Law and Technology

59th Annual Conference On Intellectual Property Law


Plano, Texas, USA

Registration Open

MCLE Credit will be available

The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

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Registrar: +1.972.244.3404
ILT: +1.972.244.3410
Fax: +1.972.244.3401


Larry Bassuk, Vice Chair of the Institute for Law & Technology’s Advisory Board, has recommended the event to his colleagues for the past 30 years. “It’s a one-of-a-kind conference in North Texas. It brings together law and technology, business and legal people from major markets of the world with quality presentations and insights. It’s a cost-effective way to expand knowledge and meet our CLE requirements as well.”

Conference Co-Chairs

Christopher T. Blackford
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow,
Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Washington, DC

Dwayne C. Norton
Managing Counsel
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Plano, Texas

Module Chairs

  • Dr. Juanita DeLoach, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP, Dallas, Texas
  • Jennifer Estremera, Reichman Jorgensen LLP, Redwood Shores, California
  • Debera Wells Hepburn, Goldman Sachs, Dallas, Texas
  • Brianna Hinojosa-Smith, YUM! Brands, Plano, Texas
  • Marylauren Ilagan, Mary Kay Inc., Addison, Texas
  • Stephen Kabakoff, Miller & Martin PLLC, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Henry Leon "Lon" Outland, III, AT&T Services, Inc., Dallas, Texas
  • Jayne Piana, Fletcher Yoder, P.C., Houston, Texas
  • Ozz Siddiq, Lennox International, Richardson, Texas
  • Dr. Clint Wilkins, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Plano, Texas


ILT Advisory Board members attend this conference free of charge and should register using the special link sent to them by email. Not a member?  Check it out, join today, and register for this conference tuition-free!

Note: Early registration pricing is available through October 25, 2021.
  • $625 - Regular Registration Fee (Regular Price: $675)
  • $510 - ILT Supporting or Sustaining Member Employee (Regular Price: $560)
  • $510 - DBA IP Section New Lawyers’ Committee Member (Regular Price: $560)
  • $510 - Women in IP Group Member (Regular Price: $560)
  • $510 - AIPLA Member (Regular Price: $560)
  • $510 - Full-Time Government Employee (Regular Price: $560)
  • $510 - Full-Time Academic Employee (Regular Price: $560)
  • $510 - Full-Time Non-Profit Employee (Regular Price: $560)
  • $100 - Full-Time U.S. Law Student (Regular Price: $150)
  • $0 - Women in IP Group Member – I will attend only the November 8th, early morning breakfast session (@7:30 a.m. Central Time) presented by Women in IP

Additional Option with Paid Registration:

  • I will attend the complimentary breakfast session on Nov. 8th.  A sign-up sheet for Texas CLE credit only will be available for this session.       

Schedule and Faculty

More information coming soon!

Monday, November 8

7:30 am - early evening, including a reception at the end of the day

Tuesday, November 9

7:30 am - 5:00 pm


2020 Conference Attendees (Live Virtual Event) liked best:
  • “Diversity”
  • “It ran very smoothly, despite being virtual.”
  • “Good job pivoting to an online experience”

2019 Conference Attendees liked best:

  • “Breadth of areas covered & networking with "old" friends”
  • “Good substantive discussions on relevant IP topics”
  • “Generally, a well thought out set of speakers/topics at a great facility.”
  • “Thoughtful topics + speakers”

CLE Credit

For this conference, ILT will directly apply (if requested) for course accreditation in the following states: California, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia. Some of these states may not approve a program for credit hours before the program occurs. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through reciprocity or attorney self-submission in other states. Attorneys filing by self-submission in certain states may be required to pay an additional fee. ILT conferences are typically accredited by all mandatory CLE states.

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