University of Texas School of Law
22nd Annual
Advanced Patent Law Institute
Austin Nov 2-3, 2017 Four Seasons Hotel
Conference Concluded
Live Webcast Nov 2-3, 2017
Conference Concluded
PREMIERE SPONSOR
IPFC Corp.

EVENT SPONSORS
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Vinson & Elkins LLP

SPONSORS
Bracewell LLP
Charles River Associates
Conley Rose, P.C.
DuBois Bryant & Campbell
Duff & Phelps, LLC
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Jackson Walker
Jones Day
McKool Smith
Norton Rose Fulbright
Ocean Tomo, LLC
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Thompson & Knight LLP
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Winstead PC
Winston & Strawn LLP
 

UT Law CLE

2017 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Program Features
UT Law's 22nd Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute in Austin covers the latest developments in patent law and features a sophisticated array of prosecution and litigation topics. Hear from nationally recognized faculty including senior IP counsel of major corporations, patent prosecution and litigation experts from around the nation, U.S. District Court Judges, and leading academics. This year’s program features:
  • A review of the year’s key Federal Circuit and Supreme Court cases by Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School
  • A discussion on the Evolving Patent Valuation Landscape and the interplay between innovation and the rising costs of enforcement
  • Section 101 and a look at how the courts and USPTO continue to apply Alice 
  • Strategies for strengthening your PTAB trial record for appeal
  • Changes to the on-sale bar rule under the AIA
  • Approaches for acquiring, managing, and asserting patent portfolios
  • Emerging technologies and how they are impacting the legal landscape
  • ITC trends and hot topics
  • Patent litigation around the world and the growing popularity of jurisdictions like Canada, China and Germany
  • Insight from sitting U.S. District Court Judges, including Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo (SDCA), Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg (EDPA) and Judge Robert W. Schroeder III (EDTX) and their experiences hearing patent cases
  • A Friday Breakfast Presentation, hosted by Women in IP, on the Ethical Considerations of Career Transitions
  • 3.25 hours of ethics, including presentations on Patent Prosecution and Malpractice, and Recent Developments in Attorney-Client Privilege in Patent Litigation
  • Multiple networking opportunities with program faculty and fellow practitioners, including the Thursday Evening Networking Reception

UT Law CLE

2017 Advanced Patent Law Institute

11/23/17
Schedule

Thursday Morning

Presiding Officer:
Michael P. Adams, Austin, TX

7:30 am

Austin Only

Registration Opens

Includes continental breakfast.

8:20 am
Welcoming Remarks

8:30 am

1.00 hr

Year in Review: Key Federal Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court Decisions

A summary of the most significant Supreme Court and Federal Circuit decisions of the past year.

Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School and Durie Tangri LLP - Stanford and San Francisco, CA

9:30 am

0.75 hr

Recent Developments in Claims Construction

Claim construction continues to be the axis about which patent preparation/prosecution, trials, appeals, and AIA post grant review proceedings all revolve. Hear the latest Federal Circuit and trial court claim construction cases, and the PTAB's claim construction "rules, practices and so-forth," including revived O2 Micro issues and latest Dell/SAS and APA restrictions.

Kenneth R. Adamo, Kirkland & Ellis LLP - Chicago, IL

10:15 am
Break

10:30 am

0.50 hr

Section 101 Update

The courts and the USPTO continue to apply Alice in determining whether a patent contains eligible subject matter. Review recent decisions and developments involving eligibility and any lessons to be learned.

Steve Borgman, Vinson & Elkins LLP - Houston, TX

11:00 am

0.50 hr

Design Patents: In Anticipation of Functionality

Anticipation and functionality are two of the most shrouded and misunderstood areas of design patent law. This presentation unpacks these two areas, providing ample ammunition for overcoming rejections and countering defenses.

Perry Saidman, Saidman DesignLaw Group, LLC - Silver Spring, MD

11:30 am

0.75 hr

Patent Litigation Around the World: Canada, China, and Germany

Explore the good, the bad and the ugly of patent litigation jurisdictions that are growing in popularity, including Canada, China, and Germany.

Kevin Kudlac, Greenberg Traurig, LLP - Austin, TX

12:15 pm

Austin Only

Pick Up Lunch (in Austin)

Included in registration.

