Speaking Engagements

2017 Speaking Engagements

2016 Speaking Engagements

  • AIPLA 2016 Annual Meeting
    Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
    2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington DC 20008
    October 27, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. 
    Speaker: William Covey
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
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2015 Speaking Engagements

  • 2015 American Bar Association (ABA) Annual Meeting
    InterContinental Hotel Chicago
    505 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
    July 31, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. 
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Carey K. Farley at carey.farley@americanbar.org or call (312) 988-5595.
  • NAPP’s 19th Annual Meeting and Conference
    Magnolia Hotel Denver - 818 17th Street, Denver, CO 80202
    July 13, 2015 at 4:15 p.m. 
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Sarah Gabriel at representative@napp.org
  • American Conference Institute’s 6th Annual Summit on Biosimilars
    Affinia Manhattan, 371 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
    June 3, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Nicole M. Turner at n.turner@americanconference.com or call (212) 352-3220 ext. 5478.
  • 2015 BIO IPCC - Spring Conference
    Four Seasons St. Louis Hotel
    999 North 2nd Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
    April 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. 
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Caroline Arrington at Carrington@bio.org or call (202) 962-9228.
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  • Toledo Intellectual Property Law Association Spring Seminar: Ethics and Professionalism in Intellectual Property
    University of Toledo College of Law
    April 10, 2015 at 12:15 p.m. 
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact James Duggan at Duggan@mstfirm.com or call (419) 255-5900.
  • ABA-IPL 30th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference
    Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
    5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852
    March 25, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. 
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Porscha Boyd at Porscha.Boyd@americanbar.org or call (312) 988-6268.
  • IP Section of the Virginia State Bar Annual Spring Ethics CLE
    United States Patent and Trademark Office Main Auditorium
    600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
    March 20, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. 
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Timothy Lockhart at tlockhart@wilsav.com or call (757) 628-5582.
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  • AIPLA 2015 Webinar
    “Professionalism, Privilege, and Duty of Candor before the USPTO”
    March 18, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. 
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Raquel Alleyne at ralleyne@aipla.org or call (703) 412-1302.
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  • Pauline Newman IP American Inn of Court
    Offices of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
    1737 King Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, VA 22314
    March 11, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. 
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Jason V. Morgan at Jason.Morgan@uspto.gov or call (571) 272-6559.

2014 Speaking Engagements

  • NJIPLA - Ethics in IP
    Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark
    120 Wood Avenue South, Iselin, NJ 08830
    December 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Lucia Triolo at njadmin@njipla.org or call (908) 533-3188.
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  • Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association (RIPLA) Annual Fall Seminar
    Casa Larga Vineyard
    2287 Turk Hill Road, Fairport, NY 14450
    November 14, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Megan O'Gara at (585) 270-2110.
  • Eighth Annual Georgia State University Corporate Intellectual Property Institute
    Georgia State University, Student Center Building
    44 Courtland Street, Atlanta, GA 30303
    October 27, 2014 at 9:45 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Chason Carroll at ccarroll@muellerwp.com or call (770) 206-4238.
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  • AIPLA 2014 Annual Meeting
    Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
    2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008
    October 25, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register
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  • 2014 NAPP Annual Meeting and Conference
    Hilton Alexandria Old Town
    1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
    July 21, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
    Open to Patent Practitioners, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Sarah Gabriel at representative@napp.org.
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  • Ninth Annual Door County Intellectual Property Academy
    Stone Harbor Resort & Conference Center
    107 North First Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
    July 18, 2014 at 9:55 a.m.
    Open to members of the Wisconsin State Bar, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Jean Baker at Jean.Baker@quarles.com or call (414) 277-5709.
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  • Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section Annual Spring Ethics CLE Seminar
    Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
    1737 King Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, VA 22314-2727
    May 28, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Jonathan Bowser at jon.bowser@bipc.com or call (703) 838-6527.
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  • 2014 Midwest Intellectual Property Institute
    Sprint Corporation
    6050 Sprint Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66251
    May 2, 2014 at 10:55 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Dawn Phoenix at dphoenix@ksbar.org or call (785) 861-8811.
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  • IPO Education Foundation PTO Day Conference
    Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC
    March 25, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact meetings@ipo.org or call (202) 507-4500.
  • Florida Bar's 2014 IP Symposium
    Hilton Downtown Tampa
    211 North Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602
    March 21, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Michael Colitz at Michael.Colitz@gray-robinson.com or call (813) 273-5298.
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  • 9th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute
    United States Patent and Trademark Office Main Auditorium
    600 Dulany Street, Alexandria VA 22314
    January 24, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Diana Garcia at dgarcia@law.utexas.edu or call (512) 232-1170.

