Upcoming events

    • May 10, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • May 14, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Virtual

    HIPLA is pleased to share notice of certain non-HIPLA events that may be of interest to HIPLA members:

    • For these events, please confirm the event details with the host organization, as HIPLA makes no representations regarding the accuracy of the information presented here. 
    • To recommend an event for inclusion, please contact George Webb, HIPLA Meeting Arrangements & Programs Chair, at (713) 348-2704 or gwebb@rice.edu

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    AIPLA Spring Meeting

    May 10-14, 2021

    https://www.aipla.org/detail/event/2021/05/10/default-calendar/2021-spring-meeting

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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  

    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • May 12, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
    • Online via Webex

    May 2021 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • May 20, 2021
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Online via Zoom (link provided upon registration)
    Register

     

    May CLE (free to members)

    • Meeting opens at 11:45 AM for networking.
    • Program begins at 12:00 noon and adjourns no later than 1:00 PM
    • Meeting login information will be sent to registered attendees via e-mail before the event.
    • To invite friends or colleagues to this event, please share the general event link from the HIPLA events calendar.
    • If you have any questions, please contact George Webb, HIPLA Meeting Arrangements & Programs Chair, at (713) 269-5061 or gwebb@rice.edu

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    Program:

    Waco Division Patent Jurisprudence: 

    Litigating in the Nation's Hottest IP Docket

        

    An overview of patent litigation in the Waco Division of the Western District of Texas -- including lessons gleaned from recently completed trials -- by the authors of the of the Western District of Texas Patent Blog:

    Joseph M. Abraham

    Law office of Joseph M. Abraham PLLC, Austin, Texas


    Mark Siegmund

    Walt Fair PLLC, Waco, Texas

    Approved for 1.0 hours of Texas MCLE credit (0.0 hours ethics)

    Course # 174119095


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    Save the Date: 

    Our next CLE program is Wednesday, June 16, 2021:

    Google v. Oracle: The Copyright Battle of the Century

    Speakers:  George Webb (Rice University) and Steve Kurlowecz (Senior IP Counsel for Cloud and Cognitive Solutions, IBM)

    Details and registration for the June CLE are available here:

    https://hipla.org/event-4266580

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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  
    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • May 26, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • May 28, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Live webcast

    HIPLA is pleased to share notice of certain non-HIPLA events that may be of interest to HIPLA members:

    • For these events, please confirm the event details with the host organization, as HIPLA makes no representations regarding the accuracy of the information presented here. 
    • To recommend an event for inclusion, please contact George Webb, HIPLA Meeting Arrangements & Programs Chair, at (713) 348-2704 or gwebb@rice.edu

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    UT CLE Technology Law Conference

    May 26-28, 2021

    https://utcle.org/conferences/PC21

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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  

    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • May 31, 2021
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CDT)


    • June 09, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
    • Online via Webex

    June 2021 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • June 10, 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CDT)
    • In Person (20 person limit) and Online via Zoom: please indicate if you prefer In Person or Zoom in your RSVP email

     

    HIPLA Roundtable Series:

    Building and maintaining a healthy patent portfolio

    • A four-part discussion series presented by the HIPLA Patent Agents & IP Managers Committee and open to all HIPLA members.
    • To register, RSVP by email to hipla.pac@gmail.com Please indicate if you prefer In Person or Zoom in your RSVP email.
    • In-person location / Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees via e-mail before the event.

    • Separate registration is required for each event in the Roundtable series.  
    • To invite friends or colleagues to this event, please share the event link from the HIPLA events calendar.
    • If you have any questions, please contact Valerie Moore, HIPLA Patent Agents & IP Managers Co-Chair, at vcmoore@vorys.com

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    Roundtable 3: 

    Holistic Patent Strategies


    The third meeting of the Roundtable series will discuss the various avenues of protecting intellectual property beyond utility patenting, including design patents, utility models, trade secrets, and trademarks.  

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    Save the Dates: 


    The other HIPLA Roundtables are:

    Each Roundtable meets from 1:00-2:00 pm Central time. To register, RSVP by email to hipla.pac@gmail.comSeparate registration is required for each event in the Roundtable series.  

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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  
    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • June 11, 2021
    • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • Online via https://hipla.org/Inventor-of-the-Year


    Nominations for HIPLA's Inventor of the Year award close on June 11, 2021.

