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September 2015
$20

“The Blurred Lines between Theft and Homage”

September 15, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
K&L Gates, 925 4th Avenue, Floor 29
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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"Using court documents and dozens of audio examples, this presentation will provide a detailed discussion of the expert musicology testimony and the jury instructions in the recent "Blurred Lines" music copyright case. It will also situate the case in the context of other well-known music infringement cases and unchallenged examples of musical homage and allusion past and present. Robert Clarida is a Partner at Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC. He is widely recognized for his intellectual property expertise and has…

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MIP Luxury Brand & Retail Forum 2015

September 23, 2015
Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel, 21 Piccadilly
London, W1J 0BH United Kingdom
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From the Managing IP Website: "With the world becoming more connected and customers spending a significant amount of their time online, it is crucial to be able to navigate this new landscape to protect and manage your brand in the right way. With the rise of social media and online marketplaces, marketing infringing goods and passing off established brands has never been so easy. Therefore, it is imperative to know every trick to protect your brand and connect traditional brand…

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$595.00 - $1495.00

IP MONETIZATION: New York 2015

September 24, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Affinia Manhattan Hotel, 371 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001 United States
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"Intellectual property has now become one of an organization’s most valuable business assets – with heavy pressure for IP leaders to create strong ROI from patent portfolios. IP owners are also facing broader challenges such as new federal legislation, increased threats from NPEs, and educating and collaborating across their organization. The IP Monetization: New York 2015 brings together IP thought leaders from a wide range of industries to benchmark and develop successful monetization strategies for valuating, accounting for and commercializing…

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October 2015

IP DEFENSE: Seattle 2015

October 1, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 6:00 pm
Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, 99 Union St
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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"For today’s intellectual property executive, all roads converge toward Defense and Litigation: NPEs, corporate trolls, and the AIA have multiplied the number of IP lawsuits. In this environment, an effective, up-to-date Defense Strategy is a must-have for operating companies. This conference examines IP Defense from soup to nuts, including best and latest defense strategies, preparing for litigation, protecting trade secrets, defending against NPEs, and navigating post-issuance proceedings."

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IP STRATEGY: Boston 2015

October 6, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Colonnade Hotel, 120 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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"The AIA has transformed the landscape: IP owners are finding it harder to monetize and enforce their patent portfolio and face growing hostility when they do. Yet IP leaders are being asked internally to deliver on revenue targets by proactively monetizing, licensing, selling and enforcing their IP assets. This surge in IP commercialization means that companies now have to defend against infringement claims from rivals, corporate trolls, as well as NPEs. IP leaders need to build a coherent offense/defense strategy…

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Free

Opening Celebration of the USPTO Silicon Valley Regional Office

October 15, 2015 @ 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
San Jose Mineta International Airport, 1701 Airport Blvd
San Jose, CA 95110 United States
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"Join us for the Opening Celebration of the USPTO Silicon Valley Regional Office, presented by Silicon Valley Leadership Group in partnership with local community partners. This once-in-a-lifetime event marks the fruition of seven years of advocacy lead by the City of San Jose in partnership with the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and others in the business and Intellectual Property community to open a regional USPTO branch in the Silicon Valley, an epicenter of innovation. On the evening of October 15,…

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Trademark & Copyright: Chicago 2015

October 15, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown, 733 West Madison St
Chicago, IL 60661 United States
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"A company’s trademarks and copyrights are some of its most important – and public-facing – assets. While the digital age of e-commerce, mobile advertising and social media can connect a brand or product directly to consumers – it also breeds piracy and counterfeiting. This means lost sales and eroded brand equity. Today’s trademark and copyright professional needs to constantly stay one step ahead with a strong brand and content protection strategy. How to fight back and mitigate counterfeiting? What are…

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November 2015
$20

MAYBE NOT FAIR USE? MAYBE NOT A PROBLEM: THE MANY (OTHER) DEFENSES AGAINST COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

