The Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Associations will be holding their 31st Annual Joint Patent Practice Seminar on May 12, 2015 in New York, NY. The seminar will consist of five panels: USPTO Practice, Pharmaceuticals/Life Sciences, High Tech, Litigation, and Supreme Court 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 9:25 am by Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, the Hon. Jimmie V. Reyna, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will provide a keynote address entitled "Looking Ahead: New Developments and Challenges for the CAFC."
The registration fee for the conference is $450 (for those registering by April 30, 2015). Those interested in registering for the conference can do so here.