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2010 ABA ANNUAL MEETING ABA-IPL PROGRAMS

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									                     2010 ABA ANNUAL MEETING
                            ABA-IPL PROGRAMS




AUGUST 5-8 | SAN FRANCISCO
www.abanet.org/intelprop/annual2010
2010 ABA ANNUAL MEETING
       ABA-IPL PROGRAMS                                                                                                     For You, For Your Practice
                                                                                                                            We invite you to preview our exciting agenda with relevant and expert-led continuing
         The ABA-IPL Section is pleased to                                                                                  legal education programs and committee roundtables. Just some of the highlights:
       host our members and many guests                                                                                     on Friday, August 6 we are featuring the CLE program Hollywood Goes Virtual, an
      during the 2010 ABA Annual Meeting                                                                                    interesting look at virtual world concepts and content in recent films such as Avatar
                        in San Francisco.                                                                                   and Surrogates. On Saturday, August 7 the Section hosts IP Policy in the Crossfire,
                                                                                                                            an open forum that touches on the hottest IP issues.




                                                                                    We are proud to offer you the           A few of our exciting social events include
                                                                                                                            the Friday, August 6 Section Reception at our
                                                                                    best continuing legal education
                                                                                                                            headquarters hotel – InterContinental San
                                                                                    programming, networking                 Francisco, and the Saturday, August 7 Section

                                                                                    opportunities and special events,       Celebration at the E & O Trading Co. in the South of         A gathering in
                                                                                                                            Market neighborhood, featuring a full dinner, open           one great place:
                                                                                    and look forward to welcoming
                                                                                                                            bar, music and dancing.                                      San Francisco!
                                                                                    you to the beautiful bay city of        In just a few days at this meeting, you can earn an entire   Attend our informative
                                                                                    San Francisco this August.              year’s worth of CLE credit and keep up to date on the
                                                                                                                                                                                         sessions and
                                                                                                                            latest developments and issues critical to your practice.
                                                                                                                                                                                         valuable networking
                                                                                                                            You’ll have numerous occasions to network with the
                                                                                                                            world’s leading IP practitioners.
                                                                                                                                                                                         opportunities while

                                                                                                                                                                                         your family enjoys the

                                                                                                                                                                                         sites and sounds of

                                                                                                                                                                                         the beautiful city

                                                                                                                                                                                         of San Francisco.

                                                                                                                                                                                         We look forward to

                                                                                                                                                                                         seeing you there!




Photos courtesy of San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau: cable car (cover), scenic, Victorian homes, Moscone Center
SCHEduLE AT A GLAnCE
All programs and events will take place at the InterContinental San Francisco unless otherwise noted.




THuRSdAY, AuGuST 5                                                                                      SATuRdAY, AuGuST 7
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm      IP Central – Section Hospitality Hub with Cyber Café                          7:30 am – 5:00 pm        IP Central – Section Hospitality Hub with Cyber Café

        5:00 – 9:30 pm      Mystery Networking Event & Leadership Dinner (by invitation)                      7:30 – 9:30 am       Continental Breakfast

               8:00 pm      Evening hospitality                                                              8:30 – 11:30 am       IP Policy in the Crossfire: Section Open Forum
                                                                                                                                   (CLE credit available)

                                                                                                        9:00 am – 12:00 pm         Spouse/Guest Tour – Adventures in Chinatown Walking Tour with
FRIdAY, AuGuST 6                                                                                                                   Dim Sum (ticketed – $75; transportation provided from InterContinental)
     8:00 am – 5:00 pm      IP Central – Section Hospitality Hub with Cyber Café                           11:30 – 11:45 am        Annual Business Meeting with Elections
       8:30 – 10:00 am      CLE Program: IP Counsel                                                          12:00 – 1:30 pm       Section Luncheon with Keynote Speaker (ticketed event – $65)
                            “Pow-Wow” – What Keeps Them Up at Night?
                            (Moscone Center West)                                                             2:00 – 5:30 pm       Leadership Development Session: Incoming Division Chairs,
                                                                                                                                   Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs and Liaisons
       8:30 – 10:00 am      CLE Program: Dangerous Liaisons for IP Lawyers:
                            The Ethics of Investigations and Interactive Media                               7:00 – 10:00 pm       Section Celebration (ticketed – $150; E & O Trading Co.)
                            (Moscone Center West)

