IP Year in Review: Hot Topics in Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Law (EIP230329)

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Eastern Daylight Time)

Cantor Colburn LLP and Virtual

20 Church Street, 22nd Floor, Hartford

Presented by the Intellectual Property Section

About the Program

Networking breakfast and IP Year in Review. The networking breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m., followed by a two-hour presentation on hot topics in IP law from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Join the Intellectual Property Section for a networking breakfast followed by an update on recent patent, trademark, and copyright case law.

You Will Learn

Updates in intellectual property law.  Hot topics we will cover include:

• Metaverse
• Artificial intelligence
• Section 101 / Alice
• Design patents
• Inventorship
• First Amendment and Trademark Law
• Copyright Fair Use
• Copyright Claims Board
• Good Faith Mistakes in Copyright Applications

Who Should Attend

IP practitioners or anyone wanting to learn an overview of recent case law and hot topic IP issues.


(Includes networking breakfast and electronic materials)

Intellectual Property Section Member $65
Member $75
CLE Pass Holder In-person $15 (you must have purchased the CLE Pass to register as a CLE Pass holder)
CLE Pass Holder Virtual $0 (you must have purchased the CLE Pass to register as a CLE Pass holder)
$30 Student Member

Non-Member $150

Financial hardship information is available upon request.

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nicholas-holmes1 Nicholas J. Holmes
McCormick Paulding & Huber PLLC, Hartford

David Leibovitch1 David W. Leibovitch
Robinson + Cole LLP, Washington, DC

Jamie Sternberg1 Jamie Sternberg
Saunders & Silverstein LLP, Amesbury, MA

Audrey Trace1 Audrey E. Trace
Cantor Colburn LLP, Hartford

CLE Credit

CT: 2.0 CLE Credits (General)
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (AOP)
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for newly admitted and experienced attorneys CLE credits. 

Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, a fully interactive videoconference, or simultaneous transmission with synchronous interactivity. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml. 

If the seminar is recorded, all member registrants will receive complimentary access to the recording approximately six weeks after the program. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.

Closed captioning will be available during the seminar presentation for virtual attendees. 



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