November 19, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CSUSA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street, Lobby Level
New York, NY 10022 United States
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"The fair use defense has received a lot of press and attention in recent years, but there are many other significant legal defenses available to those accused of infringement. Put together by the CSUSA New York Chapter, this panel features Nick Bartelt, Richard Dannay and Nancy J. Mertzel who will discuss both the basic fundamentals and latest developments of defenses such as laches, abandonment, statute of limitations, lack of standing, and pre-emption. Bring your lunch and join us as the…

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December 2015
$70 - $95

TERMINATION OF COPYRIGHT INTERESTS: LEGAL UPDATES AND PRACTICAL DEVELOPMENTS

December 3, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Princeton Club, 15 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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"Two years ago, with the 35th anniversary of the 1976 Copyright Act heralding the first terminations of post-1978 grants, all eyes were on terminations under Section 203 of the Act. Since then, litigation has erupted over the propriety of the termination notices, disputes about ownership, and whether the copyrights in question were works-made-for-hire; still other termination requests have been handled behind the scenes. Today, the lawsuits are just beginning to bear fruit, clarifying the landscape for some, as well as…

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$35

YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION: MUSIC STREAMING AND THE COPYRIGHT WARS

December 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, 2 Embarcadero Center, Floor 8
San Francisco, CA United States
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"Please join our Northern California Chapter for an update on local developments in music copyright with particular emphasis on impact on technology companies. Lunch will be provided. California State CLE credit will be provided, pending approval. SPEAKERS Kenneth L. Steinthal, King & Spalding LLP Karen Frank, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP Registration Closes 12/15/15"

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January 2016
$20 - $35

COPYRIGHT LITIGATION: THE YEAR IN REVIEW WITH ROBERT CLARIDA

January 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Twitch Interactive, 225 Bush Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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"Please join our Northern California Chapter for an overview of significant copyright decisions over the past year or so by Robert Clarida. Lunch will be served. SPEAKER Robert W. ClaridaRobert W. Clarida, a partner at the New York firm of Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC, is widely recognized for his intellectual property expertise, having received professional peer recognition for the field of intellectual property in Chambers USA (2010), "New York Superlawyers" (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), American Lawyer's…

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$299 - $499

COPYRIGHT & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

January 19, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:15 pm
New York University Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South Eisner & Lubin Auditorium
New York, NY 10012 United States
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"Please join the Copyright Society of the USA New York Chapter for a conference produced in conjunction with GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies and Musonomics. Following a keynote address by Jacqueline Charlesworth, General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights, U.S. Copyright Office, participants can choose between a technology track and a law and policy track. The day will also include plenty of opportunities to network over breakfast, lunch and breaks."

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$50 - $60

COPYRIGHT CONVERSATION WITH HOWARD KING

January 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Olympic Collection, 11301 Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064 United States
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"COPYRIGHT CONVERSATION WITH HOWARD KING Presented by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA and AIMP Ed McPherson, partner with McPherson Rane LLP will interview Howard King, partner with King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, LLP, about the Blurred Lines decision, its impact on the music industry, and the future of sampling, songwriting, and composing. Please join us!"

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February 2016
Free

“Speed Dating for Startups”

February 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Santa Clara Law’s Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic and Santa Clara University’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is partnering with the Silicon Valley USPTO to present “Speed Dating for Startups” on February 11, 2016 at the Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street, San Jose. The event will feature a networking reception sponsored by Fenwick & West from 5p.m. to 6p.m., followed by the program designed for startups and entrepreneurs entering the marketplace. The event delivers need-to-know information in a fast and…

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$595 - $795

IP STRATEGY: Seattle 2016

February 23, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, 99 Union St
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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From the Center Force Website: "The IP Landscape Has Changed: But Has Your Strategy? The IP environment has been turned upside-down over the last 24 months: ° ALICE v CLS cast uncertainty on the very nature of what's patentable ° Octane & Highmark ​decisions loosened up fee shifting standards ° Post issuance proceedings can create ​risky outcomes ° USPTO's 2nd round of AIA changes proposed in August... ° How Does All This Impact Your Portfolio Strategy? Come join thought leaders…

