2016-2017 Program Schedule

(all meetings begin at 5:30, with reception at 6:30, unless otherwise noted)

Meeting Date Venue Speaker Topic
Sept. 22, 2016 BakerHostetler Andrea Wellington, Tariq Hafiz, and Jack Harvey:
CLE Program: PTO Roadshow – Representatives of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office will discuss the First Action Interview and Post Grant/Post-Prosecution Pilot Programs and the Pro Bono ProgramCLE begins at 4 PM, reception after
Oct. 13, 2016 Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel, LLP Breakfast CLE Program: European IP Rights Following Brexit: What Now?

Breakfast begins at 7:30 AM
CLE Program begins at 8:00 AM

Oct. 20, 2016 BakerHostetler CLE Program: Gilead v. Merck & Equitable Defenses

CLE begins at 5:30 PM, reception after

Nov. 16, 2016 (Judges’ Dinner) Ballroom at the Ben Annual Judges’ Dinner:
Honoring Judge Berle M. Schiller with introduction by Mayor Jim Kenney5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Jan. 26, 2017 BakerHostetler CLE Program: The Patent Troll: Benign Middleman or Stick-Up Artist?

Speaker: David S. Abrams

CLE begins at 5:30 PM, reception after

Feb. 22, 2017 Dechert CLE Program: “Panel Discussion on Hot Topics in Trademark Practice

CLE begins at 5:30 PM, reception after

Mar. 23, 2017 BakerHostetler CLE Program: Albert Keyack, EPO Attaché to US, “Current Topics In EPO Patent Practice”

CLE begins at 5:30 PM, reception after

Apr. 18, 2017 BakerHostetler CLE Program: Panel Discussion of Lee v. Tam

CLE begins at 5:30 PM, reception after

Apr. 27, 2017 Crowne Plaza – Times Square, NY, NY CLE Program: Joint Patent Practice CLE (JPPCLE)

8:40 AM – 5 PM

May 17, 2017 Drinker, Biddle, & Reath Annual Year in Review:
Meeting begins 3:30 PM
Elections at 6:00 PM
Reception at 6:15 PM