    10:00 am – 1:30 pm      Spouse/Guest Tour – Art & Architecture:
                            The Asian Art Museum and City Hall                                          SundAY, AuGuST 8
                            (ticketed – $75; transportation provided from InterContinental)
                                                                                                          8:00 am – 5:00 pm        IP Central – Section Hospitality Hub with Cyber Café
      10:30 – 11:30 am      CLE Roundtables (choose one):
                                                                                                             8:30 – 11:30 am       Leadership Development Session: Incoming Division Chairs,
                            – A Primer on the Legal Issues Surrounding Environmentally
                                                                                                                                   Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs and Liaisons
                              Friendly (Green) Marketing Claims
                            – Trade Secrets                                                                  8:30 – 10:00 am       CLE Program: Protection Against Third Party Adoption of
                            – The Impact of Race and Gender on a Fact Finder’s Perception                                          Trademarks on Social Media (Moscone Center West)
                              of IP Experts                                                                  12:00 – 2:00 pm       Margaret Brent Awards Luncheon (Moscone Center West)
                            – The Outcome of CIPRO and its Effect on Reverse Payments
                            – Patentable Subject Matter After In re Bilski                                    2:00 – 3:30 pm       CLE Program: Examining the Global Nature of the Net Neutrality
                                                                                                                                   Debate (Moscone Center West)
11:30 am – 12:45 pm         Professional Development Program:
                            Business Development: Real World Success Stories

       12:45 – 1:30 pm      Networking Luncheon (complimentary)                                         For more detail, see pages:
                                                                                                                                          IP Central – Hospitality Hub with Cyber Café
        2:00 – 3:30 pm      CLE Program: Hollywood Goes Virtual: Using Virtual World                    CLE Programs          6-11        InterContinental San Francisco - Telegraph Hill, 4th floor
                            Concepts and Content in Firms (Moscone Center West)
                                                                                                        Section Leadership    12          Thursday, August 5 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
        4:00 – 5:00 pm      CLE Roundtables (choose one):
                                                                                                                                          Friday, August 6      8:00 am – 5:00 pm
                            – Legal Strategies for Dealing with Anonymous Internet Infringers           Locations Map         13
                                                                                                                                          Saturday, August 7 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
                            – Hot Topics in Copyright Law                                               ABA Highlights        14-15       Sunday, August 8      8:00 – 11:00 am
                            – Identifying and Conveying the Evidence of Fraud in Patent Cases
                                                                                                        Ticketed Events       16          We invite you to join fellow Section members in the IP Central –
                            – Lions and Tiger and Friends: Beware of the Landmines in the
                                                                                                                                          Hospitality Hub anytime throughout the conference. IP Central is
                              Social Media Sandbox!
                                                                                                                                          a place to relax, network between sessions, catch up on work at
                            – The Madrid System of Trademark Registrations
                                                                                                                                          the Cyber Café, and learn more about ABA-IPL publications and
        5:30 – 6:30 pm      Section Reception (ticketed – $25)                                                                            upcoming events.

4              8:00 pm      Evening hospitality                                                                                                                                                              5
ABA-IPL CLE PROGRAMS                                                Enhance your IP IQ with
                                                                    these comprehensive                                                                                     11:30 am –
                                                                    CLE programs                                                                                          12:45 pm
                                                                                                                                                                   Professional
FRIdAY, AuGuST 6                                                                              n  Trade Secrets
                                                                                                                                                                 Development Program
                                                                                                                                                               Business Development:
                                                                                              This roundtable will involve a review and discussion           Real World Success Stories
    8:30 – 10:00 am Moscone Center West                                                       of interesting cases from the past year and best              (not for CLE credit)
    IP Counsel “Pow-Wow” – What Keeps Them Up at Night?                                       practices to protect your trade secrets in a digital
                                                                                                                                                         The panelists on this informative
    This panel will bring together chief patent attorneys from a diverse mix of companies.    age, including protection of your trade secrets
                                                                                                                                                        professional development session
    They will discuss topics from an in-house counsel perspective such as strategies for      through preliminary injunctions.
                                                                                                                                                      have been working together for the
    complex patent litigation, filings, and managing patents on an international level.       Roundtable Host:                                       past ten years on business development
    Moderator:                                                                                Barry L. Cohen, Thorp, Reed & Armstrong LLP,         trainings. Since then, they have
    Joseph Gratz, Durie Tangri LLP, San Francisco, CA                                         Philadelphia, PA                                   participated in many associate and partner
                                                                                              Chair, Committee 410 – Trade Secrets and          marketing initiatives that are designed to
    Speakers:                                                                                 Interferences with Contracts
    Robert O. Lindefjeld, Nantero, Inc., Woburn, MA                                                                                            drive revenue, either through the acquisition
                                                                                              Speaker:                                        of new clients or by generating additional
    Gary Loeb, Genentech Inc., San Francisco, CA                                              H. Alan Rothenbuecher, Schottenstein,          business from current clients.
    David L. Marcus, Comcast Corp., Philadelphia, PA                                          Zox & Dunn Co., LPA, Cleveland, OH
    Susan McGahan, AT&T Corp., Bedminster, NJ                                                                                               They continually fine-tune their efforts by
                                                                                                                                            evaluating the success of different programs.
    Scott Piering, Cargill Inc., Minneapolis, MN
                                                                                              n The Impact of Race and Gender              During this presentation, a range of programs
                                                                                              on a Fact Finder’s Perception of            that law firms are currently using and shared
    8:30 – 10:00 am                                                                           IP Experts                                  experience of what has worked well will be
    Dangerous Liaisons for IP Lawyers: The Ethics of Investigations                           This roundtable will discuss what           discussed. The panel will also cover how a firm’s
                                                                                              role race and gender plays in the fact     marketing department can support individual and
    and Interactive Media (Ethics credit available)
                                                                                              finder’s perception of experts in IP       group business development efforts.
    This panel will debate best practices for planning and conducting IP infringement
    investigations, not just from the IP litigator’s perspective, but also from those who     cases. Specific topics include, but        Attendees will learn how to:
    counsel IP clients. Looking at both legal and ethical isues, the panel will discuss the   are not limited to, how the race or        n Choose the appropriate business development

