Intellectual Property Institute

Intellectual Property Institute Intellectual Property Institute


Winter, 2015

Intellectual Property Institute

The Intellectual Property Institute has forged a reputation for gathering national speakers to analyze sophisticated topics and provide practical takeaways to attendees. Focusing on copyright, patent and trademark law, the Institute features morning plenary sessions, a luncheon keynote address, afternoon tracked breakout sessions, and six networking opportunities, including a special networking breakfast for women in IP and a hosted cocktail reception at the end of the day.

Past speakers have included Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Judges Kozinski (9th Cir.), Leval (2nd Cir.), Linn (Fed. Cir.), Mayer (Fed. Cir.), Michel (Fed. Cir.), Rader (Fed. Cir.), and Wardlaw (9th Cir.), Federal District Court Judges Alsup (N.D. Cal.), Davis (E.D. Tex.), Feess (C.D. Cal.), Fogel (N.D. Cal.), Folsom (E.D. Tex.), Gilstrap (E.D. Tex.), Guilford (C.D. Cal.), Kronstadt (C.D. Cal.), Love (E.D. Tex.), Matz (C.D. Cal.), Morrow (C.D. Cal.), Parker (E.D. Tex.), Pregerson (C.D. Cal.), Rader (Fed. Cir.), Snyder (C.D. Cal.), Tevrizian (C.D. Cal.), Ward (E.D. Tex.), Wu (C.D. Cal.), and Zagel (N.D. III.), ITC Judge Luckern, Congressmen Berman and Waxman, FTC Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch and the general counsels of the PTO and Copyright Office.

The 2015 Institute

Planning is underway for the 2015 Intellectual Property Institute. We anticipate programming will be similar to that of the past Institutes. Past guests and featured speakers have included Fadi Chehade (President and Chief Executive Officer, ICANN), Erwin Chemerinsky (Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, UC Irvine School of Law), Deborah Cohn, Commissioner for Trademarks, and a roster of judges including the Hon. Kimberly Moore (Fed. Cir.), the Hon. Leonard Davis (E.D. Tex.), the Hon. Andrew Guilford (C.D. Cal.), the Hon. Faith Hochberg (D.N.J.), the Hon. John Kronstadt (C.D. Cal.), the Hon. Richard Posner and the Hon. James Robart (W. Dist. Wash.).

For a guide to the programming for the 2014 Institute, click here.

Winter in Sunny Southern California

The USC Gould School of Law Intellectual Property Institute will be held in Winter, 2015. For its first decade, the Institute was held at The Beverly Hills Hotel. The five star hotel is a favorite of Institute attendees. Known for its storied past, this celebrity hot spot features famous eateries such as the Polo Lounge and Bar Nineteen 12, as well as a beautiful pool lounge. Check back in the coming months for more information about the location of the 2015 Institute.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are currently accepting sponsors for the 2015 Intellectual Property Institute. Sponsorship of the Institute includes ticketing, publicity and other benefits, depending on the level of sponsorship chosen. Click here to learn more about sponsoring the 2015 Institute, including information about our basic sponsorship option and the sponsorship of meals, receptions, breaks and give aways. Let us tailor your sponsorship opportunity to best serve your needs.