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Events/Meetings

Upcoming events

    • 28 Sep 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Crowne Plaza Hotel, Palo Alto, CA

    SVIPLA and LES-SVC Co-Sponsor:
    "The Impact of Patent Exhaustion
    after Impression Products v. Lexmark International"

    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Online Registration ends Tuesday, September 26

    Crowne Plaza Hotel
    4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
    (just north of San Antonio Road)

    6:00 p.m. - Registration, networking, cocktails 
    6:30 p.m. - Buffet Supper
    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Program

    Special registration fees for this month:
    $55 - Members and Non-Members
    $40 - Government
    $30 - Students

    SVIPLA is pleased to co-sponsor this month's program 
    with the Licensing Executives Society-Silicon Valley Chapter.

    PROGRAM:
    Please join Ron Laurie, Peter Kang and Dana Hayter in a discussion of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Impression Products v. Lexmark International.

    Discussion to include:

    • The impact of Impression Products on the U.S. law of patent exhaustion and related overseas activities.
    • Some questions the Impression Products decision leaves open for patent practitioners, litigators and technology transaction professionals.
    • Transactional and structural options to address the impact of patent exhaustion (or the risks posed by the questions the Impressions case leaves open) in various types of transactions and other activities, along with potential benefits, disadvantages and risks posed by those options.

    SPEAKERS:
    Dana Hayter, Perkins Coie LLP
    Dana is a Partner in the Technology Transactions Group of Perkins Coie LLP. His practice focuses on patent and technology licensing, acquisitions and sales, along with related company legal and business strategy. Dana joined Perkins Coie in 2015, with more than 20 years of experience practicing intellectual property in the technology sector. Prior to joining Perkins Coie, Dana was Intel's Vice President of Technology Licensing and an Associate General Counsel for the company.

    Peter Kang, Sidley Austin LLP
    Peter is a senior IP trial attorney and #1 ranked author. His experience includes over a dozen trials (both in district courts and before the ITC), multiple Federal Circuit arguments, and First Chair counsel in seven trials, including a patent defense jury verdict resulting in a $4.6 million fee award for his client. He has argued over a dozen times before the Patent Trial & Appeal Board, including victory in the first IPR to reach final judgment. Peter negotiates IP licenses worldwide and advises on IP diligence issues in corporate transactions. He is an AAA arbitrator and Immediate Past President of the International Association of Korean Lawyers. Peter is a founding Partner of Sidley Austin LLP’s Palo Alto office.

    Ron Laurie, Moderator, Inflexion Point Strategy
    Ron is Managing Director at Inflexion Point Strategy, LLC, the first IP investment bank, which he founded in 2004. As a lawyer, Ron was a founding partner of Skadden Arps’ Silicon Valley office, where he chaired the firm’s IP Strategy and Transactions practice group for six years and led IP diligence teams in some of the largest high-tech and life sciences M&A, joint venture and technology spin-out deals ever done, worth over $50 billion in aggregate. He was also a founding partner of the Silicon Valley offices of Weil, Gotshal and Irell & Manella. Ron is the LES Silicon Valley Chapter Vice-Chair.

    If you have problems registering for the September meeting and want to make a reservation, please email Casey at caseymj10@hotmail.com. 

    DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION OR CANCELLATION: Tuesday noon, September 26, 2017. Online registration automatically closes at that time - please make your reservation online by the deadline as there are only a few extra spaces allotted at the meeting for walk-ins. The venue may not be able to serve meals beyond the guaranteed number expected for the meeting.

    SVIPLA Tax ID#-77-0491659

    MCLE: An application requesting MCLE credit for this activity is pending for approval by the State Bar of California.


    • 16 Oct 2017
    • 17 Oct 2017
    • Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay, CA

    The 2017 Duff & Phelps IP Value Summit
    October 16-17, 2017
    The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, CA

    Join Duff & Phelps as they bring together corporate executives, attorneys, investors and other experts to discuss intellectual property best practices, case studies, challenges and opportunities. Attendees can customize their agenda by selecting sessions from the following topics: Valuation and M&A, Tax and Transfer Pricing, and Litigation and Licensing.

