University of San Diego School of Law 5th Annual Patent Law Conference

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Date and Time

Friday, January 16, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. — Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.


Manchester Hall, Auditorium

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




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Conference Overview

The University of San Diego, School of Law, is pleased to present “Patent Invalidity after the America Invents Act.”

The conference is sponsored in part by the generous support of:

  • DLA Piper
  • Knobbe Martens
  • Qualcomm
  • Sheppard Mullin
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

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Friday, January 16, 2015, Patent Invalidity after the America Invents Act

8:30-9 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

9-9:15 a.m. Welcome: Ted Sichelman, Professor, USD School of Law & Stephen Ferruolo, Dean, USD School of Law

9:15-9:45 a.m. Opening Keynote

9:45-10:45 a.m. Judges' Panel

10:45-11 a.m. Break

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Attorneys' Panel

12:15-1:30 p.m. Lunch Keynote (KIPJ Conference Rooms C/D)

  • Hon. Raymond Chen, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

1:30-2:30 p.m. Ethical Issues & the AIA

2:30-2:45 p.m. Break

2:45-4:30 p.m. Academics Panel

Saturday, January 17, 2015, Professors’ Patent Law Workshop

Saturday panels are by invitation only.

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Registration Information

Registration categories are listed below.

Registration Category Fee
General Registration $225
Students and Professors Free
    (No charge for students and full-time professors with valid .edu email addresses)  



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The University of San Diego School of Law is a State Board of California-approved MCLE provider, and certifies that the events listed for Friday, January 16 are approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 4.5 hours of general credit and 1 hour of legal ethics credit.

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Location & Directions

Manchester Conference Center
Manchester Auditorium
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego CA 92110

From the North From the South From the East
> Use I-5 South
> Exit Sea World Dr. &
Tecolote Rd.
> Proceed left at stoplight
toward Morena Blvd.
> Turn right on Morena Blvd.
> Left on Napa
> Left on Linda Vista Rd.
> Turn left at second stop light
for Eastt Entrance
to campus (Alacala Park Way)
> Use I-5 North
> Exit Morena Blvd.
(signs will say: Morena
Blvd. use I-8 East)
> Stay to the right and follow
signs for Morena Blvd.
> Take the first right onto
Linda Vista Rd.
> Turn left at third stop light
for Eastt Entrance
to campus (Alacala Park Way)
> Use I-8 West
> Exit at Morena Blvd.
> Go right onto
Linda Vista Rd.
> Turn left at third stop light
for Eastt Entrance
to campus (Alacala Park Way)

From all directions, once you enter the east entrance, stop by the parking kiosk for a complimentary visitor permit, then:

  • Proceed to the Mission Structure located directly across from the east entrance to campus.

Hotel Partner
More information will be available in the Spring.

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USD School of Law logo      Knobbe logo       

Qualcomm logo       Wilson Sonsini logo       

Sheppard Mullin website       DLA Piper logo

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Fifth Annual San Diego Patent Law Conference

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