Intellectual Property Institute


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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

The 2015 Institute will feature Jonathan Anschell (CBS), Gary Roberts (Fox) and John Rogovin (Warner Bros.), the general counsel from major studios and networks who will share their insights in our luncheon presentation. Professors Lemley, Nimmer and McCarthy will return for their popular IP Year in Review. The Hon. Joy Flowers Conti (W.D. Pa.), the Hon. Rodney Gilstrap (E.D. Tex.), the Hon. Barbara Lynn (N.D. Tex.), the Hon. Gregory Sleet (D. Del.) and the Hon. Leonard Stark (D. Del.) will discuss the new world of intellectual property; the Hon. Marilyn Huff (S.D. Cal.), the Hon. S. James Otero (C.D. Cal.) and the Hon. Paul Singh Grewal (N.D. Cal.) will talk about emerging trends in patent litigation, and the Hon. Faith Hochberg (D.N.J.) and the Hon. James Donald Smith (PTAB) consider the new world of PTAB proceedings.

There will also be a special Patent Damages Rountable discussion the day before the Institute, March 23, 2015. The Roundtable will also take place at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live.

To view the complete programming guide to the 2015 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.