Upcoming Events

    • November 17, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, Northeastern Illinois University

    Inclusive Innovation Forum

    Date: November 17, 2018
    Location: Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, Northeastern Illinois University

    Hosted by the Office of Congressman Danny K. Davis, the World Intellectual Property Organization and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

    Program Agenda

     8:30 am - 9:00 am  Registration
     9:00 am - 9:20 am  Welcome Remarks by Congressman Danny Davis
     9:20 am - 9:25 am  Greetings from WIPO by John Sandage, WIPO Deputy Director General for Patents
     9:25 am - 9:30 am  Greetings from USPTO by Damian Porcari, USPTO Midwest Regional Director
     9:30 am - 10:15 am  Panel Discussion: The Importance of IP for Innovative, for Underserved Audiences
     Moderator: Christian Strachan, Co-Chair of the Business Advisory Taskforce
     10:20 am - 11:45 am  Patent Overview and Workshop
     Moderator: John Sandage, WIPO Deputy Director General for Patents
     11:45 am - 12:00 pm  Pre-Lunch Break
     12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  Working Lunch & Learn Panel Discussion: Resources Available in Chicago for Innovators
     Moderator: Christian Strachan, Co-Chair of the Business Advisory Taskforce
     1:50 pm - 2:50 pm  Trademark & Design Overview and Workshop
     Moderator: Damian Porcari, USPTO Midwest Regional Director

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    • May 20, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, MA

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Past Events

October 14, 2018 LES 2018 Annual Meeting
September 26, 2018 2018 Annual Meeting
September 23, 2018 IPO 2018 Annual Meeting
August 15, 2018 Patents and the IOT
May 21, 2018 AIPF Breakfast at the INTA Annual Meeting
May 09, 2018 I Need Your Advice! Tips, Traps and Strategies for International Patent Litigation
March 27, 2018 Challenges for IP Boutiques in the Recruitment and Retention of Personnel in the Millennial Age
February 14, 2018 Trademark Committee Virtual Roundtable
February 06, 2018 Functional Claiming
September 13, 2017 2017 AIPF Annual Meeting
July 26, 2017 Key Recent Trends in Calculating Patent Infringement Damages
June 20, 2017 When Good Lawyers Go Bad: Common Ethics Mistakes By IP Practitioners
May 22, 2017 AIPF Breakfast at the INTA Annual Meeting
May 17, 2017 The Dark Side of Domain Names
April 12, 2017 Nuances of North American Patent Law
March 28, 2017 Trademark Committee Virtual Roundtable
February 21, 2017 A Primer on the Updated 2017 TTAB Rules in Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings
January 25, 2017 After Final Patent Prosecution Strategy
December 07, 2016 Recent Law Change Concerning Chinese Patent Infringement Disputes: Interpretations (2) of SPC
November 04, 2016 Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at Salt Lake City, UT
November 02, 2016 Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at San Diego, CA
October 31, 2016 Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at San Jose, CA
October 26, 2016 The XYZ's of 3D Scanning: Making Reality Virtual
September 26, 2016 Patent Protection and Administrative Enforcement in China
September 14, 2016 2016 AIPF Annual Meeting
September 11, 2016 2016 IPO Annual Meeting
August 16, 2016 Non-Practicing Entities: How to Deal with Patent Trolls
July 21, 2016 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility
July 14, 2016 Trademark Committee Virtual Roundtable
May 05, 2016 Technology Risk Management and Cyber Liability for Law Firms and Their Clients
April 19, 2016 Best IP Protection Strategies for Wearable Tech Development
February 23, 2016 Patent Issue-Spotting for Trademark Lawyers
January 13, 2016 Navigating Influence: The Key to Sustaining Your Legal Practice
November 19, 2015 Lessons Learned from Recent Data Breaches, and Ten Critical Steps to Reduce Your Risks of Becoming the Next Target
October 28, 2015 Ensuring Your Partner Pay Plan Works: Evaluating Contributions of Originators and Producers of Legal work and Consequential Non-revenue Producing Activities
September 30, 2015 2015 AIPF Annual Meeting
September 27, 2015 2015 IPO Annual Meeting
August 19, 2015 Innovating with Universities
July 14, 2015 Effective Office Action Responses & Discovery Conferences in TTAB Proceedings
June 17, 2015 Overview of Patent Quality with the USPTO
June 09, 2015 USPTO's Future of Urban Innovation Summit - June 9th in NYC
May 20, 2015 Trial Practice Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Part II
May 04, 2015 AIPF Breakfast at the INTA Annual Meeting
October 22, 2014 WebIP Hour: The Streisand Effect: IP Litigation in the Wild West of Social Media
September 28, 2014 AIPF 2014 Annual Meeting

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