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Multi-Layered, International Patent and Design Protection for Cloud-Enabled Consumer Products

May 17, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Panel Discussion and Networking Lunch


Online registration ends Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Prior to May 10:
LES Member: 
Non-Member: $45.00
LES Student Member: $25.00
After May 10:
LES Member: 
Non-Member: $55.00
LES Student Member: $35.00


Using a case study, the panelists will explore IP protection strategies adopted by Google/Nest to protect key aspects of a well-known Google/Nest smart home product with an eye to preventing copying and enabling licensing opportunities.

Bradley, Riel, IP Counsel, Google
Brad, as IP counsel, manages patent prosecution,licensing, acquisition and other related activities for Google. He was patent counsel previously at Nest Labs, a Google/Alphabet company.where he managed its patent prosecution, licensing ad acquisition for Nest’s preeminent Internet-of-Thigs patent portfolio, including integrating and coordinating the Nest IP program with broader Google/Alphabet initiatives.  He has held law firm positions in the U.S., Japan and England, where he performed IP prosecution and litigation support for a wide variety of companies.

Douglas Crisman, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLC
Doug brings the perspective of a software designer and intellectual property director for a leading computer hardware company to his patent law practice at Morgan Lewis, which includes patent preparation, licensing, and prelitigation opinions, as well as IP transactions, due diligence, and counseling. He routinely works with standards-setting bodies and consortia on IP issues, and provides advice on strategic IP management and open source legal issues ranging from software development to code review and licensing.

Generously sponsored by: Morgan Lewis

MCLE: An application requesting MCLE credit for this activity is pending for approval by the State Bar of California.

The SV Chapter uses online registration for members and non-members.  Members should login to the LES website to access their account.

A $5.00 cancellation fee is applied to all refunds.  Cancellations are non-refundable after May 10. Substitutions will be accepted.  Contact LES for assistance: (703) 234-4058 (8:00-4:00 ET).

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May 17, 2018
11:30 am - 2:00 pm


LES Silicon Valley


Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
1400 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto , CA 94304 United States
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