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The Patent Office Comes to California

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June 4 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Earn Up to 6 Hours of MCLE Credit!

The IP Law Section is excited to present its flagship The Patent Office Comes to California symposium on June 4, 2024, in-person at and via live-stream from the USPTO’s Silicon Valley Regional Office!

Our confirmed speakers include Professor Lefstin (UC Law San Francisco), Managing Regional Director Steve Koziol (USPTO), Supervisory Patent Examiner Jerrah Edwards (USPTO),  Administrative Patent Judge Christa Zado (PTAB), Supervisory Patent Examiner James “Doug” Schultz (USPTO), Rebecca Grant (Genentech), Asa Wynn Grant (Netflix), Lam Nguyen (Google), Laurie Hill (Altos Labs), Patricia Dyck (Takara Bio), Chuck Scholtz (Nutcracker Therapeutics), Sarah Brooks (Venable), Alex Yap (Morrison Foerster), Philip Woo (Duane Morris), Masato Iida and Fumio Takahashi (Shiga International), and Antje Brambrink (Finnegan). 




Chen Yoshimura LLP
Skiermont Derby
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TPR International
Steinfl + Bruno

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Cancellations and requests for refunds must be received in writing no later than March 15, 2024 and are subject to a $25 service fee. Refunds will not be available after March 16, 2024.

All sessions are available for 30 days after the program.

On-Site Registration: On-site registration is subject to availability. Call to confirm space availability.

Special Assistance: For special assistance, please call (916) 516-1757.

Questions: For registration information, call (916) 516-1757. Telephone registrations will not be accepted. For program content and/or Section information call (916) 561-1732.

We are committed to accessibility! Virtual events are equipped with closed captioning. To request an in-person accommodation, send us a note at or contact us at 916-516-1760 for assistance.


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