    following hot topics:                                                                     gender of an expert in IP cases can        programs to implement the firm’s strategic plan
                                                                                              impact the perception of the expert        n Identify high potential attorneys to participate in
    n How to prepare clients to investigate and be investigated
                                                                                              by the fact finders; whether the race      programs and influence other attorneys
    n What are the rules on pretexting and undercover investigations
                                                                                              or gender of the IP expert has any
                                                                                                                                          n Encourage associates to engage in business
    n Using new social networking tools – e.g. Facebook™ and LinkedIn™ – to get               impact on the working relationship
                                                                                              with counsel, including retention           development earlier in their careers
      information you need to catch the “bad guys”
                                                                                              process and preparation; and race            n Produce incremental changes throughout a firm
    n Should you involve law enforcement officials – when and how
                                                                                              and gender considerations for counsel        n Introduce pilot programs that can be scaled up
    Moderator:                                                                                in selecting an expert.
    Pamela Phillips, Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, San Francisco, CA                                                         Speakers:
                                                                                              Roundtable Host:                                Kevin McMurdo, Chief Marketing Officer,
    Speakers:
                                                                                              Nicole D. Galli, Feldman Gale,                  Perkins Coie, Seattle, WA
    Kathryn Fritz, Fenwick & West LLP, San Francisco, CA                                      Philadelphia, PA                                 Amy Romaker, Director of Client Service Teams,
    Catherine Kirkman, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, LLP, Palo Alto, CA                   Chair, Committee 806 –                            Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP,
    Mark Selwyn, WilmerHale, Palo Alto, CA                                                    CLE Teleconferences                                Del Mar Heights, CA
    Sean SeLegue, Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, San Francisco, CA              Speakers:                                           Martha Sullivan, Principal, Thornton
                                                                                              Anne T. Greeley, Decision Quest,                     Marketing, San Francisco, CA
    C L E R O U N D TA B L E S        Choose one of five                                      State College, PA                                      12:45 – 1:30 pm
                                                                                              Maureen Reitman, Exponent, Bowe, MD
                                                                                              This program is co-sponsored by Committee 514 –            Committees Networking Luncheon
    10:30 – 11:30 am InterContinental San Francisco
                                                                                              Women in the Profession                                      Put your new business development
    n A Primer on the Legal Issues Surrounding Environmentally Friendly                                                                                     skills to work! Attend this free lunch
    (Green) Marketing Claims                                                                  n The Outcome of CIPRO and its Effect                           immediately following the program
    It seems as though everyone is “going green” these days. This session will break down     on Reverse Payments                                               to meet and converse with
    and analyze the evolving legal compliance obligations and regulatory enforcement          This roundtable discussion will analyze reverse payment              colleagues and other Section
    actions confronting marketers who seek to promote their products in this fashion.         pharmaceutical settlements and the impact of U.S.                      members.
    Roundtable Host:                                                                          antitrust laws, including the recent Federal Circuit CIPRO
    Jami Gekas, Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon LLP, Chicago, IL                              case (In re Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride), the U.S. Supreme
    Committee 463 – Special Committee on Promotion and Marketing Law                          Court’s denial of writ of certiorari, the differing views of the
                                                                                              Federal Circuits, the Department of Justice and other federal
                                                                                              agencies, and pending legislation.
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ABA-IPL CLE PROGRAMS (Continued)

