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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

8:30 am - 5:00 pm: IP Practice in Japan Meeting

 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

8:00 am - 6:00 pm: Registration & Exhibit Hours

8:30 am - 12 noon: IP Practice in Japan Meeting

9:00 am - 12 noon: Board of Directors Meeting

 

12:00 noon - 3:00 pm: Board/Committee Leadership Meeting

2:00 - 4:00 pm:  Spouse/Guest Get Acquainted Social

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Plenary Session: Diversity & Inclusion, Views from In-House and From the Bench

5:30pm - 6:30pm:  New Member/First-time Attendee

6:30 - 7:30 pm: Diversity Reception, sponsored by Foley Hoag

7:30pm - 9:00pm: Opening Night Reception, sponsored by Baker Botts, LLP, Juul Labs and Shook Hardy & Bacon, LLP

 

Thursday, January 31, 2019

6:45 am - 7:45 am: Diversity in IP Law Committee - Fun Run/Walk, sponsored by Baker Botts, LLP

6:45 am - 8:45 am: Corporate Practice Breakfast (Corporate In-House Counsel Only)
Sponsored by: Middleton Reutlinger

7:45 - 8:45 am: Committee Meetings, tbd

8:00 am - 6:00 pm: Registration & Exhibit Hours

9:00 - 9:15 am:  Association Business Meeting

9:30 am - 2:30 pm: Thursday Spouse/Guest Tour: A Taste of Tampa Bay

9:15 am - 10:30 pm: Thursday Plenary Session -- In-House/Outside Counsel Working Together

10:30 - 11:00 am: Networking Break

11:00 am - 12:15 pm: Plenary Session: Working Together:  How Outside Counsel and In-House Counsel Legal Operations Work Together to Modernize Today's IP Practice

12:15 - 12:45 pm:  Luncheon Reception, sponsored by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler

12:45pm - 2:00pm: Thursday Luncheon Speaker: Anne M. Murphy, Chief IP Counsel for Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

2:00pm - 3:30pm: Track 1: Searching, Registering and Enforcing Trademarks and Trade Dress Worldwide: New Trends and New Technology 

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Track 2: Adapting to Adapting Technologies


3:30 - 3:45 pm: Networking Break

3:45 - 5:45 pm: Committee Educational Sessions and Committee Meetings

  • Patent Law/Chemical Practice CLE Session: Issues and Considerations in Drafting Opinion of Counsel Involving Joint and Contributory Infringement
  • Patent Litigation/Trademark Internet: The Social Media Effect, How Social Media Content Ripples Through IP Law in Court, in Chambers, and in the Jury Room

Other Committee Meetings, schedule to be provided

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Dinner and Entertainment

 

Friday, February 1, 2019

6:45am - 8:45am: Women in IP Law Breakfast, sponsored in part by Finnegan & Knobbe Martens

7:45 - 8:45 am: Committee Meetings, tbd

8:00 am - 6:00 pm: Registration & Exhibit Hours

9:30 am - 2:30 pm: Friday Spouse/Guest Tour: Experience Tarpon Springs!

10:00 - 12 noon:  Board of Director's Meeting

9:00 am - 10:15 pm: Plenary Session -- The Art of Persuasion and Effective Negotiation for Tomorrow's Leaders

10:15 - 10:45 am: Networking Break

10:45 am - 12:00 noon: Plenary Session: Persuading Judges and Juries

12:00 noon - 12:30 pm: Lunch Reception, sponsored by Knobbe Martens

12:30pm - 2:00pm: Friday Luncheon Speaker: The Hon. Jose L. Linares, Chief Judge, US District Court of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm: ​Track 1: Persuasion in Various Settings

2:00pm - 3:30pm: Track 2: Licensing-in and Acquiring Technologies

3:30 - 3:45 pm: Networking Break

3:45 - 5:45 pm: Committee Educational Sessions and Committee Meetings

  • IP Transactions/Copyright: Oracle v. Google - Getting More (or Less) Than You Licensed
  • Biotechnology/Standards & Open Source: Don't Get Too Close to the Edge - What Life Science Companies Need to Know About Managing Standards Setting and Open Source Risks

Other Committee Meetings, schedule to be provided

FREE NIGHT!  Enjoy what Tampa has to offer ... 

 

Saturday, February 2, 2019

7:30 am - 12:00 noon: Registration & Exhibit Hours (CLE Open until 1 pm)

8:00 am - 9:00 am:  President's Forum: Section 101 in 2019: A Look Ahead

9:00am - 10:15 am: Plenary Session: What Every IP Practitioner Needs to Know About Privacy and Cybersecurity

10:15 - 10:45 am: Networking Break

10:45 - 12 noon: Plenary Session: What Every IP Practitioner Needs to Know About Risk Management

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Golf Tournament: Westchase Golf Club.