CLE Meetings (4:30–5:30 p.m., CLE accreditation will be applied for):
IP Litigation Committee:
John Vandenberg, Partner at Klarquist (Mr. Vandenberg argued the Nautilus v. Biosig case at the United States Supreme Court)
“Patent Defenses: Getting More Out of the Specification, Prior Art & Markman”
Tama Drenski, Principal at Renner Kenner, and John Najeway, President of Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
“Trouble Brewing – Trademark Issues Ferment Conflict in the Craft Brewing Industry.”
Cocktail Reception (5:30–6:15 p.m., open bar)
The Thirsty Dog beer mentioned in the CLE session will be available at this meeting.
Dinner (6:15 p.m., three-course dinner; vegetarian and other dining needs can be accommodated):
Gene Quinn, Patent Attorney & President at IPWatchdog, Inc.
“Patents, Intellectual Property and the Supreme Court”
Members: Dinner – $30; CLE – Free
Non-Members: Dinner – $40; CLE – $40
Student Members: Dinner – $15; CLE – Free