3rd Annual Quad City Symposium

3rd Annual Quad City Symposium
Pushing the Envelope on IP Reform

Friday, July 16, 2010

    Confirmed Speakers

Lynne Beresford – Commissioner for Trademarks – http://www.uspto.gov/about/bios/beresfordbio.jsp
Vince Garlock (Deputy Executive Director of the American Intellectual Property
Law Association (AIPLA)) – http://www.georgetownpatentlandscape.com/files/upload/GT_Garlock.pdf
Kevin Kirsch (Baker & Hostetler): Patent Local Rules for the Southern District of Ohio – http://www.bakerlaw.com/kevinwkirsch/http://www.ohsd.uscourts.gov/generalorders/District/general%20order%2009-02.pdf
Judith Roth (Schiff Hardin LLP) – http://www.schiffhardin.com/JudithSRoth.htm – “Fashion, Copyright, and the Proposed Design Piracy Prohibition Act,” (Co-author) IP Litigator (November/December 2009)

Location: Friday’s Seminar – University of Dayton School of Law (Matthias Heck Courtroom) (http://law.udayton.edu/) – (4 HR CLE Applied)

Speaker’s Dinner: L’Auberge – http://www.laubergedayton.com/ (NO CLE currently planned just thank you and for fun.)

Times: Friday’s Seminar – 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Speaker’s Dinner – 5:00-7:30 PM

Accommodations for Out-of-Towners: Dayton Marriott, 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., 800-228-9290 for reservations. Rate: $94/night/pretax. Block reserved for Thursday and Friday night. Reservations must be made by June 16th. Request the “Quad-City Block”.

Co-Sponsoring Organizations:

    The Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association (CincyIP) (http://www.cincyip.org)
    The Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association (DIPLA) (http://www.dipla.org)
    The Toledo Intellectual Property Law Association (TIPLA) (www.toledoipla.org)
    The Columbus Intellectual Property Law Association (CIPLA)
    University of Dayton School of Law (UDSL) (http://law.udayton.edu/)

    AGENDA – FRIDAY – JULY 16th – UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON
    Approved for 4 HOURS GENERAL CLE

    11:00 – 11:15 – Check-In

    11:15 – 11:45 – Boxed Lunch

    11:45 – 12:00 – Welcome/Introduction

    12:00-1:00 – Lynn Beresford

    1:00-2:00 – Vince Garlock

    H.R. 3570/S. 1670 Satellite Home Viewers Act
    Reauthorizes the section 119 compulsory license allowing for distant network signals
    Expires at the end of the year
    S. 1670 approved by Senate Judiciary Co on 9/24/09
    H.R. 3570 approved by House Judiciary Co. on 9/16/09
    H.R. 2994 approved by House Energy and Commerce Co. on 10/15/09

    H.R. 848/S. 379 Performance Right Act
    Imposes a duty on broadcasters to pay performance royalty for over-the-air music
    (But see H. Con. Res. 49 – 245 Co-Sponsors)
    Senate Judiciary approved 10/15/09

    H.R. 2584 Prohibits patents on tax planning methods
    Amends section 101 to prohibit patents on tax planning methods
    (See also S. 506/H.R. 1265)

    H.R. 2196, the Fashion Design Protection Act
    Provides sui generis protection of fashion designs

    H.R. 3059/S. 1368, Access to Repair Parts Act
    Provides an exemption from infringement for repair parts

    2:00-2:15 – Break
    2:15-3:15 – Kevin Kirsch
    3:15-4:15: Judith Roth
    4:15-4:30- CLE & Dismissal
    5:00-7:30 PM – Speaker’s Dinner

    Cost:

    Friday Seminar (4 hours CLE) Member (CincyIP, DIPLA, TIPLA or CIPLA) $120

    Friday Seminar (4 hours CLE) Non-Member $160

    Friday Seminar Academic $80

    Friday Seminar Student $50

    Friday Dinner Member (CincyIP, DIPLA, TIPLA or CIPLA) $50

    Friday Dinner Non-Member $100

    Friday Dinner Academic/Student $35

    Accommodations for Out-of-Towners: Dayton Marriott, 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., 800-450-8625 for reservations. Rate: $119/night/pretax.

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