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Austin IPLA — Annual Meeting and Monthly CLE Meeting

January 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

PTAB/TTAB Judges’ Panel Discussion
(rescheduled from the government shutdown of January 2019)

Panelists: Hon. Christopher Crumbley, Hon. Brian Range, Hon. Avelyn Ross, and Hon. Richard Smith of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board; Hon. Mark Thurmon, Deputy Chief Judge for the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board .
Moderator: David O’Brien, Haynes and Boone

Our guests will be discussing views and advice from the bench of the PTAB and TTAB.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Registration and Lunch 11:30 am
Annual Business Meeting 11:45 am
Presentation 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Chez Zee
5406 Balcones Dr
Austin, TX 78731
Pending 1.0 Hour of Texas CLE Credit

We will also conduct our Annual Meeting, which includes voting on our proposed slate of officers:

Immediate Past President: Steve Meleen
President: Jennifer Kuhn
Vice-President: Aden Allen
Treasurer: Jerry Suva
Secretary: Valerie Barker

Pre-registration tickets are available until the Thursday preceding the monthly luncheon or until all tickets have been sold. To the extent any tickets remain, they can be purchased through the “Late Registration” option above or at the door the day of the event (both late options include a $10 additional charge). If you have any questions about pre-registration, please contact the event organizer.

Austin Intellectual Property Law Association Purchase/refund policy: Payments for Austin IPLA annual dues and event registrations are final. However, should you be unable to attend an event for which you have registered, you may send someone else in your place if they qualify for the same registration status.

Photograph policy: Photographs may be taken at this event, by attending this event you consent to your photograph being taken and used by the Austin IPLA.


Chez Zee American Bistro
5406 Balcones Dr
Austin, TX 78731 United States
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