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March 2018
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Venture Summit

March 13 - May 14
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara, CA 95054 United States
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SVIPLA is pleased to be an industry partner with youngStartUp Ventures for Venture Summit | West 2018 being held on March 13-14, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. This exclusive venture summit brings together over 500 Venture Capitalists, Corporate VCs, Angel Investors, Investment Bankers and CEOs of early stage and emerging growth companies, features more than 50 leading VCs on interactive panel discussions, and presentations from more than 50 top innovators and high-level networking opportunities. A…

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April 2018

Hands-on Patent Search Workshop

April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Hands-on Patent Search Workshop As part of its Patents Education Curriculum, the Silicon Valley USPTO will host a two-hour workshop on patent searching. Learn to search databases used by patent examiners on the USPTO Universal Public Workstations (UPWS) which are publicly available at the regional office. A supervisory patent examiner will instruct the attendees on the following: What are the benefits of searching? Where can you search? When should you search? How do you search using USPTO search tools? This session is…

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“The Evolving Role of IP in the Innovation Economy Globally and Across Industries”

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise World Headquarters, 3000 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304 United States
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REGISTER Online registration ends Monday, April 23, 2018. Prior to April 20: LES Member: $100.00 Non-Member: $110.00 LES Student: $55.00 After April 20: LES Member: $110.00 Non-Member: $120.00 LES Student Member:$65.00 _____________________________________________________________________________ Join LES-SVC in celebrating World IP Day – April 25, 2018 In 2000, the World Intellectual Property Organization member states designated April 26 – the day the WIPO Convention came into force in 1970 – as World IP Day with the aim of increasing general understanding of IP.  Since then, World IP Day has offered…

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LES-SVC 18th Annual Meeting

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise World Headquarters, 3000 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304 United States
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Thursday, April 25, 2018 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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Design Day 2018 – Silicon Valley Webcast

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Spend the day at this free seminar with USPTO Design Examiners, Managers, Design Patent Practitioners and Industrial Designers from across the country. Join us to hear lively and thought-provoking discussions about various aspects of design patents, from conception through enforcement.  Several of the sessions will be delayed broadcasts from the Alexandria program. No CLE credit is offered for this event. Presentation/Discussion Topics will include:  Update from the Director of Technology Center 2900 Return of the popular Patent Prosecution Best Practices Panel…

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Branding and Trademarking Your Product

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 150 E. San Fernando St. SJPL Works, Third Floor
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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The next installment of the Navigating Through the Invention Process: From Idea to Product to Market series focuses on the next step in process, "Branding and Trademarking your Product." In this session you will learn about developing a brand and bringing value to your product(s) by trademarking. In addition, best practices will be shared in continuing to protect your brand after your trademark is registered. Inventor and businessman Mark Publicover, co-founder of JumpSport (https://www.jumpsport.com/), shares his insight in developing a successful brand.   More about the Navigating Through the…

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Patent Application Filing Basics

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Patent Application Filing Basics Join us for a presentation on the basics of filing a patent application. This session is designed for inventors, entrepreneurs, and those who would like to learn more about filing a patent application. This session focuses on capturing your invention throughout your disclosure (e.g., specification, drawings, and claims) and will briefly discuss formality requirements (e.g., fonts sizes, margins, etc.). Additionally, attendees should have a basic understanding of patents. We encourage you to attend one of our Patent…

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Patent Application Filing Basics

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
San Diego Public Library, 330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Join us for a presentation on the basics of filing a patent application. This session is designed for inventors, entrepreneurs, and those who would like to learn more about filing a patent application. This session focuses on capturing your invention throughout your disclosure (e.g., specification, drawings, and claims) and will briefly discuss formality requirements (e.g., fonts sizes, margins, etc.). Additionally, attendees should have a basic understanding of patents. We encourage you to attend one of our Patent Lunch and Learn sessions…

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Leveraging Automation to Improve Patent Management Efficiency

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, Crowne Plaza Hotel 4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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PROGRAM: The presentation will focus on how automation software can streamline the patent management process through various stages with the client and patent office, dramatically improving the productivity and accuracy of the process. Jeff Cashen, AppColl, Inc., will present examples of how time consuming routines in managing IP portfolios can be transformed into automated processes, enabling collaboration, prompt decision-making, accurate reporting and transparency. SPEAKER: Jeff Cashen, co-founder and COO, AppColl, Inc. As COO of AppColl, Jeff serves as the first…

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May 2018

World IP Day Event – An Afternoon at Thinkabit Lab

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab, 5880 Oberlin Drive
San Diego, CA 92121 United States
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Join us for an afternoon celebration of  World Intellectual Property Day(link is external), an annual event highlighting the  role intellectual property (IP) rights play in our everyday lives. Local women business leaders will share their perspectives on powering change through innovation and creativity, this year's World IP Day theme. Visitors will experience the "Q Chronicles" and observe the renowned Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab(link is external), "an exploration space that inspires students to become the next generation of STEM innovators." Event Flyer: World IP Day 2018 - San Diego…