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€995.00

13th Annual International Patent Information Conference & Exposition, IPI-ConfEx 2016

February 28, 2016 - March 2, 2016
Hilton Munich Park, Am Tucherpark 7
Munich, Bovaria 80538 Germany
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From the IPI Website: "The IPI-ConfEx is the most significant patent information conference in Europe. For the past 12 years, industry’s thought leaders have gathered together at the IPI-ConfEx for 3 days of knowledge enrichment and exclusive networking opportunities. It is the largest gathering of patent information professionals in Europe – it’s the one conference you can’t afford to miss out on in 2016!The programme covers issues affecting the ever-changing patent information industry sector including: • Visionary perspectives from industry…

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March 2016
$25

Careers in Copyright: Intellectual Property Career Panel

March 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Colorado School of Law, 2450 Kittredge Loop Room 207
Boulder, CO 80309 United States
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From the CSUSA Website: "Please join the CSUSA Rocky Mountain Chapter for an insightful discussion of careers in intellectual property law. PANELISTS • Lauren Wallace, Business and Legal Affairs & Company Counsel, Layer 3 TV, Inc. • Kimberly Isbell, US Copyright Office • John Bergmayer, Senior Staff Attorney, Public Knowledge • Jason Everett, Chief Minority Counsel, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet • Neil Fried, Senior VP of Government and Regulatory Affairs Motion Picture Association of America"

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£1194

MIP International Patent Forum 2016

March 9, 2016 - March 10, 2016
Hotel Pullman London, 100 - 110 Euston Road NW1 2AJ
London, United Kingdom
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From the MIP Website: "The MIP International Patent Forum is returning for its sixth year to the Hotel Pullman London St Pancras on March 9 & 10, 2016. "With large scale developments in global patent law coming into force, it is more important than ever to understand and navigate legal developments across a range of dynamic jurisdictions in order to build a robust patent portfolio. The MIP International Patent Forum will keep you one-step ahead on global legal developments including:…

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$895

MIP US Patent Forum PTAB: Silicon Valley

March 15, 2016
Sheraton Palo Alto, El Camino Real
Pal Alto, CA 94301 United States
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"The fourth annual US Patent Forum is returning toSilicon Valley March 15 2016 Focusing on PTAB, the Federal Circuit, data analysis, and the top cases, as well as on the most important global developments, the MIP US Patent Forum, PTAB will take close look at these issues. It will shed light on the new rule changes in 2016, provide you with insight on to develop new strategies around these changes, give you best practices for filing and litigation at the…

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$250 - $295

IP & Licensing Basics: A One-Day Review

March 15, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., 600 College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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From the LES Website: "This one-day course provides an overview of the basics of intellectual property (IP) and licensing. It builds a practical understanding of core IP and licensing concepts from both the business and legal perspectives. Each topic, taught by both legal and business experts working as a team, is divided into five sections with examples, exercises, and interactions between instructors and fellow students. Topics include an introduction to IP, the basics of IP commercialization and licensing, determining reasonable…

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$45 - $55

The LegalTech Revolution: How Innovation is Transforming Legal Services

March 16, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Freidenrich Conference Center, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
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From the LES Website: "DESCRIPTION The legal industry is undergoing a technological revolution, and a wave of acquisitions. In the last several years, Legal Technology (LegalTech) has exploded into an almost $400B market. From only 15 LegalTech companies on Angel List in 2009 to over 400 listed in 2013, technological disruption has affected every branch of the legal industry, including intellectual property and licensing. Often compared to financial technology (FinTech), the LegalTech industry has seen major venture investment backing in…

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$895

Managing IP US Patent Forum – Washington, D.C.