2013 Speaking Engagements

  • Gulf Coast Patent Association Fall 2013 Meeting
    New Orleans Bio Innovation Center
    1441 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
    November 22, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Kathy Chapman at (617) 459-6487.
  • Utah Bar IP Section CLE Luncheon
    Utah Law & Justice Center
    645 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
    November 21, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Metra Barton at Metra.Barton@utahbar.org or call (801) 297-7032.
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  • 2013 Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA) Conference
    12633 Resort Drive, Moravia, IA 52571
    October 11, 2013 at 8:00 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register
    For general inquiries, contact Ryan Carter at Rncarter@nyemaster.com or call (319) 286-7004
  • 25th Annual IP Fall CLE Weekend Seminar
    Williamsburg Lodge
    310 South England Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
    October 4, 2013 at 2:15 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register
    For general inquiries, contact Timothy Lockhart at tlockhart@wilsav.com or call (757) 628-5582
  • 2013 Midwest Intellectual Property Institute
    Minnesota CLE Conference Center
    600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370, Minneapolis, MN 55402
    September 27, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Minnesota CLE at (800) 759-8840
  • Houston IP Law Association and University of Houston Law Center
    29th Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law
    Moody Gardens Hotel
    7 Hope Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77554
    September 26, 2013 at 3:15 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register
    For general inquiries, contact Sindee Bielamowicz at sbielamowicz@central.uh.edu or call (713) 743-2180
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  • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) 2013 Annual Meeting
    Sheraton Boston Hotel
    39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02199
    September 17, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register
    For general inquiries, contact IPO at meetings@ipo.org or call (202) 507-4500
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  • The Columbus Intellectual Property Law Association
    The Athletic Club of Columbus
    136 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    September 12, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Yimei Hammond at yhammond@ohiopatent.com or call (614) 575-2100
  • 2013 National Organization of Bar Counsel (NOBC) Annual Conference
    "Meet the Regulators" Panel
    Marriott Union Square
    480 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
    August 9, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. PDT
    Open to the public, all attendees must register
  • NYIPLA 2013 Hot Topics in Trademarks, Advertising, Copyrights & Design Patents CLE Seminar
    The Princeton Club, 15 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036
    July 17, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register in advance
    For general inquiries, contact Pina Campagna at pgulla@cdfslaw.com or call (631) 501-5716
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  • Trademark Ethics Lecture
    USPTO's New Ethics Rules
    July 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
    Open to Government Employees Only
    For general inquiries, contact Katie Trijo at Katie.Trijo@uspto.gov or call (571) 272-8898
  • Law Seminars International
    "New USPTO Professional Conduct Rules"
    July 10, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
    For general inquiries, contact Katy O'Donnell at kodonnell@lawseminars.com or call (708) 280-4837
  • McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP - Webinar
    "Harmonization of USPTO Ethical Standards in the Post-AIA Era"
    May 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register in advance.
    For general inquiries, contact Andrew Williams at williams@mbhb.com
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago - Webinar
    May 21, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
    Open to the public.
    For general inquiries, contact Daniel Gurfinkel at dgurfinkel@dennemeyer-law.com or call (312) 380-6504
  • Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Law Association (GRIPLA) Meeting - Webinar
    McGuireWoods LLP
    901 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219
    May 15, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
    Open to the public, but CLE credit is restricted to dues paying members.
    For general inquiries, contact Janet Peyton at jpeyton@mcguirewoods.com or call (804) 775-1166
  • Virginia CLE Seminar
    105 Whitewood Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901
    April 4, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Brian Bill at brian.j.bill@vacle.org or call (434) 951-0054
  • The Intellectual Property Section of the Colorado Bar Association
    Building 5, Grand Canyon Conference Room
    500 Eldorado Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80021
    March 5, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
    Open to the public
    For general inquiries, contact Daniel Sherwinter at dsherwinter@mfblaw.com or call (720) 562-5511
  • The Pauline Newman IP American Inn of Court Ethics Meeting
    USPTO Madison Auditorium
    February 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
    Open to Pauline Newman Inn and George Mason Inn Members and Guests Only
  • Advanced Intellectual Property Law
    Four Seasons Hotel Austin
    98 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701
    February 14, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Katherine Minardi at kminardi@texasbar.com or call (512) 427-1799
  • Annual Corporate Intellectual Property Law Conference
    Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza Hotel
    350 West Mart Drive, Chicago, IL 60654
    February 13, 2013 at 8:00 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact Megan Buckley at (312) 644-6762
  • Boston Patent Law Association
    "Ethics Tales, Issues and New Rules: Straight from the OED"
    Anthony's Pier 4 Restaurant
    140 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
    February 12, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, please email kmorgan@sunsteinlaw.com
  • Patent and Trademark Office Day
    Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC
    December 10, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For general inquiries, contact meetings@ipo.org or call (202) 507-4500

2012 Speaking Engagments

  • University of Notre Dame The Law School
    1100 Eck Hall of Law, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
    December 4, 2012 at 5:30 p.m.
    Open to the public
    For more information, please contact Jodi Clifford at Joanne.E.Clifford.20@nd.edu or (574) 631-1148
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
    "Intellectual Property and Public Rights of Access: The Evolving 21st Century Balance"
    530 West New York Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 (Wynne Courtroom and Conour Atrium, Inlow Hall)
    November 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register.
    For more information, please contact Professor John R. Schaibley at jrschaib@iu.edu or (317) 278-4736
  • University of Washington School of Law
    William H. Gates Hall
    4293 Memorial Way Seattle, WA 98195
    November 14, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.
    Open to the public
    Please RSVP by November 7th, 2012 to annaba@uw.edu or (206) 543-4551
  • Rutgers School of Law - Newark
    123 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102
    November 13, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
    Open to the public
    For more information, please contact Professor John R. Kettle at jkettle@kinoy.rutgers.edu or (973) 353-3257
  • 2012 AIPLA Annual Meeting
    "Most Important Changes Under the AIA - Laws, Rules, and Best Practices"
    2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008
    October 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
    Open to the public, all attendees must register
  • Michigan IP Inn of Court
    U.S. Courthouse for the Eastern District of Michigan
    231 West Lafayette, Detroit, Michigan 48226
    October 23, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.