GT is a sponsor of the 2019 Midwest IP Institute September 26 – 27 at the Minnesota CLE Conference Center. The Midwest IP Institute delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to stay informed on current industry trends and best practices. U.S.P.T.O. Director Andrei Iancu will deliver the keynote address. GT's Ian Ballon (LA/SV) will lead the “Internet and Mobile Law Year in Review for IP Attorneys” session, focusing on the hottest cases, trends and litigation strategies in Internet-related IP/technology litigation, including trends in copyright DMCA, secondary trademark, CDA and other platform and service provider liability issues. GT’s Stephen Baird (MSP) will moderate “Insider Perspectives on Effective IP Communications Strategies with Business Leaders,” a session specifically designed for intellectual property counsel wanting to be more effective and successful in their communications with business leaders.