    • For the nomination form and details of the award, please visit:

    https://hipla.org/Inventor-of-the-Year

    • For a partial list of previous Inventors of the Year, please visit:
    https://hipla.org/page-18061
    • For questions about the Inventor of the Year award, please contact:

    Christopher McKeon

    Arnold & Saunders, LLP

    cmckeon@arnold-iplaw.com

    (713) 972-1150


    • June 16, 2021
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Online via Zoom (link provided upon registration)
    Register

     

    June CLE (free to members)

    • Meeting opens at 11:45 AM for networking.
    • Program begins at 12:00 noon and adjourns no later than 1:00 PM
    • Meeting login information will be sent to registered attendees via e-mail before the event.
    • To invite friends or colleagues to this event, please share the event link from the HIPLA events calendar.
    • If you have any questions, please contact George Webb, HIPLA Meeting Arrangements & Programs Chair, at (713) 269-5061 or gwebb@rice.edu

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    Program:

    Google v. Oracle: The Copyright Case of the Century


    On April 5, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its much-anticipated decision in Google v. Oracle, the most important software copyright case in a generation.  This program will examine the legal basis of the Court's opinion and offer an informed perspective from the tech industry.


    George W. Webb III

    Lecturer in Engineering Leadership and Scholar for Entrepreneurship

    Rice University

    Houston, Texas



    Steve Kurlowecz

    Senior IP Counsel for Cloud and Cognitive Solutions

    IBM

    Cambridge, Massachusetts

    1 hour of Texas MCLE credit pending

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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  
    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    Looking ahead . . .




    HIPLA's next luncheon is an in-person luncheon honoring the 


    2021 Inventor of the Year

    • Tentative date: Tuesday, August 31, 2021
    • For the nomination form and details of the award, please visit:

    https://hipla.org/Inventor-of-the-Year

    Nominations close June 11, 2021.

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    • June 17, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • June 18, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Omni Hotel and Fort Worth Convention Center

    HIPLA is pleased to share notice of certain non-HIPLA events that may be of interest to HIPLA members:

    • For these events, please confirm the event details with the host organization, as HIPLA makes no representations regarding the accuracy of the information presented here. 
    • To recommend an event for inclusion, please contact George Webb, HIPLA Meeting Arrangements & Programs Chair, at (713) 348-2704 or gwebb@rice.edu

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    State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting

    June 17-18, 2021

    https://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/Events/AnnualMeeting/default.htm


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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  

    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • June 21, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • June 23, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Virtual

    HIPLA is pleased to share notice of certain non-HIPLA events that may be of interest to HIPLA members:

    • For these events, please confirm the event details with the host organization, as HIPLA makes no representations regarding the accuracy of the information presented here. 
    • To recommend an event for inclusion, please contact George Webb, HIPLA Meeting Arrangements & Programs Chair, at (713) 348-2704 or gwebb@rice.edu

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    Association of Corporate Patent Counsel (ACPC) Annual Meeting

    June 21-23, 2021

    https://acpcnet.org/events/acpc-annual-meeting

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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  

    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • June 23, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • June 26, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, California

    HIPLA is pleased to share notice of certain non-HIPLA events that may be of interest to HIPLA members:

    • For these events, please confirm the event details with the host organization, as HIPLA makes no representations regarding the accuracy of the information presented here. 
    • To recommend an event for inclusion, please contact George Webb, HIPLA Meeting Arrangements & Programs Chair, at (713) 348-2704 or gwebb@rice.edu

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    Federal Circuit Bar Association

    Bench & BarĀ® Conference

    June 23-26, 2021

    https://fedcirbar.org/Programs-Sponsorship/Calendar/ArticleID/1306/2021-Bench-BarĀ®-Conference

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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  

    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • July 04, 2021
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CDT)


    • July 08, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • July 09, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Live webcast

    HIPLA is pleased to share notice of certain non-HIPLA events that may be of interest to HIPLA members:

    • For these events, please confirm the event details with the host organization, as HIPLA makes no representations regarding the accuracy of the information presented here. 
    • To recommend an event for inclusion, please contact George Webb, HIPLA Meeting Arrangements & Programs Chair, at (713) 348-2704 or gwebb@rice.edu

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    Texas Bar CLE Advanced IP Litigation

    July 8-9, 2021

    https://www.texasbarcle.com/materials/Programs/4185/Brochure.pdf

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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  