Thursday Afternoon

Presiding Officer:
James J. Nawrocki, IPFC Corp. - Houston, TX

LUNCHEON PRESENTATION

Thank You to Our Sponsor

Baker Botts L.L.P.

12:35 pm

0.50 hr ethics

Emerging Technologies: Law and Regulation 

Discuss emerging technologies—artificial intelligence, internet of things, and 3D printing—and their impact on the legal landscape. 

Hilda C. Galvan, Jones Day - Dallas, TX

 
1:05 pm
Break

1:20 pm

1.00 hr

Patenting in the Life Sciences: Prosecution Issues, Key Cases, and Hot Topics

Hear updates on the USPTO’s position on Section 101 and relevant case law decisions, and take a tour of the recent CRISPR patent wars. 

Ana C. Ward, Austin, TX

2:20 pm

0.50 hr

Patent Portfolio Strategies

Changes in legislation, case law, and administrative procedures, coupled with broader societal changes such as globalization and the shift to information-based technologies, are profoundly impacting the ways in which patents are exploited and valued as business assets. Strategies for acquiring, managing, and asserting patent portfolios are discussed in light of these influences.

Steven H. Slater, Slater Matsil, LLP - Dallas, TX

2:50 pm

0.50 hr

Infringement Remedies

Remedies for infringement are in play. Damages law continues to evolve, including whether or when transactions, sales or uses abroad can be recovered for U.S. patents. Halo changed the law on enhanced damages, but the results in the district courts and the Federal Circuit. The record of cases since Octane Fitness show attorneys’ fee awards are becoming bigger and more common.  Damages law post-VirnetX and post-D-Link continues to develop in patent cases. Equitable remedies and administrative remedies (exclusion orders) are examined.

Danielle Joy "DJ" Healey, Fish & Richardson P.C. - Houston, TX

3:20 pm
Break

3:30 pm

0.50 hr

Defending Against Allegations of Willful Infringement Post-Halo

A discussion on the various strategies to consider in defending against allegations of willful infringement since the Halo decision.

Christa Brown-Sanford, Baker Botts - Dallas, TX

4:00 pm

0.50 hr

Standard Essential Patents and FRAND Royalties

With SEPs and FRAND commitments remaining critical in the high-tech sectors, several recent district court and Trade Commission actions centered on the valuing and enforcing of FRAND commitments and royalties. Hear what that means to SEP holders and standard users.

John R. Keville, Winston & Strawn LLP - Houston, TX

4:30 pm

1.00 hr
0.50 hr ethics

Judicial Panel

Hear distinguished judges from the District Court discuss their experiences hearing and trying patent cases.

Moderator:
Alan D Albright, Bracewell - Austin, TX
Panelists:
Hon. Cathy Ann Bencivengo, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California - San Diego, CA
Hon. Mitchell S. Goldberg, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
Hon. Robert W. Schroeder III, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas - Texarkana, TX

5:30 pm
Adjourn

Austin Only

Networking Reception (in Austin from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.)

Join us for drinks and hors d'oeuvres with program faculty and attendees.
 
Thank You to Our Sponsor
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Friday Morning

Presiding Officer:
Shirley Webster, Ocean Tomo, LLC - Houston, TX

7:30 am

Austin Only

Conference Room Opens

Includes continental breakfast.

BREAKFAST PRESENTATION

8:00 am

0.75 hr ethics

Women in IP Friday Breakfast Presentation: Ethical Considerations of Career Transitions 

A discussion on the ethical considerations involved in making transitions between professional avenues including private practice, in-house counsel, and government roles.  

Moderator:
Elise Selinger, Conley Rose, PC - Plano, TX
Panelists:
Mollybeth Kocialski, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Rocky Mountain Region - Denver, CO
Betty Ellsworth Ungerman, Lennox International Inc. - Richardson, TX

 
8:45 am
Break

9:00 am

0.50 hr

Patent Prosecution Tips and Traps

Drawing upon several “traps” observed in litigation or IPR practice, this presentation discusses patent prosecution tactics with an eye toward eventual assertion.

Kirk Dorius, Dorius Law PC - Austin, TX
Stephen A. Mason, Michael Best - Austin, TX

9:30 am

0.50 hr

The PTAB: Five Years Later

We have come a long way since the start of the PTAB on September 16, 2012. Hear how the PTAB has significantly impacted the patent holder, challengers, and the courts, with some focus on changes within the PTAB itself and discussion of the possible directions for its continuing evolution.

