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

IP Committee Meeting 2018 Annual Convention Agenda and Dial in Information: Correction to CLE Topic and Speaker

The Intellectual Property Law Committee meeting will be held during the 2018 Florida Bar Annual Convention on Thursday, June 14,2018, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821

For those who cannot attend in person the Dial in Number is: 1-888-376-5050   PIN: 8670236698

See the following link for minutes from the 4/12/18 IP Committee Meeting: IP Committee Meeting Minutes 4.12.18

See the following link for the Agenda for tomorrow’s meeting: 2018 Annual Meeting – IP Committee Agenda

Our CLE Presentation topic is “Ethical Issues Posed by Blockchain Technology”, presented by Joshua Brown of Greenberg Traurig.

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

There are special room rates available for the IP Symposium.  Stay tuned for details. We hope you can join us at the “Pink Palace” for this great event.

SAVE THE DATE-9th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium

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

As an aside, did you know that Tom Petty played on the rooftop of the Don CeSar on April 21, 1985?  It was an impromptu but memorable concert.

There are special room rates available for the IP Symposium.  Stay tuned for details.