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Live Charlotte | Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
Friday, April 5, 2019

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Join us for a special joint meeting between the Intellectual Property Law and Sports & Entertainment Law Sections in Charlotte.

In parallel and overlapping tracks, learn about the latest developments in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets, and sports and entertainment law.

  • Hear from Gene Quinn, a leading commentator on patent law and president of IPWatchdog, Inc.
  • Gain insight from in-house and outside counsel
  • Leave with practice tips for responding to Trademark Office actions

Planned by the NCBA Intellectual Property Law and Sports & Entertainment Law Sections

Click on the "In Depth" tab for tuition, location, hotel, video replay and speaker information.

Product Information
Product Date:
April 05, 2019
Agenda
  • 7:45am | Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:15 | Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:30 | SCOTUS or the CAFC? Who is to Blame for the 101 Morass? | Quinn
  • 9:30 | Break
  • 9:45 | The Intellectual Property Year in Review: Copyrights/Sports & Entertainment, Trade Secrets, Patents and Trademarks | Adams, Fruth, Lawson, Matthews, Pelton and Sullivan
  • 11:30 | Intellectual Property Law Section Annual Meeting, Angela P Doughty, Ward and Smith PA, New Bern, 2018-2019 Section Chair, presiding
  • 11:30 | Sports & Entertainment Law Section Annual Meeting, D Erik Albright, Fox Rothschild LLP, Greensboro, 2018-2019 Section Chair, presiding
  • 11:45 | Networking Lunch
  • 12:45pm | Navigating the Attorney-Client Relationship Between In-House Counsel and Outside Counsel | Moderator: Gerschutz and Panelists: Gibbs, Levy, Wagner, Ware and Wills
  • 1:45 | Break
  • BREAKOUT SESSIONS
  • 1:55 | Trademarks - Anticipating and Successfully Responding to Trademark Office Actions | Hunter and Ricketts
  • 1:55 | Patent - Patent Term Adjustments | Irving
  • 2:55 | Break
  • BREAKOUT SESSIONS
  • 3:00 | Trade Secrets - Two Years (Plus) On: Implementation of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 | Richey
  • 3:00 | Sports & Entertainment: Sports Betting and Changes in the Industry | Calhoun, Herbst and Lowenhar-Fisher | Moderator: Conley
  • 4:00 | Using Mindfulness to Improve Your Legal Practice | Nagae
  • 5:00 | Adjourn
Intellectual Property: Ready for the New Decade (2019 Intellectual Property Law and Sports & Entertainment Law Sections Annual Meetings)
TUITION RATE. Early and Membership discounts automatically apply at checkout. 

Register early and SAVE 10%! Live Charlotte early rate expires March 15. 

Standard: $575 / $520 Early
NCBA Member: $480 / $430 Early
NCBA Intellectual Property Law Section Member: $445 / $400 Early
NCBA Sports & Entertainment Law Section Member: $445 / $400 Early
CLE 2019-20 Premier Pass: $0


Discounts are available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 800.228.3402 for details.

Full and partial scholarships are available for attorneys experiencing a financial hardship of any kind. Click here to apply.

PROGRAM LOCATION. 


Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
 
555 South McDowell Street, South Tower, Charlotte, NC 28204 | 704.372.4100 | Driving Directions 

HOTEL INFORMATION. Contact hotels directly for reservations at the special NCBA room rate. Rates are based on availability and may sell out. 


Sheraton Charlotte Hotel 
555 South McDowell Street, South Tower, Charlotte, NC 28204 | 704.372.4100 | Driving Directions 

  • Rates | $169 single/double | $180 triple | $209 quad
  • Reservations | 704.372.4100 or 800.325.3535 
  • Hotel Cutoff Date | March 4, 2019

VIDEO REPLAYS. The agenda may not include certain breakouts/tracks shown at the original program.  


Cary | Wednesday, July 10, 2019  
North Carolina Bar Center
8000 Weston Parkway Driving Directions | 800.228.3402 | Dorsett Auditorium   
Registration: 8:45am | Program: 9:00am-4:15pm 
#777BAR | Early June 19 

FACULTY. 
Speaker Information
Andrew M Adams   [ view bio ]
Daniel I Becker  [ view bio ]
Leon T Cain II   [ view bio ]
George R Calhoun  [ view bio ]
John M Conley  [ view bio ]
Darrell A Fruth   [ view bio ]
Andrew D 'Andy' Gerschutz  [ view bio ]
Andre M Gibbs  [ view bio ]
Brian Herbst   [ view bio ]
Brandon J Huffman   [ view bio ]
Jayne C Hunter  [ view bio ]
Thomas L Irving  [ view bio ]
Lance A Lawson  [ view bio ]
Nichelle N Levy   [ view bio ]
Kate C Lowenhar-Fisher   [ view bio ]
Richard T Matthews  [ view bio ]
Sarah E Nagae  [ view bio ]
Erik M Pelton   [ view bio ]
Eugene R Quinn Jr   [ view bio ]
Alice C Richey  [ view bio ]
Allison S Ricketts   [ view bio ]
Erica B E Rogers  [ view bio ]
Mary Pat K Sullivan  [ view bio ]
Eric F Wagner   [ view bio ]
Karen L Ware  [ view bio ]
Erin C Wills  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
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Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 6.75
General: 5.75
Substance Abuse/Mental Health (SA/MH): 1.00
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NCBA Price:$0.00
CARY VIDEO REPLAY Wednesday, July 10, 2019 | #777BAR
NCBA Price:$0.00