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April 2015
$895

New IP Business Models: Innovation or Commoditization?

April 23, 2015 @ 8:45 am - 6:30 pm
Sheraton Palo Alto, El Camino Real
Pal Alto, CA 94301 United States
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"Enforceable patents fuel American innovation and economic growth. But the innovation cycle in the United States has deteriorated with the erosion of legal patent rights and remedies and the rule set for US patents has changed. The sum of the risks and uncertainty is daunting to innovators, business owners, and investors. New IP Business Models: Innovation or Commoditization? is the only practical patent conference offering business practices effective today. You will learn what works and what doesn’t and how to allocate…

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$85

SVIPLA APRIL DINNER “California Patent Pro Bono Program – Your Involvement Needed”

April 28, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Hotel, 5151 Great American Parkway
Santa Clara, CA United States
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"A provision in the America Invents Act (AIA) mandates that the USPTO “work with and support intellectual property law associations across the country in the establishment of pro bono programs designed to assist financially under-resourced independent inventors and small businesses.” To this end, the largest patent pro bono program in the U.S., called the California Inventors Assistance Program (CIAP), was established in California in 2012."

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$110

Licensing Executives Society Silicon Valley Chapter 15th Annual Conference

April 29, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hewlett Packard, 3000 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304 United States
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"Meet the minds behind the licensing of such mega-hits and teams as Star Trek, Star Wars, San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, and the media & technology companies that fuel them, including Technicolor, Dolby Laboratories, TiVo, and Starz!"

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May 2015

German Copyright and Trademark Law – What Silicon Valley Companies Need to Know

May 7, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Reed Smith LLP’s Silicon Valley Office, 1510 Page Mill Rd, Suite 110
Palo Alto, CA 94304 United States
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"With the largest economy in Europe and the fourth-largest GDP in the world, Germany is one of the first destinations for Silicon Valley technology companies going global.  The intellectual property laws in Germany differ significantly from those in the United States.  Pitfalls face companies that ignore the differences, and there are interesting opportunities for those who are prepared. Featured Presenter: Dr. Alexander R. Klett, LL.M. RSVP to Lynn Fraher at lfraher@reedsmith.com by May 1, 2015"

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$295

IP Business Basics 101

May 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, 10950 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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"This new, one-day, deal-centric course has been designed by experienced LES executives for business and licensing (newer to the field) professionals in USA & Canada. Whether it is a trademark, international brand, copyright, patent, knowhow, trade secrets or a combination of some/all of these, recent transactions and auctions have confirmed the value of IP in business. This course is interactive and built around real-world examples and small group hands-on exercises."

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IP STRATEGY SUMMIT: Chicago 2015

May 12, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park Hotel, 200 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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"The AIA has transformed the landscape: IP owners are finding it harder to monetize and enforce their patent portfolio and face growing hostility when they do. Yet IP leaders are being asked internally to deliver onrevenue targets by proactively monetizing, licensing, selling and enforcing their IP assets. This surge in IP commercialization means that companies now have to defend against infringement claims from rivals, corporate trolls, as well as NPEs. IP leaders need to build a coherent offense/defense strategy on solid processes…

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IP Finance 2015

May 14, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The New York Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022 United States
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"Following a successful inception in 2014, Premier Cercle™ is teaming up with Institutional Investor Magazine and Managing Intellectual Property to organize a sequel of the IP Finance that will showcase and discuss the best practices from patent holders, entitled, investors, bankers, financiers, PE, firms, regulators, plaintiffs and defendants which make the most of their immaterial assets and intangible capital. This initiative led to the observation that, in today’s “knowledge economy” – after a century-long industrial revolution and a 30 year-long…

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$95

Copyright at the Edge

May 21, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Princeton Club, 15 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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"What are the outer limits of copyright protection? Which cases push those boundaries, establishing the very edge of protectability? Courts have sometimes struggled with where to draw the line in terms of copyright protection, handing down decisions in outlier cases that establish the limits of copyright for works ranging from jewelry design, costumes, and fonts to gardens and conceptual art. Join us at the Princeton Club on May 21st for discussion of these cases and concepts, led by a distinguished panel of experts. …

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$35

Intellectual Property Strategies in the Wake of Alice

May 28, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Hanson Bridgett LLP, 425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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"Following the Supreme Court’s June 2014 decision in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank, software remains eligible for patent protection. However, many existing patents have been invalidated as unpatentable “abstract ideas” under the Alice framework and experience shows that it is now much more difficult to obtain software patents from the USPTO. This panel discussion will address Alice’s impacts in its first year and strategies for filing and defending patent claims in its wake. The panel will include Mel Chan, Aka…

