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Original Program Date: 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 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

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Product Information
Product Date:
April 05, 2019
  • SCOTUS or the CAFC? Who is to Blame for the 101 Morass? | Quinn
  • The Intellectual Property Year in Review: Copyrights/Sports & Entertainment, Trade Secrets, Patents and Trademarks | Adams, Fruth, Lawson, Matthews, Pelton and Sullivan
  • Navigating the Attorney-Client Relationship Between In-House Counsel and Outside Counsel | Moderator: Gerschutz and Panelists: Gibbs, Levy, Wagner, Ware and Wills
  • -Trademarks | Anticipating and Successfully Responding to Trademark Office Actions | Hunter and Ricketts
  • -Patent | Patent Term Adjustments | Irving
  • -Trade Secrets | Two Years (Plus) On: Implementation of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 | Richey
  • -Sports & Entertainment | Sports Betting and Changes in the Industry | Calhoun, Herbst and Lowenhar-Fisher | Moderator: Conley
  • Using Mindfulness to Improve Your Legal Practice | Nagae
Intellectual Property: Ready for the New Decade (2019 Intellectual Property Law and Sports & Entertainment Law Sections Annual Meetings)
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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
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VIDEO REPLAYS. The agenda may not include certain breakouts/tracks shown at the original program.  


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 ]
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General: 5.75
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