University of Texas School of Law
24th Annual
Advanced Patent Law Institute
Austin Nov 7-8, 2019 Hotel ZaZa Austin Downtown
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UT Law CLE

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Program Features
UT Law's 24th 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.
  • Section 101 updates as well as practical prosecution tactics for software and life sciences.
  • Recent Developments in Claims Construction with Kenneth R. Adamo.
  • Exploration of legal and ethical issues surrounding machine learning and AI applications.
  • Recent developments in damages case law, including opportunities and limitations for the scope of compensation.
  • A look at IPR and the Evolution of PTAB Post-SAS.
  • The popular U.S. District Court Judicial Panel.
  • An In-House Counsel panel and breakfast presentation, hosted by Women in IP.
  • 3.00 hours of ethics, including presentations by Jason Boulette and David Hricik.
  • Multiple networking opportunities with program faculty and fellow practitioners, including the Thursday Evening Networking Reception. 

UT Law CLE

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

10/23/19
Schedule

Thursday Morning, Nov. 7, 2019

Presiding Officer:
Heather L. Flanagan PhD, Fish & Richardson P.C. - Austin, TX

7:30 am

Austin Only

Registration Opens

Includes continental breakfast.

Thank You to Our Sponsor

8:20 am
Welcoming Remarks

8:30 am

0.75 hr

Recent Developments in Claims Construction

The baseline of patent application preparation/prosecution, district court trials, Federal Circuit appeals, and AIA post-grant review proceedings, is claim construction. Review of important 2018/2019 claim construction cases and issues at the Federal Circuit and trial court levels, as well as at the PTAB. And examine the PTAB’s procedural and substantive claim construction “rules, practices, and etc.," including the PTAB’s adoption of Phillips construction under all circumstances, and rule and practice changes to mandate PTAB consideration of claim constructions from other proceedings.

Kenneth R. Adamo, Law Office of KRAdamo - Chicago, IL

9:15 am

0.75 hr

Alice at Five: Section 101 Update

Five years ago, the Supreme Court’s Alice decision significantly changed the landscape for patent eligible subject matter. Has the sky fallen? Has the pendulum swung back towards more eligibility for computer software and life sciences patents? And what will Congress do about it all? Hear the latest Section 101 developments, including recent cases, legislative proposals, and their implications and best practices for patent prosecutors and litigators.

Steve Borgman, Vinson & Elkins LLP - Houston, TX
Janice Le Ta, Baker Botts - Austin, TX

10:00 am
Break

10:15 am

1.00 hr

Section 101 in Two Realms: Where We Are and Where We Might Be Going in Life Sciences and in Software

Gain practical prosecution suggestions based on the current PTO guidelines and developing case law as they are meeting the real world in bio/pharma and in software/business methods. Plus, explore current efforts to change the law through Congress, as well as issues in enforcement.

Sharon A. Israel, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. - Houston, TX
Michael W. Piper, Conley Rose, PC - Plano, TX
Gina N. Shishima, Norton Rose Fulbright - Austin, TX

11:15 am

0.50 hr

Prosecuting Patents to Survive Post-Grant Proceedings

Once infamously branded a “death squad” for patents, the PTAB can be a scary place for patentees faced with petitions for post-grant review. Examine PTAB-proofing techniques that patent practitioners should consider at each stage of the application drafting and prosecution process.

Kenneth Darby, Fish & Richardson P.C. - Austin, TX
Aruna Ghatak-Roy, Dickinson Wright PLLC - Austin, TX

11:45 am

0.50 hr

Patents, Open Source, and Standards: An Emerging Landscape

Open source software development and standards development are converging, but come from disparate development traditions or freewheeling copyright licensing and deliberate patent cross licensing. How can the two work together? Examine the landscape that is coming as the two collide—or comingle.

Heather J. Meeker, O'Melveny & Myers LLP and OSS Capital - Oakland, CA

12:15 pm

Austin Only

Pick Up Lunch (in Austin)

Included in registration.

Thursday Afternoon, Nov. 7, 2019

Presiding Officer:
Michael P. Adams, Dykema - Austin, TX

LUNCHEON PRESENTATION

Thank You to Our Sponsor

12:35 pm

0.75 hr ethics

Ethics of Social Media

The world of social media has engulfed us all. Not only has it transformed our society, but it has worked its way into every legal field as well. Discover the ethical issues facing you as attorneys—and that of your clients—in this social media age.

