Events


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Nov 2017

Giles S. Rich Inn of Court Meeting

Attorneys Jeffery P. Langer and David S. Forman led a panel discussion at the Giles S. Rich Inn Court program titled, “IP and Vice” on November 16, 2017 at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. The program focused on how intellectual property law has evolved to address various “vice” products including cigarettes, pornography, adult sexual products, marijuana, and alcohol.  Panelists included...

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06

Nov 2017

IIPCC HKEX Innovation Commercialization Conference

Partner Jeffery P. Langer is moderating a panel on “Best Practices for Commercialization” in Hong Kong at the International IP Commercialization Council (IIPCC) on December 11 from 2:00-5:30 PM. To support and achieve success in innovation requires an understanding both of how innovation and entrepreneurship truly operate, and why innovative companies can no longer afford to ignore Intellectual Property (IP).  This event provides an unprecedented opportunity...

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27

Oct 2017

2017 AIPPI Congress in Sydney, Australia

Osha Liang Partners Jonathan Osha and Peter Schechter attended the AIPPI 2017 World Congress from October 13-17, 2017 in Sydney, Australia, one of the world’s most beautiful and vibrant cities.  In John’s role as AIPPI’s Deputy Reporter General and Peter’s as Chair of one of the 2017 Study Questions, they actively took part in AIPPI’s comprehensive Educational Program, featuring all areas of IP law and all...

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11

Oct 2017

Hangzhou Seminar: The Latest Practice and Strategy of Invalidation Procedure for Chinese and American Patents

Osha Liang co-hosted a half-day seminar titled, “The Latest Practice and Strategy of Invalidation Procedure for Chinese and American Patents” in Hangzhou with Yuyang IP on September 13, 2017.  The seminar was organized under the aegis of the Zhejiang Science and Technology Market. The opening speech was given by Mr. Wang Jinsheng, the Director of Zhejiang Science & Technology Market. Over 20 companies and IP...

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28

Sep 2017

New Legal Challenges in 3D Printing Technology

Attorney Han-Mei Tso is presenting at the Nangang IC Design and Development Center Business Lecture on 3D Printing Technology and new legal challenges on September 29, 2017 in Nangang District, Taipei, Taiwan.  She will be joined by the general manager of science and technology consultant, Zhu Xinrui, who is discussing the practical case analysis of patent map production, observation and analysis. For more information, visit...

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27

Sep 2017

Comp-U-Dopt’s Oktoberfest Sponsorship

Osha Liang is proud to support Comp-U-Dopt and its 10th Anniversary Oktoberfest Celebration on October 19th at 6:30 pm at Axelrad Beer Garden in Houston, Texas. Join us as we celebrate not only Comp-U-Dopt’s 10 year anniversary, but also the distribution of their 10,000th computer to a deserving Houston student. Oktoberfest is Comp-U-Dopt’s largest fundraiser.  Outside of being a great evening, by attending this event...

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25

Sep 2017

2017 Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Annual Meeting

Partner Yuichi Watanabe is speaking at the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s 91st Annual Meeting on October 11-13, 2017 in Niagara Falls.  He is co-presenting on the topic, “Post-Final Practice – Understanding Your Options at the End of the Line” with Daphne Lainson (Smart & Bigger). Points of discussion include: Flexibility of Final Practice –creative ways to get to issuance Objectives and Options – understanding...

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14

Sep 2017

Houston Intellectual Property Lawyers Association’s 2017 Annual Fall Institute

Osha Liang is sponsoring the 2017 Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law presented by the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association (HIPLA) on October 5-7, 2017 at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston, Texas.  HIPLA has put on the Fall Institute in association with the University of Houston for the past thirty-three years, and we are planning an exciting, not-to-be-missed program for 2017. Partner Carlyn...

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07

Sep 2017

The Special Operations of Patent War – The Latest Practice and Strategic Application of the Invalid Procedure of Chinese and American Patents

Dr. Jeffery P. Langer is presenting at the seminar “The Special Operations of Patent War – The Latest Practice and Strategic Application of the Invalid Procedure of Chinese and American Patents” on September 13, 2017 at Zhejiang Science and Technology Market Report Hall in Hangzhou, China.  Topics to be discussed include: When patents of important value encounter an ineffective challenge in the U.S. When product and...

