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IP Institute @ Laguna Cliffs Hotel (3 Days)

November 4, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

46th Annual IP Institute, which will take place November 3-5, 2022, at the Laguna Cliffs Hotel in sunny Dana Point. Our event is one of the nation’s premier IP conferences, offering access to top industry leaders and sessions, in a relaxed coastal atmosphere. It will cover a wide range of cutting-edge and compelling topics of intellectual property law and feature our popular IP Vanguard Awards event.

The Institute event is attended by members of both large and small leading California IP law firms, various in-house legal counsel, members of the judiciary, and academic professionals practicing in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights, litigation, trade secrets, international law, licensing, entertainment and sports law, technology law, social media, and privacy.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2022 Welcome Reception | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Why The Copyright Act Never Goes Out of Fashion

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

European Unitary Patent System (UPS) and Unified Patent Court (UPC) … Key Considerations for U.S. Applicants and Patentees
Copyright Fair Use Developments Since Google v. Oracle

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Getting Value from Your Patent Portfolio: The Business and Dynamics of Patent Licensing, Sale and Other Monetization Techniques
How to Build a Privacy Compliance Program to Address 4, 5,… 20 State Privacy Laws

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Lunch with Table Topics

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Lawyer Competence in TV and Film: Black and White on the Silver Screen but Shades of Gray in Real Life

3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Interest Group Networking

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Evening Harbor Boat Cruise

8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Cannabis IP Interest Group Night Cap Networking Mixer


6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Meditation and Yoga on the Lawn

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Vanguard Fireside Chat

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Patent Law 2022 in Review
DMCA and User-Generated Content: Modern Industry Challenges and Solutions

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Leveraging Patents and Technology to Grow Your Client’s Cannabis Business
Bursting the Aesthetic Bubble: Debating Aesthetic Functionality

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Arbitrating Domestic and Transnational IP Disputes
Public Display, Embedding, and the Server Test

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Patent Examiners: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly Truth About Patent Prosec
Latest Developments in Trade Secrets Litigation and Protection

4:25 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.

Avoiding Ethical Wipeouts in IP Practice


November 4, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
25135 Park Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629 United States
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