45 AM                Women in IP Law Committee Breakfast

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM                Spouse/Guest Tour

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM              Concurrent Morning Tracks

                                                                Part I: Patent Trial and Appeal Board Live Hearing (PTAB)
                                                                USPTO Trademark Tips and Best Practices
                                                                Know Thy Client: Practical Tips for Strengthening the Outside/Inside Counsel Relationship
                                                                Managing Your Global IP Portfolio
                                                                Winning Strategies and Practical Tips for Trade Secrets Litigation and Agreements

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM            Lunch Reception

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM               Luncheon

                                                                The Honorable Alan Albright, United States District Court, Western District of Texas

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM                 Concurrent Afternoon Tracks

                                                                Keeping Up with The Big Developments in Copyright Law
                                                                Lawyers Behaving Badly: Avoiding Messy Transitions and Complying with Your Ethical Obligations
                                                                Dotting I’s and Crossing T’s - Navigating IP Issues for Business Practice – Employment Agreements, Branding

3:55 PM - 4:55 PM                 Committee Educational Session

                                                                PATENT AGENTS/ PATENT RELATIONS WITH USPTO (JOINT SESSION): Help Me Help You: The Art of Working with Inventors

3:55 PM - 6:00 PM                 Committee Meetings

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM                Dinner, Entertainment and Dancing (Black Tie Optional)

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM              Dessert Reception

 

 

 

Day 3: Saturday, October 26

7:30 AM - 8:35 AM                Committee Meetings

9:00 AM - 1:30 PM                Closing Plenary Session

                                                        The Year in Review (Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights, Trade Secrets)