    Roundtable Host:                                                                                n  Identifying and Conveying the Evidence of Fraud in Patent Cases
    Allen P. Gardner, Potter Minton, P.C., Tyler, TX                                                This roundtable discussion will analyze certain types of fraud, including securities fraud,
    Vice Chair, Committee 601 – Trial and Appellate Rules and Procedure                             healthcare fraud, mortgage fraud, and fraud on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
                                                                                                    It will also cover some common ways of identifying and conveying evidence of such
    n Patentable Subject Matter After In re Bilski                                                  fraud in court.
    After the Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of In re Bilski, this session will provide         Roundtable Host:
    analysis and recommendations involving the future of patentable subject matter practice.        Mark Whitaker, Howrey LLP, Washington, DC
    Roundtable Host:                                                                                Vice Chair, Division I – Patents
    David T. Cox, United States Transportation Command, TCJA, Scott AFB, IL
    Co-Chair, Committee 701 – Software
                                                                                                    n Lions and Tigers and Friends:
                                                                                                    Beware of the Landmines in the Social Media Sandbox!
    2:00 – 3:30 pm Moscone Center West                                                              Social media is the hottest discovery since email. It’s fun, fast-paced, interesting and
    Hollywood Goes Virtual: Using Virtual World Concepts and Content in Films                       allows you to build community and connect with friends, colleagues, and clients in a
                                                                                                    way as never before. Especially for solo practitioners, it levels the playing field, allowing
    The recent releases of the films Avatar, Gamer, and Surrogates suggest that Hollywood
                                                                                                    you to develop a network and marketing plan at a fraction of the cost. But with all the
    and possibly the general public have taken increasing interest in aspects of virtual worlds
                                                                                                    good it can accomplish and the ease with which you can use it, there are landmines.
    and gaming. In order to produce these films, inventions, brands, expression and other
                                                                                                    In this session we’ll identify a number of legal and ethical issues that lawyers should
    potential intellectual property rights related to virtual worlds may have been required. This
                                                                                                    be aware of – for themselves and for their clients!
    program will focus on the licensure and production issues related to the use of intellectual
    property between films and virtual worlds.                                                      Roundtable Host:
                                                                                                    Francine Ward, Law Office of Francine D. Ward, Mill Valley, CA
    Moderators:
                                                                                                    Chair, Committee 408 – Interests of Individual and Small Businesses
    Matthew Asbell, Ladas & Parry LLP, New York, NY
    Catherine Intravia, Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford, CT
    Speakers:                                                                                       n  The Madrid System of Trademark Registrations
    Corey Bridges, Executive Producer and Co-Founder, Multiverse Network, Inc., Mountain View, CA   Since the U.S. acceded to the Madrid Protocol more than six years ago, the Madrid
    Jordan McCollum, Legal Counsel, The Walt Disney Company, Burbank, CA                            System of trademark registrations is regularly used by practitioners from both sides
    Cydney Tune, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, San Francisco, CA                             of the Atlantic. The system became even more attractive in October 2004 when the
                                                                                                    Community Trademark System joined the Protocol, thereby allowing an extension of
                                                                                                    a U.S. trademark by International Registration to the CTM system, which provides
    C L E R O U N D TA B L E S          Choose one of five                                          protection in all 27 EU member states at once. During recent years, many problems
                                                                                                    had to be dealt with by the practitioners using the Madrid System. There are more
    4:00 – 5:00 pm InterContinental San Francisco                                                   subtleties in extending protection of an International registration to the U.S. due to
    n  Legal Strategies for Dealing with Anonymous Internet Infringers                              specific requirements of the USPTO than most lawyers in Europe and the U.S. know.
                                                                                                    Moreover, there are several pitfalls for U.S. users extending the protection of their
    Your client’s intellectual property rights have been infringed on an Internet web site, but     trademarks to Europe, particularly when it comes to the identification of goods and
    you do not know the identity of the individuals responsible. Who do you sue? How do             services and strategies of protection related thereto. This program would provide
    you uncover the identities of the infringers? What are the pitfalls you should be aware         an overview about the most important strategies to be kept in mind when using the
    of before you issue subpoenas to internet service providers, web hosting companies or           Madrid System in a transatlantic context, and provide practical tips for its everyday use.
    other third parties? This roundtable is designed to provide in-house and outside counsel
    with practical strategies for dealing with anonymous individuals who post infringing or         Roundtable Host:
    defamatory content on the Internet.                                                             Matthias Berger, Harmsen Utescher, Hamburg, Germany
                                                                                                    Chair, Subcommittee on International Trademark Treaties and Laws (Committee 202)
    Roundtable Host:
    Thad Chaloemtiarana, Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP, Chicago, IL      Speaker:
    Chair, Committee 254 – Special Committee on Trademarks and the Internet                         Elizabeth W. King, King Law Office, Houston, TX


    n  Hot Topics in Copyright Law
    This roundtable discussion will include, but not be limited to, orphan works, Google Book
    Settlement, combating counterfeiting, fair use (is it a defense or has it morphed into a
    right?) First Sale Doctrine and the Perpetual Possession challenges, mixing open source
    and closed source in a single product, what’s ahead with the Costco case before the
    Supreme Court, and new international copyright laws.
    Roundtable Host:
    Katherine Spelman, Cobalt Law LLP, Berkeley, CA
8   Chair, Committee 301 – Copyright Legislation                                                                                                                                                    9
 ABA-IPL CLE PROGRAMS (Continued)