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June 2015

International Women’s Leadership Forum

June 4, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Convene Times Square, 810 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019 United States
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"The second annual Managing Intellectual Property International Women's Leadership Forum returns to New York on June 4 2015. It will focus on US and global IP developments, and will provide an opportunity for women in IP to hear the latest thoughts from senior leaders on subjects such as: litigation; protecting your patents; challenges in the IP industry; copyright; and trademarks.  As the intellectual property landscape is changing with significant legal developments across the globe, many questions have been raised which…

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IP in Asia Forum 2015

June 9, 2015
Unnamed Venue, London, United Kingdom + Google Map

"Despite growth rates in Asia making negative headlines in recent times, they still leave their European peers far behind. With 7.7% growth China takes the lead, making East Asia one of the most attractive investment opportunities for European companies. However, Asia’s IP protection and enforcement often prove difficult for European companies, and a bias of local judges in favour of local manufacturers is often highlighted. Interestingly, our data has proven that perception and rumours on the state of IP in…

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Trade Mark Conference 2015

June 10, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The King’s Fund, 11-13 Cavendish Square
London, W1G 0AN United Kingdom
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"This year’s Trade Mark Conference will offer an overview of key case law and proposed trade mark and community trade mark legislative reform  as well as practical solutions for handling online infringement and anti-counterfeiting. The Conference will provide IP professionals with a comprehensive and practical assessment of the trade mark landscape and arm you with the tools to take advantage of opportunities and mitigate risks this year and beyond. •    Gain insight into the latest case law and legislative changes…

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$850

Patent Conference 2015

June 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The King’s Fund, 11-13 Cavendish Square
London, W1G 0AN United Kingdom
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"Developing, managing and protecting your patents forms part of the strategy of your business. Technology and competition continue to affect the nature of patents, presenting new risks and opportunities, while the introduction of the UPC and its implications for the UK Courts still unclear. In today’s market you can be confident on ways you can deliver more for less by familiarising yourself with the knowledge, best practice and techniques for maximising your portfolio. What are the ways of mitigating risks…

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$595

IP DEFENSE: Silicon Valley 2015

June 18, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel Palo Alto, 4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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"For today’s intellectual property executive, all roads converge toward Defense and Litigation: NPEs, corporate trolls, and the AIA have multiplied the number of IP lawsuits. In this environment, an effective, up-to-date Defense Strategy is a must-have for operating companies. This conference examines IP Defense from soup to nuts, including best and latest defense strategies, preparing for litigation, protecting trade secrets, defending against NPEs, and navigating post-issuance proceedings."

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$595 - $1495

IP DEFENSE: New York 2015

June 23, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Affinia Manhattan Hotel, 371 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001 United States
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"For today’s intellectual property executive, all roads converge toward Defense and Litigation: NPEs, corporate trolls, and the AIA have multiplied the number of IP lawsuits. In this environment, an effective, up-to-date Defense Strategy is a must-have for operating companies. This conference examines IP Defense from soup to nuts, including best and latest defense strategies, preparing for litigation, protecting trade secrets, defending against NPEs, and navigating post-issuance proceedings."

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August 2015
$20.00

RIP-OFF OR FAIR USE? COPYRIGHT LAW, PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE VISUAL ARTS

August 6, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pepper Hamilton LLP, 3000 Logan Square At 18th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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From the CSUSA Website: "Join the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and the Philadelphia Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA in a joint event welcoming Nancy Wolff, law partner at Cowan, Debaets, Abrahams, & Sheppard, LLP, artist David Graham, and Philly Photo Arts Center’s Director Sarah Stolfa for this conversation on the newest developments in fair use and copyright law in the realm of photography. When is appropriation of someone else’s work of art allowed under copyright law, and…

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$995

MIP Global Intellectual Property Briefing 2015

August 26, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Marina Bay Sands Hotel, 10 Bayfront Avenue
Singapore, 018956 Singapore
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From the Managing IP Website: "The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and IP Academy Singapore organise IP Week @ SG as an annual platform for business and IP professionals to meet, network and share ideas on trends, developments and challenges in IP.Now in its fourth year, IP Week @ SG will take place at Marina Bay Sands Hotel from August 24 to 28, 2015. The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and IP Academy Singapore have invited Managing IP…