March 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Four Seasons Washington D.C., 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington , DC 20007 United States
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From the Managing IP Website: "The fifth annual MIP US Patent Forum is returning to Washing D.C on Thursday March 17 2016. In light of the recent draconian environment in the US, this forum will take an in-depth analysis of post-grant proceedings before USPTO’s PTAB and examine strategies to make your patents more secure, exploring levels of proof and understanding how claims are construed. "From understanding the proposed federal law of trade secret protection, to litigation trends, design protection and…

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Free

Patent Brown Bag “Lunch and Learn”

March 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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From the USPTO event page: "The Silicon Valley USPTO is hosting its monthly patent brown bag lunch and learn session in its San Jose office, from noon to 1:00 p.m. A supervisory patent examiner will give an overview of the patent system and answer general patent questions during a live information session. This session is designed for inventors, entrepreneurs, and those who would like to learn more about the patent system and have a beginning to intermediate knowledge of the…

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Free

The Music Business and Music Copyright: In Honor of Mark Fischer, Esq.

March 24, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Northeastern University School of Law, 65 Forsythe Street Dockser Hall, Room 250
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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From the CSUSA Website: "Our New England Chapter will hold a discussion of current issues in the music business from the perspectives of business people, legal advisors, reform advocates, archivists, curators, distributors and educators. The panelists’ experience in music making, music business and music copyright is wide-ranging. They will discuss current issues they face as leaders in the music business, from the perspectives of business people, legal advisors, reform advocates, archivists, curators and distributors, as well as educators. This event…

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April 2016
$20 - $25

Jane Ginsburg on “From Humor to Eternity: The Reciprocal Relationship of Copyright & Trademark Law”

April 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
K&L Gates LLP, 925 Fourth Avenue (at Madison), Floor 29
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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From the CSUSA Website: "Professor Jane Ginsburg will address: *How the US copyright fair use doctrine has allowed US federal judges in trademarks cases to connect with their inner comic impulses. *The conflict between trademark law’s potentially eternal duration and copyright’s constitutionally mandated limited times, particularly in the context of visual characters such as Mickey Mouse. *The refashioning of trademark symbols into copyrighted characters. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of K&L Gates."

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$100 - $400

Intellectual Property Protections for Software Programs — Past, Present, and Future

April 14, 2016 @ 8:30 am - April 15, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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From the Berkeley Law Website: "In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice v. CLS Bank and its denial of Google’s petition for certiorari in the Oracle software copyright case, new uncertainties exist about the roles that patent, copyright, and other forms of IP are and should be playing in the legal protection of computer software. The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, in conjunction with the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, will host a symposium on April 14-15,…

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Free

Trademark Tuesday

April 19, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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From the USPTO Website: "The Silicon Valley USPTO hosts an interactive question and answer session with the Trademark Assistance Center at the Silicon Valley U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. During this virtual meeting with the Assistance Center, participants will learn about the trademark registration process and be able to ask questions of experts through our video teleconferencing capability. The Trademark Assistance Center, located in Alexandria, Virginia, provides general information about trademarks. Please bring your own lunch to enjoy during the…

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$100 - $120

IP Money in Silicon Valley: Investor and Lender Perspectives

April 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise World Headquarters, 3000 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304 United States
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From the LES Website: "Come join us for our 16th Annual Conference. We’re having a full day of speakers, panel presentations, networking and lunch at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise World Headquarters in Palo Alto. "Our morning schedule starts with a presentation by Murray Vince, Senior Director, Strategic Business Development at Intellectual Ventures. This will be followed by a panel on “IP-Backed Lending – Use of Patents as Collateral for Non-Dilutive Financing” with Erez Levy of Fortress Investment Group, Gary Bender of Ocean…

