10 Best Conferences for Your IP Practice in 2024
The new year brings new technologies, advancements, insights, and opportunities to the world of patent prosecution.
Here are some of the best legal conferences for patent professionals to attend this year. And if you see us there, please say hi!
January 29-February 1, 2024
New York Hilton Midtown
Although Legalweek addresses many topics in the legal industry, legal tech features prominently in its programs.
From the Leaders in Tech Awards to sessions covering best data practices, artificial intelligence, new technologies, and security, Legalweek offers opportunities for IP professional to advance their practice.
February 14-17, 2024
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Billed as the best conference for bringing lawyers and technology together, ABA TECHSHOW offers a variety of CLE programming and the chance to demo products from over 100 technology vendors.
This year’s program starts with a start-up pitch competition and features sessions on implementing document automation at your firm, generative AI, and what to do in the event of a cyberattack, among others.
April 14-16, 2024
Hyatt Centric Magnificent Mile
ACC Legal Ops Con promises to transform the way legal operations are conducted.
Offering experiential learning sessions, networking opportunities, and speeches from industry pioneers, Legal Ops Con provides tools and resources to shape the future of legal operations.
April 17-19, 2024
Bethesda North Marriott
IPLSPRING features CLE sessions, networking events, wellness programs, and business meetings.
The programming focuses on practice in patent, trademark, or copyright laws. Sessions will cover legislative updates, managing malpractice risks, steering your practice portfolio, and more.
April 23-25, 2024
WTGC is the largest global conference for women in tech.
WTGC features over 700 speakers, industry-specific summits, 1:1 networking opportunities, workshops, and more.
May 7-9, 2024
Crowne Plaza Palo Alto
IP Counsel Cafe’s “Upheavals Ahead: Preparing Your IP Department for Tectonic Shifts” focuses on the changing world and how to handle new challenges IP and Legal Departments will face in 2024.
Attendees will discuss various issues, including threats to data privacy, protecting U.S. innovation, and AI and new legal technologies.
May 16-18, 2024
October 24-26, 2024
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
AIPLA's Spring Meeting and Annual Meeting are two of the premiere events for IP professionals. Stay tuned for more programming details.
May 19-22, 2024
Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center
Focused on the legal management professional, ALACONF24 offers a variety of educational and breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and the chance to see new products and solutions from vendors.
June 10-12, 2024
IPBC Global bills itself as “the world’s foremost gathering of over 600 senior thought-leaders and decision-makers operating in the global IP market.”
This year the event will feature Kathy Vidal, director of the USPTO, as keynote speaker.
September 22-24, 2024
Hyatt Regency Chicago
The IPO Annual Meeting offers educational programming from leaders in the IP industry. This global event brings patent and IP professionals together to discuss strategy and best practices.
Programming details are currently limited.
We're excited to attend some of these great conferences, so if you see us, please say hi! If you can't wait to learn more about Juristat, schedule a demo today.