    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • July 14, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
    • Online via Webex

    July 2021 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • July 21, 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CDT)
    • In Person (20 person limit) and Online via Zoom: please indicate if you prefer In Person or Zoom in your RSVP email

     

    HIPLA Roundtable Series:

    Building and maintaining a healthy patent portfolio

    • A four-part discussion series presented by the HIPLA Patent Agents & IP Managers Committee and open to all HIPLA members.
    • To register, RSVP by email to hipla.pac@gmail.com.  Please indicate if you prefer In Person or Zoom in your RSVP email.
    • In-person location / Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees via e-mail before the event.
    • Separate registration is required for each event in the Roundtable series.  
    • To invite friends or colleagues to this event, please share the event link from the HIPLA events calendar.
    • If you have any questions, please contact Valerie Moore, HIPLA Patent Agents & IP Managers Co-Chair, at vcmoore@vorys.com

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    Roundtable 4: 

    Artificial Intelligence in Intellectual Property


    The fourth meeting of the Roundtable series will discuss the automation of IP portfolio tasks such as patentability searches, portfolio management, and competitive intelligence using artificial intelligence. Attendees will be invited to share their experiences (good and bad) with tools and services in these areas.

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    Save the Dates: 


    The other HIPLA Roundtables are:

    Each Roundtable meets from 1:00-2:00 pm Central time. To register, RSVP by email to hipla.pac@gmail.comSeparate registration is required for each event in the Roundtable series.  

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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  
    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • August 11, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
    • Online via Webex

    August 2021 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • August 31, 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • To be announced

     

    August luncheon (tentative  date)

    • For our first in-person luncheon of 2021, HIPLA is pleased to present the 2021 Inventor of the Year award.
    • Meeting opens at 11:30 AM for networking.
    • Program begins at 12:00 noon and adjourns no later than 1:00 PM
    • To invite friends or colleagues to this event, please share the event link from the HIPLA events calendar.
    • For questions about the meeting details, please contact George Webb, HIPLA Meeting Arrangements & Programs Chair, at (713) 269-5061 or gwebb@rice.edu

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    Program:

    2021 Inventor of the Year

    • For the nomination form and details of the award, please visit:

    https://hipla.org/Inventor-of-the-Year

    Nominations close June11, 2021.

    • For a partial list of previous Inventors of the Year, please visit:
    https://hipla.org/page-18061
    • For questions about the Inventor of the Year award, please contact:

    Christopher McKeon

    Arnold & Saunders, LLP

    cmckeon@arnold-iplaw.com

    (713) 972-1150

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    Have an idea for HIPLA's next CLE?

    HIPLA welcomes members to submit proposals for future CLE programs:

    • Proposed topics should be authoritative, timely, and of practical interest to IP attorneys and patent agents who are HIPLA's members.  
    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • September 06, 2021
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CDT)


    • September 06, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • September 07, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)


    • September 08, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
    • Online via Webex

    September 2021 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • September 15, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • September 16, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)


    • September 19, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • September 21, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • JW Marriott Austin

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    IP Owners Association (IPO) Annual Meeting

    September 19-21, 2021

    https://ipo.org/index.php/event/ipo-annual-meeting/

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    • September 22, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • September 24, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Courtyard & Residence Inn by Marriott, Austin

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    AIPF Annual Meeting

    September 22-24, 2021

    https://aipf.com/event-3487712

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    • October 07, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • October 09, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • Moody Gardens Hotel and Online

    Save the Dates!

    Houston Intellectual Property Law Association 

    and

    University of Houston Law Center


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    37th Annual

    Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law

    OCTOBER 7-9, 2021

    Moody Gardens Hotel

    Galveston, Texas

    http://law.uh.edu/ipil/hiplaIPinstitute/

    Click Here to view the program brochure for the 2020 Fall Institute.

    Click Here to view previous Fall Institute programs.

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    Sponsors

    HIPLA welcomes sponsors who make the Fall Institute possible.  If you are interested in being a sponsor, please email Fall Institute Chair:

    Sparkle Ellison

    Boulware & Valoir

    sellison@boulwarevaloir.com

    Hotel


    The Institute will be held at the luxurious and convenient Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.  

    Directions from Houston:

    • Take Interstate 45 South, exit 61st St.
    • Turn right on 61st St. to Seawall Blvd.
    • Turn right on Seawall Blvd. to 81st St.
    • Turn right on 81st to Jones Rd.
    • Turn left on Hope Blvd.
    • Follow the Moody Gardens signs.
    • Park in the Convention Center garage.


    Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center
    7 Hope Boulevard
    Galveston Island, Texas 77554
    888.388.8484 or 409.741.8484

    www.moodygardens.com

    Houston Intellectual Property Law Association



    • October 13, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • October 15, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Plano Marriott Legacy Town Center

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    Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference

    October 13-15, 2021

    https://edtxbenchbar.com/schedule/

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    • October 13, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
    • Online via Webex

    October 2021 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • October 19, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • October 21, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Virtual

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    Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Annual Meeting

    October 19-21, 2021

    https://www.acc.com/annualmeeting

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    • October 27, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • October 29, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • The Westin Houston, Memorial City

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    Texas Minority Counsel Program

    October 27-29, 2021

    https://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/ForLawyers/BarServiceOpportunities/FindDiversityResources/TMCP.htm

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    • October 28, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • October 30, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Gaylord National Harbor, Maryland

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    AIPLA Annual Meeting

    October 28-30, 2021

    https://www.aipla.org/detail/event/2021/10/28/default-calendar/2021-annual-meeting

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    • November 08, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CST)
    • November 09, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CST)
    • Center for American & International Law, Plano

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    CAIL Institute for Law & Technology

    November 8-9, 2021

    https://www.cailaw.org/Institute-for-Law-and-Technology/index.html

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    • For details and to submit a proposal, please visit our new portal at https://forms.gle/rKhBr6rMafbw1RVEA 

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    • November 10, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)
    • Online via Webex

    November 2021 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • November 11, 2021
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CST)


    • November 15, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CST)
    • November 19, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CST)
    • Houston

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    International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting

    with a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Lanham Act

    November 15-19, 2021

    https://www.inta.org/events/2021-annual-meeting/

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    • November 25, 2021
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CST)


    • December 08, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)
    • Online via Webex

    December 2021 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • December 25, 2021
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CST)


    • January 01, 2022
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CST)


    • January 12, 2022
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)
    • Online via Webex

    January 2022 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • January 17, 2022
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CST)


    • February 09, 2022
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)
    • Online via Webex

    February 2022 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • February 21, 2022
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CST)


    • March 01, 2022
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CST)


    • March 09, 2022
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)
    • Online via Webex

    March 2022 meeting of the HIPLA Board of Directors.  

    For the current roster of officers and directors, please visit https://hipla.org/Officers


    • April 06, 2022
    • 12:00 AM (CDT)
    • April 08, 2022
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

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    ABA Intellectual Property Law Section

    Annual Meeting

    April 6-8, 2022

    https://www.americanbar.org/groups/intellectual_property_law/events_cle/upcoming-ipl-events/

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    • April 15, 2022
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CDT)


    • April 15, 2022
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • April 16, 2022
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)


    • April 17, 2022
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CDT)


    • June 04, 2022
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Santa Fe, New Mexico

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    University of Houston Law Center


