Reminder – Symposium Steering Committee Call Today at 2:00 p.m.

Hi all

The IP Symposium Committee conference call is today at 2:00.  It should be a short call, primarily focused on members updating the committee on the status of vetting their assigned topics per the Minutes found here:  2017-08-22 SUMMARY OF TELECONFERENCE FOR 9TH IP SYMPOSIUM – sent

The call in information is:

Dial In – (641) 715-3580
Access Code: 711739

Thanks

Jim

Reminder – Symposium Steering Committee Call Today at 3:00 p.m.

All,

Joining the Steering Committee is a great way to get more involved in the section, meet other IP attorneys, and, provided you qualify as an active member through meeting attendance and task completion, you can qualify for a complimentary registration for the Symposium.

The call-in information is as follows:

Dial In – (641) 715-3580
Access Code: 711739

In light of the currently known conflicting events, we are considering either March 8-9 or April 12-13.  A calendar of all conflicting events can be found here:  https://calendar.google.com/calendar/b/2/render#main_7%7Cmonth-3+24705+24741+24705

After the kickoff meeting, the Steering Committee will meet by phone every other Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

I look forward to your participation and insight!

Jim Matulis / jim@matulis-law.com

9th Annual Symposium Steering Committee Kickoff Meeting – next Monday (8/7/2017) at 3:00 pm

All,

It’s time to start preparing for the 9th Annual IP Symposium

Joining the Steering Committee is a great way to get more involved in the section, meet other IP attorneys, and, provided you qualify as an active member through meeting attendance and task completion, you can qualify for a complimentary registration for the Symposium.

The first call-in meeting is next Monday August 7, 2016 at 3 PM. All who want to volunteer and participate are welcome to attend!

The call-in information is as follows:

Dial In – (641) 715-3580
Access Code: 711739

The first order of business will be to select a date for the Symposium, taking into account conflicting events, such as school Spring Break schedules, other IP bar events, and holidays. In light of the currently known conflicting events, we are considering either March 8-9 or April 12-13.  A calendar of all conflicting events can be found here:  https://calendar.google.com/calendar/b/2/render#main_7%7Cmonth-3+24705+24741+24705

After the kickoff meeting, the Steering Committee will meet by phone every other Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

I look forward to your participation and insight!

Jim Matulis / jim@matulis-law.com

 

CLE Information for 8th Annual Symposium – March 30-31

Hi all

As those who attended the 8th Annual Symposium know, the Florida Bar will automatically credit your CLE for this event.  If you would prefer to add the CLE credit using the Florida Bar’s webpage on your own, the course numbers are as follows:

Thursday 3/30 – How to Prepare for the IP Board Certification Exam – Course No. 2511 – up to 2.0 hours

Friday 3/31 – Symposium – Course No. 2307 – up to 10.0 hours

Thanks

IP Symposium Review

Thanks again to everyone who attended the 8th Annual Symposium, and thanks to Jackie (who we missed) and her committee for putting together a great event.  For those who could not attend, you can still get beaucoup IP CLE’s by buying the recorded program from the Bar.

Below are some of the pix courtesy of our Fearless Leader & Photographer Kimra.  Note that due to word limits, this email likely doesn’t contain all of the photos and captions, so click on this hyperlink in this message to be sure that  you are seeing all of the pix.

Welcome!

 

Time to get to work!

 

Stefan Stein introduces the Cuba Panel

 

Cuba Panelists Peter Quinter, Georgina Ortega and Jorge Espinosa

 

Cuba Panel

 

Michael’s discussion with Judge Jordan

 

Dr. Harvey Moore of Moore & Associates discusses Big Data in the Courtroom

 

USF Law student, Nick is a new associate with Lott & Fischer, and Monica works with Ken Hartman

 

Time to eat!

Cuba Panelist Georgina Ortega with new IP Committee Member Anessa Santos

 

Daniel Staudt, Siemens Chief IP Counsel

 

Dineen and Woody

 

CLE Chair Terry Sanks

 

Preethi Sekharan, Steph, Ava, Ury, and Dan Staudt of Siemens

 

David and Robert O’Shea of Beecher Carlson

 

JoAnn Shearer – always helping with a smile!

 

David Henry and Joel Rothman

 

Judge Jordan and Micheal Chesal

 

Judge Jordan of the 11th Circuit graciously shares his insights with the group

 

Katherine Koenig

 

Kieran Doyle

 

Kimra and Cuban Panelist Georgina Ortega

 

Kimra welcomes everyone to the 8th Annual Symposium

 

Mark Keegan discussing surveys (Keegan and Donato were also sponsors)

 

Michael Chesal Introducing Judge Jordan

 

Mike Chesal and Peter Gampel (Cherry Bekaert was also a sponsor)

 

Mitch Stoltz of the Electronic Frontier Foundation

 

Stephan Stein introduces the Cuba Panel

 

Ury and Kieran Doyle

 

USF Law student, Nick is a new associate with Lott & Fischer, and Monica works with Ken Hartman

Not a bad view for an IP Symposium, eh?

 

Woody, Jim and Dineen discuss the IP Year in Review

 

Year in Review

 

8th Annual IP Symposium – Starts Two Weeks from Today!

With a great group of speakers presenting on topics that are relevant to your practice, you won’t want to miss the 8th Annual IP Symposium on March 30-31 at the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale!

Getting 12.5 CLE hours, including 1.0 hours for Technology, is just icing on the IP cake!

To reserve one of the limited number of rooms, call the Sonesta directly at (954) 315-1460 and use the code 0329FLABAR

A Special Thank You to Our Symposium Sponsors, Keegan & Donato Consulting LLC, Cozen O’Connor and Cherry Bekaert LLP

See you there!