This event is the must-attend event of the year for intellectual property practitioners throughout the state. The Symposium combines a full day of top-notch intellectual property continuing legal education credit with the opportunity to network with colleagues from throughout the state. On Thursday, the Intellectual Property Committee holds a committee meeting, followed by a dinner speaker that is not to be missed. There’s something for everyone — speakers will cover copyright, trademark, patent, and cross-disciplinary topics at an advanced level — a huge help to anyone seeking or maintaining board certification in Intellectual Property law.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
(Not included in Webcast, CD or DVD materials)
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Intellectual Property Law Committee Meeting (All Invited)
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Reception (Included in Registration)
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Dinner and Keynote Speaker (Included in Registration)
Title: “How to Fix Copyright”
Speaker: William F. Patry, Author of Patry on Copyright and How to Fix Copyright, Stamford, CT
Friday, March 22, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Late Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Trade Dress and Design Patents: Functionality, and the Aftermath of Egyptian Goddess
Perry Saidman, SAIDMAN Design Law Group, LLC, Silver Spring, MD
9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Patent Office Litigation Under the AIA
Robert Greene Sterne, Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox, Washington, DC
10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
10: 35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Implications and Considerations for in House Counsel for Implementation of the AIA
Randi L. Karpinia, Motorola Solutions Inc., Sunrise
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
The Government and Intellectual Property
Stephen H. Luther, Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist, P.A., Orlando
Andrea Adkins, University of Central Florida Office of Technology Transfer, Orlando, FL
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (Live Location Only)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: Current Status and Future Developments
Hon. Jimmie V. Reyna, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Social Media in the Workplace – from Intellectual Property Rights to Constitutional Rights
Jon M. Garon, Northern Kentucky University Chase Law + Informatics Institute, Highland Heights, KY
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Patent: Javier Sobrado, Feldman Gale, P.A., Miami
Trademark: Dineen Pashoukos Wasylik, Ice Legal P.A., Tampa
Copyright: Lorri Lomnitzer, Arnstein & Lehr LLP, West Palm Beach
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Counterfeiting: Civil Investigations and Working With Law Enforcement to Pursue Criminal Remedies
Eric A. Berger, A Action Investigations, North Miami Beach
Aurora Fagan, AUSA CHIP Attorney, Southern District of Florida
James Weir, Department of Homeland Security Investigations, Miami
4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Q & A for the Panel