Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at San Diego, CA

  • November 02, 2016
  • 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • San Diego, CA

Global Intellectual Property Systems CLE at San Diego, CA

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Location: Knobbe Martens, 12790 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

In coorperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization, United States Patent and Trademark Office, San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, and Association of Intellectual Property Firms

- Up to 6.5 hours of CLE available -

Program Agenda

8:45AM - 9:00AM  Registration
9:00AM - 9:10AM  Opening Session
  • John Sandage,  Deputy Director General, Patents and Technology Sector (PTS), WIPO
  • Susan Anthony, Global Intellectual Property Academy, USPTO
9:10AM - 9:40AM Introduction to WIPO Development of the International Legal Framework Major Intellectual Property Economic Studies 
  • John Sandage,  Deputy Director General, Patents and Technology Sector (PTS), WIPO
9:40AM - 10:40AM Global Intellectual Property Systems: The International Registration of Trademarks, Using the Madrid System
  • Matthew Forno, Senior Counselor, Information and Promotion Division, Brands and Designs Sector (BDS), WIPO
  • Attiya Malik, Attorney Advisor, Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy, USPTO
  • Jeff Van Hoosear, Partner, Knobbe, Marten, Olson & Bear, LLP
10:40AM - 10:55AM Refreshment Break 
10:55AM - 12:25PM Global Intellectual Property Systems: Protecting Your Inventions Internationally Using the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
  • Matthew Bryan, Director, PCT Legal Division, Patents and Technology Sector (PTS), WIPO
  • Charles Pearson, Director, International Patent Legal Administration, USPTO
  • Tom Arno, Co-Managing Partner, Knobbe, Marten, Olson & Bear, LLP
12:25PM - 1:05PM Lunch 
1:05PM - 2:05PM Global Intellectual Property Systems: The Hague System; a Simplified Application Process for Obtaining "Registered Designs" (or, "Design Patents"), for the Protection of Industrial Designs in Many International Jurisdictions
  • Matthew Forno, Senior Counselor, Information and Promotion Division, Brands and Designs Sector (BDS), WIPO
  • Charles Pearson, Director, International Patent Legal Administration, USPTO
2:05PM - 2:20PM Refreshment Break 
2:20PM - 3:50PM How WIPO Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Services (Which Provide Alternatives to Conventional Court Actions) May Be Used to More Efficiently Settle IP Disputes 
  • Matthew Bryan, Director, PCT Legal Division, Patents and Technology Sector (PTS), WIPO
  • Professor Thomas Barton, Professor of Law, California Western School of Law
  • Professor James Cooper, Professor of Law, California Western School of Law
Moderator:  Susan Anthony, Global Intellectual Property Academy, USPTO
3:50PM - 4:50PM How WIPO Databases and Tools May be Used to Support the Knowledge Economy 
  • Irene Kitsara, Industrial Property Information Officer, Access to Information and Knowledge Division, Innovation and Technology Support Section, Global Infrastructure Sector (GIS), WIPO
4:50PM - 5:00PM  Closing Session 
Registration includes refreshments, lunch, and access to written materials online. The fee is not charged by USPTO.

Sponsors


Association of Intellectual Property Firms

International, Independent, Specialty Firms

Tel 1-201-308-6948

Fax 1-201-461-6635

AIPF Executive Office

c/o RRR Associations, LLC

2125 Center Avenue, Suite 406

Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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