HIPLA and the University of Houston IPIL are planning an exciting, not-to-be-missed program for 2019. This year's Institute will feature keynote speaker The Honorable Jimmie Reyna of the Federal Circuit and diversity breakfast speaker The Honorable James Graves of the Fifth Circuit, and many more outstanding speakers and panelists.
The program has been approved for 14.25 hours, including 2.5 ethics hours, of Texas Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas.
Early Registration is now open through September 6, 2019. Renew your HIPLA membership today!
HIPLA members: $595
Government or in-house HIPLA members: $495
Non-HIPLA members: $695
Click Here to view the Program Brochure for the 2019 Institute.
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019
Evening Reception (6:00 PM) - To be held at Moody Gardens Hotel. Mingle with fellow attendees over drinks and heavy appetizers. Reception sponsored by StoneTurn.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2019
Diversity Breakfast (7:30-9:00 AM) - Featuring guest speaker Judge James Graves
Keynote Luncheon (12:00-1:15 PM) - Featuring speaker Judge Jimmie Reyna. Not included with conference registration. Tickets sold separately.
Wine and Cheese Event (6:00 PM) - Featuring renowned sommelier Sean Beck. Not included with conference registration. Tickets sold separately.
HIPLA thanks its gracious sponsors for making the Fall Institute possible. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please email Fall Institute Chair Albert Liou at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorships start at $1,500 and include one complimentary admission to the Fall Institute, among other benefits.
Premium Event Sponsors
Conference Registration: Edmonds & Cmaidalka
Mobile App: Dennemeyer & Co.
Thursday Evening Reception: StoneTurn
Friday Morning Break: Fish & Richardson
Friday Afternoon Break: Osha Liang LLP
Saturday Breakfast: Jones Day
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Boulware & Valoir
Duff and Phelps
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Locke Lord LLP
National Association of Patent Practitioners
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Thompson & Knight LLC
Speakers' papers will be provided in an electronic format via our Conference mobile app. You may purchase the materials without attending the conference for the fee specified on the registration form.
Refunds will be made only if they are requested in writing no later than September 6, 2019.
If you have any questions about the program, please call the UH Law Center's Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law at 713.743.2180.
The Institute will be held at the luxurious and convenient Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center in Galveston. The Moody Gardens Hotel is located in Galveston, Texas, on Hope Boulevard. From Houston, take I-45 South and exit at 61st Street. Turn right on 61st Street and again on Stewart Road. From Stewart Road, stay in the right lane to go onto Jones Road. Turn right onto Hope Boulevard. The hotel will be on your right.
Moody Gardens Hotel
7 Hope Boulevard
Galveston Island, Texas 77554
888.388.8484 or 409.741.8484
Fall Institute Special Rates available through September 4, 2019.
Room Rate: $149/night
Suite Rate: $350/night