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MONDAY, MAY 14
 
​11:00 am - 2:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting
3:00 - 5:00 pm
AIPLA Board/Committee Leadership Meeting
4:00 - 7:00 pm
AIPLA Pre-Registration
TUESDAY, MAY 15 
 
​6:30 - 7:30 am ​Diveristy in IP Law Committee Fun Run/Power Walk
7:00  - 9:00 am
Corporate Practice Committee Breakfast Meeting (Corporate In-House Counsel Only) Sponsored by: ipan, LLC
7:00 - 9:00 am ​Committee Meetings
​8:00 - 9:30 am ​Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 5:30 pm
Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information and Membership Services Center, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Spouse/Guest Tour- Sweet Seattle - Coffee & Chocolate
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Morning Tracks

​Patent Prosecution

-Emerging Technologies Versus Traditional Patent Rights: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Patenting Future Innovations

-Getting to Allowance; Strategies for Overcoming Examiner Rejections Off the Merits

 
Patent Litigation
- Keep Your Eye on The Remedy Ball:  Part 1 - Damaging Damage
- Keep Your Eye on The Remedy Ball:  Part 2 - Injunctive Relief and
Non-Monetary Remedies
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Trademark/Copyright
- The Internet of Things: A Recipe for an Interconnected Life of Software-Enabled Consumer Products, or a Trillion Gated Communities and Walled Gardens?
- Blockchain- What is it and What Impact Could It Have on the Global IP Landscape
12:00 - 12:30 pm
Lunch Reception 
Sponsored by: Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, LLP
 
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Luncheon Speaker: Phyllis T. Turner-Brim, VP & Assistant General Counsel Intellectual Property and Technology, Starbucks, Inc.
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Afternoon Tracks
 
Patent Licensing
- Know When to Hold' em, Know When to Fold' em, and Know When
to License!
 
 
Corporate
- What's it Really Worth?  IP Portfolio Due Diligence and Valuation
 
Trademark
- Surveying Trademark Enforcement Actions in Foreign Jurisdictions
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Meetings
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Educational Sessions

Biotechnology/International and Foreign Law/IP Practice in China/IP Practice in Latin America (Joint Session)

​​ ​      · Emerging Technologies/Industrial Designs/IP Practice in Israel/Public Education (Joint Session)
​​​Law Students/New Lawyers/Patent Litigation (Joint Session)
5:30 - 6:30 pm
New Member/First-Time Attendee Reception
Sponsored by: Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, PA
 
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Opening Night Reception:  
Co-Sponsored by: Baker & Botts, Marks & Clerk, Morrison & Foerster, LLP, S.S. Rana
 
8:30 - 9:30 pm
Networking Reception
 
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
 
 7:00 - 9:00 am
Women In IP Law Committee Breakfast Meeting (Joint Committee Breakfast Meeting)
Sponsored by: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
7:00 - 9:00 am
Committee Meetings
8:00 - 9:30 am
Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 5:30 pm
Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information and Membership Services Center, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
​8:30 am - 1:00 pm ​​Spouse/Guest Tour: Gardens & Glass
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Morning Tracks
 
Patent/Trademark
- Standard-Essential Patents: The Global Experience
- Gray Market Goods at the Border-Can Rights Owners Stem the Tide of Importation of Infringing Articles?
 
Trade Secret/International
- Trade Secrets Can Make and Break Companies, So Be Vigilant in Protecting Them Here and Abroad
- A Litigator's Guide to Protecting Trade Secrets During Litigation
 
International
- Arbitration, It's No Mediation
- The Equivalence or Not of Doctrines of Equivalents Around the World
12:00 - 12:30 pm
Lunch Reception
Sponsored by: Klarquist Sparkman
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Luncheon Speaker: The Honorable Susan Illston, Senior District Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of California
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Afternoon Tracks
 
Litigation
- Go Litigators!  The Impact of Recent Hot Patent Decisions
 
Trademark
- Up Close and Personal with the US Trademark Office
 
Copyright/International
- Read All About It!  Copyright and Technology Issues in the UK and Elsewhere
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Meetings
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Committee Educational Sessions
       ·​ Chemical Practice/Patent Agents (Joint Session)
       ·​ Food and Drug/Trademark Law (Joint Session)
       · ​Copyright Law/Patent Law (Joint Session)
​6:30 - 7:30 pm

​​Pre Dinner Reception: Bloomberg BNA Authors and AIPLA Leadership Reception (Invitation Only)
Sponsored by: Bloomberg Law

7:30 - 9:30 pm
Dinner & Entertainment: Evergreen Forest
Sponsored by: Co-Sponsored by: Knobbe Martens
THURSDAY, MAY 17
 
8:00 - 9:30 am
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration, Exhibits, CLE Information and Membership Services Center, Technology Center and Spouse/Guest Hospitality
 
 
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Closing Plenary Session
- US IP Attache Program: International Year in Review from USPTO IP Attaches
-Mid-Year in Review
-Ethics:  IP Attorneys in Hot Water: Disqualification, Not-So-Expert Witnesses and Opinions and Returning Fees
 
 
12:00 - 4:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting
 

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