Hon. Teresa Stanek Rea, Crowell & Moring, LLP - Washington, DC

10:00 am

0.50 hr

ITC Update: Hot Topics and Trends

Stay up-to-date about the latest trends and issues at the ITC, including subject matter patent invalidity under Section 101, antitrust, importation, and domestic industry.

Veronica Ascarrunz, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. - Washington, DC

10:30 am
Break

10:45 am

0.50 hr ethics

Recent Developments in Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product in Patent Litigation

Explore two recent developments in attorney-client privilege and work product in patent litigation. As more plaintiffs use litigation funding as a means to pursue their claims, case law is developing as to the discoverability of communications with the litigation funder. In addition, the Texas Supreme Court is considering whether communications with patent agents are protected under Texas law.

Lindsay Leavitt, McKool Smith - Austin, TX
Kat Li, McKool Smith - Austin, TX

11:15 am

0.50 hr

Strategies for Strengthening your PTAB Trial Record for Appeal

Learn how to provide substantial evidence support for factual findings, preserve error, and otherwise maximize your chances for success at the Federal Circuit.

Raghav Bajaj, Haynes and Boone, LLP - Austin, TX
J. Andrew Lowes, Haynes and Boone, LLP - Richardson, TX

11:45 am

0.50 hr

IPR Case Studies: Why and How to Obtain an Earlier Effective Filing Date

Obtaining an earlier effective filing date in an IPR proceeding is not always straightforward. Hear a discussion of cases in which patent owners and petitioners alike have sought to obtain an earlier effective date, and identify the reasons for their success or failure. 

Andrew Liddell, Norton Rose Fulbright - Austin, TX

12:15 pm

Austin Only

Pick Up Lunch (in Austin)

Included in registration.

Friday Afternoon

Presiding Officer:
William D. Wiese, DuBois, Bryant & Campbell, L.L.P. - Austin, TX

LUNCHEON PRESENTATION

Thank You to Our Sponsor

Dickinson Wright PLLC

12:35 pm

0.75 hr

The Evolving Patent Valuation Landscape

The implementation of the America Invents Act, as well as judicial decisions over the past decade relating to injunctive relief, to apportionment for the value of the patented invention relative to implementing products as a whole, and to the effect of industry standards on valuation have sparked debate. From both an economic and a practical perspective, this panel discusses whether valuations appropriately recognize and encourage innovation considering the rising costs of enforcement. 

Moderator:
Richard L. Wynne Jr., Thompson & Knight LLP - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
W. Christopher Bakewell, Duff and Phelps, LLC - Houston, TX
Robert H. Heath, RPX Corporation - San Francisco, CA
Jennifer B. Wuamett, NXP Semiconductors - Austin, TX

 
1:20 pm
Break

1:35 pm

0.75 hr

Patent Valuation and Due Diligence in Negotiation

In today’s high-tech markets, developing technology or securing the rights to technology is an important part of launching successful products and services. Firms differentiate their products and services by developing or procuring unique technology/IP that they hope will provide their products and services with enhanced commercial value and/or a competitive advantage. Review the effect recent court decisions have had on the value of patents/technology, company valuation, licensing arrangements and fees, and patent strategies in various contexts and various transactions.

Abha Divine, Techquity Capital Management - Austin, TX
Keith E. Witek, Tesla Motors - Austin, TX
James D. Woods, Economic Analytics Consulting, LLC - Houston, TX

2:20 pm

0.50 hr

The "New" On-Sale Bar Under the AIA

Discuss the change of the on-sale bar rule under the AIA and the impact of the Federal Circuit’s decision in Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. regarding “secret” sales and offers for sale as prior art under Section 102 (post-AIA).

Ross Spencer Garsson, Dickinson Wright PLLC - Austin, TX

2:50 pm

1.00 hr ethics

Patent Prosecution and Malpractice

Understand conflicts of interest and other forms of liability and risk that can arise during patent prosecution, addressing recent cases, and potential means to reduce exposure.