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$595 - $795

The IP Enforcement & Monetization Summit Silicon Valley 2016

April 21, 2016 @ 8:15 am - 5:15 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel Palo Alto, 4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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From the CenterForce Website: "The AIA has transformed the landscape: IP owners are finding it harder to monetize and enforce their patent portfolio and face growing hostility when they do. An ineffective enforcement strategy means loss of value to your organization, while also encouraging potential and current infringers. On the other hand, a well-run enforcement strategy sets clear boundaries with potential infringers and earns respect in your market place. The IP Enforcement Summit explores, benchmarks and challenges the enforcement strategies…

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Free

Patent Brown Bag “Lunch and Learn”

April 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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From the USPTO Website: "The Silicon Valley USPTO is hosting its monthly patent brown bag lunch and learn session in its San Jose office, from noon to 1:00 p.m. A supervisory patent examiner will give an overview of the patent system and answer general patent questions during a live information session. This session is designed for inventors, entrepreneurs, and those who would like to learn more about the patent system and have a beginning to intermediate knowledge of the patent…

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$30 - $90

“Patent Exhaustion – Plan Ahead for Potential Changes in Law”

April 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel Palo Alto, 4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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From the SVIPLA Website: "PROGRAM In February 2016, the en banc Federal Circuit decided Lexmark v. Impression Products, which may result in a landmark Supreme Court decision later this year or in early 2017, regarding the common law patent exhaustion doctrine. The disputes relate to core issues facing many patent owners: when does the patent owner's ability to enforce its patent end, and how may a patent owner impose restrictions that continue after the sale of patented goods. This presentation…

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Free

World IP Day 2016 – Bay Area

April 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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From the USPTO Website: "The Bay Area intellectual property community is invited to attend a cocktail reception and hear remarks from local leaders in intellectual property as we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day on April 21, 2016 at the Silicon Valley U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. World IP Day is celebrated around the world to promote discussion of the role of intellectual property in encouraging innovation and creativity. Speakers: John Cabeca, Director, Silicon Valley U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Honorable…

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Free

WIPO Match: IP Support for Developing Economies – Silicon Valley

April 22, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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From the USPTO Website: "Robust intellectual property (IP) systems help promote innovation, creativity, and economic growth. But parts of the developing world lack the infrastructure, resources, or expertise to unlock the full potential of their IP systems and assets. Voluntary private and public sector assistance can help these regions make IP systems easier to use and more widely available. These efforts benefit local communities and foreign supporters alike. WIPO’s new Match platform aims to amplify the impact of such efforts…

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Supreme Court Series: Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Cuozzo Speed Technologies LLC v. Lee Post-Argument Discussion

April 25, 2016 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
American University Washington College of Law – NT01 Ceremonial Classroom | Warren Building, 4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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From the CSUSA Website: "The DC Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA is pleased to join the the Federal Circuit Bar Association in cosponsoring the next program in the American University Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property's ongoing Supreme Court Series. A panel of counsel for amici and parties will discuss the case on the afternoon following oral argument before the Court. Issue in Kirtsaeng: What is the appropriate standard for awarding attorneys' fees to a prevailing…

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$40

World IP Day 2016, “Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined”

April 28, 2016 @ 4:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Entrance on Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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From the LES website: "Celebrate World IP Day 2016, the theme of which is "Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined," by joining us for an hour long docent tour of the Film, Video, New Media and other Modern Art galleries at Art Institute of Chicago. A networking reception will follow. LES Chicago Chapter is co-hosting this event with 2112, Chicago’s first business incubator focused on the development of entrepreneurs in music, film/video and creative-focused technology. LES Members of the Chicago Chapter, and…

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$50 - $60

Copyright Conversation with Marty Singer

April 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Olympic Collection Banquet & Conference Center, 11301 Olympic Boulevard, #204
Los Angeles, CA 90064 United States
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From the CSUSA Website: "Join the CSUSA Los Angeles Chapter for a discussion with attorney Martin Singer, who has represented dozens of celebrities in connection with online hacks, invasion of privacy, and misappropriation of protected content."

