2022 IPO Annual Meeting

/2022 IPO Annual Meeting
2022 IPO Annual Meeting 2022-08-05T11:32:54-04:00

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Registration Fees

  • IPO Member: $1,195.00
  • Non-member: $1,995.00
  • Government/Academic/Emeritus: $750.00 (no other discount applies)
  • IPO Member Group Discount: Any IPO member organization sending 5 or more employees to attend the annual meeting will receive a rate of $750 per registrant. Complimentary registrations do not count towards the 5 minimum required to receive this discount. No other discounts apply. Click here to fill out a Group Discount Form.

Registration fees include: All education sessions; CLE Credit to applicable states; networking luncheons, breakfasts, and breaks on Monday and Tuesday (Sept. 19-20); Sunday Welcome Reception; Monday Evening Reception, and access to the IP Expo Hall. IPO does not provide a refund if an attendee chooses not to participate in any of the functions included with their registration fees.

On-Demand Option – Registration for an on-demand option will open mid-summer. For those that are unable to attend in-person, IPO will offer access to a limited number of sessions on-demand after the completion of the Annual Meeting. Access to the on-demand sessions will be through the meeting platform, as well as access to meeting sponsors and exhibitors. IPO will be announcing which sessions will be offered on-demand by mid-summer.

Join IPO in Los Angeles, California for the 2022 IPO Annual Meeting!

The IPO Annual Meeting offers a mix of educational programs featuring leaders in the IP industry, committee meetings, networking opportunities, sponsors, exhibitors, and more. This must-attend event brings together IP professionals from around the world to discuss strategies, trends, and best practices. More than 25 education sessions will be offered on patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, AI, trade secrets, and professional development. We look forward to seeing you in Los Angeles, CA in September.

Keynote Speaker
Monday, September 19

Kathi Vidal
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Full Biography

Sponsors

Welcome Reception
Monday's Breakfast & Breaks and Mobile App
Monday Luncheon
WiFi
Window Banner
Fun Run & Walk
CLE Credit
Social Event Sponsor
Women in IP Social Event
Badge Ribbon Center
General Sponsor
Social Event Sponsor
Hotel Keycards & Mobile App
Mobile App Banner
Women in IP Social Event
Hospitality Sponsor
Women in IP Social Event
General Sponsor
Signage Sponsor
Lanyards
Mobile App Banner
Charging Stations
Mobile App Banner

Media Partners

Sponsorship Opportunities

For sponsorship information or questions, contact Clara Stanfield. Please note that sponsorship opportunities are open to IPO members only. For more information on joining IPO, click here.

Exhibitors

Exhibitor Opportunities

For exhibitor information or questions, contact Clara Stanfield. Please note that exhibit opportunities are open to IPO members only. For more information on joining IPO, click here.

Committee Activities

Committees play an integral role in policy development at IPO by researching and providing analysis on current IP issues and producing recommendations for the Board of Directors. Many of IPO’s Standing IP Committees will hold in-person business meetings on Sunday, September 18 at the JW Marriott at LA Live hotel. To learn more about IPO’s committees, visit the Committee page.

Meetings are open to all registered attendees, not just committee members.

2:00-3:00PM  Committee Business Meetings

  • Asian Practice (note: this committee meeting is scheduled from 2-4pm)
  • Canadian Practice
  • Corporate IP Management & Operations
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • International Patent Law & Trade
  • Latin American Practice
  • Patent Litigation & Remedies
  • Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Issues
  • Trade Secrets
  • Women in IP Law (note: this committee meeting is scheduled from 2-4pm)

3:15-4:15 PM  Committee Business Meetings

  • Anti-Counterfeiting & Anti-Piracy
  • AI & New Emerging Technologies
  • Copyright & Related Rights
  • Industrial Designs
  • International Trademark Law & Practice
  • IP Licensing & Related Issues
  • Leadership Development
  • Software Related Inventions
  • U.S. Patent Office Practice
  • U.S. Post Grant Patent Office Practice
  • U.S. Trademark Law
  • U.S. Trademark Office Practice

CLE Info

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit will be applied for. Additional CLE information will be provided to attendees on the IPO Annual Meeting App and during the meeting in Los Angeles, CA.

For questions about CLE, please contact Susan Lusk at susan@ipo.org.

Accommodations

IPO has reserved a block of rooms at the JW Marriott for IPO’s Annual Meeting (September 18-20). In order to receive the IPO group rate of $269/night + taxes for a single/double room, reservations must be made directly with the hotel by Wednesday, August 24, 2022, or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first. Reference the “IPO Annual Meeting” when making your reservation. Rooms must be canceled 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid hotel cancellation fees.

