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2019 Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law

  • September 26, 2019
  • 12:00 PM
  • September 28, 2019
  • 12:00 PM
  • Moody Gardens Hotel, Galveston, Texas


  • Early registration for HIPLA members who are government or in-house counsel
  • Early registration for HIPLA members who are not employed as government or in-house counsel
  • Registration for currently enrolled law student
  • Early registration for non-members of HIPLA

Registration is closed

HIPLA and the University of Houston IPIL are planning an exciting, not-to-be-missed program for 2019.  This year's Institute will feature keynote speaker The Honorable Jimmie Reyna of the Federal Circuit and diversity breakfast speaker The Honorable James Graves of the Fifth Circuit, and many more outstanding speakers and panelists.

The program has been approved for 14.25 hours, including 2.5 ethics hours, of Texas Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas.

Registration Rate

HIPLA members: $695

Government or in-house HIPLA members: $595

Non-HIPLA members: $795

Click Here to view the Program Brochure for the 2019 Institute.

Click Here to View Past Institute Programs.

Special Events

Evening Reception (6:00 PM) - To be held at Moody Gardens Hotel.  Mingle with fellow attendees over drinks and heavy appetizers.  Reception sponsored by StoneTurn.

Diversity Breakfast (7:30-9:00 AM) -  Featuring guest speaker Judge James Graves.

Keynote Luncheon (12:00-1:15 PM) - Featuring speaker Judge Jimmie Reyna.  Not included with conference registration.  Tickets sold separately. 

Wine and Cheese Event (6:00 PM) -  Featuring renowned sommelier Sean Beck.  Not included with conference registration.  Tickets sold separately.


HIPLA thanks its gracious sponsors for making the Fall Institute possible.

Thursday Evening Reception


Premium Event Sponsors

Conference Registration: Edmonds & Cmaidalka

Mobile App: Dennemeyer & Co.

Thursday Afternoon Break: Techson IP

Friday Morning Break: Fish & Richardson

Friday Afternoon Break: Osha Liang LLP

Saturday Breakfast: Jones Day


Baker Botts L.L.P.

Boulware & Valoir

Duff and Phelps

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Legal Advantage, LLC

Locke Lord LLP

National Association of Patent Practitioners

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Patent Designs

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Thompson & Knight LLC

Winstead PC


Speakers' papers will be provided in an electronic format via our Conference mobile app.  You may purchase the materials without attending the conference for the fee specified on the registration form.


Refunds will be made only if they are requested in writing no later than September 6, 2019.


If you have any questions about the program, please call the UH Law Center's Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law at 713.743.2180.


The Institute will be held at the luxurious and convenient Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center in Galveston. 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.

Moody Gardens Hotel
7 Hope Boulevard
Galveston Island, Texas 77554
888.388.8484 or 409.741.8484

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