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$295

IP Business Basics 101

April 29, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Four Seasons Hotel Houston, 1300 Lamar Street
Houston, TX 77010 United States
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From the LES Website: "Introduction This one-day, deal-centric course has been designed by experienced License Executives Society (LES) (U.S.A. & Canada) executives for business and licensing professionals who are newer to the field in the United States and Canada. Whether it is a trademark, international brand, copyright, patent, knowhow, trade secrets, or a combination of some/all of these, recent transactions and auctions have confirmed the value of IP in business. This course is interactive and built around real-world examples and…

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May 2016
Free

Blurred Lines and Pretty Woman: Substantial Similarity and Fair Use in Music Infringement Cases

May 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Troutman Sanders LLP–Bank of America Plaza, 600 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 5200
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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From the CSUSA Website: "Music cases have been making headlines recently. The lines of copyright infringement have been blurred (pun intended) as courts struggle with applying differing and ill-defined tests for substantial similarity. And as the substantial similarity doctrine has struggled to keep up, many have wondered if fair use should play a larger role in the way music infringement cases are decided. This panel will highlight some recent decisions and discuss the state of substantial similarity and fair use…

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$25 - $65

Around the World with LES – A Celebration of World IP Day

May 10, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fox Rothschild, 101 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017 United States
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From the LES website: "New York City is home to a vibrant innovation ecosystem. From incubators to academic research centers to established private biotech companies and top pharmaceutical companies, innovation is thriving. Even with a wealth of talent and resources, the urban environment presents challenges in bringing innovative ideas to market. Join a discussion with our expert panel to hear how innovation is driven and fostered in New York City, and how initiatives and partnerships are overcoming the challenges of…

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$40 - $89

Economic Perspectives on Recent Patent Damages Rulings

May 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel Palo Alto, 4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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From the SVIPLA Website: "John C. Jarosz and Michael J. Chapman, economists with Analysis Group, Inc., will present an overview of the types of relief that are available in patent cases, and then discuss a host of Federal Circuit decisions that have been handed down over the last 6 years that have dramatically altered the damages landscape going forward. Finally, John and Michael will present their thoughts on how recent damages law has, and perhaps should, impact claim drafting. John…

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June 2016
$595 - $795

The IP Strategy Summit: Orange County 2016

June 1, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 5:15 pm

From the CenterForce Website: "The IP Landscape Has Changed: But Has Your Strategy? The IP environment has been turned upside-down over the last 24 months: ALICE v CLS cast uncertainty on the very nature of what's patentable Octane & Highmark ​decisions loosened up fee shifting standards Post issuance proceedings can create ​risky outcomes USPTO's 2nd round of AIA changes proposed in August... How Does All This Impact Your Portfolio Strategy? Come join thought leaders for a full day of learning,…

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$50 - $55

Patent Licensing Today 2016

June 22, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mariani’s Inn, 2500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95051 United States
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September 2016
Free

Silicon Valley Institute on Government and Technology

September 22, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Dentons, 1530 Page Mill Road Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA , 94304 United States
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Protecting your intellectual property: A series of monthly programs presented by our Government Contracts team Please join us for the first installment of a new series of programs on intellectual property (IP) and the federal contracting process. These 90-minute lunch programs will provide practical information on how companies that provide products or services to the government, as well as their investors, can best manage IP rights, from the bidding stage to project closeout, and with regard to the full range…

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October 2016
$150

WIPO Services & Initiatives San Jose Seminar

October 31, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
City Hall of San Jose, 200 East Santa Clara Street
San Jose , CA 95113 United States
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SAN JOSE SEMINAR "PROTECTING YOUR IP OVERSEAS: WIPO SERVICES & INITIATIVES" Monday, October 31, 2016 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM City Hall of San Jose, 200 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose In cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, and Association of Intellectual Property Firms SVIPLA is pleased to be a sponsor of the WIPO Services and Initiatives Seminar, October 31, in…

