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Every year, RIPLA organizes a CLE seminar in the Fall where we cover several developing and trending topics in intellectual property. Attorneys attending this event are entitled to 6.0 Credits of MCLE. RIPLA members and non-members are invited to attend this annual meeting.

RIPLA’s Virtual Fall CLE Seminar is scheduled for November 4-5, 2021. We have some wonderful topics and speakers scheduled and we look forward to seeing you at the event!


Agenda

Thursday, November 4, 2021

9:00 – 9:50 AM plus 5 min Q&A
Speaker: Lola A. Bartoszewicz, PhD and Erica L. Lowthers, PhD; Canadian Patent Agents, Aird & Berlis LLP
Moderator: Zosan Soong, Patent Attorney, Xerox Corporation
Topic: Canadian Patent Practice
Credit: 1.0 Professional Practice

10:00 – 10:50 AM plus 5 min Q&A
Speaker: Paul V. Greco, Senior Vice President, ICAP Patent Brokerage and Mark O’Donnell, CEO and Managing Director of Oink Analytics, LLC (also provides IP analytics consultation to ICAP Patent Brokerage)
Topic: The Current State of Patent Sales and Licensing, and The Impact of Prosecution on Potential Transactions
Credit: 1.0 Professional Practice

11:00 – 11:50 AM plus 5 min Q&A
Speaker: Dr. Hiroyuki Hashimoto and Dr. Masato Iida; Patent Attorneys (Japan), Shiga International Patent Office
Topic: AI × Pharmaceutical Patents from the Viewpoint of Life Sciences
Credit: 1.0 Professional Practice

Friday, November 5, 2021

9:00 – 9:50 AM plus 5 min Q&A
Speaker: Josef Schmidt, Of Counsel and Christian-Leopold Zapp, Partner, Vossius & Partner
Topic: Aspects of German Patent Litigation
Credit: 1.0 Professional Practice

10:00 – 10:50 AM plus 5 min Q&A
Speaker: David Clonts, Partner, Cadwell Clonts & Reeder LLP
Topic: Winning a Patent Case—from Prosecution, to Trial, and to Appeal
Credit: 1.0 Professional Practice

11:00 – 11:50 AM plus 5 min Q&A
Speaker: Daniel Gajewski, Director, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
Topic: Obtaining Effective US Design Patents
Credit: 1.0 Professional Practice


 

Registration and Payment

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Registrations are now being accepted after the original November 2 registration deadline.

Please use this Registration Form to sign up for this event, total your amount sue and use the links below to make your payment online:

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For registration fees with additional costs (membership fees, printed materials or multiple attendees) please fill out the Registration Form, obtain your total for the requested items and use the link below to send a custom amount to RIPLA.

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For those of you interested in joining RIPLA or renewing your membership (and saving on the cost of this event), you can download and complete this 2021-2022 Membership Form. Click the Pay Now button below to make a payment for your membership and send your completed forms to Alana Fuierer at alana.fuierer@hrfmlaw.com. Visit RIPLA Membership Page to Complete Payment for Membership Fees.