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September 2015
$1295.00

Global IP & Innovation Summit 2015

September 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - September 2, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel, No. 1018 Changning Road
Shanghai, 200042 China
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From the Managing IP Website: "The smooth introduction of China’s new specialised IP courts means the strength of patent protection in China is greater than ever and the high value of intellectual property remains at the top of the agenda. In addition, technology and increasing competition continue to affect the nature of patents, presenting new risks and opportunities across the globe. Therefore, the fourth annual MIP Global IP & Innovation Summit in Shanghai takes an in-depth look at the most…

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€995

European Patent Reform Forum 2015 – Munich

September 8, 2015
The Charles Hotel, Sophienstraße 28
Munich, Bavaria 80333 Germany
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From the Managing IP Website: "With final decisions of the European Patent Reform and the Unified Patent Court imminent, it is essential that the specifics are understood and analysed in order to adapt your strategy. The MIP European Patent Reform Forum will examine the new court and financial considerations of the unitary patent in detail. Recent developments will be evaluated, such as: the confirmed costs and fees; the selection of judges; and the impact of the UPC on the technology…

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€995.00

European Patent Reform 2015 – Paris

September 10, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 5:30 pm
Paris Marriott Champs Élysées Hotel, 70 Avenue des Champs Élyées
Paris, 75008 France
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From the Managing IP Website: "With final decisions of the European Patent Reform and the Unified Patent Court imminent, it is essential that the specifics are understood and analysed in order to adapt your strategy. The MIP European Patent Reform Forum will examine the new court and financial considerations of the unitary patent in detail. Recent developments will be evaluated, such as: the confirmed costs and fees; the selection of judges; and the impact of the UPC on the technology…

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Free

First Pan-American YMC Event

September 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
TechNexus, 20 N. Upper Wacker Drive, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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From the Event Page: "The Future of Innovation and Licensing in the Americas Hear from Experts – Learn & Network – Dinner & Pub Event"

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$20

“The Blurred Lines between Theft and Homage”

September 15, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
K&L Gates, 925 4th Avenue, Floor 29
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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"Using court documents and dozens of audio examples, this presentation will provide a detailed discussion of the expert musicology testimony and the jury instructions in the recent "Blurred Lines" music copyright case. It will also situate the case in the context of other well-known music infringement cases and unchallenged examples of musical homage and allusion past and present. Robert Clarida is a Partner at Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC. He is widely recognized for his intellectual property expertise and has…

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MIP Luxury Brand & Retail Forum 2015

September 23, 2015
Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel, 21 Piccadilly
London, W1J 0BH United Kingdom
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From the Managing IP Website: "With the world becoming more connected and customers spending a significant amount of their time online, it is crucial to be able to navigate this new landscape to protect and manage your brand in the right way. With the rise of social media and online marketplaces, marketing infringing goods and passing off established brands has never been so easy. Therefore, it is imperative to know every trick to protect your brand and connect traditional brand…

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$595.00 - $1495.00

IP MONETIZATION: New York 2015

September 24, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Affinia Manhattan Hotel, 371 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001 United States
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"Intellectual property has now become one of an organization’s most valuable business assets – with heavy pressure for IP leaders to create strong ROI from patent portfolios. IP owners are also facing broader challenges such as new federal legislation, increased threats from NPEs, and educating and collaborating across their organization. The IP Monetization: New York 2015 brings together IP thought leaders from a wide range of industries to benchmark and develop successful monetization strategies for valuating, accounting for and commercializing…

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October 2015

IP DEFENSE: Seattle 2015

October 1, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 6:00 pm
Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, 99 Union St
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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"For today’s intellectual property executive, all roads converge toward Defense and Litigation: NPEs, corporate trolls, and the AIA have multiplied the number of IP lawsuits. In this environment, an effective, up-to-date Defense Strategy is a must-have for operating companies. This conference examines IP Defense from soup to nuts, including best and latest defense strategies, preparing for litigation, protecting trade secrets, defending against NPEs, and navigating post-issuance proceedings."

