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10/29 - Closing Plenary - Happy Birthday AIPLA - Year in Review

October 29, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM


Potomac AB


180 Minutes

 Happy Birthday to You (AIPLA) - Year in Review

Monica Riva-Talley, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, Washington, DC

Monica McCabe, US Copyright Office, Washington, DC

Trade Secrets
J. Scott Humphrey, Benesch, Chicago, IL

Design Rights
Dunstan H. Barnes, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.,
Chicago, IL

W. Keith Robinson, Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, NC


  • Monica-Talley Monica Riva Talley

    Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox | Director

    Monica Riva Talley is a director at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox and heads the firm's Trademark & Brand Protection Practice.
  • McCabe, Monica

    U.S. Copyright Office - Copyright Claims Board | Copyright Claims Officer

    Monica P. McCabe is one of three new copyright claims officers on the newly established Copyright Claims Board (CCB) under the auspices of the Library of Congress. Previously, Monica had chaired the intellectual property department at Phillips Nizer LLP since 2018. She is a veteran copyright litigator with over three decades of experience, representing both users and copyright owners. She has served on numerous alternative dispute resolution panels, including the International Trademark Association, the Southern District of New York, and the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division.
  • Humphrey, Scott

    Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP | Partner

    Scott Humphrey is the Chair of Benesch’s Trade Secrets, Restrictive Covenants and Unfair Competition Practice Group. He has extensive litigation, arbitration, and counseling experience involving a wide range of complex commercial contract disputes and business torts, including matters arising from trade secret appropriation, breach of restrictive covenants, contract disputes, manufacturing and distribution issues, fraud, and insurance disputes.
  • Barnes, Dunstan

    McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd. | Partner

    Dunstan H. Barnes is a Partner at McAndrews and practices in all areas of intellectual property law with emphasis on protecting and analyzing design rights. In 2021, Dunstan was honored as a 40 Under Forty attorney in Illinois. Dunstan is the current Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Design Rights Committee and Vice Chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Industrial Designs Committee. He has been an invited speaker at conferences including AIPPI World Congress, AIPLA Annual Meeting, ABA-IPL Spring Meeting, and USPTO Design Day.
  • Robinson, W. Keith

    Wake Forest University School of Law | Professor of Law

    W. Keith Robinson is a Professor of Law at the Wake Forest University School of Law. Professor Robinson is a nationally recognized patent scholar. He researches how legal institutions govern emerging technology. He has commented on issues of intellectual property law in media outlets and given more than seventy presentations around the world on patent law. Thomson Reuters has twice recognized Professor Robinson’s articles as the best that year in intellectual property law. His recent work has explored how artificial intelligence may impact obtaining U.S. patents.