Jason Boulette, Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. - Austin, TX

 
1:20 pm
Break

1:35 pm

1.00 hr
0.25 hr ethics

Machine Learning and AI: Applications, Legal and Ethical Issues, and Practical Guidance for Prosecution

Companies are investing heavily in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies with vast arrays of applications of Neural Networks to perform complex tasks with great speed with the advent of 5G wireless technologies and stronger processing capabilities. This panel explores the components of AI/ML technologies, its applications, and how intellectual rights in these technologies can be protected including patent prosecution and data administration strategies. In addition, ethical concerns are raised as to the extent such technologies test the bounds of privacy and supplant human activities and we also explore these concerns.

Moderator:
Umesh M. Desai, AT&T Labs - Austin, TX
Panelists:
Ed Guntin, Guntin & Gust, PLC - Barrington, IL
Bruce E. Stuckman, Garlick & Markison - Austin, TX
Eric Zavesky, AT&T Labs - Austin, TX

2:35 pm

0.75 hr

Navigating Your Rights at the ITC, CBP, and Beyond

Hear an overview of the ITC jurisprudence over the last several years, with a discussion of recent cases that have had an impact on the ITC practice, and examine the intersection of the ITC with other government agencies, such as the PTAB, CBP, and the CIT.

Syed K. Fareed, Baker Botts - Austin, TX
Lisa M. Kattan, Baker Botts - Washington, DC

3:20 pm
Break

3:30 pm

1.00 hr
0.25 hr ethics

Damages: Recent Developments Offering Opportunities and Indicating Limitations

A discussion of recent developments influencing the scope of compensation available for patent infringement, including geographic limitations on damages, SEPs and FRAND, and managing your willfulness witness.

Moderator:
Shirley Webster, Ocean Tomo, LLC - Houston, TX
Panelists:
Bert A. Greene, Duane Morris LLP - Austin, TX
Sharre Lotfollahi, Kirkland & Ellis LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Richard L. Wynne Jr., Thompson & Knight LLP - Dallas, TX

4:30 pm

1.00 hr
0.50 hr ethics

Judicial Panel

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

Moderator:
Phillip B. Philbin, Haynes and Boone, LLP - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Hon. Alan D Albright, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas - Waco, TX
Hon. Susan J. Hightower, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas - Austin, TX
Hon. Maryellen Noreika, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware - Wilmington, DE
Hon. Lee Yeakel, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas - Austin, 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
 

Friday Morning, Nov. 8, 2019

Presiding Officer:
David L. McCombs, Haynes and Boone, LLP - Dallas, TX

7:30 am

Austin Only

Conference Room Opens

Includes continental breakfast.

Friday Morning Breakfast and Presentation Hosted by 
Women in IP

8:00 am

1.00 hr
0.50 hr ethics

Breakfast Presentation: In-House Counsel Panel

Best practices for establishing and maintaining a healthy relationship between in-house and outside counsel, including effective communications, working with business leaders and inventors, establishing working procedures, activities beyond the business relationship, creating unique service offerings, and relevant ethical issues.

Moderator:
Ann LaFeir, USAA - San Antonio, TX
Panelists:
Michele Connors, Cirrus Logic, Inc. - Austin, TX
Lauren B. Hoffer, Dell - Round Rock, TX
Darin M. Klemchuk, Klemchuk LLP - Dallas, TX
William Allen Powell, Fletcher Yoder, P.C. - Houston, TX

9:00 am
Break

9:15 am

1.00 hr

Year in Review: Federal Circuit and SCOTUS Update

A whirlwind summary of the most important developments in Supreme Court and Federal Circuit case law over the last year.

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

10:15 am

0.50 hr

Case Law and Regulatory Antitrust Developments Post-Actavis

​Complaints about drug prices have lead to expansion of antitrust problems for Pharma. Legislation has imposed new government reporting requirements for patent licenses in the Pharma industry. Other legislation is pending to impose new antitrust risks and penalties on the Pharma industry. Case law on  “reverse settlements” has snowballed since FTC v. Actavis, and now reaches even non-cash settlement terms. Standard-setting has now become a part of the Pharma and medical device industry, bringing with it disclosure, FRAND and antitrust issues. Hear more on enacted and pending legislation, case law developments, and future trends in antitrust in the Pharma Industry.

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

10:45 am
Break

11:00 am

0.75 hr

Managing Economics: Patent Insurance and Litigation Financing

The financial aspects of intellectual property litigation can impact the health of a business and be case determinative. Explore two important avenues for addressing and overcoming risks that may lead to better economics and better outcomes.

