The 29th Annual Institute on Intellectual Property will be held at Moody Gardens, Galveston on September 26-28, 2013. The brochure for the 29th Annual Institute can be downloaded here.
This year, earn an extra 1/2 hour of CLE credit by attending a special Women in IP Law Breakfast on Friday, September 27 that will be free to all attendees of the Institute and will occur simultaneously with the Friday continental breakfast. More information on this special event can be downloaded here.
Bring your entire family to the Friday Dinner on September 27, which will be a fun, extremely casual event at the Moody Gardens Palm Beach attraction, including full access to water slides, the lazy river, wading pools, etc. More information on the dinner can be downloaded here.
Finally, the tradition that began with last year's post-Institute Golf Outing will continue on Saturday, September 28 starting at 1:00pm at Moody Gardens Golf Course. More information on the golf outing can be downloaded here. Please contact Ted Ro at email@example.com if interested.
- IP Developments: Asia, UK, Europe and Latin America
- Women in IP
- Section 101 - Business Methods Software
- Section 101 and Biotechnological Innovations
- Hon. Sharon Prost
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- William Covey
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- David Kappos
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
- THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
6:00 p.m. - Reception sponsored by The StoneTurn Group to be held at Moody Gardens Hotel
- FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Women in IP Breakfast sponsored by Winston & Strawn LLP and The JL Salazar Law Firm, PLLC
6:00 p.m. – Bring the kids and join us for a fun and family-friendly event sponsored by Adolph Locklar to be held at Palm Beach of Moody Gardens. Includes dinner and complete family access to the attraction for the evening.
- SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2013
1:00 p.m. – Stay on the island after the Institute for a round of golf at Moody Gardens Golf Course
Speakers' papers will be provided in an electronic format. A flash drive containing the papers will be included in the registration fee and will be distributed during registration. You may purchase the materials in paper or electronic format without attending the conference for the fee specified on the registration form. Program materials underwritten by Jones Day and DW Legal.
Refunds will be made only if they are requested in writing and postmarked no later than September 4, 2013. If you do not attend the program and do not request a refund, you will be mailed the materials in electronic format.
Minimum Continuing Legal Education
This program has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas for 14.75 hours, including 3.25 hours of ethics credit.
The Institute will be held at the luxurious and convenient Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center in Galveston. For those who sign up before September 12, 2012, the hotel is offering a special rate.
The Moody Gardens Hotel is located in Galveston, Texas, on Hope Boulevard. From Houston, take I-45 South and exit at 61st Street. Turn right on 61st Street and again on Stewart Road. From Stewart Road, stay in the right lane to go onto Jones Road. Turn right onto Hope Boulevard. The hotel will be on your right.
A block of rooms has been reserved and is now available at special conference rates. Make your reservation directly with the Moody Gardens Hotel by phone at 888.388.8484
The deadline for making your reservation to guarantee a room at the special rate is September 4, 2013. After this date, reservations are made on a space-available basis only.
Moody Gardens Hotel
7 Hope Boulevard
Galveston Island, Texas 77554
888.388.8484 or 409.741.8484
|Jacuzzi Suite: ||$310/night|
Any cancellations must be received at least 48 hours prior to arrival date. All requests subject to availability. Reservations will be onsidered tentative unless guaranteed by first night's deposit or major credit card.
Texas CLE credit for the 2012 Institute may be claimed online via the "My Bar Page" at texasbar.com.
The Texas Bar CLE course number is 901254592. Total accreditation was 14.25 hours of participatory credit with 2.5 hours of ethics.
Papers not available on the flash drive at the 2013 Institute may be downloaded here.
Papers not available on the flash drive at the 2012 Institute may be downloaded here.
Papers that were received too late to be included in the materials distributed at the 2011 Insititute may be downloaded here
2010 Institute Survey
Papers that were received too late to be included in the materials distributed at the 2008 Institute may be downloaded here.
Papers that were received too late to be included in the materials distributed at the 2007 Institute may be downloaded here.
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