Third Annual USD School of Law Patent Law Conference:
The Future of Patent Law Remedies

Date and Time:

Thursday, January 17, 2013 – Friday, January 18, 2013 from 4 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice


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Conference Overview

Patent Law Conference image"The Future of Patent Law Remedies" will address landmark changes in patent law remedies taking place at the Supreme Court, Federal Circuit, and globally.

The opening evening of the event—co-hosted with SDIPLA—on Thursday evening, January 17, at the Marriott in Carmel Valley, will be a reception for Judge Jimmie V. Reyna of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and will include remarks by well-known professor and Supreme Court advocate, John F. Duffy, University of Virginia School of Law, and subsequent commentary by Judge Reyna.

Friday, January 18, is a CLE that includes a series of panels and presentations by Judge Reyna, patent pilot participants Judges Marilyn L. Huff and Janis Sammartino, as well as prominent corporate and law firm counsel, and academics. Attendees will have ample opportunity to participate in the discussion during the presentations and in numerous breaks.

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

  • QUALCOMM, Inc.
  • DLA Piper
  • Fish & Richardson
  • Goodwin Procter
  • Kilpatrick Townsend
  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association (SDIPLA)

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Thursday, January 17, 2013, Opening Night

Register online though SDIPLA for the opening night event.

Friday, January 18, 2013, The Future of Patent Law Remedies

8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30 a.m. Judges Panel (Patent Pilot Judges)

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Attorneys Panel

12:30-1:30 p.m. Keynote Address and Lunch

1:45-2:45 p.m. Ethics Panel

3:00-4:15 p.m. Professors Panel

Saturday, January 19, 2013, Professors’ Patent Law Workshop

Saturday panels are by invitation only. Professors who have been invited to these panels can visit the event webpage for more details.

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Registration Information

Registration categories are listed below.

Registration Category Fee
Thursday, January 17, 2013 Register online through SDIPLA
Friday, January 18, 2013 (MCLE Event) Chose a category below
   General Registration $ 250
   Students and Professors Free
Saturday, January 19, 2013 Invitation only

Register now for Friday, January 18 sessions.
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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 20, are approved for 6.25 hours of credit, of which 1.0 hours are Legal Ethics credit and 5.25 hours are General credit.

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Location & Directions

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
Peace & Justice Theatre
University of San Diego
5998 Alcalá 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 on Marian Way
for West Entrance
to campus
> 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 on Marian Way
for West Entrance
to campus
> Use I-8 West
> Exit at Morena Blvd.
> Go right onto
Linda Vista Rd.
> Turn left on Marian Way
for West Entrance
to campus

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

  • Proceed up the hill to the Institute for Peace & Justice, which will be the first building on your right side (across from Mother Rosalie Hill Hall)
  • Then make a right on Camino Way (first 4-way stop).
  • Turn right in the first driveway for parking.
  • After you park, go to the 1st floor.
  • Check-in is located in the Rotunda.
  • Campus Map

Mass Transit
For attendees wishing to use mass transit, please be advised that schedules and services are limited; consulting schedules in advance is highly recommended. The most convenient hub is the Old Town Transit Center, which is served by bus, the San Diego Trolley, and the Coaster commuter train. The Old Town station is served by USD shuttle buses.
Click here for USD shuttle bus information.
Click here for Old Town Transit Center information

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Contact Information

Please send all inquires related to this event to


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Tara Murphy
(619) 260-2297