David Hricik, Mercer University School of Law and Taylor English Duma LLP - Macon and Atlanta, GA

3:50 pm
Adjourn

UT Law CLE

2017 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Faculty

Conference Faculty

Kenneth R. Adamo
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Chicago, IL
Alan D Albright
Bracewell
Austin, TX
Veronica Ascarrunz
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.
Washington, DC
Raghav Bajaj
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Austin, TX
W. Christopher Bakewell
Duff and Phelps, LLC
Houston, TX
Hon. Cathy Ann Bencivengo
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
San Diego, CA
Steve Borgman
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Houston, TX
Christa Brown-Sanford
Baker Botts
Dallas, TX
Abha Divine
Techquity Capital Management
Austin, TX
Kirk Dorius
Dorius Law PC
Austin, TX
Hilda C. Galvan
Jones Day
Dallas, TX
Ross Spencer Garsson
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Austin, TX
Hon. Mitchell S. Goldberg
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Danielle Joy "DJ" Healey
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Houston, TX
Robert H. Heath
RPX Corporation
San Francisco, CA
David Hricik
Mercer University School of Law and Taylor English Duma LLP
Macon and Atlanta, GA
John R. Keville
Winston & Strawn LLP
Houston, TX
Mollybeth Kocialski
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Rocky Mountain Region
Denver, CO
Kevin Kudlac
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Austin, TX
Lindsay Leavitt
McKool Smith
Austin, TX
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School and Durie Tangri LLP
Stanford and San Francisco, CA
Kat Li
McKool Smith
Austin, TX
Andrew Liddell
Norton Rose Fulbright
Austin, TX
J. Andrew Lowes
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Richardson, TX
Stephen A. Mason
Michael Best
Austin, TX
Hon. Teresa Stanek Rea
Crowell & Moring, LLP
Washington, DC
Perry Saidman
Saidman DesignLaw Group, LLC
Silver Spring, MD
Hon. Robert W. Schroeder III
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Texarkana, TX
Elise Selinger
Conley Rose, PC
Plano, TX
Steven H. Slater
Slater Matsil, LLP
Dallas, TX
Betty Ellsworth Ungerman
Lennox International Inc.
Richardson, TX
Ana C. Ward
Austin, TX
Keith E. Witek
Tesla Motors
Austin, TX
James D. Woods
Economic Analytics Consulting, LLC
Houston, TX
Jennifer B. Wuamett
NXP Semiconductors
Austin, TX
Richard L. Wynne Jr.
Thompson & Knight LLP
Dallas, TX

Planning Committee

Hilda C. Galvan—Co-Chair
Jones Day
Dallas, TX
David W. O'Brien—Co-Chair
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Austin, TX
Michael P. Adams
Austin, TX
Tom Adolph
Adolph Locklar
Houston, TX
Alan D Albright
Bracewell
Austin, TX
Michael C. Barrett
Cirrus Logic
Austin, TX
Steve Borgman
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Houston, TX
Christa Brown-Sanford
Baker Botts
Dallas, TX
Tamara Copeland
Duff and Phelps, LLC
Houston, TX
Thaddeus J. Faleski III
Conley Rose, PC
Houston, TX
John D. Flynn
IBM Corporation
Austin, TX
Mark Thomas Garrett
Norton Rose Fulbright
Austin, TX
John M. Golden
The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Danielle Joy "DJ" Healey
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Houston, TX
Joanna Jefferson
The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Robert L. King
Silicon Labs
Austin, TX
Kevin Kudlac
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Austin, TX
William L. LaFuze
McKool Smith
Houston, TX
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School and Durie Tangri LLP
Stanford and San Francisco, CA
David L. McCombs
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Dallas, TX
Kevin J. Meek
Baker Botts
Austin, TX
Eric L. Natinsky
Quick Technologies Inc.
Austin, TX
James J. Nawrocki
IPFC Corp.
Houston, TX
Mark E. Scott
Dickinson Wright
Austin, TX
José C. Villarreal
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.
Austin, TX
Ana C. Ward
Austin, TX
Shirley Webster
Ocean Tomo, LLC
Houston, TX
William D. Wiese
DuBois, Bryant & Campbell, L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Keith E. Witek
Tesla Motors
Austin, TX
James D. Woods
Economic Analytics Consulting, LLC
Houston, TX
Richard L. Wynne Jr.
Thompson & Knight LLP
Dallas, TX

