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 Preliminary Program*



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Preliminary Program

*Preliminary Program is subject to change. Last updated: 2.18.16 
TUESDAY, MAY 17
 
​9:00 am - 5:00 pm ​2016 Chemical Practice Boot Camp
3:00 - 5:00 pm
AIPLA Board/Committee Leadership Meeting
4:00 - 7:00 pm
AIPLA Pre-Registration
 
7:00  - 9:00 am
Corporate Practice Committee Breakfast Meeting (Corporate In-House Counsel Only)
7:00 - 9:00 am ​Law Practice Management Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 am​
Committee Meetings
​8:00 - 9:30 am ​Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 5:30 pm
Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information Booth and Membership Services Center, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Spouse/Guest Tour: Best of Minneapolis
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Morning Tracks
 
·         Patent Litigation
 
·         Patent Prosecution
 
·         Trademark/Copyright
12:00 - 12:30 pm
Lunch Reception
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Luncheon Speaker: The Honorable Becky R. Thorson
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Afternoon Tracks
 
·         Trademark
 
·         Corporate
 
·         Patent Licensing
3:30 - 5:30 pm.
Committee Meetings
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Educational Sessions
      ·        IP Practice in China Committee / Patent Law
​​ ​      ·         Biotechnology / Food and Drug
​      ·         Special Committee on Pro Bono
5:30 - 6:30 pm
New Member/First-Time Attendee Reception
7:30 - 9:00 pm
Opening Night Reception "Minnesota Northwoods"
 
7:00 - 9:00 am
Women In IP Law Committee Breakfast Meeting
8:00 - 9:30 am
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information Booth and Membership Services Center, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
8:00 - 9:00 am
Committee Meetings
​9:00am - 3:00pm ​​Spouse/Guest Tour: Historic Saint Paul
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Morning Tracks
 
·         International
 
·         Trade Secret
 
·         Unauthorized Practive of Law and the Ethics of Cost Effective Patent Prosecution and Trademark Practice 
12:00 - 12:30 pm
Lunch Reception
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Luncheon Speaker: James Smith, Chief IP Counsel for Law and Regulatory Affairs, Ecolab USA
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Afternoon Tracks
 
·         Litigation
 
·         Copyright
 
·         Patent Litigation: Sinking Ships and Rising Seas?
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Meetings
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Educational Sessions
       ·​          Standards and Open Source
       ·​          Corporate Practice / Trade Secret Law
       ·        ​IP Practice in Latin America / Patent Cooperation Treaty Issues
​6:30 - 7:30 pm Bloomberg BNA Book Launch Party
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Dinner & Entertainment "Speakeasy"
 
7:30 - 9:30 am
Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information Booth and Membership Services Center, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
8:00 - 9:00 am
President's Forum
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Closing Plenary Session
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Networking Luncheon
12:00 - 4:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting
 
 
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