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INBLF Upcoming Events

—   INBLF Fourteenth Annual Meeting and Black Tie Event – San Francisco, California October 19th – 22nd, 2017 Are you ready to leave your heart in San Francisco?  We hope…

INBLF Supreme Court event featured in the National Law Journal

NLJ Article on INBLF’s Supreme Court dinner On October 10, 2014, about 200 INBLF members and guests convened in the Great Hall of the United States Supreme Court for the…

INBLF Annual Meetings and Black Tie Dinners

Thirteenth Annual Meeting and Black-Tie Dinner Chicago, Illinois September 15-18, 2016 Hosted by the Chicago Chapter   Twelfth Annual Meeting and Black-Tie Dinner Miami, Florida October 15-18, 2015 Hosted by…

INBLF European Summits

Ninth Annual INBLF European Summit Lisbon, Portugal May 25 – 28, 2017 Hosted by Coelho Ribeiro & Partners Associados                      …

INBLF Awards and Recognitions

The INBLF remembers the contributions of past leaders and recognizes the contributions of present members through its Memorial Awards. Alberto Lasheras Shine Memorial Award – Presented in loving memory of…

INBLF Asian Summits

Seventh Annual Asian-Pacific Summit Guangzhou, China – March 31st – April 2, 2017 Hosted by Robertsons                         Sixth Annual…

INBLF in the News

  INBLF press release – SelectUSA Summit June 2017   INBLF press release – SelectUSA Summit June 2016 INBLF in the New York Times INBLF in IP Law 360 INBLF…

INBLF Member Publications

James M. Mulcahy Mulcahy LLP Irvine, California Articles:  Ninth Circuit Dismisses Robinson-Patman and Sherman Act Claims, Stating: “We Must Return This Capitalist Rumble to The Forum Where it Belongs: The…

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