    The conference is designed for IP and Licensing Professionals, General Counsel, Attorneys, Tax Professionals, CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, M&A Heads and other industry professionals.

    For details and to register for the IP Value Summit, click here.
    Registration is complimentary

    • 26 Oct 2017
    • USPTO-SV

    Silicon Valley USPTO September-October Events

    The Silicon Valley office of the USPTO is kick-starting fall with new events! This September Silicon Valley USPTO Director John Cabeca will be joining the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Road Tour traveling from San Diego to the Bay Area, providing information on USPTO resources and 1-on-1 meetings with attendees. On September 27, USPTO Attorney Adviser Jennifer Blank will provide a session on Trade Secrets.

    We’re Hiring! Come to our information session for Utility Patent Examiner positions at 9:30 a.m., September 21 for more details.

    All events are free and open to the public.

    Click here for event calendar for September through October, 2017.

    • 31 Oct 2017

    SVIPLA SEEKING NOMINATIONS
    FOR 2017 INVENTOR OF THE YEAR

    The SVIPLA Board of Directors is accepting nominations for the 2017 Inventor of the Year Award.  Please submit a brief description of the accomplishments of your nominee along with appropriate patent information. You are welcome to submit sample patents.  

    Email your nomination to Andy Schwaab, andrew.schwaab@knobbe.com, by October 31, 2017. The presentation to the recipient will be made at SVIPLA's "IP Year in Review" on December 14.


