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Intellectual Property Institute

March 18-19, 2019
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Santa Monica, CA

The Intellectual Property Institute has forged a reputation for gathering national speakers to analyze sophisticated topics and provide practical takeaways. 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. There is also a special half day IP Remedies Workshop in the afternoon the day before the full day Institute (separate registration required).

2019 Intellectual Property Institute - Tuesday, March 19, 2019 

Join over 600 IP professionals for an unrivaled gathering of national speakers and a sophisticated discussion of emerging issues and best practices in copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret and related fields. Join Judges Albright (W.D. Tex.), Ellis (E.D. Va.), Gilliam (N.D. Cal.), Lynn (N.D. Tex.), Robart (W.D. Wash.), Schroeder (E.D. Tex.), Selna (C.D. Cal.), Boalick (PTAB), Boudreau (PTAB), and McNamara (ITC), Professor David Hickton (Founding Director of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security), plus leading academicians, in house counsel, a high ranking national official and top practitioners for two days of learning and networking at the beach covering the lastest IP topics: judicial perspectives on IP, IP year in review, copyright issues in AI, fair use in the digital environment, global patent litigation and forum selection, mediating a trademark case, preventing online infringement, issues at the intersection of the PTO, PTAB and the District Court, and emerging trends in trademark remedies.

Half-Day IP Damages Workshop - Monday Afternoon, March 18, 2019

IP lawsuits are becoming increasingly complex, with numerous types of IP rights being asserted in the same action and relating to the same activity. This interactive workshop takes place on Monday afternoon, March 18, 2019, and will explore recent developments on damages in IP cases from trial and appellate courts, as well as strategies and best practices in preparing for and presenting a damages case at trial. A separate registration and fee is required, and seating is limited, so register early!

Click here for the complete program brochure for this year's Institute. Recent Institutes have sold out, so be sure to register early. Early Bird discounts end February 15th.

Springtime on the Beach in Sunny Southern California

The Institute returns to overlook the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. For over a century, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows has welcomed guests to its Santa Monica oceanfront location. Combining historic elegance with modern appointments, luxury hotel offers a beautiful swimming pool, swaying palm trees, sea breezes, and extensive meeting facilities. From the exquisitely manicured grounds to the casual elegance of the guest rooms and suites, this luxury Santa Monica oceanfront hotel will provide an unforgettable experience.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are currently accepting sponsors for the 2019 Intellectual Property Institute. Sponsorship includes ticketing, publicity and other benefits, depending on the level of sponsorship chosen. Click here to learn more about sponsoring the Institute, including information about our basic sponsorship option and the sponsorship of meals, receptions, breaks and giveaways. Let us tailor your sponsorship opportunity to best serve your needs.

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