MAY 29-30, 2014


Program Highlights:

  • Annual Case Law Update of All Branches of IP Including All Significant New IP Developments!

  • Judicial Panel Featuring Judge Jimmie V. Reyna,  US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Judge Phillip A. Brimmer, US District Court for the District of Colorado, Judge Faith S. Hochberg, US District Court for the District of New Jersey, Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn, US District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Judge Leonard Davis, US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, and Judge Andrew Hartman, 20th Judicial District Court, Colorado

  • Over 30 Sessions Presented by an All-Star Faculty of Leading IP Lawyers

Co-sponsored by the CBA Intellectual Property Law Section and the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law

Plenary Sessions

Judicial Panel - Trends in IP Litigation

-         Judge Jimmie V. Reyna,  US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

-         Judge Phillip A. Brimmer,US District Court for the District of Colorado

-         Judge Faith S. Hochberg, US District Court for the District of New Jersey

-         Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn, US District Court for the Northern District of Texas

-         Judge Leonard DavisUS District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Moderated by Judge Andrew Hartman, 20th Judicial District Court, Colorado


The Great American Story: Protection or Innovation?

-         Aaron Brodsky, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Trimble Navigation Limited

-         Bernard Chao, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

-         Paul Prendergast, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

-         Michael F. Fleming, Senior Legal Counsel, Cray Inc.

-         Ryan McIntyre, Foundry Group   

Moderated by Ian C. Ballon, Greenberg Traurig, LLP


Ethics:  Why are IP Practitioners Getting Sued for Malpractice? How to Avoid the Key Mistakes

-         Kevin S.Rosen, Gibson Dunn


Ethics: Attorney Ethics and Client Money

-         David Hricik, Professor of Law, Mercer University,Walter F. George School of Law


Only in Colorado: IP Issues Related to the Burgeoning Marijuana Industry

-         Margaret Polson, Oppedahl Patent Law Firm

-         Erich Veitenheimer,Cooley LLP

-         Christian Sederberg,Vicente Sederberg LLC

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