Past events

13 Sep 2017 AIPF 2017 Annual Meeting Coming to San Francisco
25 Aug 2017 TechLAB Presents: Trending Multi-Cloud Solutions
25 Jul 2017 USPTO Silicon Valley Summer Events
28 Jun 2017 SVIPLA 6/28 - "Patent Enforcement in China"
19 Jun 2017 MCAA Global Tec Forum-Empowering Change in Technology
23 May 2017 SVIPLA 5/23-Patent Montetization-Secondary Markets for Patents
18 May 2017 CA State Bar IP Law Section Mixer
11 May 2017 USPTO-SV Update on Patent Quality Metrics
27 Apr 2017 SVIPLA 4/27-Unlocking the USPTO Patent Examination System-Current Programs & Initiatives
26 Apr 2017 LES-SVC 4/26 Annual Conference-Do Patents Still Matter?
12 Apr 2017 USPTO-SV: Leveraging Federal Resources to Mitigate Risk
23 Mar 2017 SVIPLA-March 23-Patenting for the Smaller Company: Getting the Mouse a Lion's Share
22 Mar 2017 LES-SVC-March 22-IP Valuation: Optimizing the Value of IP Assets in Uncertain Times
21 Mar 2017 MIP US Patent Forum 2017
23 Feb 2017 SVIPLA February 23 - National Security & International Trade: What IP Lawyers Need to Know
09 Feb 2017 Japan Patent Attorneys Association Presents Complimentary Seminar - Discover IP in Japan
26 Jan 2017 SVIPLA Jan. 26-Ethics CLE-Hazardous Transmissions: Protecting Yourself in the Digital Age
24 Jan 2017 Cal State Bar Presents IP Practitioners Tips & Tricks Conference
18 Dec 2016 Shared Ownership of Patents - Take this survey
15 Dec 2016 SVIPLA Dec. 15-Inventor of the Year Holiday Dinner
01 Dec 2016 CPA Global 3rd Annual IP Forum
17 Nov 2016 SVIPLA-LES/SVC Nov. 17-Preserving Patent Rights in an Open Source Environment
27 Oct 2016 SVIPLA October 27-All Attorneys-"Inventor Rewards & Incentives"
22 Sep 2016 SVIPLA Sept. 22- Managing Patent Litigation Threats
07 Jun 2016 SVIPLA June 7 - USPTO Year in Review
26 May 2016 SVIPLA May 26 - Economic Perspectives on Recent Patent Damages Rulings
28 Apr 2016 WIPLA April 28 - The Art of Rainmaking: Maximizing Your Strengths
20 Apr 2016 LES Presents 16th Annual Conference April 20
12 Apr 2016 USPTO - Patent Quality Webinar
01 Apr 2016 USPTO Silicon Valley Public Tour
30 Mar 2016 WIPLA March 30 Meeting: The DMCA in 2016
24 Mar 2016 SVIPLA - March 24 Mtg. - Design Patents-Global Considerations
15 Mar 2016 MIP U.S. Patent Forum - Silicon Valley
25 Feb 2016 SVIPLA February 25 - Europe's New Unitary Patent System and Unified Patent Court
10 Feb 2016 USPTO Cybersecurity Partnership Meeting - Feb. 10
26 Jan 2016 SVIPLA Jan. 26 - Offers Hard to Get CLE Competence Credit Program
21 Jan 2016 WIPLA Presents Bias CLE program-January 21, 2016
15 Dec 2015 SVIPLA - Dec. 15 - Inventor of the Year Dinner-Register today
19 Nov 2015 SVIPLA Nov. 19 Meeting: "Overcoming Alice One Year After"
12 Nov 2015 WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Workshop
09 Nov 2015 USPTO Webinar - Patent Quality Chat
29 Oct 2015 SVIPLA October Meeting: "Provocative Insights Into Current Patent Issues"
28 Oct 2015 CPA Global Presents IP Forum-Transforming IP Management
15 Oct 2015 Silicon Valley USPTO Office Opening
26 Sep 2015 USF Law School Symposium on Trademark Law
24 Sep 2015 SVIPLA September Meeting - "Global Patent Update"
10 Sep 2015 SJ Downtown Association Presents Insider's View of SV USPTO
24 Aug 2015 AIPLA/USPTO Road Show in Santa Clara
05 Aug 2015 Seeking SVIPLA Inventor of the Year Nominations due by Sept. 15
30 Jul 2015 Churchill Club Presents Evening with Michelle K. Lee, USPTO Director
22 Jul 2015 SVIPLA July 22 - Register for "The Internet of Things: Critical Considerations for IP Law"
20 Jul 2015 AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar in San Francisco
25 Jun 2015 Latest Developments in Patent Law - 2015 Patent Act + PTAB Rules
28 May 2015 SVIPLA May 28 - Protecting IP Assets - Two Panel Discussions
28 May 2015 Intellectual Property Strategies in the Wake of Alice
28 Apr 2015 SVIPLA April 28-USPTO Admin Patent Judge Panelist for IP Pro Bono Program
31 Mar 2015 SVIPLA March 31 Dinner-note change in times for Alice Corp. Case Update
19 Feb 2015 SVIPLA Feb. 19, 2015 Dinner - Japanese IP Law-Post Grant Opposition++
29 Jan 2015 SVIPLA January 29, 2015 Dinner - Hard to Get CLE-Professional Competence
