University of Texas School of Law
14th Annual
Advanced Patent Law Institute
Alexandria Mar 21-22, 2019 United States Patent and Trademark Office
$725 Individual  |  $775 after Mar 13
$250 USPTO Employee
PRESENTED BY
The University of Texas School of Law
George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

UT Law CLE

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Program Features
The 14th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute at the United States Patent and Trademark Office offers a unique opportunity to join USPTO senior staff, leading practitioners, academics, and members of the federal judiciary for two days of presentations on the latest developments in patent law.

This year’s highlights include:
  • An Update from the USPTO from Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • An in-depth discussion of the Global Patent Landscape including the influence of countries like China and others on the U.S. patent system and patent enforcement.
  • An update on Section 101 and recent decisions impacting the drafting of patents in the life-sciences and software/technology sectors.
  • A review of the year’s key patent decisions in the Federal Circuit and Supreme Court, and their impact on patent practice.
  • Insight into PTAB practices, including an update from Acting Chief Judge Scott Boalick.
  • Discussion of how SEP/FRAND issues are evolving at home and abroad with the growth of the internet of things.
  • Practical guidance on topics ranging from patent insurance to practicing in the cloud.
  • Presentations from members of the judiciary including a Federal Circuit Luncheon Keynote, as well as the popular Judicial Panel.

UT Law CLE

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Faculty

Planning Committee

W. Todd Baker
Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
Alexandria, VA
Hon. Scott Boalick
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Alexandria, VA
Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff
Foley & Lardner LLP
Washington, DC
Janet Gongola
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Alexandria, VA
Gregory L. Hillyer
Hillyer Legal, PLLC
Washington, DC
Joanna Jefferson
The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Stephen G. Kunin
Maier & Maier PLLC
Alexandria, VA
William L. LaFuze
McKool Smith
Houston, TX
William LaMarca
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Office of the Solicitor
Alexandria, VA
Dale S. Lazar
DLA Piper LLP US
Reston, VA
David L. McCombs
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Dallas, TX
Adam Mossoff
Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
Arlington, VA
Andrew Nalven
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Alexandria, VA
Chris Newman
Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
Arlington, VA
Hon. Teresa Stanek Rea
Crowell & Moring, LLP
Washington, DC
Whitney Remily
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Washington, DC
John W. Ryan
Owens & Minor
Mechanicsville, VA
Perry Saidman
Saidman DesignLaw Group, LLC
Silver Spring, MD
Robert Greene Sterne
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
Washington, DC
Shirley Webster
Ocean Tomo, LLC
Houston, TX
Jeffrey A. Wolfson
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Washington, DC
Elaine Tung-lin Wu
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Office of Policy and International Affairs
Alexandria, VA

UT Law CLE

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Key Dates

Alexandria

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Mar 13, 2019
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for USPTO Employee early registration: Mar 13, 2019
    Add $0 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Mar 15, 2019
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Mar 18, 2019
    $50 processing fee applied

UT Law CLE

2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Hotel / Venue

Alexandria

United States Patent and Trademark Office

600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA


Nearby Hotel Accommodations

The Westin Alexandria

400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA
866.837.4210 (reservations)
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