2017 Annual Meeting

September 13 - September 15
Marriott Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA

Attendees: Thank you for registering for the AIPF 2017 Annual Meeting scheduled from September 13 to September 15 at the Marriott Fisherman's Wharf Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Please click on the link below to obtain 2017 Annual Meeting Materials, CLE Forms, and Attendees List. 


The Challenges for In-House Counsel in a Changing IP Landscape

    • Jason Rogers, IP Counsel and Attorney, Ford Motor Company, USA
    • Jonathan Stroud, Chief Patent Counsel, Unified Patents Inc., USA
    • Gabriel Kleiman, Assistant General Counsel, Pfizer Inc., USA
    • Moderator: Carlos Olarte, Partner, Olarte Moure, Colombia

Monetizing Intellectual Property: Perspectives from Patent Brokers

    • Robert Aronoff, Managing Partner, Pluritas LLC, USA
    • Steven Horowitz, Founder & Principal, Ovidian Group LLC, USA
    • Moderator: Jennifer Bailey, Erise IP P.A., USA

Global Trademark Update

    • Isabelle Jomphe, Partner, Goudreau Gage Dubuc, Canada
    • Martin Viefhues, Managing Director, Jonas Rechtsanwaltsegesellschaft mbG, Germany
    • Laura WInston, Partner, Kim Winston LLP, USA
    • Moderator: Cheryl Burbach, Partner, Hovey Williams LLPC, USA

Brand Owners in ICANN-land: The REAL Virtual Reality of Domain Name Expansion

    • J. Scott Evans, Director-Trademarks, Adobe Systems Inc., USA
    • Moderator: Brett Lunn, Partner, FB Rice, Australia

The Intersection of Legal Ethics with Data Security

    • Rebecca Stroder, Vice President-Legal, Fire-Eye Inc., USA
    • Moderator: Jennifer Bailey, Partner, Erise IP P.A., USA & Ricardo Enrique Antequera, Partner, Antequera Parilli & Rodriguez, Venezuela

Inventorship Issues Across Jurisdictions

    • Victor Garrido, Partner, Dumont, Mexico
    • Felix Klopmeier, Partner, Lang & Rahmann Rechtsanwalte, Germany
    • Timothy Letters, Partner, Letters & Thoo Ltd., Hong Kong
    • Moderator: Andrew Ritter, Associate, Sughrue Mion PLLC, USA


Social Media and Personal Branding Essentials

    • Susan Kostal, Legal Marketing & Content Strategist, USA
    • Moderator: Christopher Agrawal, Partner, Bookoff McAndrews PLLC, USA

Law Firm Leadership: Responding to Uncertainty

    • Lynn Jordan, Partner, Kelly IP, USA
    • Brett Lunn, Partner, FB Rice, Australia
    • Carlos Olarte, Partner, Olarte Moure, Colombia
    • Robert Watson, Partner, Mewburn Ellis LLP, UK
    • Moderator: Christopher Agrawal, Partner, Bookoff McAndrews PLLC, USA






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