Latest Past Events

OCIPLA Welcome Back Mixer and IP Ethics CLE

Courtyard at The Boardwalk 18565 Jamboree Rd, Irvine

  Speaker: Emil J. Ali, Partner, McCabe & Ali, LLP Topic:  Ethics Issues for IP Counsel Working Through Foreign Associates and Intermediaries Date/Time:  Wednesday, January 25, 2023 5:30pm - 8:00pm Registration: 5:30pm CLE Session: 6:00pm – 7:00pm Networking reception to follow Location: The Boardwalk, 18565 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92612 Registration Member: $30.00 Non-Member: $45.00 This is a good opportunity for attendees to obtain hard-to-earn ethics CLE credits before the 2023 submission deadline.     Speaker Emil J. Ali is a partner at McCabe & Ali, LLP where he focuses his practice on helping lawyers understand their obligations under state and federal law.  As a registered patent attorney, a significant focus of his practice involves advising lawyers and law firms on all aspects of the intersection of IP and ethics matters.  Emil’s work includes counseling clients on lateral transitions, malpractice avoidance, expert opinion and testimony, and respondent’s defense work before various bars and courts.  You can view his musings on IP ethics issues at

OCIPLA November 2022 Luncheon

Andrei's Conscious Cuisine 2607 Main Street, Irvine

  Speakers: Jason Weintraub, Chief Legal Officer, Jacuzzi Group Worldwide Neha Jaiswal, Director, International at Domino's Pizza Topic:  Protecting Popular Brands Date/Time:  Friday, November 18, 2022 Registration/Lunch/Networking Start: 11:30am Panel Discussion: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Location: Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine, 2607 Main Street, Irvine, CA 92614 Registration Member: $55.00 Non-Member: $80.00     Speakers Jason Weintraub is Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel of Jacuzzi Group, a global, private equity-owned consumer products manufacturer with over 5,000 employees. Mr. Weintraub manages Jacuzzi Group’s legal, compliance, risk management and real estate functions. His responsibilities include protecting the company’s iconic Jacuzzi® trademark and other intellectual property, leading M&A activity and managing the company’s global real estate portfolio, litigation matters, major transactions, and insurance procurement and claims. Mr. Weintraub also leads Jacuzzi Group’s regulatory and corporate compliance program and supports the company’s ESG efforts. Prior to joining Jacuzzi Group, Mr. Weintraub served as Chief Legal Officer of El Pollo Loco, Inc., a publicly traded restaurant company with nearly 500 locations and over 5,000 employees. Mr. Weintraub led El Pollo Loco’s Legal, Compliance and Risk Management Functions. He maintained responsibility for litigation matters, as well as transactions, intellectual property procurement and licensing, franchising matters, enterprise risk management, regulatory […]

LAIPLA Courthouse Program

Ronald Reagan Courthouse 411 W. 4th Street, Santa Ana

LAIPLA is proud to present its 2022 LAIPLA Courthouse Program Join us at the Ronald Reagan Courthouse in Santa Ana for this year’s program, which will offer practical advice concerning courtroom presentation skills and strategies in IP cases, including motion practice and trial presentations. **Free parking is available in City of Santa Ana parking structures, including at 310 N Birch Street directly across from the Courthouse, but please allow additional time for parking given significant OC streetcar construction in front of the Courthouse.** Featuring: Judge David Carter Judge James Selna Magistrate Judge Karen Scott SCHEDULE 11:45 AM:  Registration outside Courtroom 9C12:00 PM:  Program inside Courtroom 9C1:00 PM:  Post-program networking, appetizers, and soft drinks at neighboring location, courtesy of The Sullivan Group. **Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (provider # 2083) certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.0 hours. PRICING Includes appetizers and soft drinks courtesy of The Sullivan Group: LAIPLA/OCIPLA Members: $10 LAIPLA Law Student Members, other law students, and court personnel: Complimentary Non-Members: $20 CANCELLATION POLICY In order to receive a refund, notice of cancellation must be received by Friday, October 21st to Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after Friday, October 21st. Register for Courthouse […]