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2020 Mid-Winter Institute


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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  • AIPLA Virtual Water Cooler - August Meetup

    August 4, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    ​Join us on August 4th at 3:00 pm, EDT for our Virtual Water Cooler. Drop in and catch up with colleagues old and new at this informal networking meetup. All are welcome.
  • 2021 Virtual Patent Trial and Appeal Board Bench & Bar

    August 5, 2021 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM   |   No CLE

    The 2021 Virtual Patent Trial and Appeal Board Bench & Bar program will be an informative, interactive program covering topics including practical guidance for AIA trials and ex parte appeals, as well as various PTAB initiatives. The PTAB Bench & Bar program is a four-hour program designed for new and experienced practitioners who want useful, timely content to help them in their practice before the PTAB.
  • AIPLA CLE Webinar: Strategic Global Protection of Your Inventions

    August 11, 2021 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM   |   1.5 CLE Credits Available

    This program reviews key factors to consider when pursuing invention protection on a global scale and shows how evaluating each key factor helps improve the drafting and prosecution of an application for patents or other forms of protection in individual jurisdictions and help expand the worldwide portfolio swiftly and effectively.
  • AIPLA CLE Webinar: Overview of the OED’s Disciplinary Enforcement Functions and the Patent Pro Bono Program

    August 18, 2021 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM   |   1.5 CLE Ethics Credits Available

    This webinar will provide an overview of several core aspects of OED’s disciplinary enforcement functions, including an overview of various OED programs and initiatives that are relevant to legal ethics and practice before the USPTO and a discussion of select regulations governing the USPTO’s disciplinary process and statistics regarding recent disciplinary orders.
  • PTAB LEAP Oral Hearing Boot Camp

    August 20 to September 17, 2021   |   No CLE

    In furtherance of the LEAP initiative, the PTAB and AIPLA are jointly organizing an oral hearing virtual boot camp in which practitioners will be able to present an argument before sitting PTAB judges and obtain invaluable feedback post-argument. The boot camp will be held mainly on Friday's beginning August 20.
  • AIPLA CLE Webinar: Emerging Trends in Drug Positioning and Repositioning – Using Solid Form IP to Create Value

    August 24, 2021 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM   |   1.5 CLE Credits Available

    Drug repositioning traditionally deploys new formulations or methods of treatment to protect the repositioned intellectual property estate. However, there are circumstances where it is possible to get an additional composition of matter patent for the repositioned asset, namely, by using a solid form patent strategy. This article discusses the theory and practice behind using solid form patents to start a new composition of matter clock and how this strategy has been deployed in practice.
  • 2021 Trademark Boot Camp (TMBC)

    August 30 to September 2, 2021   |   990 Minutes of CLE

    The Eleventh Annual Trademark Boot Camp is a comprehensive online CLE program designed for new practitioners and others interested in learning the basics of trademark practice. Topics include; trademark clearance, pre-filing considerations, trademark prosecution, international trademark filing strategies, disputes, including trademark investigations, cease-and-desist campaigns, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) practice, and an introduction to trademark litigation.
  • 2021 Virtual Data Road Show

    September 30, 2021 12:00 AM   |   180 minutes of CLE

    The 2021 Data Roadshow is a virtual half-day program wholly devoted to all things data with a focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning-enabled technology. The program will include a keynote and a series of panel discussions that seek to address many of the data related challenges companies face on a day-to-day basis, followed by a networking event.
  • AIPLA 2021 Annual Meeting

    October 28 to 30, 2021

    We look forward to seeing you in-person at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center for our 2021 Annual Meeting, which will bring IP professionals together to network, learn, & grow, among the best and brightest in IP Law.
  • AIPLA 2022 Mid-Winter Institute

    February 3 to 5, 2022

    To be held at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirage, CA. More information coming soon!
  • AIPLA 2022 Spring Meeting

    May 17 to 19, 2022

    To be held at the The Roosevelt in New Orleans, LA. More information coming soon!
  • AIPLA 2022 Annual Meeting

    October 27 to 29, 2022

    To be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.
  • AIPLA 2023 Mid-Winter Institute

    January 1 to 31, 2023

    Location and dates TBD.
  • AIPLA 2023 Spring Meeting

    May 10 to 13, 2023

    To be held at the Westin Seattle in Seattle, WA.
  • AIPLA 2023 Annual Meeting

    October 19 to 21, 2023

    To be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.