10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium

The 10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium will take place April 11-12, 2019 at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, 5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819.

For room reservations, please use the following link: https://res.windsurfercrs.com/ibe/details.aspx?propertyid=14841&nights=1&checkin=04/11/2019&group=GPPG4A1 or call the Loews Reservation Center at 833-243-4727. Please mention our Group: The Florida Bar and our Meeting: Business Law Section-10th Annual Intellectual Property Symposium to get our group rate of $249/night.

Our room block is limited, please make reservations as soon as possible. More details about the program, will be provided as they become available. We hope you can make it to Orlando for this event!

10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium

The 10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium will be held April 11th and 12th, 2019, at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819.

For reservations under our room block, please contact the Loews Reservation Center at 833-243-4727. Please mention our Group: The Florida Bar and Meeting: Business Law Section-10th Annual Intellectual Property Symposium to get the group rate of $249/night.

Legislative Update for 9/1 Committee Meeting

Thanks to the efforts of Dineen Wasylik, progress has been made on the revisions to the Florida trademark statute. Copies of the draft bill, the white paper, and the comparison of the draft to the statute, may be downloaded here.

This will be discussed at Saturday’s Committee meeting.

Draft bill:

https://www.ipcommittee.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Trademark-Draft-Bill-v2.docx

White paper:

https://www.ipcommittee.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Trademark-Draft-Bill-White-Paper.docx

Bill comparison:

https://www.ipcommittee.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Comparison-of-State-Statute-to-CFR-2017.doc

9/1 Committee Meeting @ Business Law Section Retreat, Bonita Springs

The IP Committee will meet on Saturday, September 1st, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Business Law Section Retreat. The agenda for the meeting and minutes from the last meeting may be downloaded here.

A conference line has been arranged for those members who wish to participate in the meeting, but who are unable to make it to Bonita Springs. Please e-mail Sam Lewis or Terry Sanks if you plan to attend the meeting by telephone.

 

Georgia Bar IP Section Annual Conference – Amelia Island, FL

The Georgia Bar IP Section’s annual IP Conference will be held on Amelia Island, FL on Friday Sept. 21 – Saturday Sept. 22. The conference has a great lineup of speakers and panels, as can be seen in the brochure (GA Bar IP Institute Brochure). Since this event is being held in Florida, Georgia’s IP Section is extending an invitation to The Florida Bar IP Committee’s members.

You can download the brochure by clicking here:  GA Bar IP Institute Brochure