2022 IPO Annual Meeting

Hosted By: IPOA

The IPO Annual Meeting offers a mix of educational programs featuring leaders in the IP industry from around the world to discuss strategies, trends, and best practices. More than 25 education sessions will be offered on patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, AI, trade secrets, and professional development.

Fenwick's trademark litigation chair Eric Ball will participate in a panel on IP in the Metaverse on Monday, September 19 from 11:00am-12:00pm PT.

This session will cover emerging legal issues in design, trademark, trade dress, and copyright law arising from the expanding virtual world. Panelists will consider specific issues with respect to each type of right, such as subject matter eligibility, scope, enforcement strategies and litigation, licensing, and how to leverage IP assets in the metaverse.


  • Eric Ball, Fenwick
  • Elizabeth Ferrill, Finnegan
  • Nick Aries, Bird & Bird
  • Moderator: TBA

View more details on the conference here.