National Meeting Schedule, San Diego, CA

Please note: All symposiums will take place San Diego Convention Center, Room 30B unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, August 25

Nothing New Under the Sun: The Practical Challenges of Patent Novelty Searching (Invited)
Sponsored by CINF, Cosponsored by CHAL‡ and CPRM‡

Strengthening Your Patent Rights in Light of Recent Federal Circuit Court Decisions
2:00PM | X. Pillai, R. Bone

Monday, August 26

Protecting Your Inventions

J. Gledhill, J. Landells, Organizers D. Weingarten, Presiding

9:00 AM | Inventor or contributor? A U.S. perspective. D. Weingarten

9:30 AM | Navigating patent term adjustment (PTA) and patent term extension (PTE). M. Garcia

10:00 AM | Uncovering the secrets of "on-sale bar" in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. J. Gledhill

10:30 AM | Securing priority dates for patents in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia . J. Landells

11:00 AM | Protecting inventions through litigation in the United States: What every chemist needs to know . J. Smyth

CHAL Networking Lunch

12:00-1:30 PM |Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, Leucadia.
Sponsored by LexisNexis IP

Tickets should be pre-purchased through the ACS.

Evolution of the Chemistry Legal Landscape
R. Smith, Organizer, Presiding

2:00 PM | Blunt talk about cannabis patents. V. Capuano

3:00 PM | What your competitors don’t know can hurt you: Strategies to avoid secret sales from invalidating your patent. V. Norton

3:30 PM | Layers upon layers of layer complexity – Simple chemistry made complex by patent laws. R. Smith

4:00 PM | Antibody purification is sometimes not quite so obvious. R. Prince

CHAL Reception
Sponsored by Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
6:00-8:00PM | Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, Salon D

ACS Industry Networking Reception
6:30-8:00 PM | Hilton Orlando, Room Orlando IV

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
K. E. Bianco, K. McIntyre, Organizers
Chocolate: Food of the gods. H.M. Peters, S.B. Peters
National Inventors Hall of Fame 2019. H.M. Peters, S.B. Peters

Tuesday, August 27

Beyond the Bench: Non-Traditional Careers in Chemistry
Cosponsored by PROF and YCC J. L. Kennedy, Organizer K. McIntyre, Presiding

9:30 AM | Beyond the bench: Non-traditional careers in chemistry. K. McIntyre, R. Bone

The Many Faces of CHAL: Where Chemistry Meets the Law
K. E. Bianco, Organizer K. McIntyre, Organizer, Presiding K. A. Rubino, Presiding
1:00 PM | How to allocate resources to IP as a start-up in the chemical fields. K.A. Rubino
1:30 PM | Intellectual indexing makes the difference. E.N. Cheeseman, M. McBride
2:00 PM | Protecting Innovations: A Multi-Prong Approach to Intellectual Property. H. Oh
2:30 PM | Visualization of latent fingerprints by copper nanoclusters with variable fluorescent. R. HUANG, d. peng, J. Yang
3:00 PM |Cr- and Sb-doped TiO2 nano-pigment for the latent and bloody fingermark enhancement on various surfaces. d. peng, J. Yang, R. HUANG


Legal Challenges & Landmark Lawsuits in Agrochemicals
Sponsored by AGRO, Cosponsored by CHAL