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2021 Annual Meeting

Day1-AM21

Day 1 - Thursday, October 28

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Day 2 - Friday, October 29

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Day 3 - Saturday, October 30

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2020 Mid-Winter Institute

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Day 1 - Wednesday, January 29

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Day 2 - Thursday, January 30

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Day 3 - Friday, January 31

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Day 4 - Saturday, February 1

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Events

  • AIPLA 2023 Mid-Winter Institute

    January 31 to February 3, 2023

    The 2023 Mid-Winter Institute will look at the IP world through the lens of health, sport, and wellness technology. This lens will highlight ongoing challenges in patents, such as the scope of 35 U.S.C. §101. We will look at the intersection of Patents and Trademarks with case studies in the exercise system. We will review data protections through prisms made of telehealth and sports medicine. We will have all the usual information, but package it with practical perspectives that will help not only our professional world, but also our everyday lives. Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA
  • 2023 Mid-Winter Institute

    January 31 to February 3, 2023

  • AIPLA CLE Webinar: Introduction to the UPC

    February 9, 2023 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM   |   Up to 90 CLE Minutes

    June 1, 2023 is the current target date for the EU Unified Patent Court (UPC) to open and begin receiving cases. The UPC will have parallel territorial jurisdiction with national patent courts for all existing European Patents unless the patent owners “opt-out” of UPC jurisdiction. Learn all about revocation and infringement actions before the UPC as well as the respective course of these proceedings and the efficient management thereof. This webinar covers the intricacies of the different proceedings and provides strategies from a plaintiff’s and a defendant’s perspective. To put you in a position to select the jurisdiction that suits your needs best, similarities and differences between selected national proceedings and proceedings before the UPC will be pointed out.
  • CPM Webinar: Creating and Running an Ethical IP Law Firm Part 2 – Creating Firm Entity and Ownership; Determining Fees; Handling Client Money; Getting Paid; Record-Keeping Requirements; and Insurance

    February 14, 2023 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM   |   No CLE

    Welcome to Part 2 of the Guide to creating and running an ethical IP Law Firm. This 90-minute webinar has something for those interested in starting their own practice as well as for those who may want to restructure or clean up an existing practice. Our two expert speakers will address a range of topics including the different types of organizational structures for law firms; who is allowed to own or partner in a law firm (answering questions for Patent Agents too!); common operational agreements; billing and determining your firm’s fees; trust account, record-keeping and banking practices; getting paid; and insurance considerations for your IP law firm.
  • AIPLA CLE Webinar: Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patents

    March 2, 2023 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM   |   Up to 90 CLE Minutes

    The Unitary Patent Court (UPC) will most likely enter into force in early 2023. That means that applicants and proprietors of European patent applications that have been granted European patents would need to determine their strategy for their European IP. If no action is taken, then the legal framework of the UPC will affect even the already granted EP patents. This webinar will discuss the effects of the UPC coming into force, as well as the options and decisions that the applicants and proprietors need to consider and implement.
  • AIPLA 2023 Spring Meeting

    May 10 to 12, 2023

    Join us for a great program at the Westin Seattle in Seattle, WA. Educational and Networking events are May 10-12. AIPLA Board and Leadership Meetings are May 9.
  • AIPLA 2023 Annual Meeting

    October 19 to 21, 2023

    To be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.
  • AIPLA 2024 Mid-Winter Institute

    January 30 to February 2, 2024

    Tentative, location tbd
  • AIPLA 2024 Spring Meeting

    May 16 to 18, 2024

    Join us as we bring IP professionals together to learn and connect. More information coming soon! The 2024 Spring meeting will take place in downtown Austin, at the Hilton Austin. Leadership Meetings on Wednesday, May 15. Programming scheduled May 16-18.
  • AIPLA 2024 Annual Meeting

    October 24 to 26, 2024

    Join us as we bring IP professionals together to learn and connect. More information coming soon! The 2024 Annual meeting will take place at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort. Leadership Meetings on Wednesday, October 23. Programming scheduled October 24-26.