Gregory L. Hillyer, Hillyer Legal, PLLC - Washington, DC
Jeffrey G. Toler, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP - Austin, TX

11:45 am

0.75 hr

The Evolution of the PTAB in the Last Year

Between new proposed amendment procedures, updates to the Patent Trial Practice Guide, and numerous precedential decisions, PTAB trial practice has experienced dramatic changes in the past year. Panelists discuss the impact of these changes and how parties on both sides of the proceedings can most effectively deal with such a rapidly evolving area of law.

Moderator:
Teresa Stanek Rea, Crowell & Moring, LLP - Washington, DC
Panelists:
Raghav Bajaj, Haynes and Boone, LLP - Austin, TX
Hon. Christopher Crumbley, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board - Alexandria, VA
Lora Green, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. - Washington, DC

12:30 pm

Austin Only

Pick Up Lunch (in Austin)

Included in registration.

Friday Afternoon, Nov. 8, 2019

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

LUNCHEON PRESENTATION

Thank You to Our Sponsor

12:50 pm

0.50 hr

PTAB Update

Hear an update on PTAB appeals and trial proceedings.

Hon. Scott R. Boalick, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board - Alexandria, VA

 
1:20 pm
Break

1:35 pm

0.50 hr

Hot Topics in Hatch-Waxman, Pharmaceuticals, and Life Sciences Patent Litigation

An overview of recent decisions in Hatch-Waxman, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences patent cases, plus trends that have developed due to those decisions.

Aden M. Allen, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. - Austin, TX
J. Nicole Stafford, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. - Austin, TX

2:05 pm

0.75 hr

Global Trends in Enforcement

A discussion of developments, tactics, challenges, and considerations lawyers and clients should consider when initiating or defending foreign enforcement campaigns.

Moderator:
Kevin Kudlac, Connor Kudlac Lee, PLLC - Austin, TX
Panelists:
Michael H. Baniak, EOS of North America, Inc. - Pflugerville, TX
Kat Li, McKool Smith - Austin, TX
Rick Sanchez, Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz PLLC - Fort Worth, TX

2:50 pm

0.75 hr ethics

​Practical IP Ethics Problems

Using film, animations, and even clips from a patent lawyer-turned stand-up comic, this session addresses conflicts of interest, competently policing trademark infringement without harming your client’s brand, and how to competently and ethically represent clients with IP needs.

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

3:35 pm
Adjourn

UT Law CLE

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Faculty

Conference Faculty

Kenneth R. Adamo
Law Office of KRAdamo
Chicago, IL
Hon. Alan D Albright
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Waco, TX
Aden M. Allen
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.
Austin, TX
Raghav Bajaj
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Austin, TX
Michael H. Baniak
EOS of North America, Inc.
Pflugerville, TX
Hon. Scott R. Boalick
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Alexandria, VA
Steve Borgman
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Houston, TX
Jason Boulette
Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Michele Connors
Cirrus Logic, Inc.
Austin, TX
Hon. Christopher Crumbley
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Alexandria, VA
Kenneth Darby
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Austin, TX
Umesh M. Desai
AT&T Labs
Austin, TX
Syed K. Fareed
Baker Botts
Austin, TX
Aruna Ghatak-Roy
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Austin, TX
Lora Green
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.
Washington, DC
Bert A. Greene
Duane Morris LLP
Austin, TX
Ed Guntin
Guntin & Gust, PLC
Barrington, IL
Danielle Joy "DJ" Healey
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Houston, TX
Hon. Susan J. Hightower
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Austin, TX
Gregory L. Hillyer
Hillyer Legal, PLLC
Washington, DC
Lauren B. Hoffer
Dell
Round Rock, TX
David Hricik
Mercer University School of Law and Taylor English Duma LLP
Macon and Atlanta, GA
Sharon A. Israel
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Houston, TX
Lisa M. Kattan
Baker Botts
Washington, DC
Darin M. Klemchuk
Klemchuk LLP
Dallas, TX
Kevin Kudlac
Connor Kudlac Lee, PLLC
Austin, TX
Ann LaFeir
USAA
San Antonio, TX
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School and Durie Tangri LLP
Stanford and San Francisco, CA
Kat Li
McKool Smith
Austin, TX
Sharre Lotfollahi
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Los Angeles, CA
Heather J. Meeker
O'Melveny & Myers LLP and OSS Capital
Oakland, CA
Hon. Maryellen Noreika
U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
Wilmington, DE
Phillip B. Philbin
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Dallas, TX
Michael W. Piper
Conley Rose, PC
Plano, TX
William Allen Powell
Fletcher Yoder, P.C.
Houston, TX
Teresa Stanek Rea
Crowell & Moring, LLP
Washington, DC
Rick Sanchez
Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz PLLC
Fort Worth, TX
Gina N. Shishima
Norton Rose Fulbright
Austin, TX
J. Nicole Stafford
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.
Austin, TX
Bruce E. Stuckman
Garlick & Markison
Austin, TX
Janice Le Ta
Baker Botts
Austin, TX
Jeffrey G. Toler
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Austin, TX
Shirley Webster
Ocean Tomo, LLC
Houston, TX
Richard L. Wynne Jr.
Thompson & Knight LLP
Dallas, TX
Hon. Lee Yeakel
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Austin, TX
Eric Zavesky
AT&T Labs
Austin, TX

