Register today for the 2019 Spring Meeting!
 

 

Tuesday, May 14

  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM - AIPLA Board of Directors' Meeting
  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM - AIPLA Board/Committee Leadership Meeting
  • 4:00 - 7:00 PM - Preregistration will be open for people to come and pick up registration materials. 

Wednesday, May 15

  • 6:30 am - Diversity in IP Law Committee Fun Run/Walk
  • 7:00 - 9:00 am - Corporate Practice Committee Breakfast Meeting, sponsored by WilmerHale
  • 8:00 am - REGISTRATION OPENS and CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AVAILABLE
  • 8:00 - 9:00 am - Morning Committee Meetings
    • Schedule TBD
  • 9:00 am - 12 noon - CONCURRENT MORNING TRACKS
  • TRACK ONE - PATENT PROSECUTION
    • Adventures in Patent Drafting: Making Your Crystal Ball Work for You!
      • Strategically Drafting Specifications with Everything in Mind
      • Written Description Issues in the Life Sciences
      • Tactically Drafting Claims for Potential Litigation
    • Can You Draft a Single Patent Application for Success in Multiple Jurisdictions
      • Global Thinking: Tips for Drafting Applications for Filing in the US While Keeping in Mind Requirements of Other Jurisdictions
        • US and Europe (Germany, UK, EPO)
        • US and Asia (China, Japan, India)
      • Determining Inventorship in Virtual and Artificial Worlds
  • TRACK TWO - PATENT LITIGATION
    • Apple v. Samsung: Design Patent Damages After the War
      • The State of the Section 289 "Total Profits" Damages Regime: How Courts are Applying "Article of Manufacture" and Other Factors for Damages Considerations
      • Patent Prosecution Strategies for Design Patents: Practical Tips to Maximize Future Damages
      • Special Considerations When Litigating Design Patent Cases
    • It's All About the Money: The More the Better!
      • Lost Profits, Royalties, and Possible Extraterritoriality Issues in Patent Cases in View of WesternGeCo
      • Views from the Bench and Patent Litigation: A Conversation with US District Court Judge Leonard Stark
  • TRACK THREE - TRADEMARK/LITIGATION
    • Establishing Remedies for Trademark Infringement
      • Know Your Forum: A Circuit Comparison of Requirements for Obtaining Monetary Relief Satisfying the Irreparable Harm Requirement for Preliminary Injunctions
      • Trademark Surveys: Dos and Don'ts
      • Working with Experts to Present a Compelling Damages Case
    • Keys to Wining Damages, Profits and Attorney's Fees at Trial
      • Best Practices for Presenting your Trademark Case at Trial
  • 12:00 noon - Lunch Reception (open to all attendees), sponsored by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, LLP
  • 12:30 pm - LUNCHEON (ticktets required) - The Honorable Mitchell S. Goldberg, US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  •  2:00 - 3:30 pm - CONCURRENT AFTERNOON TRACKS
  • TRACK ONE - PATENT/COPYRIGHT/TRADEMARK LICENSING
    • Functionality and Eligibility Issues in Protecting User Experiences
      • Separating Wheat from Chaff: Functionality Doctrine vs. Ornamentalilty Test vs. Separability Doctrine
      • Altered States:  Protection and Eligibility Issues for Projected, Virtual, and Transient Designs
      • Utility Patents: Protection and Eligibility Issues for Graphical User Interfaces
  • TRACK TWO - CORPORATE
    • Staying on Top of a Gyrating Patent Landscape – What You Need To Know
      • Getting Developers and Inventors to "Yes" - Overcoming Obstacles to Full Participation in the Invention Mining and IP Protection Process
      • How Current On-Sale Bar, Public Use, and Grace Period Jurisdiction Affect Best Practices for In-House Counsel
      • Legislative and USPTO Update: Pending IP Bills and Expected USPTO Rule Changes
  • TRACK THREE - COPYRIGHT
    • What the (c) is Going on?
      • A Review of Impactful Copyright Development in Music, Film and Software: What Can RuPaul’s "Drag Race" Teach Us About Fair Use Under Copyright?
      • Evaluating the DMCA After 25 Years and  the Future of Copyright Protections in the Digital Economy
  • 3:30 - 5: 30 pm - COMMITTEE MEETINGS & COMMITTEE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
  • SESSION ONE - Biotechnology/Patent Agents/Patent Law (Joint Session)
    • Let the Force Be With You and Your Patent: Strategies for Minimizing the Risk of Inequitable Conduct or Unclean Hands
  • SESSION TWO - Food & Drug/Emerging Technologies/Privacy & Data Security (Joint Session)
    • Welcome to the Digital Health Era:  Navigating the Regulatory, IP and Privacy Issues
  • SESSION THREE - Mergers & Acquisitions/IP Transactions (Joint Session)
    • Startup Stock Ownership: How to Contribute IP for Equity
  • COMMITTEE MEETINGS (non-CLE sessions) - Schedule to be provided
  • 5:30 -6:30 pm - New Member/First-Time Attendees Reception (for new members and first-time conference go-ers), sponsored by Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, PA
  • 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Opening Night Reception (tickets required).  Sponsored in part by Baker Botts, LLP, Gray Plant Mooty, and Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP

Thursday, May 16

  • 7:00 - 9:00 am - Women in IP Law Committee Breakfast Meeting, sponsored by Finnegan and Knobbe Martens
  • 8:00 am - REGISTRATION OPENS and CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AVAILABLE
  • 8:00 - 9:00 am - Morning Committee Meetings
    • Schedule TBD