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November 2016
$695

The IP Strategy Summit: Silicon Valley 2016

November 15, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel Palo Alto, 4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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http://cf-conferences.com/conferences/the-ip-strategy-summit-silicon-valley-2016/overview The IP Landscape Has Changed: But Has Your Strategy? The IP environment has been turned upside-down over the last 24 months: ALICE v CLS cast uncertainty on the very nature of what's patentable Octane & Highmark decisions loosened up fee shifting standards Post issuance proceedings can create risky outcomes USPTO's 2nd round of AIA changes proposed in August... How Does All This Impact Your Portfolio Strategy? Come join thought leaders for a full day of learning, benchmarking and networking…

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$55

PRESERVING PATENT RIGHTS IN AN OPEN SOURCE ENVIRONMENT

November 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sheraton Palo Alto, El Camino Real
Pal Alto, CA 94301 United States
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http://les-svc.org/event/les-silicon-valley-presents-preserving-patent-rights-in-an-open-source-environment/ DESCRIPTION:  For over two decades, software developers and licensing professionals have argued about whether patent protection had any place in an open source development and distribution model. A couple of Silicon Valley IP veterans will address this question at a joint SVIPLA and the Licensing Executives Society-Silicon Valley Chapter dinner program. Mark Radcliffe, Global Chair of DLA Piper’s Open Source Software Practice, will be interviewed by Ron Laurie, Managing Director of Inflexion Point Strategy, with the opportunity for lots…

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$1537

MIP INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP FORUM 2016

November 29, 2016 @ 8:20 am - 5:35 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel Palo Alto, 4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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http://www.managingip.com/stub.aspx?stubid=32819 Registration is free of charge for in-house IP counsel, in-house patent / trade mark counsel, heads of legal Private practice save over $300 on membership to the Global Women in IP Network before Friday, 7 October REGISTRATION INCLUDES: - A single delegate place at the MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum 2016 in Palo Alto - Documentation material, breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch - Bronze level membership to the MIP Women in IP Global Network. All delegates are responsible for their own…

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$995

MIP EUROPEAN PATENT REFORM FORUM 2016

November 30, 2016 @ 8:15 am - 5:30 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel Palo Alto, 4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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http://www.managingip.com/stub.aspx?stubid=32741 http://www.managingip.com/pdfs/MIPEUPatentUSA2016/EUPatent16PA.pdf Academics, in-house IP counsel, in-house patent counsel and R&D professionals attend for FREE PAYMENT: All registration fees and invoices (where applicable) must be settled 14 days from the invoice issue date or the event date, whichever is sooner.  

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January 2017
$549 - $2599

18th Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protection Winter Agenda

January 23 @ 8:00 am - January 25 @ 5:00 pm
San Francisco,

https://www.anticounterfeitingsummitwest.com/ Actionable Strategies to Reduce Product Counterfeiting & Strengthen Your Brand Protection Initiatives Despite all your efforts to reduce trademark infringement and counterfeiting upon your brand, the fight continues. In today’s price-competitive and technology savvy marketplace, it’s imperative to develop a multi-disciplined approach to fighting the AC&BP uphill battle.  Although no brand is exempt from being victimized by counterfeiting activity; there are numerous AC&BP strategies that can empower your trademark positioning against such illicit activity. This is the event that…

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February 2017

Delivering Regenerative Medicine

February 15 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304 United States
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The Next Frontier in Health Care   An in-depth look at why and how you and your body repair injury Protecting the IP medical miracles of tomorrow When “living medicines” will change the field of medical care The program will show and cover the ground-breaking research taking place at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento by: Dr. Jan Nolta, Director UC Davis Stem Cell Program UC Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/stemcellresearch Dr. Gerhard Bauer, Director Good Manufacturing Practice…

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