 SATuRdAY, AuGuST 7                                                                               SundAY, AuGuST 8
     8:30 – 11:30 am       InterContinental San Francisco                                          8:30 – 10:00 am Moscone Center West
     IP Policy in the Crossfire: Section Open Forum                                                Protection Against Third Party Adoption of Trademarks on Social Media
        Leading experts will go head-to-head on emerging, controversial IP issues. Participants    Social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn allow individuals and businesses
        will have the opportunity to take the microphone, participate, and make their views        to adopt usernames, establish searchable profiles, and publish content. But what
        known. Topics will be based on the latest developments in IP law, to be selected just      happens when a registered trademark is adopted as a username, used in a profile, or
        prior to the Annual Meeting – watch for updates on the Section website.                    when consumers are mislead into believing that content was published by the trademark
                                                                                                   owner? This program will address how trademark owners can prevent or address the
                                                                                                   adoption of their marks as usernames and in profiles and recent cases on this subject.
     11:30 – 11:45 am InterContinental San Francisco                                               Moderators:
     Annual Business Meeting with Elections                                                        Matthew Asbell, Ladas & Parry LLP, New York, NY
       Election of ABA-IPL leaders for the new Association year as well as other governance        Catherine Intravia, Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford, CT
       issues such as bylaw amendments that require a vote of the Section membership               Speakers:
       will take place. All Section members are encouraged to participate and vote on these        Reggie Davis, General Counsel, Zynga Game Network, Inc., San Francisco, CA
       issues that will set the path for the ABA-IPL of the future.                                Jed Ritchey, Associate General Counsel, Zynga Game Network, Inc., San Francisco, CA
                                                                                                   Cydney Tune, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, San Francisco, CA
                                                                                                   Tony Wang, Counsel, Twitter, Inc., San Francisco, CA
                                                                                                   Representative from My Space, Inc. TBD


                                                                                                   2:00 – 3:30 pm Moscone Center West
               West is proud to sponsor                                                            Examining the Global Nature of the Net Neutrality Debate
                    IP Central - Section                                                           Net neutrality – it seems like such an intuitively attractive term. What is it that causes
                                                                                                   the well-informed to jump to attention whenever the term is used? Why are significant
              Hospitality Hub during the                                                           business interests aligned for and against net neutrality, at least in some of its proposed
                  2010 Annual Meeting                       Stop by Telegraph Hill on              forms? The net neutrality debate implicates a wide range of important global policy
                                                            the 4th floor to relax, enjoy          concerns, including the effectiveness, growth and development of the Internet and next-
                       in San Francisco.                                                           generation network technologies, privacy, antitrust, free speech, and national security
                                                            refreshments, check emails
                                                                                                   issues, among others. Learn first hand how net neutrality may impact you, your business,
                                                            at the Cyber Café and learn            or your clients when this panel of experts covers the debate in the United States, as well
                                                            more about the newest                  as in Canada and Europe.
                                                            West products until 5:00 pm            Moderator:
                                                                                                   Howard P. Walthall, Jr., Burr & Forman LLP, Birmingham, AL
                                                            each day.
                                                                                                   Speakers:
                                                                                                   George T. Addy, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Toronto, ON, Canada
                                                            IP Central will re-open in
                                                                                                   Markham Erickson, Holch & Erickson LLP, Washington, D.C.
                                                            the evening at 8:00 pm for             Patrick van Eecke, DLA Piper, Brussels, Belgium
                                                            cocktails and light snacks.




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     FRIdAY, AuGuST 6                                                                                                                                                           1 Section Headquarters                                                 2 Moscone Center West
     8:30 – 10:30    Magazine Board Meeting                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fourth and Howard Streets
                                                                                                                                                                                  InterContinental San Francisco
     10:30 – 12:30 Annual Review Board Meeting                                                                                                                                    888 Howard Street
     12:30 – 2:00    Membership Board Meeting
     12:30 – 2:30    Books Board Meeting
     2:30 – 4:30     Content Advisory Board Meeting
                                                                                                                                              PLAnnInG COMMITTEE

                                                                                                                                                    ABA-IPL would like              Section Chair:
     SATuRdAY, AuGuST 7                                                                                                                               to thank the 2010             Don W. Martens, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, Irvine, CA
     2:00 – 5:30     Leadership Development Session                                                                                                      Annual Meeting             Section Chair-Elect:
                     Incoming division Chairs, Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs and Liaisons                                                         Planning Committee                Marylee Jenkins, Arent Fox, LLP, New York, NY
                                                                                                                                                    for their hard work
     SundAY, AuGuST 8                                                                                                                                 and dedication to             Planning Committee Chair:
     8:30 – 11:30    Leadership Development Session (with breakfast)                                                                                        the success of          Joseph P. Gratz, durie Tangri LLP, San Francisco, CA
                     Incoming division Chairs, Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs and Liaisons                                                                       this meeting.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Planning Committee:
                                                                                                                                                                                    Marisia L. Campbell, QnX Software Systems Co., Ontario, Canada
                                                                                                                                                                                    Andra Dallas, Children’s Advertising Review unit,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Council of Better Business Bureaus, new York, nY
                                                                                                                                                                                    Liisa M. Thomas, Winston & Strawn, Chicago, IL
                                                                                                                                                                                    Francine Ward, Law Office of Francine d. Ward, Mill Valley, CA



