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The IP of Alcohol

  • November 18, 2019
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Buffalo Bayou Brewery, 2101 Summer St, Houston, TX 77007
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Please join HIPLA for an evening with the USPTO to discuss "The IP of Alcohol"

Dan Vavonese, Group Director for the Trademark Law Offices, and Hope Shimabuku, Director of Texas Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, will be on hand to discuss the challenges and strategies for protecting IP rights for alcohol.

1.0 hours of Texas MCLE accreditation pending

Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

Registration begins at 5:00 pm -- Discussion begins at 6:00 pm 


Place online reservation  


$25.00/person for members of HIPLA
$35.00/person for guests
$15.00/person for law student members of HIPLA


Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co.

2101 Summer St.

Houston, TX 77007

For more information contact Sparkle Ellison at sellison@boulwarevaloir.com

Reservation Policy:

Registration (for individuals and groups) must be done on-line and payment must be made by credit card through the secure HIPLA website. All members and their guests are encouraged to register early so that an accurate count of attendees is available. Registrations may be limited to space available at the chosen venue. Phone and facsimile reservations are not accepted. Members may invite guests, but are requested to include their name when responding with reservation information.


Reservations must be cancelled by 10:00 am three business days prior to the event.  Email cancellations to Sparkle Ellison at sellison@boulwarevaloir.com. You are responsible for payment of any reservation not canceled before 10:00 am three days in advance of the event.

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