Intellectual Property Owners Association Ipo Annual Meeting

Intellectual property owners association ipo annual meeting

The Voice of IP Owners

The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will be holding its 46th Annual Meeting on September 23-25, 2018 in Chicago, IL.  Among the presentations being offered at the annual meeting are:

• A Year in Review: Patent Case Law Update
• AIA Estoppel: A New Flavor of Collateral Estoppel and/or Res Judicata?
• The Intersection of IP and Open Source
• Navigating the E-Discovery Minefield; International Litigation and Availability of Discovery Under 28 U.S.C.

• Business Methods (computer implemented inventions) Workshop
• The Supreme AIA Update: A Triple-Header
• The Practice of IP Law in the Age of Machine Learning, Knowledge Management, and Blockchain
• Protecting Your Trade Secrets in Todays' Global Village
• How Corporations Hedge Against Emerging Technology
• Protecting Software in the Pharmaceutical and Health Care Industries
• Global Dossier
• Strategies for Addressing Gender Disparity in Patenting
• Managing Risks of Willful Infringement: Practical Considerations and Guidelines
• Attorney-Client Privilege: Considerations for General Communications and Communications During Patent Preparation and Prosecution
• Time to Call 911 (Emergency!) on 101: Is Patent Eligibility Doctrine Undermining U.S.

Intellectual property owners association ipo annual meeting

Leadership in Innovation?
• Finding Common Ground: Best Practices for Efficiently Prosecuting Patent Applications at the USPTO
• Portfolio Management: Strategy and Value Behind IP Audits
• Ethics Session: Conflicts of Interest

In addition, Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S.

Patent and Trademark Office will present a keynote address on September 24, and Hon. Kathleen O'Malley, Circuit Judge, U.S.

Intellectual property owners association ipo annual meeting

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will present a keynote address on September 25.

A program for the meeting, including an agenda, descriptions of the scheduled sessions, and list of speakers, can be obtained here.

The registration fee for the meeting is $500 (government/academic), $995 (IPO members), or $1,675 (non-members).  Those interested in registering for the meeting can do so here.