Womble Bond Dickinson will have a strong presence at the upcoming 38th Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law, presented by the Houston Intellectual Property Association and the University of Houston Law Center.

WBD Partner Karthika Perumal will moderate a discussion on “Increasing Diversity in Inventorship and Seed Funding.” She also will speak on “101 & 112 Issues in Patent Protection.”

In addition, WBD Partner Rodney Miller will speak on “IP Issues in the Metaverse,” along with Shayne O’Reilly (Director and Associate General Counsel, Head of Strategic Transactions, Licensing and Open Source at META).

The event’s Keynote Luncheon, featuring USPTO Deputy Director Derrick Brent, is sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson.

The Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law takes place Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in Galveston, Texas.