    Symposium

    June 4, 2022

    https://www.law.uh.edu/ipil/symposium/homepage.html

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Past events

May 05, 2021 [other] MIPLA
May 04, 2021 [other] IP Essentials Part 2: Leveraging IP
April 28, 2021 HIPLA Roundtable Series
April 23, 2021 Application deadline: Hon. Nancy F. Atlas IP Inn of Court
April 22, 2021 [other] Hon. Nancy F. Atlas Houston IP American Inn of Court
April 20, 2021 HIPLA April CLE Webinar
April 20, 2021 [other] IP Owners Association (IPO) Spring Summit
April 14, 2021 HIPLA Board of Directors
April 12, 2021 [other] ABA Intellectual Property Law Section Annual Meeting
April 06, 2021 [other] IP Essentials Part 2: Copyrights, Trademarks and more!
April 04, 2021 [observance] Easter
April 02, 2021 [observance] Good Friday
March 30, 2021 [other] Hon. Nancy F. Atlas Houston IP American Inn of Court - CAFC Moot Court
March 27, 2021 [observance] First day of Passover
March 24, 2021 [other] Hon. Nancy F. Atlas Houston IP American Inn of Court
March 23, 2021 HIPLA Roundtable Series
March 23, 2021 [other] UT CLE Advanced Patent Law Institute
March 23, 2021 [other] AIPLA Patent Prosecution Boot Camp
March 18, 2021 HIPLA Annual Meeting and Elections
March 17, 2021 HIPLA Board of Directors
March 02, 2021 IP Essentials Webinar Series (moderated by USPTO's Hope Shimabuku)
February 23, 2021 HIPLA February Webinar (free for members and law students)
January 21, 2021 January CLE (webinar--free for members)
December 10, 2020 December Holiday Virtual Event
October 01, 2020 2020 Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law
September 01, 2020 September CLE (webinar--free for members)
July 30, 2020 HIPLA Inventor of the Year Award (webinar--free for members)
June 17, 2020 June CLE (webinar--free for members)
May 20, 2020 May CLE (webinar--free for members)
April 16, 2020 April CLE (webinar--free for members)
March 17, 2020 HIPLA Annual Meeting and Election Luncheon
February 18, 2020 Patent Agents Energy Corridor Networking Lunch
February 13, 2020 HIPLA's Annual Dinner Honoring the Federal Judiciary
January 15, 2020 January Luncheon
December 10, 2019 2019 Holiday Luncheon
November 18, 2019 The IP of Alcohol
November 07, 2019 The Twenty-Sixth Annual Fall Lecture
October 24, 2019 HIPLA Fall Happy Hour
October 15, 2019 October 2019 Luncheon
September 30, 2019 Non-HIPLA event: Federal Circuit Bar Association Mock IPR Argument
September 26, 2019 2019 Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law
September 13, 2019 Non-HIPLA event: LES Houston Chapter IP & Licensing Basics CLE
August 15, 2019 August Luncheon
July 22, 2019 National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP) Annual Meeting & Conference
July 18, 2019 HIPLA Inventor of the Year Award Luncheon
July 17, 2019 Patent Agents Energy Corridor Networking Lunch
June 13, 2019 Patent Agent North Houston Networking Lunch
June 04, 2019 Patent Agents Southwest Houston Networking Lunch
May 23, 2019 HIPLA Golf Tournament
May 07, 2019 May Luncheon
April 25, 2019 AIPLA Roadshow on Patent Office Practice
April 11, 2019 National Academy of Inventors Annual Meeting
April 11, 2019 World IP Day Luncheon
April 06, 2019 HIPLA Booth at the Scout Fair
March 28, 2019 Spring Happy Hour
March 26, 2019 HIPLA Annual Meeting and Election Luncheon
March 22, 2019 Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition
March 19, 2019 An Evening with the USPTO
February 23, 2019 Science and Engineering Fair of Houston
February 21, 2019 HIPLA's Annual Dinner Honoring the Federal Judiciary
February 19, 2019 Chat with Simon Tam of The Slants
February 14, 2019 February Luncheon
January 16, 2019 January Luncheon
December 13, 2018 HIPLA Holiday Luncheon (Speaker: Hon. Lee Rosenthal)
November 13, 2018 The Twenty-Fifth Annual Fall Lecture
November 08, 2018 November Luncheon
October 18, 2018 October Luncheon
October 03, 2018 Joint Oktoberfest Happy Hour
September 27, 2018 2018 Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law
September 18, 2018 Patent Agent Luncheon
September 14, 2018 Last Day for Early Registration for the Fall Institute
August 23, 2018 August Luncheon
July 31, 2018 PTAB Judicial Conference
July 19, 2018 July Luncheon
July 18, 2018 HIPLA Board Meeting
June 28, 2018 June Luncheon & CLE
June 20, 2018 HIPLA Board Meeting
June 02, 2018 IPIL National Conference
May 31, 2018 May Luncheon and CLE
May 24, 2018 HIPLA Golf Tournament
May 22, 2018 ABA IP Roundtable Series
May 17, 2018 Golf Tournament Early Registration Deadline
May 16, 2018 HIPLA Board Meeting
May 02, 2018 Reception for UH Dean Emeritus & Professor Raymond T. Nimmer
January 18, 2018 January Luncheon and CLE
November 16, 2017 November Luncheon and CLE
July 31, 2017 Annual General Meeting

This calendar is intended to be a public resource for IP events of interest to the Houston IP community. It may contain information about events that are not sponsored or sanctioned by HIPLA. For the latest status of any non-HIPLA events, please check directly with the sponsor of the event. If you would like to notify us about IP events to be added to our calendar, please contact the HIPLA Website Chair.

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