U.S. Federal Circuit Bar Association IP conference coming to Toronto

The U.S. Federal Circuit Bar Association is holding an IP conference in Toronto on September 17, 2013. The conference title is Trade, Intellectual Property and Recovering Economies: A Search for Best Practices. 

This unique event, sponsored by the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA), has a fabulous program that includes the following topics:

  • Innovation
  • Patent, Internet and Copyright Litigation
  • International Trade
  • Views from the Courts and the Patent Offices

Some key speakers include the following:

  • Chief Judge Randall R. Rader – United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Justice Judith Snider – Federal Court of Canada
  • Judge Charles Bullock – Chief Administrative Law Judge, United States International Trade Commission
  • Judge Timothy C. Stanceu – United States Court of International Trade
  • Serge Frechette – Vice Chair, Canadian International Trade Tribunal
  • Teresa Stanek Rea – Acting Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Sylvain Laporte – Commissioner of Patents, Registrar of Trademarks and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Intellectual Property Office

I am on a panel speaking on the subject of Significant Recent Developments:  Internet and Copyright along with Michael Remington of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.

The event kicks off with a reception at my firm McCarthy Tetrault Monday evening September 16.  The event is taking place at The Munk House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario.

To register for the event contact Kristin Rafferty, event coordinator at 571-242-4200.

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