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9th Annual USD Patent Conference – Early Registration Open

9th Annual Patent Conference – Early Registration Open

The USD Annual Patent Law Conference will feature Undersecretary of Commerce & Director of USPTO, Andrei Iancu, on Thursday evening (Mar. 21) in Carmel Valley.  Friday (Mar. 22) will be on campus and will feature prominent judges, USPTO officials, local attorneys and executives, and patent law professors.

Thursday, March 21 (6:00-9:00pm)

San Diego Marriott Del Mar, 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

Friday, March 22 (9:00am-4:00pm)

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice

Peace & Justice Theatre, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego CA 92110


SDIPLA provides a forum in which members meet monthly to exchange ideas and engage in stimulating discussions concerning the cutting-edge IP issues we all face. It also allows our members the opportunity to network and simply make friends or contacts with others sharing this worthy profession.

In addition, SDIPLA provides valuable opportunities to earn CLE credits at a very reasonable price in a relaxed atmosphere.

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The SDIPLA has two primary aims: (1) connect local IP practioners with each other, and (2) provide topical, meaningful continuing legal education.

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Upcoming Events:

  • March:  IP for Startups – (Sponsored by MoFo)

  • April:  John Cabeca – Director Silicon Valley Patent Office – location TBD

  • May:  Albert Keyack – EPO Attaché to the US – location TBD

  • June:  Candace Moon – Beer IP (Summer Social Meeting) – location TBD