Past In-Person, Live Programs *

IPWatchdog Calendar of Past Live, In-Person Programs

Below are the programs we’ve recently completed. You can learn more about each one below. Most of these program are recurring on an annual basis. If you are interested in learning about sponsoring any of these programs, please click here. If you are interested in speaking on any of topics below for our future programs, please fill out this form.

May 15-17, 2023

The Third Annual Patent Litigation Masters™ 2023 program, a part of the IPWatchdog Masters™ series, was held on May 15-17, 2023 at IPWatchdog Studios in Ashburn, VA.  This program focused on patent litigation in the United States, and explored litigation in the most active federal district courts in the country and appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. We also took a look at special issues of importance, including damages, patent eligibility, venue, injunctions and more. If it happens as a part of litigating patents in the U.S., we covered it as a part of this program.

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March 7-8, 2023

Artificial Intelligence Masters™ 2023, a part of the IPWatchdog Masters™ series, was held on March 7-8, 2023, at IPWatchdog Studios in Ashburn, VA. Discussions covered specific technical areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), blockchain and fintech, how to protect these innovations, how to license these innovations and the numerous other legal issues presented by their use and implementation, including the protection of data and software itself as a trade secret.

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January 31 – February 1, 2023

Our Third Annual Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) program, a part of the IPWatchdog Masters™ series, was held on January 31 and February 1, 2023, at IPWatchdog Studios in Ashburn, VA.  This program, was co-chaired by  Scott McKeown, a renowned PTAB expert, and author, and James Carmichael, a former Administrative Patent Judge and one of the most successful patent owner representatives, and focused on all aspects of PTAB practice, from both the perspective of the petitioner and the patent owner.

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November 14-15, 2022

On November 14-15, 2022, we held our Fourth Annual Standards, Patents & Competition program, a part of the IPWatchdog Masters™ series. This high-level, interactive, limited enrollment program was held in person at our brand new IPWatchdog Headquarters, in Ashburn, Virginia, just minutes from Dulles International Airport. Discussions were led by top thought leaders in the industry and covered what is currently happening in the Standard Essential Patents industry.

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October 25-26, 2022

We held our First Annual Life Sciences 2022, a part of the IPWatchdog Masters™ series, on October 25-26, 2022. This program was held at our brand IPWatchdog Headquarters in Ashburn, VA.  In this two-day program, we explored the law, politics, and business of life sciences, and focused on the intersection of intellectual property law and the biopharmaceutical industry.

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September 11-13, 2022

IPWatchdog LIVE 2022 was held in Dallas, Texas from Sunday, September 11, throughTuesday, September 13. Featuring more than 9o Industry experts, this program included thought-provoking content with top leaders from across all sectors of our industry. This program was curated to provide top content from key influencers willing to engage on important topics and discuss tough issues. Fair, balanced, opinionated, and probing. Pulling no punches in search of the highest quality content.

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* The above programs occur on an annual basis. To see our Upcoming In-Person Live Program, please click here.