Section Meeting - Intellectual Property

  • 17 Sep 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, 3161 Michelson Drive, 12th Floor, Irvine, CA 92612
  • 6


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IP Formalities in the Asia Pacific region

Presented by:  Edward Genocchio, Principal / Patent Attorney at Spruson & Ferguson in Sydney, Australia

This is a very special opportunity for us since Ed will be visiting from Australia!

Speaker Bio:  Edward Genocchio is a professional engineer and entered the patent attorney profession in 1997, now specializing in mechanical patents and designs and IP strategy and enforcement. 

Edward applies his extensive industry experience in heavy engineering to his practice, with specific expertise in power generation, mining and steel technology. He also has experience in industrial litigation and his patent practice covers a broad range of industries such as consumer and medical products; agriculture; sanitary ware; construction and the military.

Edward is a member of the Institute of Engineers Australia and the Australian Institute of Management. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia, a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand, the Association of Asian Patent Attorneys and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.


THANK YOU to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP for hosting this meeting. Please take a moment to visit their website at

Parking will be validated.

Light snacks will be provided.

Please check in at lobby desk and they will key you up to the 12th floor.


OCPA is a State Bar of California Approved MCLE provider and certifies that this seminar qualifies for MCLE CREDIT 1.0.

Event Fee: $10.00 for OCPA members, $20.00 for non-members and $20.00 for all walk-ins who have not pre-registered online (both members and non-members) IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE. Walk-ins are on a first come first serve basis.

PLEASE NOTE: Effective January 1, 2016, OCPA will no longer accept checks as a form of payment for event registration. Please log in to your OCPA account to submit electronic payment via credit card, debit card or PayPal.   


*Space is limited for all OCPA events, so please submit your reservation via this website event. Walk-ins are welcome on a first come first serve basis if space is available.

*Cancellation Policy - If you need to cancel your reservation, please e-mail Intellectual Property Section Chairs Rachel Alm at and Stephanie Kann at skann@gibsondunn.comNo refunds will be issued. Credit for a future meeting will be held in your OCPA account which may be applied to future meetings if your cancellation is received no less than 48 hours prior to the event. 

Please note: Credit will not be issued to passport holders. 

Questions? Please contact the Intellectual Property Section Chairs Rachel Alm at and Stephanie Kann at If you have a topic or speaker you would like to hear at an upcoming section meeting, please let us know.

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