IPIC’s Annual Conference is the most important IP conference in Canada. It is an opportunity for members of the IP community to learn about exciting developments in IP, to earn annual CPD and CLE credits, and to network with colleagues and fellow practitioners. Join us in Ottawa-Gatineau and be part of an incredible conference!
|09:10-10:10||Fireside Chat | Global Cultural Perspective of IP Rights|
|10:30-11:30||Plenary | Trade Law Meets IP Law – Competing National Interests|
|11:30-12:30||IPIC Annual General Meeting|
|14:00-15:00||Patents | IP Rights Around the World: International Perspectives
Trademarks | The Cannabis Act: Trademarks and Product Branding
|15:00-16:00||Patents | Patriot Games – Coordination and Management of Multi-Jurisdictional Litigation
Trademarks | Copyright | Design Rights, Copyright and Trade Dress – Protecting Product Designs Globally
|16:00-17:00||Women in IP Networking Group (WING) Reception|
|09:00-10:00||Plenary | The New College of Patent and Trademark Agents|
|10:20-11:20||Patents | (Show Me the Money!) Monetizing Intellectual Capital and Intangible Assets
Copyright | Copyright (Potpourri): Cloud Storage, Architectural Works and Trolls
|11:20-12:20||Patents | Patent Legislation and Practice Update
Trademarks | Trademark Legislation and Practice Update
|12:30-13:45||IP Roundtables and Lunch
Lunch (Non IP Roundtables)
|14:00-15:00||Plenary | Online Tension between Owner Rights and User Rights: A Debate|
|15:00-16:30||Plenary | Top IP Law Decisions: Year in Review in Canadian Jurisprudence|
|16:30||End of Programming|
This program is eligible for Substantive Hours and contains Professionalism Hours or Ethics Hours where applicable.
|PROFESSIONALISM | ETHICS
|Law Society of Ontario
||SUBSTANTIVE HOURS (up to): 9||
PROFESSIONALISM | ETHICS (up to)*: 3**
|Law Society of British Columbia||SUBSTANTIVE HOURS (up to): 9||PROFESSIONALISM | ETHICS (up to)*: 3|
|Law Society of Saskatchewan||SUBSTANTIVE HOURS (up to): Pending||PROFESSIONALISM | ETHICS (up to)*: Pending|
|Law Society of Alberta||SUBSTANTIVE HOURS (up to): 9||PROFESSIONALISM | ETHICS (up to)*: 3|
|Law Society of Manitoba||SUBSTANTIVE HOURS (up to): 9||PROFESSIONALISM | ETHICS (up to)*: 3|
|Barreau du Québec||SUBSTANTIVE HOURS (up to): 11||PROFESSIONALISM | ETHICS (up to)*: N/A|
|Law Society of New Brunswick||SUBSTANTIVE HOURS (up to): Pending||PROFESSIONALISM | ETHICS (up to)*: N/A|
|New York State CLE Board||SUBSTANTIVE HOURS (up to): 10.5||PROFESSIONALISM | ETHICS (up to)*: 3.5|
|California State Bar||SUBSTANTIVE HOURS (up to): 10.5||PROFESSIONALISM | ETHICS (up to)*: 3.5|
*Professionalism | Ethics Hours
In order to claim the maximum number of professionalism/ethics hours delegates must choose to attend an IP roundtable that carries 1 hour of professionalism/ethics during lunch on Friday, September 27, 2019.
**Includes up to 2 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Professionalism Hours.
Accreditation of this program in other jurisdictions will be considered if interest is expressed. Please contact Kim Arial at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fees include day-time meals and social events. GST & QST not included.
Financial aid may be available to attend the conference. Applicants will be considered on the basis of their annual income.
Registration fees must be paid by September 6, 2019.
A cancellation fee of $50 (plus GST and QST) will apply to cancellations received in writing on or before August 23, 2019.
Refunds will not be issued after this date, but substitutions will be permitted.
IPIC is pleased to offer the opportunity to participate via Live Stream. Participants will have the option of viewing presentations live as they take place and ask questions in real time or view the recordings conveniently at a later date.
All sessions will be available by live stream.
Live stream participation, whether viewed live or at a later time by recording, is eligible for Substantive and/or Professionalism/Ethics Hours where applicable.
Member $899 | Non Member $1,099
Click here to register.
3, Boulevard du Casino, Gatineau, Québec
Room reservations must be made prior to September 3, 2019, in order to receive the negotiated room rate.
Guestroom rates and availability after September 3, 2019, will be offered on a space and rate availability basis.
Reservations should be made as soon as possible as the IPIC room block may sell out prior to this date.
IPIC Group Rate: Classic/Deluxe Room – $215/night plus applicable taxes
Reservations ID: CVO
Please call the hotel directly at 1-819-790-6444 and request the special convention rate for the IPIC Annual Conference.