Upcoming In-Person Program Schedule *

IPWatchdog Upcoming Calendar of Live, In-Person Programs

PTAB 2024
January 29-30, 2024

Join us for our Fourth Annual Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) program, a part of the IPWatchdog Masters™ series, at the IPWatchdog Studios –  located at 20098 Ashbrook Place, Suite 100, Ashburn VA 20147. Join us live and in-person in Ashburn, VA for discussions on all aspects of the PTAB led by highly experienced practitioners and top thought leaders in the industry. This program will cover all things pertaining to PTAB practice.

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Artificial Intelligence 2024
March 4-6, 2024

Join us March 4-6, 2024, for our Second Annual Artificial Intelligence Masters™ program—a part of the IPWatchdog Masters™ series. This high-level, interactive, limited enrollment program will be held in person at IPWatchdog Studios, in Ashburn, Virginia, just minutes from Dulles International Airport. Discussions will be led by top thought leaders in the industry and will discuss how best to protect AI and ML innovations, in-bound and outbound licensing, protection of data, the rights to use data, data reliability and accuracy, and numerous other legal issues presented by the use and implementation of AI and ML innovations.

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Patent Litigation 2024
May 13-15, 2024

Join us May 13-15, for our Fourth Annual Patent Litigation program, a part of the IPWatchdog Masters™ series, at the IPWatchdog Studios –  located at 20098 Ashbrook Place, Suite 100, Ashburn, VA 20147.  This high-level, interactive, limited enrollment program will be held in person and will focus on patent litigation in the United States and explore litigation in the most active federal district courts in the country and appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Patent Prosecution & Portfolio Management 2024
June 24-26, 2024

Join us for our Second Annual Patent Prosecution & Portfolio Management Masters™ program, a part of the IPWatchdog Masters™ series, at the IPWatchdog Studios – located at 20098 Ashbrook Place, Suite 100, Ashburn VA 20147. This program will focus on patent prosecution through the lens of building and maintaining a strong and valuable patent portfolio.

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IP Solutions, Services & Platforms Expo 2024
September 9-10, 2024

Join us for the First Annual IPWatchdog IP Solutions, Services & Platforms Expo. If you are a decision maker or team leader trying to determine which of the many available solutions, services and platforms you should be considering for adoption you won’t want to miss this event! During the two days of this Expo you will be able to see each vendors presentation, visit their booths for a product demo, compare and contrast the different vendors, ask any questions you may have and gather information to help to help you in your decision making process. You can also learn from other similarly situated attendees. And the tickets to attend are free for most law firm decision makers and department leaders.

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IPWatchdog LIVE 2024
September 29 – October 1, 2024

Join us for our Fourth Annual IPWatchdog LIVE Conference.  Bringing together the intellectual property community – from politicos, to business executives, to attorneys, and inventors. With a focus on exceptional networking opportunities, and A+ content. Our philosophy has always been that “Content is King”, and that will show clearly at this Conference. With A+ speakers and top-level content, we will create a center of gravity to attract the IP community.  We will offer 15+ hours of general MCLE, and 2 hours of ethics MCLE. Attendees will be able to obtain an entire year’s worth of MCLE by attending IPWatchdog LIVE, which itself would cost $900 to $1,200. We will also be providing two cocktail networking receptions, two breakfasts, two lunches, and 5 networking breaks, where attendees can and do mingle with numerous high-ranking in-house counsel (just look at our speaker list), current and former government officials, current and former Judges, top lobbyists, and Hill Staffers.  #IPWLIVE2024

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2024 In-Person Programs

PTAB Masters™ – Jan 29-30, 2024 – Learn More
Artificial Intelligence Masters™ – Mar 4-6, 2024 – Learn More
Patent Litigation Masters™ – May 13-15, 2024 – Learn More
Patent Prosecution & Portfolio Management Masters™ – Jun 24-26, 2024 – Learn More
*IP Solutions, Services & Platforms Expo – Sep 9-10, 2024 – Learn More
IPWatchdog LIVE 2024 – Sep 29 – Oct 1, 2024 – Learn More
Life Sciences Masters™ – Oct 28-30, 2024 – Learn More
*Technology Law & Transactions Masters™ – Nov 18-20, 2024 – Learn More

*New 2024 Program

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Our 2025 In-Person Programs

PTAB Masters™  – Jan 27-29, 2025
IPWatchdog LIVE 2025 – Mar 2-4, 2025
Artificial Intelligence Masters™ – Mar 31 – Apr 2, 2025
Trade Secrets Masters™ – Apr 28-30, 2025
Patent Litigation Masters™ – May 19-21, 2025
Patent Prosecution & Portfolio Management Masters™ – Jun 16-18, 2025
IP Solutions, Services & Platforms Expo – Sep 15-17, 2025
Life Sciences Masters™ – Oct 20-22, 2025
Technology Law & Transactions Masters™ – Nov 17-19, 2025

We will be transitioning our Annual Meeting back to March in 2025!

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* The above schedule is subject to change