January 28, 2015

Symposium Keynote Speaker Ronald K. Fierstein: A Triumph of Genius

Ronald K. Fierstein The Symposium Committee is pleased to announce that our Thursday night keynote speaker will be lawyer, author, and entertainment mogul Ronald K. Fierstein. Fierstein is the author of A Triumph of Genius: Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War, the fascinating story of the patent wars between Polaroid and Kodak over instant photography technology in the late 1970s. He’s also an insider: Mr. Fierstein was a young lawyer on the Polaroid team.

Today, Fierstein works in the entertainment industry. He and his wife, Dorsey Regal, are producers of the smash Broadway hit Kinky Boots (book by Fierstein’s brother, Harvey Fierstein).

You won’t want to miss this talk (or the IP Committee meeting that precedes it at 4 pm). Be sure to register for the Symposium, and reserve a room at the Riverside Hotel, 620 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 by calling 954-467-0671 and asking for the FLORIDA BAR room rate. The Symposium is March 5-6, 2015 [.pdf of brochure]. Be there!

January 27, 2015

6th Annual Symposium Registration Open for March 5-6, 2015

The moment you’ve been waiting for is here — registration is live for the IP Committee’s Sixth Annual Symposium. This year’s Symposium be on March 5-6, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale. Be sure to register for the Symposium, and reserve a room at the Riverside Hotel, 620 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 by calling 954-467-0671 and asking for the FLORIDA BAR room rate.

The IP Symposium each year provides a full day of CLE and IP Certification credits, and draws practitioners from all over the state to hear from top speakers drawn from a nationwide pool. We have a great line up of CLE and speakers. Check out the brochure [.pdf] (soon to be updated with our dinner speaker!) for a rundown of all of the great speakers and topics we have in store.

We’re already looking to appoint the committee for the 7th Annual Symposium. Check out the list of past symposia programs for a refresher of the quality CLE offered by this event each year. Please contact Dineen, Woody, or Kimra if you are interested in serving on the next steering committee.

January 15, 2015

Please Join Us for the Mid-Year Meeting

The Mid Year meeting will be January 22-23, 2015. Please note the IP Committee will meet on Wednesday, 10 am, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel, Orlando, in Room Panzacola H4. Please see below for the meeting materials:

2015-01-21 BLS January Meeting Itinerary
Meeting Agenda
Retreat Meeting Minutes
SB102
HB271
SB126
CADRA Update
New! CLE Materials: Copyright and Trademark Update presented by Doug McDonald

September 10, 2014

6th Annual Symposium Location Announced

Riverside Hotel The IP Committee’s 6th Annual Symposium location is now set — mark your calendars for March 5-6, 2015 at the newly-renovated Riverside Hotel, 620 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.

Don’t wait to book your room! The hotel can be reached at 954-467-0671. Ask for the FLORIDA BAR room rate.

See you in Fort Lauderdale!

August 21, 2014

6th Annual IP Symposium Planned for March 5-6, 2015

The IP Committee is pleased to sponsor its 6th Annual Intellectual Property Symposium, to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 5-6, 2015. As in prior years, the program will kick off on Thursday with an IP Committee Meeting, followed by a reception and dinner with a keynote speaker. Friday will include a full day of CLE classes with IP Certification credits. Please save the date for March 5-6, 2015!