State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting- June 21-22

2018 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting
Intellectual Property Law Section Events
June 21-22, 2018

It’s time to register for the 2018 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting and IP Section CLE on Thursday and Friday, June 21-22, 2018, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Houston.

Register for the Annual Meeting by May 21 to receive the discounted registration rate. (Breakfast and lunch are included with registration.)

Register online via your My Bar Page or download a registration form and register by mail.
Pre-registration closes Sunday, June 17, 2018

Thursday, June 21—Cocktail Party

The IP Section kicks off our events with a reception on Thursday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis (location to be announced). Join us for networking with friends and colleagues.

Friday, June 22—Annual Meeting and IP Law CLE Program and Luncheon

We will provide a full day (6 hours including 1 hour of ethics) beginning at 8:40 a.m. CLE admission is included in your registration for the Annual Meeting.

Our program will cover a wide range of contemporaneous topics including:

  • Google and Amazon: A Detailed Look at How Tech Giants Protect Their Trade Secrets
  • The Tam and Brunetti Cases: Disparaging, Scandalous, and Immoral Trademarks
  • Battling Counterfeiting and Piracy in the U.S.
  • Metadata Legal Ethics and the Cloud
  • Net Neutrality and IP
  • IP in the Year 2030
  • And more…

On Friday we will also have a section business meeting and luncheon (Separate Registration Required) where we will present the Texas Inventor of the Year Award, the Tom Arnold Lifetime Achievement Award, the Trademark Award, and other awards; elect new officers and council members; and vote on changes to our bylaws.

Dr. Julio Palmaz, Ashbel Smith Professor at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio and one of Texas’ Inductees in the National Inventor Hall of Fame, will give the keynote address.

Hotel Reservation Information
Marriott Marquis

Reserve your room as soon as possible to get the discounted rate of $219 (plus taxes). Register online here, or call (877) 622-3056 and mention that you are attending the State Bar Annual Meeting.