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IP STRATEGY: Boston 2015

October 6, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Colonnade Hotel, 120 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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"The AIA has transformed the landscape: IP owners are finding it harder to monetize and enforce their patent portfolio and face growing hostility when they do. Yet IP leaders are being asked internally to deliver on revenue targets by proactively monetizing, licensing, selling and enforcing their IP assets. This surge in IP commercialization means that companies now have to defend against infringement claims from rivals, corporate trolls, as well as NPEs. IP leaders need to build a coherent offense/defense strategy…

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Free

Opening Celebration of the USPTO Silicon Valley Regional Office

October 15, 2015 @ 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
San Jose Mineta International Airport, 1701 Airport Blvd
San Jose, CA 95110 United States
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"Join us for the Opening Celebration of the USPTO Silicon Valley Regional Office, presented by Silicon Valley Leadership Group in partnership with local community partners. This once-in-a-lifetime event marks the fruition of seven years of advocacy lead by the City of San Jose in partnership with the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and others in the business and Intellectual Property community to open a regional USPTO branch in the Silicon Valley, an epicenter of innovation. On the evening of October 15,…

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Trademark & Copyright: Chicago 2015

October 15, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown, 733 West Madison St
Chicago, IL 60661 United States
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"A company’s trademarks and copyrights are some of its most important – and public-facing – assets. While the digital age of e-commerce, mobile advertising and social media can connect a brand or product directly to consumers – it also breeds piracy and counterfeiting. This means lost sales and eroded brand equity. Today’s trademark and copyright professional needs to constantly stay one step ahead with a strong brand and content protection strategy. How to fight back and mitigate counterfeiting? What are…

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November 2015
$20

MAYBE NOT FAIR USE? MAYBE NOT A PROBLEM: THE MANY (OTHER) DEFENSES AGAINST COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

November 19, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CSUSA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street, Lobby Level
New York, NY 10022 United States
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"The fair use defense has received a lot of press and attention in recent years, but there are many other significant legal defenses available to those accused of infringement. Put together by the CSUSA New York Chapter, this panel features Nick Bartelt, Richard Dannay and Nancy J. Mertzel who will discuss both the basic fundamentals and latest developments of defenses such as laches, abandonment, statute of limitations, lack of standing, and pre-emption. Bring your lunch and join us as the…

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December 2015
$70 - $95

TERMINATION OF COPYRIGHT INTERESTS: LEGAL UPDATES AND PRACTICAL DEVELOPMENTS

December 3, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Princeton Club, 15 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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"Two years ago, with the 35th anniversary of the 1976 Copyright Act heralding the first terminations of post-1978 grants, all eyes were on terminations under Section 203 of the Act. Since then, litigation has erupted over the propriety of the termination notices, disputes about ownership, and whether the copyrights in question were works-made-for-hire; still other termination requests have been handled behind the scenes. Today, the lawsuits are just beginning to bear fruit, clarifying the landscape for some, as well as…

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$35

YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION: MUSIC STREAMING AND THE COPYRIGHT WARS

December 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, 2 Embarcadero Center, Floor 8
San Francisco, CA United States
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"Please join our Northern California Chapter for an update on local developments in music copyright with particular emphasis on impact on technology companies. Lunch will be provided. California State CLE credit will be provided, pending approval. SPEAKERS Kenneth L. Steinthal, King & Spalding LLP Karen Frank, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP Registration Closes 12/15/15"

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January 2016
$20 - $35

COPYRIGHT LITIGATION: THE YEAR IN REVIEW WITH ROBERT CLARIDA

January 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Twitch Interactive, 225 Bush Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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"Please join our Northern California Chapter for an overview of significant copyright decisions over the past year or so by Robert Clarida. Lunch will be served. SPEAKER Robert W. ClaridaRobert W. Clarida, a partner at the New York firm of Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC, is widely recognized for his intellectual property expertise, having received professional peer recognition for the field of intellectual property in Chambers USA (2010), "New York Superlawyers" (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), American Lawyer's…

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$299 - $499

COPYRIGHT & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

January 19, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:15 pm
New York University Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South Eisner & Lubin Auditorium
New York, NY 10012 United States
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"Please join the Copyright Society of the USA New York Chapter for a conference produced in conjunction with GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies and Musonomics. Following a keynote address by Jacqueline Charlesworth, General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights, U.S. Copyright Office, participants can choose between a technology track and a law and policy track. The day will also include plenty of opportunities to network over breakfast, lunch and breaks."

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$50 - $60

COPYRIGHT CONVERSATION WITH HOWARD KING

January 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Olympic Collection, 11301 Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064 United States
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"COPYRIGHT CONVERSATION WITH HOWARD KING Presented by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA and AIMP Ed McPherson, partner with McPherson Rane LLP will interview Howard King, partner with King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, LLP, about the Blurred Lines decision, its impact on the music industry, and the future of sampling, songwriting, and composing. Please join us!"