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 ABA HIGHLIGHTS

             The ABA Annual Meeting                                    ABA Expo      The ABA Expo is the world’s largest legal expo with more than 100 providers of legal products
                  is an opportunity to                                August 5 - 7   and services – a showcase of the latest in communications, legal publishing, computer
                                                               10:00 am – 4:00 pm    hardware and software and financial services, all in one convenient place and with today’s
        “share your voice and vision”                  (until 2:00 pm on August 7)   law practice in mind.
            with a community of your                          Moscone Center West

     colleagues. While you participate
           in ABA-IPL Section events,        Rule of Law Initiative Luncheon         The ABA believes that the rule of law is the most effective solution to the problems facing the
                                                            Saturday, August 7       world today. This luncheon program will feature a panel discussion focusing on gender-based
         you can also experience the
                                                               12:00 – 2:00 pm       violence in the democratic Republic of Congo and Bangladesh and the Rule of Law Initiative’s
        variety of ABA-wide activities                                               efforts to combat these atrocities.
         and programs. For a detailed
         schedule of ABA events, visit
                                                           Opening Assembly          The Opening Assembly is the traditional “start with a flourish” for the ABA Annual Meeting.
     www.abanet.org/annual/2010.                             Saturday, August 7      This year’s event will take place at the Herbst Theatre, located in the War Memorial Veterans
                                                                 5:30 – 7:00 pm      Building and across the street from San Francisco City Hall.



                                                       President’s Reception         The President’s Reception immediately following the Opening Assembly is a wonderful
                                                            Saturday, August 7       opportunity to network with ABA members from other Sections. This ticketed reception will
                                                                7:00 – 9:00 pm       take place at San Francisco City Hall at 1 dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place. Tickets are limited to
                                                                                     registrants and their registered guests.




                                            Margaret Brent Women Lawyers             This award, in its 20th anniversary year, recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments
                                           of Achievement Award Luncheon             of women lawyers who have excelled in their field and paved the way to success for other
                                                            Sunday, August 8         women lawyers. The event also serves as an important reminder of our progress as a
                                                             12:00 – 2:00 pm         profession and as a society.
                                                         Moscone Center West



                                                          House of Delegates         The House of delegates meeting is a two-day debate over the most important issues facing
                                          Monday, August 9 & Tuesday, August 10      the legal world and society as a whole. This meeting helps create ABA policy and develops
                                                              9:00 am - 6:00 pm      profession-wide models for behavior.
                                                            Moscone Center West



                                         Pro Bono Publico Awards Luncheon            At this luncheon the Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service will present several
                                                            Monday, August 9         awards to the individuals and institutions in the legal profession to honor those who have shown
                                                             12:00 – 2:00 pm         outstanding commitment to volunteer legal services for the poor and disadvantaged.


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 TICkETEd SECTIOn EVEnTS                                                                                 REGISTRATIOn InFORMATIOn

