Intellectual Property Institute


Intellectual Property Institute Intellectual Property Institute


March 24, 2015
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live

Intellectual Property Institute

The Intellectual Property Institute has forged a reputation for gathering national speakers to analyze sophisticated topics and provide practical takeaways to attendees. Focusing on copyright, patent and trademark law, the Institute features morning plenary sessions, a luncheon keynote address, afternoon tracked breakout sessions, and six networking opportunities, including a special networking breakfast for women in IP and a hosted cocktail reception at the end of the day.

Past speakers have included Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Judges Kozinski (9th Cir.), Leval (2nd Cir.), Linn (Fed. Cir.), Mayer (Fed. Cir.), Michel (Fed. Cir.), Rader (Fed. Cir.), and Wardlaw (9th Cir.), Federal District Court Judges Alsup (N.D. Cal.), Davis (E.D. Tex.), Feess (C.D. Cal.), Fogel (N.D. Cal.), Folsom (E.D. Tex.), Gilstrap (E.D. Tex.), Guilford (C.D. Cal.), Kronstadt (C.D. Cal.), Love (E.D. Tex.), Matz (C.D. Cal.), Morrow (C.D. Cal.), Parker (E.D. Tex.), Pregerson (C.D. Cal.), Rader (Fed. Cir.), Snyder (C.D. Cal.), Tevrizian (C.D. Cal.), Ward (E.D. Tex.), Wu (C.D. Cal.), and Zagel (N.D. III.), ITC Judge Luckern, Congressmen Berman and Waxman, FTC Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch and the general counsels of the PTO and Copyright Office.

The 2015 Institute

Planning is underway for the 2015 Intellectual Property Institute. We anticipate programming will be similar to that of the past Institutes. Past guests and featured speakers have included Fadi Chehade (President and Chief Executive Officer, ICANN), Erwin Chemerinsky (Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, UC Irvine School of Law), Deborah Cohn, Commissioner for Trademarks, and a roster of judges including the Hon. Kimberly Moore (Fed. Cir.), the Hon. Leonard Davis (E.D. Tex.), the Hon. Andrew Guilford (C.D. Cal.), the Hon. Faith Hochberg (D.N.J.), the Hon. John Kronstadt (C.D. Cal.), the Hon. Richard Posner and the Hon. James Robart (W. Dist. Wash.).

For a guide to the programming for the 2014 Institute, click here.

Winter in Sunny Southern California

The USC Gould School of Law Intellectual Property Institute will be held March 24, 2015 in downtown Los Angeles at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live.

Located steps away from STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, The GRAMMY Museum and an array of downtown restaurants, entertainment venues and nightspots, The Ritz-Carlton/JW Marriott at L.A. Live is a glittering star among Los Angeles luxury hotels, bringing a sleek, sophisticated atmosphere, refined service and sweeping views at every turn. A modern glass structure that soars high above the city, this urban oasis engages the city’s dynamic surroundings to provide guests with plenty of entertaining moments and cultural experiences. From food to fashion, art to opera, cinema to sports, the hotel offers a true sense of place that never fails to elicit a second take.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are currently accepting sponsors for the 2015 Intellectual Property Institute. Sponsorship of the Institute includes ticketing, publicity and other benefits, depending on the level of sponsorship chosen. Click here to learn more about sponsoring the 2015 Institute, including information about our basic sponsorship option and the sponsorship of meals, receptions, breaks and give aways. Let us tailor your sponsorship opportunity to best serve your needs.