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February 2016
Free

“Speed Dating for Startups”

February 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Santa Clara Law’s Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic and Santa Clara University’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is partnering with the Silicon Valley USPTO to present “Speed Dating for Startups” on February 11, 2016 at the Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street, San Jose. The event will feature a networking reception sponsored by Fenwick & West from 5p.m. to 6p.m., followed by the program designed for startups and entrepreneurs entering the marketplace. The event delivers need-to-know information in a fast and…

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$595 - $795

IP STRATEGY: Seattle 2016

February 23, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, 99 Union St
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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From the Center Force Website: "The IP Landscape Has Changed: But Has Your Strategy? The IP environment has been turned upside-down over the last 24 months: ° ALICE v CLS cast uncertainty on the very nature of what's patentable ° Octane & Highmark ​decisions loosened up fee shifting standards ° Post issuance proceedings can create ​risky outcomes ° USPTO's 2nd round of AIA changes proposed in August... ° How Does All This Impact Your Portfolio Strategy? Come join thought leaders…

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€995.00

13th Annual International Patent Information Conference & Exposition, IPI-ConfEx 2016

February 28, 2016 - March 2, 2016
Hilton Munich Park, Am Tucherpark 7
Munich, Bovaria 80538 Germany
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From the IPI Website: "The IPI-ConfEx is the most significant patent information conference in Europe. For the past 12 years, industry’s thought leaders have gathered together at the IPI-ConfEx for 3 days of knowledge enrichment and exclusive networking opportunities. It is the largest gathering of patent information professionals in Europe – it’s the one conference you can’t afford to miss out on in 2016!The programme covers issues affecting the ever-changing patent information industry sector including: • Visionary perspectives from industry…

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March 2016
$25

Careers in Copyright: Intellectual Property Career Panel

March 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Colorado School of Law, 2450 Kittredge Loop Room 207
Boulder, CO 80309 United States
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From the CSUSA Website: "Please join the CSUSA Rocky Mountain Chapter for an insightful discussion of careers in intellectual property law. PANELISTS • Lauren Wallace, Business and Legal Affairs & Company Counsel, Layer 3 TV, Inc. • Kimberly Isbell, US Copyright Office • John Bergmayer, Senior Staff Attorney, Public Knowledge • Jason Everett, Chief Minority Counsel, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet • Neil Fried, Senior VP of Government and Regulatory Affairs Motion Picture Association of America"

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£1194

MIP International Patent Forum 2016

March 9, 2016 - March 10, 2016
Hotel Pullman London, 100 - 110 Euston Road NW1 2AJ
London, United Kingdom
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From the MIP Website: "The MIP International Patent Forum is returning for its sixth year to the Hotel Pullman London St Pancras on March 9 & 10, 2016. "With large scale developments in global patent law coming into force, it is more important than ever to understand and navigate legal developments across a range of dynamic jurisdictions in order to build a robust patent portfolio. The MIP International Patent Forum will keep you one-step ahead on global legal developments including:…

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$895

MIP US Patent Forum PTAB: Silicon Valley

March 15, 2016
Sheraton Palo Alto, El Camino Real
Pal Alto, CA 94301 United States
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"The fourth annual US Patent Forum is returning toSilicon Valley March 15 2016 Focusing on PTAB, the Federal Circuit, data analysis, and the top cases, as well as on the most important global developments, the MIP US Patent Forum, PTAB will take close look at these issues. It will shed light on the new rule changes in 2016, provide you with insight on to develop new strategies around these changes, give you best practices for filing and litigation at the…

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$250 - $295

IP & Licensing Basics: A One-Day Review

March 15, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., 600 College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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From the LES Website: "This one-day course provides an overview of the basics of intellectual property (IP) and licensing. It builds a practical understanding of core IP and licensing concepts from both the business and legal perspectives. Each topic, taught by both legal and business experts working as a team, is divided into five sections with examples, exercises, and interactions between instructors and fellow students. Topics include an introduction to IP, the basics of IP commercialization and licensing, determining reasonable…

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$45 - $55

The LegalTech Revolution: How Innovation is Transforming Legal Services

March 16, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Freidenrich Conference Center, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
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From the LES Website: "DESCRIPTION The legal industry is undergoing a technological revolution, and a wave of acquisitions. In the last several years, Legal Technology (LegalTech) has exploded into an almost $400B market. From only 15 LegalTech companies on Angel List in 2009 to over 400 listed in 2013, technological disruption has affected every branch of the legal industry, including intellectual property and licensing. Often compared to financial technology (FinTech), the LegalTech industry has seen major venture investment backing in…

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$895

Managing IP US Patent Forum – Washington, D.C.

