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2021 Annual Meeting

Day1-AM21

Day 1 - Thursday, October 28

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Day2-AM21

Day 2 - Friday, October 29

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Day 3 - Saturday, October 30

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2020 Mid-Winter Institute

MWI20-Day1

Day 1 - Wednesday, January 29

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MWI20-Day2

Day 2 - Thursday, January 30

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MWI20-Day3

Day 3 - Friday, January 31

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MWI20-Day4

Day 4 - Saturday, February 1

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Events

  • AIPLA CLE Webinar: The Fine Line Between Battling Online Infringers & Engaging in IP Trolling

    May 29, 2024 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM   |   Up to 90 CLE Minutes

    In their never-ending battle against Chinese and other international online infringers, some rightsowners have adopted an aggressive enforcement scheme that relies on sealed filings and ex parte TROs. Due to the fact that proceedings occur partially out of public purview, this enforcement scheme has been underdiscussed and has not received much critical scrutiny. This program will explain how the scheme works, document its prevalence, and show why it's likely an illegitimate enforcement practice.
  • AIPLA CLE Webinar: USPTO AI Guidelines

    June 20, 2024 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM   |   Up to 90 CLE Minutes

    Join us as our speakers discuss the recently issued USPTO examination guidance regarding patentability for artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted inventions. The guidance states that AI-assisted inventions are not “category unpatentable.” Instead, when a natural person provides a “significant contribution” to an invention, such an invention can be patentable even if an AI system contributed to the invention. While the guidance does not constitute law, it is grounded in law, i.e., the Federal Circuit’s so-called Pannu factors, which serve as a test for ensuring that a natural person contributed, at least in part, to the conception of the invention as required in the Federal Circuit’s Thaler decision on AI inventorship. The guidance also provides several useful guidelines and examples to help patent practitioners determine what constitutes a “significant contribution” for purposes of establishing natural person inventorship and, thus, patentability for AI-assisted inventions.
  • 2024 Trademark Boot Camp (TMBC)

    June 24 to 27, 2024

    The Fourteenth 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.
  • 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.
  • 2025 Leadership Forum

    January 29 to 30, 2025

    The Leadership Journey - From Survival (Subsistence) to Self-Fulfillment (Abundance). This invitation-only two-day program will address building strong leadership skills for all levels of experience. More details coming soon.
  • 2025 AIPLA Spring Meeting

    May 13 to 15, 2025

    Join us for this 2.5 day conference in Minneapolis, MN. Registration opens February 2025. More details coming soon!