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11

Aug 2017

Global Innovator Conference 2017

Osha Liang partner Dr. Jeffery Langer is speaking at the 2017 Global Innovator Conference (GIC) in Shenzhen, China held on September 8-10, 2017. The GIC provides an opportunity for global innovators to exchange ideas in every aspect of the world: science, technology, business, health, education, design, entertainment, arts, and culture.  The event is co-hosted by YINTELLIGENCE Community and APEC China Business Council.  Dr. Langer is...

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11

Aug 2017

2017 International Congress of Intellectual Property – ABPI

Partner Peter Schechter is speaking at the International Congress on Intellectual Property organized by the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 20-22, 2017.  This year’s theme is “Intellectual Property in the New Global Political Context.”  Peter is speaking on the panel titled, “IP in a World of Change: Europe and Brexit; United States and its exit from the TPP: Where does...

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11

Aug 2017

2017 IPO Annual Meeting

Osha Liang attorneys John Osha, Robert Lord, Jeff Bergman, and Carlyn Burton will be attending the 2017 Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) Annual Meeting on September 17-19, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, California. Robert Lord serves as vice chair of IPO’s Software Related Inventions Committee.  Jeff Bergman is a member of the Asian Practice Committee, and Carlyn Burton is a member of...

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20

Jul 2017

Galveston Oil Rig Museum Training Experience

On July 18, 2017, Partners Carlyn Burton and Aron Griffith led a group of Osha Liang employees, including Kevin Szymczak, Manak Basra, Keelin Hargadon, Emily Boggs, Sherrie Holdman, and Zac Schaefer, through the Ocean Star Offshore Oil Rig & Museum in Galveston, TX.  A retired rig turned learning center, the museum tells the story of the U.S. Gulf Coast’s oil and gas industry through three...

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25

Jun 2017

Efforts continue toward substantive patent law harmonization; Significant achievements in IP office cooperation are celebrated

Osha Liang managing partner, Jonathan Osha, participated as a member of AIPLA’s Harmonization Task Force in a series of recent meetings relating to international harmonization of patent law, developments in inter-Office cooperation, and improvements to the overall user experience.  On May 29 and May 30, the Industry Trilateral group, including representatives from AIPLA, IPO, Business Europe, and JIPA, met in Valletta, Malta.  Issues discussed included harmonization...

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16

May 2017

Osha Liang Sponsors 2017 HELPING HEROES Charity Golf Tournament

Osha Liang is a proud sponsor of the 20th Anniversary HELPING HEROES Charity Golf Tournament Sponsorship on May 23, 2017 in New Orleans, LA. This event is proudly presented by Total Safety and is aimed at helping heroes nationwide improve the lives of children, families and service men and women.  Last year, the event donated over $175,000 to support the mission of the HEROES at Sky...

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09

May 2017

Osha Liang Attorneys Attend 2017 INTA Conference

Osha Liang attorneys Jeff Bergman, Yuichi Watanabe and Keelin Hargadon are attending the International Trademark Association (INTA) 139th Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain from May 20-24, 2017. For more information on the event, please visit INTA’s website.


09

May 2017

Robert Lord speaking at IPO Tri-Committee Big Data Webinar

Partner Robert Lord is speaking at the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) Tri-Committee Big Data Webinar on May 10, 2017.  This year’s theme is “IP Protection in Big Data: Issues and Multijurisdictional Considerations.”  This is a joint webinar of three IPO Committees, including Emerging Technologies and Trade, Software Related Inventions and U.S. Patent Law.  Robert will be covering the topic of “U.S. Jurisdictional Considerations for Patent...

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08

May 2017

Osha Liang Sponsors 2017 AIPLA Spring Conference

Osha Liang is sponsoring the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) 2017 Spring Meeting in San Diego, CA on May 17-19, 2017.   Managing Partner, John Osha will also be attending. For more information, please visit the event website. See below for images from the event:        


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Apr 2017

2017 FICPI China Symposium in Hangzhou

By: Han-Mei Tso and Jude Yi The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) China Symposium (Hangzhou) 2017, also called the 6th China IP Symposium, was held in Hangzhou, the capital city of eastern China’s Zhejiang province, from March 30 to April 1, 2017. Hangzhou, a “Historic and Cultural City”, was most recently known for successfully hosting the 11th G20 Summit. Additionally, Osha Liang’s China office...

