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2023 AM IP Practice in Japan Pre-Meeting - National Harbor, MD
October 17 to 18, 2023
National Harbor, MD, USA
IP Practice in Japan Committee Pre-Meeting and Dinner
The Pre-Meeting is open to all and is a great event for networking with colleagues from Japan. There is an additional cost to attend the Reception and Dinner for IP Practice in Japan Committee TBD Restaurant, at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, October 17.Day 1 - Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00 am. Sessions run from 9 am - 12 noon and 1 - 5 pm, with a luncheon from 12 noon - 1 pm.
Day 2 - Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00 am. Sessions run from 9 am - 12 noon.
Presentations will be provided by the speakers from AIPLA, the Japan Patent Attorney Association (JPAA), and possibly from the International Association for the Protection of the Intellectual Property in Japan (AIPPI-J), Japan Trademark Association (JTA) and Japan Patent Office (JPO) on a range of topics such as:
1. US: Subject Matter Eligibility - Recent Updates
2. US: PTAB - Developments and Strategies
3. US: SCOTUS Review - Recent Cases and What is Coming Up
4. US: Recent Developments on Trademark Law and Practice
5. Japan: Recent IP High Court Decisions
6. Japan: Post-Grant Opposition Updates
7. Japan: Update on Examination Standards
8. Japan: Recent Developments on Trademark Law and Practice
*Note: Topics are subject to change.
IP Practice in Japan Committee Leadership and Program Coordinators: Co-Chair Don Studebaker and Kevin Kunzendorf
Program Registration: $295
Dinner Registration: $195
Note: Pre-Meeting Attendees are expected to also register for the 2023 Annual Meeting.Add to:
AIPLA Issues Letter in Support of Deborah Robinson's Nomination to be the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator
September 15, 2023On September 14, 2023, The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding Deborah Robinson’s nomination to be the United States Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC). In view of her impressive background, AIPLA believes Ms. Robinson will be highly successful in this role and appreciates the Judiciary Committee giving this nomination prompt consideration.
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September 5, 2023Arlington, VA. August 29, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) filed an amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in support of neither party in LKQ Corp. v. GM Global Technology Operations LLC, a case that the Federal Circuit agreed to rehear en banc in June 2023. The case concerns the test for obviousness for design patents and whether the Supreme Court’s decision in KSR (which involved a utility patent) overrules or abrogates the current Rosen-Durling framework.
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August 21, 2023Arlington, VA. August 7, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on their estimated burden calculations regarding DOCX submission requirements.
AIPLA Comments to the EU on Proposed Standards Essential Patent (SEP) Regulation
August 11, 2023Arlington, VA. August 10, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to the European Commission on their new Standards Essential Patent (SEP) regulation proposal.
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August 10, 2023Arlington, VA. August 7, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to IP Australia on recommendations for the continued improvement of IP Australia’s design system.