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Mar 1st, 2019

Registration now open for IP Symposium

Register now for the IP Symposium in Orlando, April 11-12, 2019

The 10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium will be held 4/11-4/12/19 at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819.

For reservations under our room block, please click here or contact the Loews Reservation Center at 833-243-4727. Please mention our Group: The Florida Bar and Meeting: Business Law Section-10th Annual Intellectual Property Symposium to get the group rate of $249/night.

Our Lunch Keynote Speaker on Friday April 12, 2019 is the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Denison.  See link for Ms. Denison’s biography:

Our Dinner Speaker on Thursday, April 11, 2019 is Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Administrative Judge George C. Pologeorgis.

This year’s symposium contains panel discussions focusing on IP damages, recovery of attorney’s fees under the Lanham Act, understanding and opposing failure to function trademark refusals, the effect of Matal v. Tam and In Re: Brunetti on the registration of disparaging and scandalous trademarks, recovery of lost foreign profits for patent infringement and an examination of copyright protection for photographs in light of the Mitchell A. Pohl v. MH Sub I, LLC decision.