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27

Apr 2017

Patents on Computer-Implemented Inventions in the U.S.

Attorney Han-Mei Tso presented to the Taipei Nan Kang IC Design Incubation Center on April 21, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.  Her presentation focused on “Patents on Computer-Implemented Inventions in the U.S.”  Below are images taken during the event. Click here for more information on the event.  


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Apr 2017

12th AIPPI Baltic Conference Event Summary

By: Jonathan Osha The 12th AIPPI Baltic Conference was held in Jurmala, Latvia on April 11-13, 2017.  The Conference was organized by the Latvian National Group of AIPPI, in cooperation with the Estonian and Lithuanian National Groups. Approximately 150 registrants attended to hear two days of informative presentations, as well as to enjoy the beautiful seaside city of Jurmala. Topics discussed during the conference ranged...

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19

Apr 2017

Osha Liang Sponsors DCFemTech’s 3rd Annual Awards Celebration

See below for photos from the event. Osha Liang announced today that the firm is a proud sponsor of DCFemTech, the coalition of women leaders aimed at lowering the barriers to entry for women in tech by amplifying the efforts of women in tech organizations.  The annual event has recognized 48 women as recipients of their annual DCFemTech Awards. On May 18th, the organization and its...

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12

Apr 2017

Partner Jeff Langer to speak at several events in China in April 2017

Partner Jeffery Langer will be speaking in China at several upcoming events, including: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Day Opening Ceremony and International Forum, under the theme of “Driving ‘Belt-and-Road’ Common Development Through Science & Technology Innovation and Capacity Cooperation.” Date: Friday, April 21st, 2017  |  9:00 am – 12:00 pm 时间:2017 年 4 月 21 日(周五)| 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Venue: Shanghai...

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01

Apr 2017

Osha Liang Sponsors 2017 AIPPI Baltic Conference in Latvia

Osha Liang sponsored the 12th AIPPI Baltic Conference in Latvia on April 11-13, 2017.  This international conference brought practitioners from different fields of practice areas of intellectual property together to share latest developments, successful application of best practices and current IP policies. Managing Partner, Jonathan Osha, moderated the panel, “Patents in a Changing World”.  This session provided the audience with the latest news about the Unitary Patent...

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23

Mar 2017

Comp-U-Dopt 7th Annual Clay Shoot

Osha Liang is sponsoring Comp-U-Dopt’s7th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot on April 7, 2017 at Blackwood Gun Club in Conroe, Texas.  The event includes 100 clays in a beautiful backwoods setting complete with BBQ lunch and raffle prizes. For more details, please visit Comp-U-Dopt’s website.


20

Mar 2017

The 6th China Intellectual Property Symposium

Jonathan Osha is presenting at the 6th China Intellectual Property Symposium in Hangzhou, China on April 1, 2017.  The symposium will focus on the latest developments in Chinese intellectual property and global trends.  John’s presentation will focus on “Patents on Computer Implemented Inventions: the U.S. perspective.” For more information, please visit the event website.


15

Mar 2017

Curious about a career as a patent professional? Tired of coding or bored in a dead end hi-tech job?

Osha Liang invites computer scientists, computer engineers, and high level developers to an open house to learn how to become a patent agent, and then attorney.  Amazingly, the firm pays you for this patent agent training!  And, if you choose to do so, you could qualify to receive tuition assistance to attend law school. Mr. Robert Lord, Managing Partner of Osha Liang’s Silicon Valley office,...

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10

Mar 2017

Copyright Issues Related to Architecture and Construction

Managing Partner, Jonathan Osha, will be presenting on a panel to the Polish, German, French Groups of AIPPI on March 17, 2017 in Warsaw, Poland at the famous Hotel Bristol.  The panel topic will cover “Copyright Issues Related to Architecture and Construction”. For more information, please visit the event website.



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