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Earn CLE Credit, Network, & Relax at beautiful Lake Lanier Islands

 Export to Your Calendar 4/28/2017 to 4/29/2017
When: 04/28/2017 - 04/29/2017
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Lake Lanier Islands
Gainesville, Georgia 
United States
Presenter: Atlanta Bar Association Intellectual Property Section, Atlanta Bar CLE & GSU Foundation
Contact: (404) 521-0781


Online registration is available until: 4/28/2017
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Earn CLE Credit, Network, & Relax at beautiful Lanier Islands

Situated along the shores of Georgia’s Great Lake, just 45 minutes outside of Atlanta, Lanier Islands features 1,500 scenic acres, beckoning to families and corporate groups alike. Marrying luxurious resort amenities with the unparalleled natural beauty of North Georgia, a Lanier Islands vacation is one to be treasured long after your bags have been unpacked and your photos have been uploaded.

 

 

 

 

 

 



General Conference Information

8 CLE hours, including 1 Professionalism, 1 Ethics and 1 Trial Practice

Conference Registration (does not include lodging)
Early registration (by March 11): $445 
Regular registration (after March 11): $545
Guest registration (includes reception, dinner and refreshments at the conference): $95

**Use your Atlanta Bar members-only CLE coupon to save an additional $75!

 

Non-Members Must Register via Registration Form

Lodging:  Make your reservations by calling 770.945.8787 or by e-mailing reservations@lanierislands.com. Be sure to note that you are reserving a room for this event to secure the group rate. Bring your family or guest and make a weekend of it. PLEASE NOTE THAT LODGING RESERVATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED SEPARATELY FROM EVENT REGISTRATION.

Recreation: Please register directly with Lanier Islands for any activities you want to enjoy. Vacation at Lanier Islands and experience a variety of exciting activities and adventures onsite, from equestrian pursuits and golf getaways to boating, spa escapes, camping, and more. Call the Lanier Islands Concierge on 678-318-2029 to make reservations.


Program Agenda:

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 28

  

10:30 - 11:30 am - Lunch, Seminar Registration, and Check-in

  • Sponsor Displays, Demonstrations, and Discussion
  • Lunch sponsored by Cantor Colburn, LLP

 

11:30 - 11:45 am - Opening Remarks, Sponsor Introductions, and Program Overview 

  • Clint Crosby, Baker Donelson, Atlanta Bar Association SpringPosium Chair
  •  Art Gardner, Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva, PC, Founding Sponsor
  •  Chittam Thakore, Ballard Spahr, Georgia State University College of Law SpringPosium Chair

11:45 - 12:45 pm - Patent Law Update

  • Jeff Kuester, Taylor English Duma, LLP
  • Scott Brient, Brient Globerman, PC
  • Natasha Moffitt, King & Spalding, LLP

12:50 - 1:50 pm - IP Damages and Valuation

  • Dan Cenatempo, Fair Value Advisors
  • Lisa Miller, Forensic Strategic Solutions
  • Landan Ansell, PwC

1:50 - 2:05 pm - Networking Break
Sponsored by  Kent & Risley LLC


2:05 - 3:05 pm - IP Licensing – Top 7 Court Decisions/ Recent Updates

  • Ed Carreras, Baker Hostetler
  • Stephen Kabakoff, Finnegan 

3:10 - 4:10 pm - IP Litigation Strategies:  TC Heartland, Halo and the new Federal Rules; oh my!

  • Jeff Blake, Merchant & Gould
  • John North, Hill Kertscher & Wharton, LLP
  • Dan Kent, Kent & Risley, LLC

4:15 - 5:15 pm - Keynote Address:  IP Litigation in the Federal Courts; the Good, the Bad and the Other

  • Hon. Leigh M. May, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

6:30 - 7:30 pm  - Cocktail Reception Poolside
Sponsored by Alston and Bird, LLC


7:30 pm  - Dinner in The Pavilion
Sponsored by Finnegan


9:00 pm - Hospitality Suite
Sponsored by Morris Manning and Martin, LLP

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 29


8:00 - 8:30 am - Continental Breakfast
• Sponsor Displays, Demonstrations and Discussion
Sponsored by Brient IP Law

8:30 -9:30 am - The Fourth Leg of the IP Stool - Trade Secret Protection

  • Phil Colburn, Cantor Coburn
  • John Fry, Morris Manning & Martin
  • Connie Jones, Altus IP

9:35 -10:35 am -Patent Prosecution Strategies and Alice Avoidance

  • John Greenwald, Gardner Groff Greenwald and Villanueva, PC
  • Michael Chernoff, Murgitroyd

 

10:35 -10:50 am - Networking Break

Sponsored by HGD Law


10:50 - 11:50 am - Ethics in IP Practice - What You Need to Know and Likely Don't

  • Professor Tim Holbrook, Emory University School of Law (Invited)

11:50 am - Closing Remarks and Thanks to Our Sponsors



 

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