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Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour The Silicon Valley USPTO will host an informational public tour of its office located in the 3-story Wing building of the San Jose City Hall Complex. Participants will tour the office and learn about the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office from USPTO representatives. The event is free and open to the public. Please register by May 3, 2018. Register Now(link is external) Please note that the Silicon Valley USPTO is a federal facility. Visitors are required to show…

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Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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The Silicon Valley USPTO will host an informational public tour of its office located in the 3-story Wing building of the San Jose City Hall Complex. Participants will tour the office and learn about the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office from USPTO representatives. The event is free and open to the public. Please register by May 3, 2018. Register Now(link is external) Please note that the Silicon Valley USPTO is a federal facility. Visitors are required to show a valid form of government-issued…

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Trademark Tuesday

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Trademark Tuesday The Silicon Valley USPTO hosts an interactive question and answer session with the Trademark Assistance Center (TAC). During this virtual meeting with TAC, 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. This event is intended for individuals with a beginning to intermediate level of knowledge of trademarks. To get the most out of this…

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Trademark Tuesday

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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The Silicon Valley USPTO hosts an interactive question and answer session with the Trademark Assistance Center (TAC). During this virtual meeting with TAC, 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. This event is intended for individuals with a beginning to intermediate level of knowledge of trademarks. To get the most out of this event, we…

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World IP Day Event – International IP Strategies for Life Science Companies

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Perkins Coie LLP, 1201 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Join us to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day 2018 (link is external)with John Cabeca, Director, West Coast Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as he discusses intellectual property (IP) strategies for innovation companies with a special focus on issues relating to medical devices and biotechnology.  World IP Day is an annual event that highlights the role intellectual property rights play in our everyday lives.  Learn from local women business leaders share their career experiences powering change through innovation and creativity, this year's World IP…

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Multi-Layered, International Patent and Design Protection for Cloud-Enabled Consumer Products

May 17 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1400 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto , CA 94304 United States
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Panel Discussion and Networking Lunch REGISTER Online registration ends Tuesday, May 15, 2018. EARLY BIRD: Prior to May 10: LES Member: $40.00 Non-Member: $45.00 LES Student Member: $25.00 After May 10: LES Member: $50.00 Non-Member: $55.00 LES Student Member: $35.00   Program: Using a case study, the panelists will explore IP protection strategies adopted by Google/Nest to protect key aspects of a well-known Google/Nest smart home product with an eye to preventing copying and enabling licensing opportunities. Panel: Bradley, Riel, IP Counsel, Google Brad, as IP…

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Introduction to Patents

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Introduction to Patents The Silicon Valley USPTO hosts a monthly Introduction to Patents 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 system. This event is free…

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Introduction to Patents

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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The Silicon Valley USPTO hosts a monthly Introduction to Patents 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 system. This event is free and open to…

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Hands-on Patent Search Workshop

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Hands-on Patent Search Workshop As part of its Patents Education Curriculum, the Silicon Valley USPTO will host a two-hour workshop on patent searching. Learn to search databases used by patent examiners on the USPTO Universal Public Workstations (UPWS) which are publicly available at the regional office. A supervisory patent examiner will instruct the attendees on the following: What are the benefits of searching? Where can you search? When should you search? How do you search using USPTO search tools? This session is…

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Hands-on Patent Search Workshop

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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As part of its Patents Education Curriculum, the Silicon Valley USPTO will host a two-hour workshop on patent searching. Learn to search databases used by patent examiners on the USPTO Universal Public Workstations (UPWS) which are publicly available at the regional office. A supervisory patent examiner will instruct the attendees on the following: What are the benefits of searching? Where can you search? When should you search? How do you search using USPTO search tools? This session is designed for inventors, entrepreneurs,…

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Patent Application Filing Basics

May 24 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Join us for a presentation on the basics of filing a patent application. This session is designed for inventors, entrepreneurs, and those who would like to learn more about filing a patent application. This session focuses on capturing your invention throughout your disclosure (e.g., specification, drawings, and claims) and will briefly discuss formality requirements (e.g., fonts sizes, margins, etc.). Additionally, attendees should have a basic understanding of patents.  We encourage you to attend one of our Patent Lunch and Learn sessions…

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Patent Application Filing Basics

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Patent Application Filing Basics Join us for a presentation on the basics of filing a patent application. This session is designed for inventors, entrepreneurs, and those who would like to learn more about filing a patent application. This session focuses on capturing your invention throughout your disclosure (e.g., specification, drawings, and claims) and will briefly discuss formality requirements (e.g., fonts sizes, margins, etc.). Additionally, attendees should have a basic understanding of patents.  We encourage you to attend one of our Patent…

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June 2018

IPBC Global 2018 The Annual Event for Global IP Leaders

June 10 @ 8:00 am - July 12 @ 5:00 pm
Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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LES-SVC has partnered with IAM in its upcoming IPBC Global, June 10-12, 2018 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. IPBC is able to offer a 20% discounted rate to LES-SVC – see below. IAM’s 11th annual IPBC Global will be an unmatched opportunity to put yourself at the heart of discussions involving those who make the world’s IP weather. The programme featuring top-level IP business experts will provide key strategic insights into cutting-edge value creation issues, and offer deep insights…

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