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Videos On Demand are now avaialble for purchase for the USC Gould School of Law 2020 Virtual Intellectual Property Institute and Women in IP Leadership Workshop. Click here for complete program details and information.

Virtual Event 
September 22-23, 2020

The Intellectual Property Institute has forged a reputation for gathering national speakers to analyze sophisticated topics and provide practical takeaways. Focusing on copyright, patent and trademark law, the Institute features morning plenary sessions, keynote address, and afternoon tracked breakout sessions.

2020 Virtual Intellectual Property Institute
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Join other IP professionals for an unrivaled virtual gathering of national speakers and a sophisticated discussion of emerging issues and best practices in copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret and related fields. Join Federal judges, leading academicians, in house counsel, national officials and top practitioners for a full day of learning. Registration for the IP Institute includes admittance to the Virtual Women in IP Leadership Workshop on September 22 (see below).

Featured Speakers and Topics:

8 Federal Judges: O'Malley, Stoll, Albright, Bataillon, Conley, Fitzgerald, Otero, Selna and Wu.

Keynote: Charles H. Rivkin (MPA Chairman and CEO)

Leading Academicians: Professors Crouch, Farley, Geluso, Greene, Nimmer, and Rothman.

The Latest IP Topics:  judicial perspectives on IP, IP rights and forced technology transfer, IP year in review, copyright and the right of publicity, developments in music copyright, trademark survey evidence, unauthorized use of trademarks and copyrights in social media, patent litigation, licensing and transaction hot topics, and trade secret litigation.

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Virtual Women in IP Leadership Workshop
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Attend a special comprehensive half-day Virtual Women in IP Leadership Workshop on Tuesday afternoon, September 22, 2020, the day before the IP Institute, co-sponsored by ChIPs (LA Chapter). Admittance to this Workshop is included with your full Institute registration, but may also be purchased as a separate registration for the Workshop only.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship includes ticketing, publicity and other benefits, depending on the level of sponsorship chosen. Contact Julie Yi at jyi@law.usc.edu for more information about sponsorship opportunities. Let us tailor your sponsorship to best serve your needs!

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