Upcoming Events

Upcoming events

    • 03/14/2018
    • 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • APA Hotel (Formely known as Woodbridge at Metropark)
    Register


    Patent Litigation Seminar

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018      

    12:00 - 5:30 p.m.


    Location: 
    APA Hotel (Formerly Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark)
    120 Wood Avenue South, Iselin NJ
    (732) 494-6200

    CLE: All credits are pending confirmation. 
    New Jersey 4.5 Credits, including 1 Ethics Credit
    New York
     4.5 Credits, including 1 Ethics Credit
    Pennsylvania 4.0 Credits, including 1 Ethics Credit

    AGENDA


    12:00 - 12:45   Luncheon

    12:545 - 12:50   Welcome 
    Lisa Wang - President, NJIPLA 
    U.S. Army - Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (Picatinny Arsenal, N.J.) 


     
    12:50 - 1:00   Opening Remarks
    Immac J. Thampoe  Chair, NJIPLA Patent Litigation Committee 
    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Tarrytown, NY) 

    1:00 - 1:45


     

    Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. 
    Carter G. Phillips
    Sidley Austin LLP (Washington, DC)


    Carter G. Phillips is the immediate former chair of the firm’s Executive Committee and is now the Chair Emeritus as he returns to the full-time practice of law as one of the most experienced Supreme Court and appellate lawyers in the country. Carter was the managing partner of its Washington, D.C. office from 1995 to 2012. He served as a law clerk to both Judge Robert Sprecher on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Chief Justice Warren E. Burger on the United States Supreme Court. Carter also served as Assistant to the Solicitor General. Carter Phillips has argued 75 cases before the Supreme Court since joining Sidley, which is more than any other lawyer while in private practice.

    1:45 - 2:30 

     

    Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc.
    Andrew J. Pincus
    Mayer Brown LLP (Washington, DC)

    Andrew J. Pincus focuses his appellate practice on briefing and arguing cases in the Supreme Court of the United States and in federal and state appellate courts; developing legal strategy for trial courts; and presenting policy and legal arguments to Congress, state legislatures and regulatory agencies.

    2:30 - 3:15

     

    Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC
    Allyson N. Ho
    Morgan, lewis & Bockius LLP (Dallas, TX) 

    Allyson N. Ho represents clients in high-stakes litigation in US state and federal trial and appellate courts nationwide, including the US Supreme Court, where she has argued multiple times as lead counsel. Co-chair of the firm’s appellate practice, Allyson has litigated cases in every federal court of appeals and in the highest courts of multiple states. She has won cases for Fortune 500 companies, represented former high-ranking US and foreign government officials in federal court, and counseled US senators and presidential candidates.

    3:15 - 3:45     Coffee Break

    3:45 - 4:45

     

    The Inequitable Conduct Doctrine:  A Look Back and Forward (Ethics Panel)

    Preston K. Ratliff II
    Paul Hastings LLP (New York, NY)

    Preston K. Ratliff II is Chair of the Firm’s Litigation practice in New York. Mr. Ratliff focuses his practice on complex, high-stakes patent litigation with an emphasis on the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, chemical, agricultural, and renewable fuel sectors. He has successfully represented major and emerging companies both pre-trial and at trial. Mr. Ratliff has extensive experience counseling clients with respect to their intellectual property portfolios and evaluating strategic licensing opportunities.



    4:45 - 5:30 


      Litigating Written Description
    Elizabeth S. Weiswasser
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
    (New York, NY)

    Elizabeth (“Liz”) Stotland Weiswasser is a partner in Weil’s Patent Litigation practice group in the Firm’s New York office with more than twenty years of experience handling patent and other intellectual property matters on behalf of some of the most sophisticated companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, and medical device sectors. Throughout her career, she has been and continues to be a leader and widely-respected colleague and mentor on her teams at Weil, in her community, and in the legal and academic fields more broadly.




























    Registration Fees:
    $125.00  Corporate /Government
    $100.00 Corporate/Government – NJIPLA Member
    $225.00 General Registration
    $180.00 General Registration – NJIPLA Member

    NJIPLA would like to thank our sponsors:

            

    Members in good standing automatically receive a discount to NJIPLA programs.  To review or update your membership status, log in at: www.njipla.org.

