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New Meetup: “Top 2009 Patent Cases”- Donald Chisum Speaker

From: Glenn E. Von T.
Sent on: Monday, March 15, 2010 10:01 PM
Announcing a meeting of Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association-SVIPLA!

What: ?Top 2009 Patent Cases?- Donald Chisum Speaker

When: Thursday, March 25,[masked]:00 PM

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great American Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

March 25: ?Top 2009 Patent Cases?- Donald Chisum Speaker March 2010

"Top 10 Patent Cases of 2009?

Date: Thursday, March 25, 2010

Location: Hyatt Regency Santa Clara (Great America Parkway, just east of Tasman)

Time: 6 p.m.-Registration and cocktails (cash bar); 7 p.m.-Dinner and Program

Presenter: Donald Chisum is the co-founder and president of the Chisum Patent Academy. He is the sole author of Chisum on Patents, a multiple volume treatise, which was first published in October 1978. He regularly revises the treatise to account for developments in United States patent law. He is also the sole author of the annual Patent Law Digest. The Treatise and Digest are both available in hard copy and on-line through Lexis-Nexis Matthew Bender. Mr. Chisum was professor of law at the University of Washington from 1969 to 1996 and professor of law at Santa Clara University from 1997 to 2006. From 1997 to 2006, he directed the Santa Clara Summer Institute on International and Comparative Intellectual Property, Munich, Germany. In 1989, he received the Jefferson Medal Award from the New Jerse! y Patent Law Association, for outstanding contribution to the constitutional goals of the patent and copyright systems.

To make sure your questions can be addressed in Mr. Chisum's presentation, please email your questions prior to March 23 to Kirupa Pusparaj at [address removed].

TO REGISTER FOR DINNER MEETING OR PAY MEMBERSHIP DUES TODAY ? click here: Registration. You can pay for membership dues and register for the dinner meeting at the same time ? on the ?Event Selection? page of the registration form, click on both.
If you are unable to connect to the registration link above, please copy and paste this URL:

If you do not want to join SVIPLA at this time, you will be required to pay the $85 non-member dinner fee.

Also, if you have problems registering for the March dinner meeting and want to make a reservation, please email: [address removed].

Cost: Member - $55 Non-Member - $85 Student - $25

Any questions, please contact SVIPLA at <a href="mailto:[address removed]">[address removed]</a>.

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DEADLINE FOR RESERVATION OR CANCELLATION: Noon, Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Online registration will close at that time - please make your reservation online (see link above) by the deadline as there are only a few extra spaces allotted at the meeting for walk-ins. The venue may not be able to serve meals beyond the guaranteed number expected for the meeting.

MCLE: CLE credit applied for in California in the amount of 1.0 hour. SVIPLA certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

REMINDER: THIS IS A NEW MEMBERSHIP YEAR ? SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH JUNE 2010. PLEASE PAY YOUR ANNUAL SVIPLA MEMBERSHIP DUES ($70- reduced membership fee) ONLINE ($70- reduced membership fee). It is highly recommended that you pay your dues online to receive immediate qualification for the $55 member registration fee for dinner meetings.

To renew membership dues or become a new member of SVIPLA online, click here: Membership. We encourage you to join SVIPLA so that you can receive ample savings on the dinner meeting member rate of $55 versus $85 for non-members.

SFIPLA SPRING SEMINAR - April 30-May 2, 2010
The San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association will hold its Spring Seminar at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, CA, April 30 through May 2. Basic registration includes admission to the seminars as well as the welcome reception held on Friday, April 30, as well as the Banquet Dinner (to be hosted in the resort's exclusive wine cave) on Saturday, May 1. Registrations received by March 31 receive a $100 discount. For details and registration information, go to:

Check out our website for additional information on SVIPLA and meeting news at: [please note that the website is an ?.org.?]

Any questions, please contact SVIPLA at <a href="mailto:[address removed]">[address removed]</a>.

Steven Cahill, Law Office of Steven J. Cahill, [address removed]
Anthony Diepenbrock, IPx Law Group LLP, [address removed]
David J. Aston, Peters Verny LLP, [address removed]
David Tsai, Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP, [address removed]
Kirupa Pushparaj, Perkins Coie LLP, [address removed]
Glenn Von Tersch,TIPS Group, Inc., [address removed]
Marcel Bingham, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP, [address removed]
Brian Coleman, Perkins Coie LLP, [address removed]

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