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The Houston Intellectual Property Law Association is an organization of Intellectual Property lawyers and law student affiliates primarily in the Houston, Texas area. Through regular meetings, sponsored CLE opportunities, and amicus briefs, HIPLA promotes the development and understanding of Intellectual Property Law.
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Registration is open for the May 2017 HIPLA Luncheon & CLE on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Smith & Wollensky. Presentation will be Understanding the Economics of Commercial Success as a Secondary Consideration, presented by Rob Manness. Registration begins at 11:30 am -- Lunch served at 12:00
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Save the date for the 2017 HIPLA Golf Tournament, Wednesday, May 24 at the Hermann Park Golf Course.
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The 33rd Annual Institute on Intellectual Property will be held in Galveston at Moody Gardens from October 5-7, 2017. In association with the University of Houston's Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law, we have an exciting program this year featuring practical pointers on IP litigation and prosecution strategies, a judicial panel, and our keynote speaker: Scott Boalick, Deputy Chief Judge on the PTAB. Our past brochures can be found here. Registration will be open soon. In the meantime, please save the date.
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The HIPLA membership database is self-managing via a password-protected process. Go to the administrative page to have your password emailed to you. Then update your own membership information yourself!

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