Thursday and Friday, March 21-22, 2013
You are invited to celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of The Institute for Intellectual Property and Social Justice (IIPSJ) Seminar. The two-day program will be held on the campus of Howard University School of Law at 2900 Van Ness Street, N.W., Washington, DC, and is presented by IIPSJ and Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP.
The continuing convergence of the major forms of IP protection has made it essential that IP lawyers keep pace with important developments in multiple areas of IP practice. Today’s IP attorneys keep abreast of relevant changes in the law, and often find knowledge of major developments in IP jurisprudence.
Moreover, the need for fresh, innovative approaches to new IP challenges spurs the demand for diversity in the IP bar. To meet the evolving needs of today’s IP practitioners, creators, developers, and distributors, IIPSJ presents a comprehensive two-day program, through which seasoned attorneys can enhance their skills, experienced minority and women attorneys can reach wider audiences, and aspiring IP practitioners can enjoy a unique and affordable opportunity to become familiar with key IP principles and slot machines online important controversies of the day.
Day One - Copyright, Trademark, and Publicity Rights Program
Honorable Timothy Dyk - United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Honorable Susan G. Braden - United States Court of Federal Claims
Honorable Liam O’Grady - United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Honorable Dana Sabraw - United States District Court for the Southern District of California
Honorable Gerard F. Rogers, Chief Administrative Trademark Judge - Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Honorable Scott R. Boalick, Administrative Patent Judge - Patent Trial and Appeal Board, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Honorable Theodore R. Essex, Administrative Law Judge - United States International Trade Commission
Day One: Copyright, Trademark, and Publicity Rights Program
Day Two: Patent Agenda
Chair: Esther H. Lim, Partner - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Co-Chair: Lateef Mtima, Professor of Law and Director of IIPSJ - Howard University School of Law
Administrative Chair: Tashia Bunch, IIPSJ Chair of Professional and Public Programs - Howard University School of Law
Administrative Co-Chair: Leigh-Ann Lindquist, Partner - Sughrue Mion PLLC
The seminar has been approved for CLE credit since 2003; 2013 credit applications have been filed for California, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.