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2024 AIPLA Virtual Corporate Practice Institute
January 9 to 16, 2024
Up to 360 Minutes of CLE
Join the AIPLA Corporate Practice Committee on January 9th and 16th for the Virtual AIPLA Corporate Practice Institute!
This online, CLE-program spans two half-days, from Noon – 5:00 pm Eastern and include 3 one-hour CLE sessions and a one-hour networking session each day.
The Corporate Practice Institute is not a bootcamp. The programming has been designed to appeal to corporate practitioners of all experience levels and all corporate sizes, including practitioners in any technology field from small/mid-size and large companies. Private practitioners who are interested in learning more about the issues and challenges faced by their corporate clients are also welcome and encouraged to attend.
The Institute is designed for Corporate in-house counsel, including attorneys and patent agents.
- Ethics/Elimination of Bias
- Working with Product Counsel, including product-related contracts
- Working with universities, including contracts and working with non-attorney managers
- Data Privacy
- Trade Secrets
We offer a special discounted rate for Corporate Counsel, $99. To register at this rate, please use the SPECIAL REGISTRATION FORM found HERE.
In-House Corporate Counsel: $99
Non-Corporate Counsel - AIPLA Member: $295
Non-Corporate Counsel - Non-Member: $695
Parker Dupree, Lynn
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP | PartnerLynn Parker Dupree, leader of Finnegan’s privacy practice, focuses on privacy compliance, governance, and counseling for clients navigating the dynamic legal and regulatory privacy landscape. Her years of privacy experience in government and the private sector provide her with the sharp ability to provide actionable privacy advice and guidance, and a keen understanding of the ways technology can be used to protect individual privacy. Prior to joining the firm, she served as chief privacy officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In that role, Lynn was responsible for advising the secretary of homeland security on matters involving privacy for the department and ensuring the department complied with privacy laws, regulations, and federal guidance.
Fiacco, Barbara A.
Foley Hoag, LLP | Co-Chair, Patent Litigation PracticeBarbara Fiacco is Co-Chair of the Patent Litigation Practice and represents clients in complex intellectual property and patent litigation matters. Her technology-related practice focuses on the biomedical field, including counsel to companies with activities focusing on recombinant DNA, monoclonal antibodies, small molecule compounds, drug delivery, molecular diagnostics, and medical devices. She has defended pharmaceutical and life sciences clients in significant patent infringement lawsuits that have resulted in summary judgment or other favorable outcomes for her clients. Barbara is also the Immediate Past President of AIPLA
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard's Office of Strategic Alliances | Associate DirectorJess Ergmann is an experienced patent and transactional attorney who is passionate about supporting the development of life saving medical technologies. She has spent the last 12 years developing business focused IP strategies for early stage and large, global companies and VCs in the life sciences field. Jess is currently the Associate Director of Legal at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, a research organization dedicated to understanding the root cause of disease, where she focuses on negotiating strategic collaboration and license agreements, developing IP strategies, and managing legal operations. She is also passionate about mentoring and currently serves as the Chair of the Mentoring Committee of AIPLA. Jess is also the past Chair of AIPLA's Corporate Practice Committee.
Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures | Patent CounselLouisa has been providing IP counsel to JHTV since 2012. Much of her practice includes preparation and prosecution of new technologies for inventors from the JHU School of Engineering. She is an accomplished patent attorney with over 15 years of in-house and law firm experience in building and protecting high-value patent portfolios. She is a graduate of Washington University’s School of Engineering with a degree in Biomedical Engineering and University of Miami School of Law.
North Carolina State University | Assistant Director of Licensing, Physical SciencesBrian leads a team of licensing professionals focused on commercializing innovations in the physical sciences. Brian has been with ORC since 2011 and has negotiated and had responsibility for the entire technology transfer life cycle, including drafted a wide variety of contractual agreements with licensees. He also personally manages a select portfolio of inventions arising from the Wilson College of Textiles, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, the Nonwovens Institute, and the College of Natural Resources. He also manages a portfolio of traditional copyrights.
AIPLA Filed Amicus Brief with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in In re: Cellect, LLC
November 29, 2023Arlington, VA. November 22, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) filed an amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in In re: Cellect, LLC. in support of a petition for rehearing en banc.
AIPLA Submits Letter in Support of the Promoting and Respecting Economically Vital American Innovation Leadership (PREVAIL) Act
November 9, 2023Arlington, VA. November 7, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted a letter to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property in support of S. 2220, the “Promoting and Respecting Economically Vital American Innovation Leadership Act” (PREVAIL Act), as introduced in the 118th Congress.
AIPLA Comments to ITA-NIST-USPTO on Collaboration Initiative Regarding Standards
November 8, 2023Arlington, VA. November 6, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to the US Patent and Trademark Office on a joint ITA-NIST-USPTO collaboration initiative regarding standards.
AIPLA Comments on DOCX Submission Requirements
October 31, 2023Arlington, VA. October 27, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments in response to a series of Federal Register Notices of Information Collection (NOIC) inviting comments on proposed information collection concerning DOCX Submission Requirements.
AIPLA Comments to the Copyright Office on Copyright Law and Policy Issues Raised by Artificial Intelligence
October 30, 2023Arlington, VA. October 30, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office in response to their Office Notice of Inquiry and Request for Comments (“RFC”) related to the study of copyright law and policy issues raised by artificial intelligence (“AI”) systems.