AIPLA 2018 Mid-Winter Institute to Explore Tech Behind Bitcoin

Event to draw IP professionals from various industries from around the world Jan. 24-27 in La Quinta, California

Intellectual property law practitioners who are interested in exploring emerging technologies can look forward to hearing the brightest legal minds speak on Blockchain technology at the AIPLA 2018 Mid-Winter Institute.

The four-day meeting, which gathers thought leaders from all areas of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law, will take time on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, to explore Financial Technology (“FinTech”).

The emergence of FinTech in recent months has captivated the nation as investors and speculators debate the merits of Blockchain-backed cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin, Ethereum, IOTA and now Ripple have all taken turns as objects of scrutiny in the media. Unlike stocks and bonds, which are listed on traditional exchanges like the New York Stock Exchange, these alternatives are listed on startup online exchanges like Coinbase and Binance. Sessions at the Mid-Winter Institute will address the basics of FinTech and its scope, issues in patenting FinTech inventions, FinTech innovations in China and the legal issues and impact of exporting U.S. financial market structures around the world.

2017 was a landmark year for innovation and new technology has caused a remarkable change to the IP law landscape. Stay on top of your expertise and professional career and register for AIPLA 2018 Mid-Winter Institute to enjoy unsurpassed networking opportunities, fascinating keynote speakers and the highest-quality educational sessions you’ve come to expect from AIPLA.

Distinguished speakers include:

  • Thomas O. Staggs, Former Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and COO of the Walt Disney Company
  • Said Hilal, Founder, CEO and Chairman of Applied Medical
  • The Honorable Hildy Bowbeer, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, District of Minnesota

WHAT: AIPLA 2018 Mid-Winter Institute

WHO: Attended by lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service and in the academic community, as well as patent agents and other IP law professionals.

WHEN: Jan. 24-27, 2018

WHERE: La Quinta Resort & Club, La Quinta, California

For complete program and registration details, visit www.aipla.org.

Credentialed members of the press are invited to attend; pre-registration is requested. For complimentary registration*, please complete a Press Registration Form and submit by fax, mail or email as directed.

*All receptions, luncheons, breakfasts and guest tours are excluded.

AIPLA, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, was founded in 1897 to maintain a high standard of professional ethics, to aid in the improvement in laws relating to intellectual property and in their proper interpretation by the courts and to provide legal education to the public and to its members on intellectual property issues. AIPLA is a national bar association constituted primarily of lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service and in the academic community. 

AIPLA Contact:

Kemahl Franklyn
Marketing and Communications Manager
1 703.412.1315
kfranklyn@aipla.org

Source: AIPLA


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The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) is a national bar association constituted primarily of lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community, with nearly 13,500 members.

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