Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Law Association
The Trademark Modernization Act and CASE Act
Eric Howlett, Sands Anderson, March 25, 2021
Recent Developments in Trademark Law
John Farmer, Leading-Edge Law Group, PLC, November 17, 2020
Conflicts of Interest in Intellectual Property Law
Professor Chris Cotropia, University of Richmond School of Law, October 27, 2020
Markush Groups in Claim Drafting
Scott Bergeson, Troutman Pepper, October 6, 2020
Update on Patent Venues
Cortland Putbrese, Esq., Dunlap, Bennett & Ludwig, March 28, 2019, hosted by Hunton Andrews Kurth
Intersection of Intellectual Property Law and Cybersecurity
Bobby N. Turnage, Jr., Sands Anderson, February 19, 2019, hosted by Sands Anderson
Open Source Software
Rina Van Orden and Courtney Reigel of Gavin Law Offices, January 24, 2019, hosted by LeClairRyan
Trademark Law Annual Update
John Farmer, Leading-Edge Law Group, PLC, November 13, 2018, hosted by Sands Anderson
The University of Richmond School of Law presented an exploration of artificial intelligence, evolving roles of legal expertise, and implications of social media use in law practice. Rick Klau, Google Ventures partner, and Laura Lee Miller, Harmon Claytor Corrigan Wellman. October 23, 2018.
USPTO Art Unit Routing Determinations and Related Patent Application Drafting Strategies
Matt Hutman and Tonya Heyboer of Serco Inc., September 20, 2018, hosted by Troutman Sanders
Craft Beer and IP Law
Edward T. White and Aaron Parker, sponsored by Clarivate, June 12, 2018, at Three Notch'd Brewing Company
Recent Updates in Copyright Law
Prof. Laura Haymann, William & Mary Law School, April 19, 2018, hosted by Sands Anderson
Recent Decisions Regarding Ethical Behavior at the PTO
Prof. Chris Cotropia, University of Richmond School of Law, March 20, 2018, hosted by the Law School
Janet Peyton, Partner at McGuire Woods February 20, 2018, hosted by McGuire Woods
Panel Discussion on IPRs: Robert Angle, Chris Forstner, and John Morrissett, of Troutman Sanders, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, hosted by Troutman Sanders
Trademark Law Annual Update
John B. Farmer, Founder, Leading-Edge Law Group, PLC, November 14, 2017, Hosted by LeClair Ryan
Inherently Obvious and Unexpected: Patent Prosecution
James Zak of Roberts, Mlotkowski Safran Cole & Calderon, PC, September 19, 2017
Hosted by Spotts Fain
The Better Business Bureau: Everything You Did (and Didn't) Want to Know
Angella Isabell, Esq., in-house counsel with the Better Business Bureau, April 18, 2017
Hosted by Sands Anderson
Linda McLeod, Partner at Kelly IP, March 21, 2017
Hosted by Hunton & Williams
Predicting Settlement and Adjudication: Empirical Evidence from Patent Litigation. Professor Chris Cotropia, University of Richmond School of Law, February 21, 2017, at the University of Richmond.
Recent Trademark Law Developments
John B. Farmer, Founder, Leading-Edge Law Group, PLC, January 17, 2017
Decoding the Trade Secrets Act of 2016: What IP Practitioners Need to Know
Dana McDaniel, Spotts Fain, and Kalina Parker, JD 2016 William and Mary gave this presentation on November 15, 2016, at Spotts Fain.
A Fashion Law Primer
Joan Bellefield Davis, Schroder Davis, PLC gave this presentation on October 18, 2016 on using copyright, trademark and design patents to protect fashion brands.
A Trademark Litigation War Story: Why Hokie is not a Trademark
James Creekmore of Creekmore Law Firm gave this presentation on September 20, 2016 at the offices of LeClairRyan.
Elements and Experts in Copyright Infringment
James Gibson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Richmond School of Law gave this presentation on May 12, 2016 at the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond
IP Valuation, Misappropriation and Digital Forensics
Brian Burns with Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP gave this presentation April 28, 2016 at Goodman Allen Donnelly
The changing landscape for patent damages.
Brian Riopelle, Chair McGuireWoods IP Litigation/Patents Department
Gave this presentation March 29, 2016 at the Richmond office of McGuireWoods
"Update from the Office of the Solicitor"
Meredith Schoenfeld, Associate Solicitor, Office of the Solicitor, USPTO
Gave this presentation on February 16, 2016 at William Mullen. Thanks to Meredith for coming down from DC and to Williams Mullen for hosting the program.
"Is the Second Circuit 'Transforming' Fair Use?"
Stephen Demm, Partner at Hunton & Williams gave this presentation on January 28, 2016.
Thanks to Steve and Hunton & Williams for hosting the program.