AIPLA Annual Meeting 2018

IP Practice in Japan Pre-Meeting

Register for the IP Practice in Japan Pre-Meeting and Dinner and learn about the latest developments in Japan and the US. 

The Pre-Meeting begins with breakfast on Tuesday, January 29th at 8:30 am and ends on Wednesday, January 30th at 12:00 pm. The meeting will include continental breakfast, coffee break, 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 2019 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), as well as American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) on a wide range of topics such as.


1. US Case Law Updates: Recent Cases and What is Coming Up

Subject Matter Eligibility

Recent Trademark Decisions by the Federal Circuit

Patent Damages and Role of Damages Expert

2. US Claim Construction Issues and Practical Tips on Claim Drafting

3. Securing intellectual property rights for IoT and AI technologies

4. Primer on U.S. Restriction Practice

5. IDS Practice: Tips and Considerations

6. Japan Case Law Updates: New developments from the East

*Note: Topics are subject to change


Tuesday, January 29:


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

6:30-9:00 pm-Reception/Dinner (tickets required)

Dinner Location - Jackson's Bistro & Sushi Bar

Cocktails at 6:30pm; Dinner will be  served  at 7:00pm


Wednesday, January 30:


8:30-9:00 am-Continental Breakfast

9:00am-12:00 pm-Meeting​ 


Afternoon: Social Activities – Typically Golf or Shooting