 FRIDAY, AUGUST 6                                                                                        Section Event Tickets
 10:00 am – 1:30 pm                                (ticketed - $75)                                      Section event tickets can be purchased only through the ABA registration process.
                                                                                                         Visit www.abanet.org/annual/2010 to register and order Section event tickets.
 Spouse/Guest Tour                                 (transportation provided from the InterContinental)
                                                                                                         Ticketed events include:
 Art & Architecture: The Asian Art Museum and City Hall
                                                                                                         Date          Time                   Event     Event                                        Price
                  The tour begins with a visit to the impressive Asian Art Museum, created                                                    Code
                  through the rehabilitation and reuse of San Francisco’s former Main Library, a
                  1917 Beaux Arts-style building recognized as one of the city’s most important          Fri., Aug 6   10:00 am – 1:30 pm     IPL02     Spouse/Guest Tour: Art & Architecture         $75
                  historic structures. The last portion of the tour features the “crown jewel” of        Fri., Aug 6   5:30 – 6:30 pm         IPL01     Section Reception at the InterContiental      $25
 classical architecture in America – San Francisco City Hall. This masterpiece, destroyed by a
                                                                                                         Sat., Aug 7   9:00 am – 12:00 pm     IPL04     Spouse/Guest Tour: Adventures in Chinatown    $75
 1906 earthquake and reopened in 1915, is a national landmark. The dome is the fifth largest
 in the world and is modeled after Saint Peter’s at the Vatican.                                         Sat., Aug 7   12:00 – 1:30 pm        IPL03     Section Luncheon at the InterContinental      $65
                                                                                                         Sat., Aug 7   7:00 – 10:00 pm        IPL05     Section Celebration at E & O Trading Co.     $150
 5:30 – 6:30 pm                                    (ticketed - $25)
                                                                                                         Your pre-ordered tickets will be available with your registration packets onsite at the ABA
 Section Reception                                 InterContinental San Francisco
                                                                                                         main registration at the Moscone Center West during ABA registration hours. Tickets may
 The Section Reception provides a valuable opportunity to connect and network with your fellow           also be purchased onsite at the main registration area. note that ticket availability may be
 ABA colleagues in a casual setting. All Annual Meeting registrants and their guests are invited         limited and may sell out, so order your tickets in advance. Tickets will not be available at the
 to attend. Light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served.                                           Section hospitality area in the InterContinental San Francisco or at the door of the events.
                                                                                                         Registration Information
 SATURDAY, AUGUST 7                                                                                      To register, visit the ABA Annual Meeting website at www.abanet.org/annual/2010.
                                                                                                         Housing, registration, tour and event tickets can all be accommodated through the online
 9:00 am – 12:00 pm                                (ticketed - $75)                                      registration form. The advance registration and housing deadline is Monday, July 12,
 Spouse/Guest Tour                                 (transportation provided from the InterContinental)   2010, 5:00 pm Central Time.
 Adventures in Chinatown with Dim Sum
 Enter Chinatown on this exciting walking tour and become immersed
                                                                                                         Registration Fees
 in the largest Chinese community outside of the Orient with more than                                   Member & All Access CLE Badge                                                $570 ($595 onsite)
 30,000 living and working here. An experienced guide will lead you                                      Member Governance Only & Access to non-CLE Programs                          $295 ($320 onsite)
 through this vibrant and historic ethnic neighborhood. Included in the tour                             non-Member & All Access CLE Badge                                                           $875
 is a traditional dim sum lunch of steamed or fried buns filled with pork,
 shrimp and other Cantonese favorites.                                                                   non-Member Governance & non-CLE Program Registration                                        $600
                                                                                                         Law Student Member & All-Access CLE Badge                                                    $75
 12:00 – 1:30 pm                                   (ticketed - $65)                                      Law Student non-Member & All-Access CLE Badge                                               $100
 Section Luncheon with Keynote Speaker             InterContinental San Francisco
                                                                                                         (The additional $25 fee will be used to enroll the student into the ABA
 Hon. Randall R. Rader of the U.S. Court
                                                                                                         as a law student member. Only law students who attend ABA-approved
 of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
                                                                                                         law schools and have not yet been admitted to the bar are eligible.)
 The Section is proud to host our distinguished guest speaker - Hon. Randall R. Rader of the
 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.                                                          Individual CLE tickets                                                                       $75
                                                                                                         Individual CLE tickets for judges and government lawyers                                     $35
 7:00 – 10:00 pm                                   (ticketed - $150)                                     There is no fee for ABA-IPL Committee CLE Roundtables on Fri., Aug. 6 or IP Policy in the
 Section Celebration                               E & O Trading Co.                                     Crossfire: Section Open Forum on Sat., Aug. 7 at the InterContinental, but Annual Meeting
               The Section Celebration is an exciting social event that offers members a                 registration is a prerequisite and space is limited.
               chance to network with fellow members, enjoy an outstanding buffet dinner, and            After July 12, registrations will be accepted on site at the Moscone Center West during open
               hit the dancefloor. This year’s event will be held at E & O Trading Co., where we         registration hours of the Annual Meeting. Registrations received after July 12 will be held
               will have exclusive use of the entire restaurant. Modeled after an Asian trading          and processed on site, and will not appear in the Advance Registration List. (Ticket requests
               warehouse, this popular neighborhood restaurant features a three level                    received after July 12 will be held and processed onsite, to the extent that tickets remain
               mezzanine overlooking the main floor. Bring your guests along to this fun                 available.)
               evening of karaoke, delicious pan-Asian cuisine and dancing!
                                                                                                         All requests for registration cancellations must be received in writing by August 31, 2010
                                                                                                         to receive a refund. For full housing, cancellation and refund policy information, visit
                                                                                                         www.abanet.org/annual/2010. For registration questions, call (800) 915-9801. Hours are
16                                                                                                       Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Time.                                                    17
 REGISTRATIOn InFORMATIOn (Continued)




