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IP Practice in Japan Pre-Meeting


 IP Practice in Japan Pre-Meeting and Dinner
January 23–24 , 2018
La Quinta Resort and Club
La Quinta, CA
The Latest IP Developments in Japan and the US
The Pre-Meeting begins with breakfast on Tuesday, January 23rd at 9:00 am and ends on Wednesday, January 24th 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 2018 Mid-Winter Institute to registered 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
Aqua Products – IPR amendments
Avid Tech – file wrapper estoppel
Georgetown Rail – effect of preamble
Intercontinental Brands – object indicia of non-obviousness
2. Prosecution: Strategies to Expedite via Examiner – US and Japan
3. Post-Grant: Comparing US IPR vs. Japanese Oppositions
4. Japan Case Law Updates: New developments from the East
5. Prosecution: Obviousness Practice
6. Prosecution: Handling numerical ranges
*Note: Topics are subject to change
Tuesday, January 23:
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-Dinner  (tickets required)
Dinner Location - TBD
Guests should arrive at 6:30pm; Dinner will be  served  at 7:00pm
Wednesday, January 24:
8:30-9:00 am-Continental Breakfast
9:00am-12:00 pm-Meeting 
Afternoon: Social Activities – Typically Golf or Shooting