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Intellectual Property SpringPosium 2017
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Earn CLE Credit, Network, & Relax at beautiful Lake Lanier Islands

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

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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!


 REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. We are accepting walk up registrations for this event.

Lodging:  Make your reservations by calling 770.945.8787 or by e-mailing Be sure to note that you are reserving a room for this event to secure the group rate (group rate pricing ends April 10). 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:




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: Litigation Trends and Case Updates

  • 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 and Recent Licensing 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! (1 Trial Practice credit hour)

  • Jeff Blake, Merchant & Gould
  • JennyCalvert, Hill Kertscher & Wharton, LLP
  • Dan Kent, Kent & Risley, LLC
  • David Moreland, Meunier Carlin & Curfman, LLC

4:15 - 5:15 pm - Keynote Address:  IP Litigation in the Federal Courts; the Good, the Bad and the Other (1 Professionalism credit hour)

  • 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 - Legacy Villas
Sponsored by Morris Manning and Martin, LLP



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

  • Jeffrey Arnold, 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
  • Bob Price, McKesson Specialty Health
  • Gibson Lanier, Meunier Carlin & Curfman, LLC


10:35 -10:50 am - Networking Break

Sponsored by HGD Law

10:50 - 11:50 am - Ethics and Risk Management in IP Practice - What You Need to Know 

(1 Ethics credit hour)

  • Douglas Chandler, Chandler & Moore Law, LLC

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


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