Washington in the West
Thursday, January 30, 2020
The L.A. Grand Hotel Downtown
LAIPLA brings the USPTO to you! Now in its 24th year, Washington in the West is a full-day MCLE conference bringing together USPTO officials, industry experts and members of our bar. We hope to see you there.
Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Patent & Trademark Tracks: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Young Lawyers’ Patent Prosecution Workshop: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Luncheon: 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. (featuring Q&A with USPTO Director Andrei Iancu)
Cocktail Reception: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
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Kubota & Basol LLP is an Intellectual Property (IP) law firm located in downtown Los Angeles at 445 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90071. Our services include patent application preparation, U.S. patent application prosecution, oversight of patent application prosecution in non-U.S. jurisdictions, and IP counseling. Kubota & Basol LLP strives to provide highest-quality IP legal services while maintaining an affordable and sustainable cost structure.