Washington in the West

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel

THE USPTO RETURNS TO THE LUXE SUNSET BOULEVARD HOTEL 

Location: Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel
Date:  Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Registration and Breakfast:  8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Programming:  9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Networking Luncheon:  12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. 
Cocktail Reception:  4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Address: 11461 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049  

LAIPLA brings the USPTO  to you!   Now in its 23rd  year, Washington in the West is a full-day MCLE conference bringing together USPTO officials, industry experts and members of our bar.  This is a can’t-miss conference that provides a truly unique forum for local practitioners to openly discuss issues directly with USPTO representatives.  

Attire: Professional  

Speakers at the 2019 Washington in the West will include:  

  • John Cabeca, Director of the Silicon Valley Regional USPTO
  • Dan Altman, Partner, Knobbe Martens
  • Oral Caglar, Associate General Counsel, Caltech
  • Stefano Ferro, Bugnion S.p.A.
  • Milan Kapadia, Patent Portfolio Manager, The Boeing Company
  • Anbar Khal, Sr. Patent Counsel, Oakley
  • Ellen Lin, IP Counsel, KaVo Kerr Group
  • Emily Loughran, Senior Director of Licensing and Strategic Initiatives, UCLA
  • Erin Mehta, Counsel, Litigation & Patents, Hulu
  • Lisa L. Ouellette, Associate Professor of Law, Stanford Law School
  • Freddy Thiel, Kilburn & Strode, VP of SF Liaison Office

Additional speakers and programs to come!

**Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (provider #2083) certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 5 hours.

PARKING
Valet parking $14

PRICING – EARLY BIRD
Early Bird pricing ends January 22. After  Tuesday, January 22, the  registration fee increases by $30.

Government: $149 ($179 after January 22)

In-House Counsel: $239 ($269 after January 22)

Judiciary: No Charge

LAIPLA Law Student Member: $89 ($119 after January 22)

LAIPLA Member: $339 ($369 after January 22)

Non-Member: $439 ($469 after January 22)

Non-Member - Membership Special (event + membership): $489 ($519 after January 22)

CANCELLATION POLICY

Pre-registration deadline is Tuesday, January 22. After Tuesday, January 22, the registration fee increases by $30. Cancellations must be received by the pre-registration deadline of Tuesday, January 22.

For any questions or assistance with registration, please email office@laipla.net.

SPONSORS

Diamond Sponsor

ForensisGroup is Diamond sponsor of LAIPLA

Breakfast/Coffee Breaks Sponsor

Fox Rothschild logo

Lunch Sponsor

Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Kilburn & Strode

Gold Sponsor

CD Disco

Silver Sponsors

Dennemeyer

IMS Expert Services logo

Veritext

Bronze Sponsors

Plumsea Law Group LLC

Sponsorship opportunities are available.  For more information, please contact Ashe Puri (apuri@foxrothschild.com) or Jonathan Statman (JStatman@mofo.com).

Questions? Contact the LAIPLA office at office@laipla.net or call 323-285-1654.

Sponsorship? See LAIPLA Sponsorship Opportunities 2018-2019 for this event and others.

DATE AND TIME
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

LOCATION
Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel
11461 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90049

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QUESTIONS?
Contact the LAIPLA office at office@laipla.net or call 323-285-1654.