IP Committee Meeting 6/27/19

The IP Committee will meet on June 27th at 9am in Boca Raton as part of The Florida Bar’s 2019 Annual Meeting.

The agenda for the meeting may be accessed here:  2019-Florida-Bar-Annual-Meeting-IP-Committee-Agenda.docx

The minutes from the last minute may be accessed here:  2019-04-11-Minutes-IP-Committee-Meeting.docx (the related attachment may be found here:  2019-04-11-IP-Committee-sign-in-sheet.pdf).

We look forward to seeing everyone at the meeting.

Register now for the 10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium

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

Please use the following link to register for the IP Symposium: https://member.floridabar.org/s/lt-event?site=a0a36000003SDujAAG&id=a1R1R0000052GUFUA2

Our room block has expired, but there are still rooms available at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, just not at our discounted rate. As an alternative, there are also rooms available at the Hilton Garden Inn Orlando International Drive North, 5877 American Way, Orlando, FL 32819, Tel: 407-363-9332. This hotel is close by.

Here is a link to the Hilton Garden Inn’s Website:
https://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/hilton-garden-inn-orlando-international-drive-north-ORLIHGI/index.html

Our Lunch Keynote Speaker on Friday April 12, 2019 is the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Denison.

Our Dinner Speaker on Thursday, April 11, 2019 is Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Administrative Judge George C. Pologeorgis, USPTO.

Join us for Panel discussions focusing on

• IP damages,
• Recovery of attorney’s fees under the Lanham Act,
• Understanding and opposing failure to function trademark refusals,
• Effect of Matal v. Tam and In Re: Brunetti on the registration of disparaging and scandalous trademarks,
• Recovery of lost foreign profits for patent infringement and
• Examination of copyright protection for photographs in light of the Mitchell A. Pohl v. MH Sub I, LLC decision; and
• A special presentation on World IP Day by Elizabeth L. Dougherty, Atlantic Outreach Liaison, Office of the Under Secretary and Director, USPTO

Register Now to join me for this great event!

Register Now for the 10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium!

The 10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium will be held 4/11-4/12/19 at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819.

For reservations under our room block, please use the following link:  https://res.windsurfercrs.com/ibe/details.aspx?propertyid=14841&nights=1&checkin=04/11/2019&group=GPPG4A1  or 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.

Please use the following link to register for the IP Symposium: https://member.floridabar.org/s/lt-event?site=a0a36000003SDujAAG&id=a1R1R0000052GUFUA2

Our Lunch Keynote Speaker on Friday April 12, 2019 is the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Denison.  See link for Ms. Denison’s biography: https://www.uspto.gov/about-us/executive-biographies/mary-boney-denison

Our Dinner Speaker on Thursday, April 11, 2019 is Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Administrative Judge George C. Pologeorgis.

This year’s symposium contains panel discussions focusing on IP damages, recovery of attorney’s fees under the Lanham Act, understanding and opposing failure to function trademark refusals, the effect of Matal v. Tam and In Re: Brunetti on the registration of disparaging and scandalous trademarks, recovery of lost foreign profits for patent infringement and an examination of copyright protection for photographs in light of the Mitchell A. Pohl v. MH Sub I, LLC decision.

10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium – April 11th and 12th

Save the Date!

The 10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium will be held 4/11-4/12/19 at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819.

For reservations under our room block, please use the following link:  https://res.windsurfercrs.com/ibe/details.aspx?propertyid=14841&nights=1&checkin=04/11/2019&group=GPPG4A1  or 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.

Please use the following link to register for the IP Symposium: https://member.floridabar.org/s/lt-event?site=a0a36000003SDujAAG&id=a1R1R0000052GUFUA2

Our Lunch Keynote Speaker on Friday April 12, 2019 is the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Denison.  See link for Ms. Denison’s biography: https://www.uspto.gov/about-us/executive-biographies/mary-boney-denison

Our Dinner Speaker on Thursday, April 11, 2019 is Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Administrative Judge George C. Pologeorgis.

This year’s symposium contains panel discussions focusing on IP damages, recovery of attorney’s fees under the Lanham Act, understanding and opposing failure to function trademark refusals, the effect of Matal v. Tam and In Re: Brunetti on the registration of disparaging and scandalous trademarks, recovery of lost foreign profits for patent infringement and an examination of copyright protection for photographs in light of the Mitchell A. Pohl v. MH Sub I, LLC decision.

I hope you can join me in Orlando for this great event!

Sincerely,

Michele