UT Law CLE

2017 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Credit Information

MCLE Credit

Texas
14.75 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
A Texas MCLE Reporting Form will be included in your course materials. Please complete and return to the registration desk and UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of Texas, or you can self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conference to keep for your records.  
California
14.75 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
Illinois
14.75 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will verify the number of Illinois attorneys in attendance within 10 days after the conference. Self report your credit to the MCLE Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.
New Jersey
17.70 hrs  |  1.20 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
As The University of Texas School of Law is a State Bar of Texas approved MCLE provider (Sponsor #13), our courses are presumptively approved for MCLE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour, and in accordance with the Regulations of the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. More information and details can be found at Regulation 2.01:4.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
New York
17.50 hrs  |  3.00 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
As The University of Texas School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider (#1944), and the State Bar of California is a New York Approved Jurisdiction, our courses are approved for MCLE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour, and in accordance with the Program Rules and the Regulations and Guidelines of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board. More information and details can be found at Section 6 of the Regulations and Guidelines.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the New York State Bar Association. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
Ohio
14.75 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to The Supreme Court of Ohio within 30 days after the conference. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records.
Oklahoma
17.50 hrs  |  4.00 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the conference.
Pennsylvania
14.50 hrs  |  3.00 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive the Pennsylvania CLE Board Credit Request Form and approval documentation to self-report credit directly to the Pennsylvania CLE Board. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
Other States
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state before taking the program to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

Other Credit

TX Accounting CPE
17.50 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live conferences are presumptively approved by The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Accounting CPE Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Texas Accounting Certificate of Completion at the conference for your records. Self-report your CPE credit directly to TSBPA. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  

MCLE Credit

Texas
14.75 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
UT Law CLE will report credit to the State Bar of Texas on your behalf. If you are claiming credit in the last week of your birth month, self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
California
14.75 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. Print and keep the Certificate of Completion for your records. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
Illinois
14.75 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
New Jersey
17.70 hrs  |  1.20 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
As The University of Texas School of Law is a State Bar of Texas approved MCLE provider (Sponsor #13), our courses are presumptively approved for MCLE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour, and in accordance with the Regulations of the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. More information and details can be found at Regulation 2.01:4.

New Jersey MCLE credit is based on a 50-minute credit hour. This accreditation requires attendance verification. In compliance with the rules, UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion.

To claim New York MCLE credit, New Jersey credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you. Self-report your credit directly to the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on CLE.
New York
17.50 hrs  |  3.00 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
As The University of Texas School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider (#1944), and the State Bar of California is a New York Approved Jurisdiction, our courses are approved for MCLE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour, and in accordance with the Program Rules and the Regulations and Guidelines of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board. More information and details can be found at Section 6 of the Regulations and Guidelines.

New York MCLE credit is based on a 50-minute credit hour. This accreditation requires attendance verification. In compliance with the rules, UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion.

To claim New York MCLE credit, New York credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you. Self-report your credit directly to the New York State CLE Board.
Oklahoma
17.50 hrs  |  4.00 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #169) live webcast presentations meet the requirements and are presumptively approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association for MCLE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. This accreditation requires attendance verification. In compliance with the rules, UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion.

To claim Oklahoma MCLE credit, Oklahoma credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the webcast.
Other States
14.75 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

To claim Other States MCLE credit, Other States credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion .

MCLE credit is presented based on a 60-minute credit hour. 

Other Credit

TX Accounting CPE
17.50 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live webcast presentations meet the requirements and are presumptively approved by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. In compliance with the rules, UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion.

To claim Texas Accounting CPE credit, the Texas Accounting CPE credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you. Self-report your CPE credit directly to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

UT Law CLE

2017 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Key Dates

Austin

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Oct 25, 2017
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Oct 27, 2017
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Oct 30, 2017
    $50 processing fee applied

Live Webcast

  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Oct 27, 2017
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Oct 30, 2017
    $50 processing fee applied

UT Law CLE

2017 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Hotel / Venue

Austin

Four Seasons Hotel

98 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78701-4082
512.685.8100 (reservations)
Map

Accommodations

City view King: $269
Lake View King: $299
Room Rates good through October 2, 2017 (subject to availability) 
 

Parking Information

$12 daily self-parking; $16 valet
$32.50 overnight self or valet
(subject to change) 

UT Law CLE

2017 Advanced Patent Law Institute

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