The Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Associations will be holding their 29th Annual Joint Patent Practice Seminar on April 16, 2013 in New York, NY. The seminar will consist of five panels: USPTO Practice, Pharmaceuticals/Life Sciences, Licensing/Foreign Practice/ITC, Ethics, and Litigation with each panel addressing a series of cases and topics. An agenda for each of the panels can be found here.
A featured morning address will be given between 8:54 and 9:35 am by Teresa Stanek Rea, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, Janet Gongola, USPTO Patent Reform Coordinator and Associate Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy, will present a USPTO Viewpoint on Third Party Submissions during the USPTO Practice panel.
The registration fee for the conference is $450 (for those registering by April 3, 2013) or $480 (for those registering after April 3, 2013). Those interested in registering for the conference can do so here.