28 Jan 2015 PLI's Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015
18 Dec 2014 SVIPLA-Holiday Dinner Honors Dr. Robert Showen Inventor of the Year
12 Dec 2014 USPTO Legal Roundtable with IP Attaches
04 Dec 2014 AIPLA Trade Secret Summit Comes to Santa Clara
20 Nov 2014 SVIPLA - Nov. 20 Postponed - IP Pro Bono - How You Can Help
20 Nov 2014 IP Pro Bono - How You Can Help
14 Nov 2014 USPTO's First Cybersecurity Partnership Meeting
10 Nov 2014 What's New in IP in China?
29 Oct 2014 CPA Global Presents High-Level IP Forum
23 Oct 2014 SVIPLA Oct. 23 - ITC - Complaints, Investigations, Determinations, Remedies
14 Oct 2014 SCU - Engineer & Patent Professionals Event
07 Oct 2014 USPTO 2014 FITF Fall Roadshow Invitation
02 Oct 2014 Latest Developments in IP Law & Enforcement in China - Free Seminar
25 Sep 2014 SVIPLA Sept. 25 -"The EPO – A Young Patent System Meets an Old Patent System"
10 Sep 2014 USPTO's Byrnes Keynotes Stanford Reception on Tech Revolution
15 Aug 2014 Opening Reception - AIPLA New Lawyers Committee Summer Retreat-Plan to attend
26 Jun 2014 Michelle Lee, USPTO, Speaks at Stanford Law School - You are invited!
09 Jun 2014 SVIPLA June 9 Dinner-USPTO Patents Commissioner + Panelists Discuss NPEs/PAEs/Trolls Initiatives
15 May 2014 SVIPLA May 15 Dinner-E.D. Texas-Helping You with Patent Prep & Prosecution
29 Apr 2014 SVIPLA April 29–Reception Hosted after USPTO AIA Trial Roundtable
27 Mar 2014 SVIPLA March 27 - Meet New USPTO-SV Director John Cabeca
18 Mar 2014 USC Gould School of Law 2014 Intellectual Property Institute – March 18
20 Feb 2014 SVIPLA Feb. 20 Dinner-A View from In-House IP Counsel
23 Jan 2014 SVIPLA Jan. 23 Dinner - Elimination of Bias - Get Your CLE
19 Dec 2013 SVIPLA Dec. 19 - Holiday Dinner Honoring Stephen Quake, Inventor of the Year
21 Nov 2013 SVIPLA Nov. 21-Synchronizing Global Patent Prosecution
24 Oct 2013 Hong Kong Trade Development Council Luncheon - Palo Alto
22 Oct 2013 SVIPLA October 22 - Is this technical enough? Understanding the EPO’s Approach to Computer Implemented Inventions
25 Sep 2013 WLAC Alameda County Annual Judges Dinner
19 Sep 2013 SVIPLA Sept. 19 - European and Asian IP Update Straight from London!
13 Aug 2013 SVIPLA Announces Patent Monetization Complimentary Seminar by Epicenter
09 Jul 2013 SVIPLA Inventor of the Year - July 22 Nominations Deadline
20 Jun 2013 SVIPLA June 20 - Strategies on Post-Grant Review Proceedings
16 May 2013 SVIPLA May 16 Dinner Meeting Cancelled
06 May 2013 SVIPLA Luncheon May 6-Meet New Silicon Valley USPTO Director
03 May 2013 Santa Clara HTLI Hosts Federal Circuit Bar Litigation Series
26 Apr 2013 Silicon Valley World IP Day - Plan to Attend
25 Apr 2013 SVIPLA April 25 Dinner Hosts University Professors
28 Mar 2013 SVIPLA March 28 Dinner-America Invents Act
21 Mar 2013 2nd Annual BCLT Privacy Law Forum
15 Mar 2013 Santa Clara Law HTLI - DMCA Retrospective
26 Feb 2013 USPTO COMES TO CALIFORNIA - Presentations February 26-28
22 Feb 2013 HTLI's Mobile Revolution Symposium
21 Feb 2013 SVIPLA-Feb. 21 Dinner-AIA and Start-Ups-Protecting IP & Patent Prosecution
20 Feb 2013 USPTO Offers RCE Filings Roundtable/Focus Session
24 Jan 2013 SVIPLA - Jan. 24 - Ethics for IP Lawyers - 1 hour Ethics Credit
24 Jan 2013 PTAB Hiring Administrative Patent Judges - Interested?
20 Dec 2012 SVIPLA HOLIDAY DINNER & SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM
15 Nov 2012 SVIPLA NOVEMBER 15, 2012 DINNER MEETING
26 Oct 2012 UC BERKELEYLAW CONFERENCE: RAND Revisited: Current Developments in the Law of Standards-Essential Patents
25 Oct 2012 SVIPLA OCTOBER 25, 2012 DINNER MEETING
23 Oct 2012 CALIFORNIA USPTO PRO BONO PROGRAM
27 Sep 2012 SVIPLA Presents Inventor of the Year - Shuji Nakamura, Ph.D.
28 Jun 2012 “The Juror’s Perspective on Patents and Patent Trials”
17 May 2012 "Insights Into the PTO from an Ex-Examiner and Patent Prosecution Practitioners"
29 Mar 2012 Patent Strategies in China
28 Feb 2012 Optimizing Patents for Licensing and Enforcement: Common Pitfalls and Best Practices

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