2019 Intellectual Property Alumni-Student Reception
7:00 PM19:00

2019 Intellectual Property Alumni-Student Reception

This year’s event was a great success—bringing alumni and students together for productive and meaningful conversations on Intellectual Property. Both the Intellectual Property Law Society and Law Center would like to thank Robert Gunther for hosting the event at WilmerHale in an absolutely beautiful venue. We look forward to conducting this event for many years to come and to its becoming an annual fixture where students in Intellectual Property can gain meaningful insights and connections with distinguished alumni in the field.

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9:00 AM09:00

Roundtable: The Right of Publicity in New York

  • Where: St. John’s University, Manhattan Campus (map)
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The New York State Legislature is currently considering significant changes to the provisions of the Civil Rights Law governing New York’s right of publicity. The St. John’s Intellectual Property Law Center (IPLC) and the Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) invite you to a roundtable discussion of the history of New York’s right of publicity and the details of the proposed bill—A8155/S5857—with experts from practice, the academy, and the legislature.

1 hour of New York State CLE credit (professional practice) will be available. 

Roundtable Discussants:

  • Robert Bergin Esq., Counsel to Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, New York State Assembly
  • Professor Christopher Buccafusco, Cardozo Law School
  • Bryan Clenahan Esq., Counsel, New York State Senate Labor Committee
  • Amy Maggs Esq., Counsel, New York State Assembly Judiciary Committee
  • Edward H. Rosenthal Esq., Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC
  • Professor Jennifer Rothman, Loyola Law School of Los Angeles
  • Senator Diane Savino, New York State Senate
  • Professor Jeremy Sheff, St. John’s Law School
  • Professor Rebecca Tushnet, Harvard Law School
  • Barry Werbin Esq., Herrick, Feinstein LLP

The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is requested. (Registration Link)

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2:00 PM14:00

IPLC Inaugural Conference: Law for Intelligent Machines

  • St. John's University Manhattan Campus (map)
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From cognitive computing to robotics, machine intelligence is poised to transform the way humans interact with each other and with the physical world. Our distinguished panelists will discuss some of these innovations and the ethical and legal questions they present.

Free and open to the public. NYS CLE Credit Available Register to attend.

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5:00 PM17:00

Diverse Careers in IP Law and Strategies for Achieving Success

  • Mattone Family Atrium, St. John's Law (map)
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Please join NYIPLA's distinguished panelists on October 2, 2014 at St. John's University School of Law for a panel discussing everything from how you as a young lawyer can effectively communicate with partners and clients to how you can navigate your career paths in a marketplace with diverse opportunities for intellectual property lawyers.

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