  • 9:00 am - 12 noon - CONCURRENT MORNING TRACKS
  • TRACK ONE - COPYRIGHT/CYBERSECURITY
    • A Survey of Cybersecurity and Privacy Issues in an Ever-Evolving World
      • Are you GDPR Compliant? Understanding the Requirements, Penalties, and Impact on the IP World
      • The California Privacy Act of 2018: A Review of the new Privacy Law and Tips for Implementing Compliance Measures
      • So You're Drafting a Cybersecurity Policy?  What IP Law Firms Must Know!
    • Tools for Meeting the Cybersecurity Challenge
      • Whose Data is it Anyway? Issues at the Intersection of IP and Data Privacy
      • Derivative Data, Data Aggregation, and De-Identified Data, Oh My!  Negotiating and Drafting Data Ownership Agreements for Clients and Partners
      • Navigating Through the Data Breach Notification Thicket: Preparing and Coordinating Your Response Team Jurisdiction by Jurisdiction
  • TRACK TWO - TRADE SECRET
    • Your Trade Secrets are Properly Protected, Right? Setting up an Effective Trade Secret Protective Environment
      • An Ounce of Prevention: The Importance of Employee Training and Engagement for Protecting Trade Secrets
      • Managing Misappropriation: What to Do When Trade Secret Misappropriation is Suspected or Discovered
      • Unique Challenges of Trade Secret Protection in Co-Working Spaces like "WeWork"
    • Litigating Damages in Trade Secret Cases: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know
      • So Many Theories, So Little Time:  Figuring Out Which Damages Theory is Best for Your Case
      • How Patent Damages Concepts May Provide Useful Analogues in Trade Secret Damages: A Discussion of Apportionment and the Potential Application of the Georgia Pacific Factors in Trade Secrets Cases
      • The Space Between Lost Profits and Unjust Enrichment Damages
      •  Measuring Damages Where Trade Secrets Have Not Yet Been Commercialized
  • TRACK THREE - INTERNATIONAL
    • The "Real IP Attorneys" of the World: Strategies for Making Life Easier!
      • You Represent a Global Corporation with Connected Innovation Centers; Have You Reviewed the Company's Invention Disclosure Process Lately?
      • The CEO Just Told You Her Company Will Fight the Multi-Country Litigation to the End: Reaction and Guidance
      • While Visiting the Korean Headquarters of Your Client Concerning the US and EU Litigation, the CTO Told You He Made Damaging Documents Disappear, So Don't Worry: What do you do?
    • Words Matter! Actions Matter! People Matter
      • Effective Persuasion: Negotiating and Litigating with Cross Cultural Awareness
        • In China
        • In Japan & Korea
        • in Europe & Russia

  • 12 noon - Lunch Reception (open to all attendees), sponsored by Knobbe Martens
  • 12:30 pm - LUNCHEON (tickets required) - Joaquin Duato, Vice Chairman, Johnson & Johnson's Executive Committee
  •  2:00 - 3:30 pm - CONCURRENT AFTERNOON TRACKS
  • TRACK ONE - LITIGATION/ADR
    • Let's Talk it Out, Please Step Away from That Courthouse!
      • Preserving and Enforcing Your ADR Remedies: Practical Drafting Issues for ADR in Agreements
      • Win Your Mediation! Strategies for Preparation and Advocacy in IP Disputes
      • PTAB Arbitration and Mediation
  • TRACK TWO - ETHICS - Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret
    • Peace, Love, and Litigation: Strategies for Defusing Unnecessary Disputes and Reducing Costs
      • In Administrative Forums (ITC Investigations, PTAB, TTAB)
      • In Federal Courts: Litigation, Licensing, and Settlement
      • In Trade Secret Misappropriation Lawsuits
  • TRACK THREE - COPYRIGHT/TRADEMARK/INTERNATIONAL
    • Stand Ready!  The Future of Certain Trademark and Copyright Protection Mechanisms
      • Trademark and Copyright Protection in the Domain Name System: Where are we and where are we going?
      • Tacking the Beasts: Perspectives on Enforcing Rights in Online Marketplaces (Amazon, eBay, Alibaba)

  • 3:30 - 5: 30 pm - COMMITTEE MEETINGS & COMMITTEE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
  • SESSION ONE - Electronic and Computer Law/Patent Litigation/International Education (Joint Session)
    • Mission Incomprehensible - Indefiniteness and Support in Post-Grant Trials
  • SESSION TWO - International Trade Commission/PTAB Trial (Joint Session)
    •  Parallel Proceedings In The PTAB /ITC /District Court – A View From The Bench 
  • SESSION THREE - Pro Bono/Professionalism & Ethics (Joint Session)
    • USPTO Patent Pro Bono Program - A Call to Action!
  • COMMITEE MEETINGS (non-CLE sessions) - Schedule to be provided

  • 7:30 -9:30 pm - Dinner & Entertainment (tickets required)

 

Friday, May 17

  • 8:00 am - Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast Available
  • 9:00 am - 12 NOON - CLOSING PLENARY SESSION
    • Mid-Year Case Law Review
      • Trademark
      • Patent
      • Trade Secret
      • Copyright
    • Ethics: Don't Try This at Home: The Questionable Ethics of "Better Call Saul" - 60 minutes CLE provided, 11 am - noon

  • 12:00 - 3:00 pm - AIPLA Board of Directors' Meeting

Don't Miss Your Chance

Register for the AIPLA 2019 Spring Meeting Now!

 

Don't Miss Your Chance

Register for the AIPLA 2019 Spring Meeting Now!