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Join us for the 11th Anniversary of the IP Institute!

Intellectual property is a burgeoning practice area with nuances and ever-changing innovations and issues that can try the patience of even the most seasoned practitioners. No one can afford to remain unacquainted with the rights and potential liabilities that may arise. That’s why those in the know attend PBI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute year after year. Our 11th Institute has something for everyone from the novice to the expert.


Choose the Topics That Matter Most to You and Your Clients

With so many compelling sessions, an outstanding faculty and faculty-authored materials, the Institute offers you an amazing educational experience. It’s an investment in your professional development and well worth two days of your time. Your custom-tailored Institute schedule promises to be jam-packed with topics you care about. Throughout the Institute, you’ll be given many helpful tips, tactics and strategies that you can incorporate into your own practice right away.


Advance your IP know-how while learning about:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit year in review
  • Recent and pending trademark cases
  • IP litigation
  • Copyright updates
  • IP ethics potpourri
  • Trade secret updates
  • IP basics for the young and/or non-IP lawyers 
  • And many other topics in intellectual property law


A networking cocktail reception will be held Wednesday evening, immediately following the last session of the day.

Workshop choices will determine whether credits are in substantive law, practice and procedure or ethics.



Day 1:

  • IP Basics – For Young and/or Non-IP Lawyers: Mock Interview 
  • Year in Review – CAFC 
  • Year in Review – Trade Secret
  • Issues Affecting Entrepreneurs and Start Ups*
  • Keynote Speaker  – Ronald D. Coleman, Esq.
  • Case Study of a False Advertising Litigation
  • How to Get Rid of Infringing, Proprietary and Just Plain Embarrassing Content on the Internet
  • Antitrust – Pay to Play*
  • Intangible Ethics  
  • Mock Appellate Argument


Day 2

  • Year in Review – Trademark
  • Year in Review – Domain Names*
  • Impact of Broadest Reasonable Interpretation in Inter Partes Review
  • Year in Review – Copyright 
  • Extraterritoriality and the Globalization of Brands
  • Thinking about Claim Construction…BEFORE litigation! Best practices and tips for creating an intrinsic record that will minimize adverse claim constructions*
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality (Ethics)
  • Food for Thought – Intellectual Property and the Food Industry


*  session not simulcast


Course Planners: Barry L. Cohen, Esq., Nancy R. Frandsen, Esq.


Related Products

  • Course Materials (USB Drive) (2017-9661) — $89
  • Podcast with credit — $549
  • Podcast no credit — FREE
  • On-demand video with credit — $549
  • On-demand video no credit — FREE

If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.



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Product Date:
April 26, 2017
Publication Time:
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Date Presented:
April 27, 2017 8:30 AM Eastern
9 hours
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11th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute (Both Days--Philadelphia, Simulcasts)
Speaker Information
Christopher H. Blaszkowski, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Kevin R. Casey, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Barry L. Cohen, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Ronald D. Coleman, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Diane Siegel Danoff, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Marisa R. De Feo, Esq.   [ view bio ]
John P. Donohue, Jr., Esq.   [ view bio ]
Stephen J. Driscoll, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Michael D. Ecker, Esq.   [ view bio ]
David Foster, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Nancy Rubner Frandsen, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Christina D. Frangiosa, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Laura A. Genovese, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Allison Gifford, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Prof. Marc H. Greenberg   [ view bio ]
Lesley M. Grossberg, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Carl W. Hittinger, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Randolph J. Huis, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Roberta Jacobs-Meadway, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Benjamin E. Leace, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Jacqueline M. Lesser, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Steven M. Levy, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Michael L. Lovitz, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Prof. William J. McNichol   [ view bio ]
John F. Murphy, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Elizabeth M. O'Donoghue, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Douglas Panzer, Esq.   [ view bio ]
David M. Perry Esq.
David M. Perry, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Ian S. Polonsky, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Steven J. Rocci, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Thomas F. Roland, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Scott M. Slomowitz, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Michael F. Snyder, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Lynn M. Terrebonne, Ph.D.   [ view bio ]
Nicholas M. Tinari, Jr., Esq.   [ view bio ]
Robert S. Tintner, Esq.   [ view bio ]
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Substantive Credits: 10.00
Ethics Credits: 2.00
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