REGISTER NOW: 9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium, April 12-13, 2018

I would like to personally invite all of you to attend the 9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium on April 12-13, 2018 at the DonCesar in St Pete Beach, FL.  Our room block at the Don Cesar is sold out.  Fortunately, there are rooms available only a short (1.5 mile) UBER ride away at the following resorts:
The Sirata Beach Resort, St Pete Beach:  https://bit.ly/2pRzCfF
The Tradewinds Island Resorts on St Pete Beach:  https://bit.ly/2Gkofam
We have planned an exciting event.  In addition to having Karyn Temple , the Acting Register of Copyrights and Director of the United States Copyright Office as our lunch speaker on Friday, April 13, 2018, you don’t want to miss our panel titled: “Blurred Lines” and Subconscious Copying-Lessons from the Copyright Infringement Trial (Gaye et al. v. Thicke et al.)– featuring Attorney Richard Busch of King & Ballow, who represented the Gaye family in the lawsuit.
The trial court’s decision in this case was recently affirmed on appeal:  https://www.law360.com/ip/articles/1024524
See our IP Symposium brochure for more information: 2018 IP Symposium Brochure
We hope you can join us at the “Pink Palace” for this great event!

SAVE THE DATE 9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium April 12-13, 2018

The 9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium will take place at the Don Cesar in St. Pete Beach, FL.  You don’t want to miss our panel discussion titled “Effective Advocacy to the Bench in Intellectual Property Cases: When the Judge is both the Judge and the Jury.”  This esteemed panel includes:

  • The Honorable Mary S. Scriven, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa, FL
  • The Honorable Darrin P. Gayles, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami, FL
  • The Honorable Mark E. Walker, United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, Tallahassee, FL; and
  • The Honorable Patricia D. Barksdale, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville, FL

See this link to register:2018 IP Symposium Brochure

SAVE THE DATE- 9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium, April 12-13, 2018 Final Brochure Attached

Please see attached the brochure for the IP Symposium. It is a great way to
get 11.5 CLE’s, including 1 technology and 1 ethics, and have a great time
seeing your old friends and making new ones at the Don Cesar.

IMPORTANT: You can click on the links in the attached brochure to reserve
your spot and also make hotel reservations. Rooms are going fast, so don’t
wait. Also, if you are flying from Fort Lauderdale, flights out Friday
evening are limited, so please book now.

We have a tremendous group of speakers, including Karyn Temple, the Acting
Register of Copyrights and Director of the USCO speaking at Dinner on
Thursday, 4/12, and the Honorable Mary Pat Thynge, Chief Magistrate Judge
for the District of Delaware – the new hot venue for patent litigation –
speaking on that as well as mediating IP cases during lunch on 4/13.

Presentations include attorneys and experts that were involved in the Star
Athletica and TC Heartland cases at the SCOTUS and the trial of “Blurred
Lines” case involving Robin Thicke and the doctrine of subconscious copying.

Our own Judicial Chair, the Honorable Mary S. Scriven, will lead a panel of
federal judges from all three Florida districts discussing effective and
ethical advocacy to the bench in IP cases, including the Honorable Darrin
Gayles, the Honorable Mark Walker, and the Honorable Patricia Barksdale.

Jim Gale, Sam Lewis, Don Conwell, Ava Doppelt, Jeanne Seewald, and Mark
Stein will kick off the festivities by serving on a panel discussing how to
prepare for the IP Board Certification Exam on Thursday afternoon.

A presentation on trademark survey lessons learned in the Squirt v Eveready
case will be followed by the always popular – and key to avoiding
malpractice for another year – Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Year In
Review.

We hope to see you there!

2018 IP Syposium Brochure

SAVE THE DATE-9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium, April 12-13, 2018 Room Reservation Information

The 9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium will be held April 12 and 13, 2018, at The Don CeSar, 3400 Gulf
Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 33706 (727) 360-1881.
http://www.doncesar.com/

If you have not already made your room reservation at The Don
CeSar, you should do so immediately. The telephone number for the
Reservations Office is 1-800-282-1116 and you can
speak to any Reservation Agent. Be sure to ask for the “Intellectual
Property Symposium 2604” group to get the group rate.

You can also use the following link to reserve your room online: http://bit.ly/2Dy9Npv

We also want thank our IP Symposium sponsors:  Keegan & Donato Consulting, LLC  and Cozen O’Connor

            

SAVE THE DATE-9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium, April 12-13, 2018 Room Reservation Information

The 9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium will be held April 12 and 13, 2018, at The Don CeSar, 3400 Gulf
Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 33706 (727) 360-1881.
http://www.doncesar.com/

If you have not already made your room reservation at The Don
CeSar, you should do so immediately. The telephone number for the
Reservations Office is 1-800-282-1116 and you can
speak to any Reservation Agent. Be sure to ask for the “Intellectual
Property Symposium 2604” group to get the group rate.

You can also use the following link to reserve your room online: http://bit.ly/2Dy9Npv

We also want thank our IP Symposium sponsors:  Keegan & Donato Consulting, LLC  and Cozen O’Connor

            

SAVE THE DATE- 9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium April 12-13, 2018

Please save the date!  The 9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium will take place April 12-13, 2018 at the Don CeSar located at 3400 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706. Here is a link to the Don CeSar’s website:  http://bit.ly/2zqNXT

We  are planning a special event!  In addition to having the Acting Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, Karyn Temple Claggett, as our Lunch speaker on Friday, April 13, 2018, you don’t want to miss out on the practice pointers that will be provided in our panel discussion titled “Effective Advocacy to the Bench in Intellectual Property Cases: When the Judge is both the Judge and the Jury.”  This esteemed panel includes:

  • The Honorable Mary S. Scriven, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa, FL
  • The Honorable Darrin P. Gayles, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami, FL
  • The Honorable Mark E. Walker, United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, Tallahassee, FL; and
  • The Honorable Patricia D. Barksdale, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville, FL

We hope you can join us at the “Pink Palace” for this great event!

Stay tuned for further details on next year’s program and special room rates for IP Symposium attendees.