Room rates are available three days before and after IPO’s Annual Meeting, pending room availability. Additional persons are $20 each per night. Hotel Room Tax (14%), City Tax ($0.75) and Convention and Tourism Tax (1.5%) per room per night (as of 1/26/22) are effective upon check-out.

JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE (Hotel Info.)
900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Online Reservation Link

Please note: IPO does not use a third-party reservation service. If you are contacted by a third-party claiming to be IPO or the JW Marriott to make a hotel reservation – do not give out your information. Please report any incidents to IPO Meetings.

IPO MEETING POLICIES

Attendee List Policy

Registration constitutes an agreement by the registrant for IPO to list the registrant’s name, organization, and location on the attendee list. The attendee list is available to registrants by September 1st and an updated list will be available on the IPO Annual Meeting Mobile App during the conference.

Meeting Photo Waiver and Release Policy

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, IPO meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant for IPO to use and distribute (both now and in the future), the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs and audio/filming of such events and activities. These photos, audio, or film are for IPO use only and may appear on the IPO Website, newsletter, conference brochures, social media outlets, or other future IPO promotional material. This also includes photos uploaded by attendees using the IPO meeting platform or use of the public chat and forum platforms. For concerns about your image or likeness being used in this manner, please contact meetings@ipo.org.

COVID-19 Health and Safety Acknowledgement

The safety and health of our members, officers, attendees, sponsors, vendors, and staff is of the highest priority, and we are actively monitoring the guidelines and recommendations from government agencies as well as the JW Marriott and the State of California to ensure the safety of everyone involved. We will provide updates surrounding the IPO 2022 Annual Meeting as they become available.

Prior to purchasing a ticket to travel for and attending the IPO 2022 Annual Meeting, please ensure you have read the latest CDC guidance for prevention as well as any travel advisories or restrictions that may impact your plans.

CDC Guidance: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/about-covid-19.html

U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories and Restrictions: (https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information.html).

Please be advised that travel and attendance at in-person events involve the risk of contracting communicable diseases. By registering for the IPO 2022 Annual Meeting, you agree to comply with all safety protocols announced by IPO and the JW Marriott.

Vaccination and Face Coverings:

The guidelines in this document are based on information currently available regarding the behavior and characteristics of the COVID-19 virus, public health information, and local or state guidelines with respect to large gatherings in any particular community. As more clarity with respect to these variables emerge, it is expected that these guidelines may need to be adjusted accordingly.

Be sure to take note of the IPO 2022 Annual Meeting Know Before You Go email prior to traveling – this will contain the latest updates and information as to what is expected on-site. The email will be sent to registered attendees approximately two weeks prior to the meeting.

Registration and Badge Ethics. Only persons registered for this conference (live or virtual) are admitted access to the sessions, materials, and Meeting App and platform. Sharing of badges and/or materials is prohibited.

Cancellation Policy. Cancellations received by Friday, August 19, 2022, will be subjected to a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received on or after August 20, 2022. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel/travel arrangements and cancellations. These deadlines for cancellation apply to all registrants. Course materials via the mobile app will be available to those unable to attend who cancel on or after August 20. Refunds will not be given for no-shows. If a registrant is unable to attend, another person may substitute upon written request. Please note that fees are not transferable to another IPO meeting. Name badge sharing or splitting is strictly prohibited. IPO reserves the right to cancel this event without liability, and the total amount of any and all liability of the organizers will be limited to a refund of the registration fee. Any fees associated with the cancellation of travel or housing reservations are the exclusive responsibility of conference attendees.

The safety and health of our members, officers, attendees, sponsors, vendors, and staff are of the highest priority, and we are actively monitoring the guidelines and recommendations from government agencies as well as the JW Marriott and the State of California to ensure the safety of everyone involved. We will provide updates surrounding the IPO 2022 Annual Meeting as they become available.

COVID-19 Health and Safety

Prior to purchasing a ticket to travel for and attending the IPO 2022 Annual Meeting, please ensure you have read the latest CDC guidance for prevention as well as any travel advisories or restrictions that may impact your plans.

Please be advised that travel and attendance at in-person events involve the risk of contracting communicable diseases. By registering for the IPO 2022 Annual Meeting, you agree to comply with all safety protocols announced by IPO and the JW Marriott.

Please Note: The guidelines in this document are based on information currently available regarding the behavior and characteristics of the COVID-19 virus, public health information, and local or state guidelines with respect to large gatherings in any particular community. As more clarity with respect to these variables emerges, it is expected that these guidelines may need to be adjusted accordingly.

Be sure to take note of the IPO 2022Annual Meeting Know Before You Go email prior to traveling – this will contain the latest updates and information as to what is expected on-site. The email will be sent to registered attendees approximately two weeks prior to the meeting.