Upcoming Events

    • July 14, 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • GoToWebinar
    July 14, 2015 WebIPHour
    "Effective Office Action Responses &
    Discovery Conferences in TTAB Proceedings"
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EST - GoToWebinar

    Nicholas SantucciErik M. Pelton & Associates
    Cheryl BurbachHovey Williams LLP

    Register here!
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    Effective Office Action Responses
    Learn how to overcome the two most common substantive refusals to register trademarks: descriptiveness and likelihood of confusion. Effective arguments will be illustrated with real life examples. 

    Discovery Conferences in TTAB Proceedings 
    This discussion will provide practice tips to maximize the usefulness of the discovery conference and include suggested edits to the standard protective order.
    • September 27, 2015
    • September 29, 2015
    • Chicago, IL
    • September 30, 2015
    • October 02, 2015
    • Toronto


    2015 AIPF Annual Meeting
    "Cross Border IP: Globalization of IP Rights and Protections"
    Omni King Edward Hotel
    37 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    September 30 - October 2, 2015

    Current Program Agenda

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    Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

    Keynote Speaker
    Honourable Roger T. Hughes, Judge, Federal Court of Canada

    Additional speakers include:
    - Irely Aquique, Instituto Mexicano de la Propiedad Industrial, Mexico
    - Lori Ball, Molson Coors, Canada
    - Jason Gorden, SAP, USA
    - Karen Keller, Karen Keller International, Inc., USA
    - Daniel Martin, H&R Block, Inc., USA
    - Stuart Levy, Price Heneveld, USA
    - Gene Quinn, IPWatchdog, USA



    Hotel Information:
    For hotel reservations, please contact the Omni King Edward Hotel: All reservations must be made individually through the hotel’s Reservation Department by calling 1.800.THE.OMNI (800-843-6664) or through the Group Online web link http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/toronto-king-edward/meetings/assn-of-intellectual-property-firms-9. You must mention the AIPF Annual Meeting to receive the discounted rate of $219.00 USD for single or $239.00 USD for double occupancy per night (excluding taxes). This rate is available until the room block is sold-out or until 5:00PM EST on August 27, 2015, whichever occurs first.