September 10, 2014 - 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM ET

Venable LLP’s 2014 Intellectual Property Symposium

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Venable LLP
575 7th  Street, NW
Capitol Room
Washington, DC 20004

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We invite you to join us for our inaugural Intellectual Property Symposium, a half-day event in our Washington, DC office.

We have designed this informative program to help in-house counsel and other IP professionals successfully navigate the challenges of an ever-changing environment. Following a keynote luncheon, distinguished guest panelists with a wide range of IP experience will join attorneys from Venable’s global practice for interactive panel discussions. We will end the day with a networking reception on our rooftop.

The event is complimentary and CLE will be available.


Panel 1: Current Trends in IP Law

  • Recent developments in patent, trademark and copyright law and legislation
  • The effect of the latest Supreme Court decisions on IP law and practice
Panel 2: How to Settle Your Case Favorably
  • Different approaches to settling patent troll and Hatch-Waxman cases
  • Drafting settlement documents that best benefit your client

Keynote Speaker
The Honorable Mike Lee, Senator for Utah and co-sponsor of the Patent Transparency & Improvements Act of 2013

Tamany Bentz, Venable LLP
Ralph Dengler, Venable LLP
Nora Garrote, Venable LLP
Frank Gasparo, Venable LLP
Meaghan Kent, Venable LLP
Janet Satterthwaite, Venable LLP
Kenneth Cappel, Vice President, Global IP, Amneal Pharmaceuticals
Christopher Copeland, Senior Counsel, Contracts & IP, M&T Bank
Vicki Margolis, Associate General Counsel, Litigation, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Elizabeth Winston, Associate Professor, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University


Reference Documents

August 2014 IP Buzz

August 2014 Post Grant Practice Buzz

DMCA Takedown?  Not Without a Registration

Registration v. Application: Is the Battle Over?

Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank: Another Unpatentable Business Method Patent

Supreme Court Aiding Fight against Patent Trolls: Alice, Nautilus, Limelight, Octane Fitness and Highmark

Patent Reform: It’s Alive!

“Patent Troll” Reform Bills Moving through Congress

USPTO Cancels Redskins Trademark

Design Patent Developments at the Federal Circuit – 2014 Term

Supreme Court Curbs Inducement Doctrine in Limelight Networks v. Akamai Technologies

Supreme Court Gives a Primer on Laches in Intellectual Property Cases

Patent Boundaries