Thursday, January 25, 2018, 12 noon
To participate in the meeting, the Dial-in number is (855) 520-7605, passcode
1211276419#. Please join the trade secrets interest group for our quarterly
call to discuss new webinar ideas and planning for the new year.
Friday, February 9, 2018, noon –
Dial-in number 855-520-7605, passcode 1211276419#.
To participate in the meeting, the dial-in number is (855) 520-7605, passcode
Monthly “All Hands” Licensing IG conference call. Phillip Roberts
and Alyssa Antcliffe will speak on Key Issues in Trademark Disputes and
Licensing in Australia. In addition, we’ll discuss upcoming webinars and
conferences, opportunities for members to get involved and Hot Topics.
Please note: Our monthly calls are the 2nd Friday of every month.
Dial-in number 855-520-7605, passcode 1211276419#.
Monthly “All Hands” Technology, Internet & Privacy IG conference
call. We will have a speaker on Website Terms and Conditions. In addition,
we’ll discuss upcoming webinars and conferences, opportunities for
members to get involved and Hot Topics.
Please note: Our monthly calls are the 2nd
Wednesday of every month.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
Presented by the Licensing Interest Group.1 hour participatory MCLE credit.
Technological breakthroughs in the realm of urban air mobility have the potential of revolutionizing city life as we know it, but will our legal and regulatory systems be able to keep up with the coming revolution and support change, rather than stifle it? Sasha Rao, outside legal counsel for A-3 by Airbus, will explore the legal and regulatory issues that will be key to facilitating the creation of the aerial city of tomorrow, including the eventual introduction of self-piloted low operating cost aircraft that will enable safe full scale Urban Air Mobility, for both passenger carrying and cargo carrying applications.
Moderator: John PavolotskySpeaker: Sasha G. Rao
Sasha Rao is Chair of Maynard Cooper & Gale's Intellectual Property practice. Sasha is a seasoned technology and life sciences lawyer with an established record of success for some of the world's leading companies. Sasha advises clients on corporate, transactional, policy and regulatory matters. Sasha's background in physics and her enthusiasm for cutting-edge technologies has led to her being recognized as one of the leading practitioners in the emerging field of autonomy and robotics systems, including autonomous vehicles, drones and UAVs, urban air mobility and connected and artificially intelligent systems. Her legal subject matter expertise includes regulatory, policy, intellectual property, data rights and legal strategy relating to a wide range of industries and technologies. Sasha also regularly leads intellectual property strategy, portfolio development, and intellectual property and commercial litigation for her clients, including litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, and complex commercial disputes. Her strong technical background has enabled her to quickly master a wide range of technologies. Sasha is registered to practice in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She also represents clients in Patent Office trials, including covered business method (CBM) and inter partes review (IPR) post-grant invalidity challenges available under the America Invents Act.
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
1 hour participatory MCLE credit in Legal Ethics
The General Counsel of a national intellectual property law firm will address three of the top ethics issues relating to the practice of IP law by in-house counsel: assessing potential outside IP counsel subject matter conflicts; multi-jurisdictional practice issues pertaining to in-house counsel working in California, counsel working remotely from home in another state, and counsel handling arbitrations in a state in which they are not licensed; and using ethical walls when conducting merger and acquisition due diligence. Moderator: Mark Leonard. Speaker: Wendy Peterson. More Info.
Did you miss any of our great webinars? January is webinar replay month.
Thursday, January 18, 2018, 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.
Presented by the Intellectual Property Law Section.1 hour participatory MCLE credit.
In 2013, 93% of the United States money supply was exchanged in electronic form. This presentation traces the origin and development of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, including emergence of cryptocurrency exchanges, virtual “wallets” and other kinds of supporting businesses. It describes the increasing flow of venture capital into the field and goes on to survey initiatives seeking to regulate cryptocurrencies, the opposition to such regulation, and how cryptocurrencies relate to the ongoing evolution of a new kind of cashless society.
Speakers: Andrew Beal, Steve Beauregard, Denise T. Rice, Andrea Sloan Pink
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 12 noon - 1:32 p.m.
Presented by the Intellectual Property Law Section.1.5 hours participatory MCLE credit.
Has a client ever said “I can freely use copyright protected content once someone dies”? Have you ever heard “I can use anything I want on the Internet because it’s free”? Do your clients think “I have a trademark, because I bought my domain name”? This program will present the facts about these and other copyright & trademark myths.
Speakers: Marina Lewis and Francine Ward
Thursday, January 25, 2018, 12 noon - 12:58 p.m.
Presented by the Intellectual Property Law Section.1 hour participatory MCLE credit in Legal Ethics.
Drawing from his many high profile roles in the business and legal community, Chris Kelly, former Chief Privacy Officer and General Counsel at Facebook, will provide a unique exploration of many of the ethical and privacy challenges that arise from establishing and complying with internet policy.
Speakers: Chris Kelly and Bennet Kelley
Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 12 noon - 12:55 p.m.
Ever wonder why some television shows blur names and logos or conspicuously avoid referring to real-life people or brands? Or whether these practices are legally required? The answers may surprise you. This panel will explore "clearances" in the entertainment industry and the collision between content creators' First Amendment rights and third parties' interests under copyright, trademark, and right of publicity law.
Speakers: Alonzo Wickers, Susan E. Seager and Robyn Aronson
Did you miss our popular series on Trademark Searching using TESS or our series on Privacy Law? Now you can hear all three programs in either series for just $79. Over 40% off the usual price!
The IP Section is pleased to announce discounted bundles of live and pre-recorded IP Continuing Legal Education webinars. Certain live and recorded CLE webinars will be bundled together and offered at a discount of the one-off price. Our first bundles in the popular series are: (1) Trademark Searching Using TESS (2) Privacy Law
You can hear all three programs in either or both series for just $79.That's a savings of $56 off our regular price for the Privacy series and $26 off our regular price for the TESS series.
Purchase the Entire TESS Series
Purchase the Entire Privacy Series
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