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Galveston Moody Garden Pyramids

39th Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law
October 5 – 7, 2023
Moody Gardens Hotel (Galveston, Texas)

The 2023 Fall IP Institute is in-person. To the extent pandemic precautions are necessary, the in-person approach is facilitated by Moody Gardens and their experience with the pandemic.  While the event will seek to return to a pre-pandemic approach, we will monitor the situation and if necessary we will encourage wearing masks, one-way walking paths inside the ballroom, personal handwashing, and same seating throughout the day.  Moody Garden’s COVID-19 guidance is available here.

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for the 2023 Fall IP Institute, which is updated as needed.

Many thanks to our Sponsors

The current Fall IP Institute conference brochure can be found at this link: forthcoming.

The registration page on the HIPLA site is forthcoming.

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2023 Fall IP Institute speakers and topics




Pete Peterson (Law Offices of Gale R. Peterson PLLC)
TOPIC: Federal Circuit Patent Law – A Year in Review


     ̶   It will be an in-person event.

     ̶        The link for the event in the Whova app will be included in a subsequent Whova instructional email. Whova is available for both mobile and desktop/laptop computers.

     ̶        For assistance, please email IPIL@UH.EDU

     ̶        For assistance, please email IPIL@UH.EDU

     ̶        For assistance, please email IPIL@UH.EDU

     ̶        The Friday Keynote Luncheon is open to all registered attendees. When you register for the Fall IP Institute, select either “Will Attend” or “Not Able to Attend” so that the conference administrators can plan for your attendance at the luncheon. The fee for the luncheon is included in your conference registration.

     ̶   The course has been approved by the State Bar of Texas for 14.75 total participatory hours, including 3 hours of ethics.

     ̶        We do not submit for CLE beyond the State Bar of Texas. However, if you need a certificate of attendance for another state please email IPIL@UH.EDU for assistance.

     ̶        We expect most of the materials to be made available a week prior to the start of the event. Any material not available one week out will be posted as soon as possible.

     ̶        There is a “Ask Organizers Anything” topic in the Whova community board. If you don’t want your question to be posted for others to see, please email IPIL@UH.EDU.

     ̶        No, the speaker sessions will not be recorded. However, if a written paper is provided by the speaker it is accessible in the Whova app.




Last updated on February 21, 2023