    Sponsorship
    NJIPLA is pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities for our events. Benefits include: recognition in our pre-event emails, your logo and link on the NJIPLA website, acknowledgement of your sponsorship during the event welcome remarks, as well as logo display during event break times

    Put your logo on the next email blast and become a sponsor today! To be a sponsor email njadmin@njipla.org.

    • 04/18/2018
    • 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • APA Hotel (Formely known as Woodbridge at Metropark)
    Register


    NJIPLA & NYIPLA

    Trade Secrets / Cybersecurity
    Protecting Your Corporate Client's Information

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018      

    12:00 - 5:30 p.m.

    To say that trade secret protection and cybersecurity are growing in importance would be an understatement.  Information continues to become more valuable yet more accessible and transferrable.  How do you protect your client from the evolving practice of trade secret protection and cybersecurity?  Whether in a law firm or practicing in-house, your client relies on your expertise to implement certain measures - some proactive and some reactive.  Please join us in our half-day program where you will learn from lead practitioners in trade secret and cybersecurity law on how spot the latest issues and legal protection mechanisms that are available in this evolving area.

    Topics Include:

    • Trade Secrets Overview: What has happened since DTSA?
    • Cybersecurity Overview: What Should You Be Thinking About?
    • Discussion on Late-Breaking Trade Secrets and Cybersecurity Cases/Issues
    • Protecting the Corporate Client: How In-House and Outside Counsel Fit In
    • Ethical Considerations

    CLE: All credits are pending confirmation. 
    New Jersey 4.5 Credits, including 1.2 Ethics Credit
    New York
     4.5 Credits, including 1 Ethics Credit
    Pennsylvania 4.0 Credits, including 1 Ethics Credit

    Registration Fees:
    $100.00 Corporate/Government 
    $180.00 General Registration

    Location: 
    APA Hotel Woodbridgel
    120 Wood Avenue South, Iselin NJ
    (732) 494-6200

    Sponsorship
    NJIPLA is pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities for our events. Benefits include: recognition in our pre-event emails, your logo and link on the NJIPLA website, acknowledgement of your sponsorship during the event welcome remarks, as well as logo display during event break times

    Put your logo on the next email blast and become a sponsor today! To be a sponsor email njadmin@njipla.org.

    • 05/02/2018
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Crowne Plaza Times Square 1605 Broadway New York, NY 10019


    34th Annual Joint
    Patent Practice Seminar

    REGISTRATION OPEN!

    Wednesday, May 2, 2018
    Crowne Plaza Times Square, NY

    More information is available at http://jppcle.org/


    The NJIPLA is a founding organization of  the 34th Annual JPPCLE Seminar on May 2, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York City. Featured Speakers include Andrew Hirshfeld, USPTO Commissioner for Patents, and Keynote Speaker Honorable Pauline Newman, Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Earn up to 8.0 NJ/NY/CT CLE credits and 6.5 PA CLE credits (including 1.0 ethics credit).


    • 06/08/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
    • The Hilton at Short Hills
    Register


    2018 Jefferson Medal Dinner
    Friday, June 8, 2018

    The Hilton at Short Hills

    Cocktail Reception: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (open bar)
    Medal Ceremony: 8:15 pm
    Dinner and Dancing: 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm ~ Black Tie Preferred

     

    Rates by May 11:
        Rates after May 11:
    NJIPLA Member - $195.00
      NJIPLA Member - $235.00
    Member & Guest - $355.00
      Member & Guest - $425.00
    Non-member - $280.00
      Non-member - $325.00
    Table of 10 - $2,100.00
      Table of 10 - $2,500.00

    Wine selections may be arranged directly with The Hilton at Short Hills. Information to follow. 

    A special NJIPLA rate of $189.00 per night is available until 21 days prior to the Dinner. Phone: (973) 379-0100. Online Reservations

    Congratulatory announcements are now being accepted for inclusion in the Jefferson Medal Dinner program.  Information regarding submission requirements is available here. DEADLINE: MAY 11

    Please contact Kristine L. Butler, Jefferson Medal Committee Chair, at kristine@kristinebutler.com with any questions.

    Refund / Cancellation Policy: No refunds or cancellations after May 21.  Reservations are transferable.

    Valet Service: The hotel does provide valet for the night of the event.  The cost is $10.00 per car.

    A very special thank you to our sponsors:





    For sponsorship information please contact Amy Nickerson at njadmin@njipla.org.


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