Planning Committee

Heather L. Flanagan PhD—Co-Chair
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Austin, TX
David L. McCombs—Co-Chair
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Dallas, TX
Michael P. Adams
Dykema
Austin, TX
Tom Adolph
Adolph Locklar
Houston, TX
Hon. Alan D Albright
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Waco, TX
Michael C. Barrett
Cirrus Logic
Austin, TX
Steve Borgman
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Houston, TX
Tamara Copeland
Duff and Phelps, LLC
Houston, TX
Umesh M. Desai
AT&T Labs
Austin, TX
David George Dolezal
NXP Semiconductors
Austin, 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
David G. Henry
Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.
Houston, TX
Joanna Jefferson
The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Craig S. Jepson
Toler Law Group
Austin, TX
Robert L. King
Silicon Labs
Austin, TX
Kevin Kudlac
Connor Kudlac Lee, PLLC
Austin, TX
Ann LaFeir
USAA
San Antonio, TX
William L. LaFuze
McKool Smith
Houston, TX
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School and Durie Tangri LLP
Stanford and San Francisco, CA
Kat Li
McKool Smith
Austin, TX
Kevin J. Meek
Baker Botts
Austin, TX
Dean M. Munyon
Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
West Lake Hills, TX
Brian C. Nash
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Austin, TX
Eric L. Natinsky
Quick Technologies Inc.
Austin, TX
David W. O'Brien
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Austin, TX
John Phillip Palmer
Naman Howell Smith & Lee
Waco, TX
Mark E. Scott
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Austin, TX
Garland T. Stephens
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Houston, TX
Betty Ellsworth Ungerman
Lennox International Inc.
Richardson, TX
José C. Villarreal
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.
Austin, TX
Shirley Webster
Ocean Tomo, LLC
Houston, TX
William D. Wiese
DuBois, Bryant & Campbell, L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Douglas Wilson
Heim, Payne & Chorush, LLP
Austin, TX
Keith E. Witek
SiFive, Inc.
Austin, TX
James D. Woods
Economic Analytics Consulting, LLC
Houston, TX
Richard L. Wynne Jr.
Thompson & Knight LLP
Dallas, TX

UT Law CLE

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Credit Information

MCLE Credit

Texas
14.50 hrs  |  3.00 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
14.50 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. 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
14.50 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 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 – Available Via Reciprocity
14.50 hrs  |  3.00 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 – Available Via Reciprocity
14.50 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
14.50 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. 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  |  3.50 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
14.50 hrs  |  3.00 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
14.50 hrs  |  3.00 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
14.50 hrs  |  3.00 hrs Ethics
New Jersey – Available Via Reciprocity
14.50 hrs  |  3.00 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 – Available Via Reciprocity
14.50 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.
Ohio
14.50 hrs  |  3.00 hrs Ethics
Oklahoma
17.50 hrs  |  3.50 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.
Pennsylvania
14.50 hrs  |  3.00 hrs Ethics
Other States
14.50 hrs  |  3.00 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

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Key Dates

Austin

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Oct 30, 2019
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for Group Special 1 early registration: Oct 30, 2019
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for Group Special 2 early registration: Oct 30, 2019
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Nov 1, 2019
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Nov 4, 2019
    $50 processing fee applied

Live Webcast

  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Nov 1, 2019
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Nov 4, 2019
    $50 processing fee applied

UT Law CLE

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Hotel / Venue

Austin

Hotel ZaZa Austin Downtown

400 Lavaca Street
Austin, TX 78701
888-880-3244

Accommodations

$255 room rate good through October 16, 2019 (subject to availability). 

Book your room online here or call the reservations department at 888-880-3244 and reference the group code "UTA116". The online link and group code will be active until the room block is full or the cutoff date of 10/16/2019, whichever comes first. 

Parking Information

$20 Daily Valet Parking
$38 Overnight Valet Parking

UT Law CLE

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

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