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December CIPLA Meeting

  • December 06, 2022
  • 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland (1515 West Third Street Cleveland, OH 44113)


  • Active CIPLA Member

Join us for our December meeting and holiday party! Holiday attire /sweaters are encouraged. You will be automatically entered to win a $50 gift card if you wear holiday-themed attire!


Committee CLE Meetings (4:30–5:30 p.m., CLE accreditation will be applied for):

Trade Secret Data Privacy/ Cybersecurity Law and Practice Committee (1.00 hr CLE credit)

Speaker: Chad Mowery of Porter Wright

Trademark Committee (1.00 hr CLE credit)

Speaker: Kristina Schiavone of Walter Haverfield

Topic: Trademarks in the Metaverse

Cocktail Reception (5:30–6:00 p.m.)

Dinner (6:00–7:30 p.m., 1.00 hr CLE accreditation will be applied for):

Topic: Prosecuted in Ohio, Tried in Texas: Lessons From an EDTX Patent Trial

Speakers: Bryan Jaketic, Eleanor Hagan, and Michael Gonzalez

Dinner Entrée Options:

  • Beef Short Rib, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Heirloom Carrot, Red Wine Demi; or,
  • Amish Breast of Chicken, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Heirloom Carrot, and Natural Chicken Jus; or,
  • Pumpkin Ravioli (Vegetarian), Grilled Asparagus, Vanilla Crème

    Each entrée is accompanied by a seasonal cheesecake for dessert


  • Members:  Dinner – $30; Committee CLE – Free,
  • Non-Members:  Dinner – $40; Committee CLE – $40, or
  • Student Members and Non-member Students:  Dinner – $15; Committee CLE – Free

*Raffle Announcement*

We are offering two special raffles for all attendees! Our speakers will select a winner at this meeting, based upon their favorite holiday outfit, to receive a $50 gift card. You must be in attendance to win. Additionally, for each meeting you attend, you will earn one raffle ticket for a grand prize drawing that we will have at our annual meeting. You must attend the annual meeting to win the grand prize. The more meetings you attend, the more tickets you will receive to enter to win the grand prize!


Any cancellations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on December 2nd, 2022. Please email with any cancellation—no fax or telephone cancellations will be honored.

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