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12th Annual IP CLE Program

  • 04 Mar 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Polsinelli LLP, 900 W 48th Place, Kansas City MO 64112
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  • Includes lunch, CLE (5.0 hours), and happy hour following program.
  • No CLE credit provided; registration is for law students to attend.

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LAKC's 12th Annual IP CLE Program 

March 4, 2020
Polsinelli LLP, 900 W 48th Pl, KCMO 

Registration includes lunch (5.5 hour program only), CLE materials and post-CLE happy hour.

5.5 hours (1.0 Ethics, 1.0 MO Diversity & Inclusion/Cultural Competency)
MO, KS, CO pending
Webinar option available


Program Outline:

11:30am – Noon             Registration and Lunch

Noon                              Introduction and Information

12:05 – 12:55                What I Wish I Learned In Law School: Ethics Program
                                      Claude E. Ducloux - LawPay

1:00 – 1:30                    Procedural Tools for Prosecuting Patent Applications at the USPTO
                                      and Developments with the USPTO Online Systems
                                      Damian Porcari, Regional Director, USPTO Midwest Region

1:30 – 1:50                    Diversity and Inclusion at the USPTO - Diversity & Inclusion Program:
                                      Damian Porcari - Regional Director, USPTO Midwest Region

1:55 – 2:25                     Panel Discussion on Diversity and Inclusion issues facing IP practitioners
                                       – Diversity & Inclusion Program:
                                      Moderator Crissa Cook - Hovey Williams  

2:25 – 2:40                     Break - Sponsored by Legal Advantage

2:40 – 3:05                     Highlights from the Stakeholder Training on Examiner Practice &      
                                       Procedure
                                       Jason Gorden – Gorden IP

3:05 – 3:30                     Proof of Use: USPTO Initiatives Regarding Fraudulent Specimens and  
                                       Registration Audits
                                       Patrick Koncel – Shook Hardy & Bacon

3:35 – 4:25                    Securing IP Rights in a Changing China
                                      Kenneth Ng, Chang Tsi & Partners

4:30 – 4:55                     Trademark Applications – Strategies and Considerations for Describing  
                                       Goods and Services
                                       Tiffany Schwartz – Dentons

4:55– 5:20                     IP Concerns for Online Customization Retailers 
                                     
Cliff Brazen – Erise IP

5:20                                Closing Remarks

5:30                                Happy Hour at Brio on the Plaza\


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