     Housing                                                                                           Air Travel
     You must register for the 2010 ABA Annual Meeting to receive housing. A list of                   Airfare discounts are available through ABA Online Travel, Orbitz for Business or directly
     official ABA hotels, rates, amenities and locations can be found at www.abanet.org/               from the airline. To access ABA Online Travel, visit www.abanet.org/travel. The toll-free
     annual/2010. The ABA has appointed Travel Planners as the housing company for the                 number for Orbitz for Business is (877) 222-4185. ABA discounts can also be obtained
     2010 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Reservation requests will be directed to Travel             directly from the carrier. American: call (800) 433-1790 code A1210SS; united: call
     Planners, by registering online at www.abanet.org/annual/2010 or by using the attached            (800) 521-4041 code 578IG.
     Registration Form. Please indicate your first, second and third hotel choice. If your preferred
     hotel choices are unavailable, Travel Planners will be happy to place you on a wait-list          All-Access CLE Badge
     for one of your choices. Please call Travel Planners at (800) 221-3531 or send an email           Purchasing CLE at the 2010 Annual Meeting is easy. Attendees can purchase an
     message to res@tphousing.com stating your wish to be wait-listed. Wait-list reservations          All-Access CLE Badge that will gain them admission to non-CLE programs and ALL CLE
     will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis and as cancellations are received.          programs at the Annual Meeting, including those in the Presidential CLE Centre and at the
     Please include your CdS badge I.d. number in all correspondence. CdS/Travel Planners              satellite hotels.
     will acknowledge your reservation request in writing within 72 hours (3 business days)
     of receipt of your ABA registration. Hotels will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served       Members whose primary focus at the Annual Meeting is governance, and who may only be
     basis. Choice of accommodations will become more limited as the deadline for registration         able to attend a few CLE programs, can register for the Annual Meeting for a low fee that
     approaches.                                                                                       includes admittance to all governance and non-CLE programs, and purchase individual CLE
                                                                                                       program tickets. discounted CLE program tickets will be available to registered government
     For housing and hotel specific questions, please call Travel Planners at (800) 221-3531 or        lawyers and judges. Law Student registrants will be admitted to all CLE programs at no
     send an email to res@tphousing.com. A credit card with a valid expiration date (August 31,        additional charge. Admittance to each CLE program will require one individual program
     2010 or later) is required to guarantee your hotel reservation. If an invalid card is provided,   ticket OR the All-Access CLE Badge.
     we will not be able to reserve a hotel room for you. A customary one night’s deposit may be
     charged to your credit card days before your arrival (depending on hotel policies). Please        To purchase the All-Access CLE Badge or the individual program tickets, please visit the
     consult your housing confirmation, which you will receive from CdS/Travel Planners, the           Annual Meeting web site at www.abanet.org/annual/2010.
     official ABA Registration and Housing Bureau, for your hotel’s specific policy.
                                                                                                       CLE credit
     Section Hotel                                                                                     The Section of Intellectual Property Law programs at the ABA Annual Meeting Presidential
     InterContinental San Francisco                                                                    CLE Centre provide 1.5 hours of CLE credit each. IP Policy in the Crossfire: Section Open
                                                                                                       Forum on Saturday, August 7 at the InterContinental will provide 3.0 hours of CLE
     888 Howard Street
                                                                                                       credit. In addition, there are many other programs offered by other ABA
     San Francisco, CA 94103
                                                                                                       Sections, Divisions and entities to select from for additional CLE credit. Visit
                                                                                                       www.abanet.org/annual/2010 for a complete list of CLE programs available.
     deadlines
     The deadline for advance registration and housing is Monday, July 12, 2010, 5:00 pm               CLE accreditation will be requested for the programs from every state with mandatory
     Central Time. This is the deadline to appear in the Advance Registration List. Your               continuing education requirements for lawyers. Please be aware that each state has its
     registration must be accompanied by a form of payment for the registration fee and any            own rules and regulations, including its definition of “CLE.” Check with your state agency
     ticketed events, in the form of a credit card, check or money order. Annual Meeting               for confirmation of this program’s approval. Attendees requesting credit for the program
     Registration and Housing will continue to be accepted online at www.abanet.org/                   must complete the computer attendance card provided with your registration packet onsite.
     annual/2010 or by fax after July 12, however registrations after July 12 will not appear in       new York attorneys must sign in and sign out each time they enter or leave the program
     the Advance Registration List. Hotel requests received at CdS/Travel Planners will continue       room, and complete the special new York certificate of attendance at the end of the
     to be processed up until Thursday, July 22, based on availability. Starting on Friday, July 31,   program and have it signed by ABA authorized personnel.
     you must make your hotel reservation directly with the official ABA hotels or to make any         You may contact the ABA Service Center toll free at (800) 285-2221 or the meetings
     changes to an existing reservation made by CdS/Travel Planners.                                   coordinator at (312) 988-6268 within two weeks of the start of the program for
                                                                                                       confirmation of the number of CLE credit hours requested by the ABA or credit approved
                                                                                                       by any particular state.




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