Annual Meeting 2017

Annual Meeting – IP Section CLE
Dallas – June 22-23, 2017
Hilton Anatole

Welcome Reception
Thursday June 22
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Coronado D Room


Friday June 23
Metropolitan Ballroom

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Patent Law Update
.75 hour (.25 ethics)
Derrick A. Pizarro, San Antonio – The Pizarro Firm

9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Post-Issue Patent Tactics
.5 hour
Theodore Foster, Richardson – Haynes and Boone, LLP

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Data Breach Risks for Law Firms
.5 hour (.5 ethics)
Pierre Grosdidier, Houston – Haynes and Boone, LLP
Elizabeth Rogers, Austin – Greenberg Traurig

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Trademark Update
.75 hour
Pamela Huff, San Antonio – Dykema Cox Smith

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Impact of Brexit on IP
.5 hour
Heiko E. Burow, Dallas – Baker & McKenzie

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Section Awards Luncheon and Membership Meeting
Miro Room
(Ticket Required)
Luncheon Moderator:
Hope Shimabuku, Dallas – USPTO
Afternoon Moderator:
Leisa Peschel, Houston – Jackson Walker L.L.P.

1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Copyright Update
.5 hour
Kevin Meek, Austin – Baker Botts LLP

2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Round Table Discussion – Patent Examiners
.75 hour (.25 ethics)
Moderator:
Megan Hoyt, Dallas – Regional Outreach Officer – USPTO Texas
Jacob Choi, Dallas – Regional Assistant Director – USPTO Texas
Peter H. Choi, Dallas – Resource Supervisory Patent Examiner – USPTO Texas
Hezron Williams, Dallas – Resource Supervisory Patent Examiner – USPTO Texas

3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m.
In- House Attorney Panel – What Lawyers Want to Know About In-House Attorneys
.75 hour
Moderator:
Craig Stone, Houston – Phillips 66
Laura Robertson, Houston – Texas Children’s Hospital
Aparna M. Dave, Houston – Wells Fargo
Neeraj Bali, Houston – Dresser-Rand
Annora Bell, Houston – ExxonMobil

4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fashion and IP
.5 hour
Kirby B. Drake, Dallas – Klemchuk LLP
Tiffany Johnson, Fort Worth – Klemchuk LLP