March 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Four Seasons Washington D.C., 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington , DC 20007 United States
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From the Managing IP Website: "The fifth annual MIP US Patent Forum is returning to Washing D.C on Thursday March 17 2016. In light of the recent draconian environment in the US, this forum will take an in-depth analysis of post-grant proceedings before USPTO’s PTAB and examine strategies to make your patents more secure, exploring levels of proof and understanding how claims are construed. "From understanding the proposed federal law of trade secret protection, to litigation trends, design protection and…

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Free

Patent Brown Bag “Lunch and Learn”

March 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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From the USPTO event page: "The Silicon Valley USPTO is hosting its monthly patent brown bag lunch and learn session in its San Jose office, from noon to 1:00 p.m. A supervisory patent examiner will give an overview of the patent system and answer general patent questions during a live information session. This session is designed for inventors, entrepreneurs, and those who would like to learn more about the patent system and have a beginning to intermediate knowledge of the…

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Free

The Music Business and Music Copyright: In Honor of Mark Fischer, Esq.

March 24, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Northeastern University School of Law, 65 Forsythe Street Dockser Hall, Room 250
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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From the CSUSA Website: "Our New England Chapter will hold a discussion of current issues in the music business from the perspectives of business people, legal advisors, reform advocates, archivists, curators, distributors and educators. The panelists’ experience in music making, music business and music copyright is wide-ranging. They will discuss current issues they face as leaders in the music business, from the perspectives of business people, legal advisors, reform advocates, archivists, curators and distributors, as well as educators. This event…

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April 2016
$20 - $25

Jane Ginsburg on “From Humor to Eternity: The Reciprocal Relationship of Copyright & Trademark Law”

April 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
K&L Gates LLP, 925 Fourth Avenue (at Madison), Floor 29
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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From the CSUSA Website: "Professor Jane Ginsburg will address: *How the US copyright fair use doctrine has allowed US federal judges in trademarks cases to connect with their inner comic impulses. *The conflict between trademark law’s potentially eternal duration and copyright’s constitutionally mandated limited times, particularly in the context of visual characters such as Mickey Mouse. *The refashioning of trademark symbols into copyrighted characters. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of K&L Gates."

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$100 - $400

Intellectual Property Protections for Software Programs — Past, Present, and Future

April 14, 2016 @ 8:30 am - April 15, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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From the Berkeley Law Website: "In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice v. CLS Bank and its denial of Google’s petition for certiorari in the Oracle software copyright case, new uncertainties exist about the roles that patent, copyright, and other forms of IP are and should be playing in the legal protection of computer software. The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, in conjunction with the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, will host a symposium on April 14-15,…

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Free

Trademark Tuesday

April 19, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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From the USPTO Website: "The Silicon Valley USPTO hosts an interactive question and answer session with the Trademark Assistance Center at the Silicon Valley U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. During this virtual meeting with the Assistance Center, participants will learn about the trademark registration process and be able to ask questions of experts through our video teleconferencing capability. The Trademark Assistance Center, located in Alexandria, Virginia, provides general information about trademarks. Please bring your own lunch to enjoy during the…

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$100 - $120

IP Money in Silicon Valley: Investor and Lender Perspectives

April 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise World Headquarters, 3000 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304 United States
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From the LES Website: "Come join us for our 16th Annual Conference. We’re having a full day of speakers, panel presentations, networking and lunch at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise World Headquarters in Palo Alto. "Our morning schedule starts with a presentation by Murray Vince, Senior Director, Strategic Business Development at Intellectual Ventures. This will be followed by a panel on “IP-Backed Lending – Use of Patents as Collateral for Non-Dilutive Financing” with Erez Levy of Fortress Investment Group, Gary Bender of Ocean…

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The IP Enforcement & Monetization Summit Silicon Valley 2016

April 21, 2016 @ 8:15 am - 5:15 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel Palo Alto, 4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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From the CenterForce Website: "The AIA has transformed the landscape: IP owners are finding it harder to monetize and enforce their patent portfolio and face growing hostility when they do. An ineffective enforcement strategy means loss of value to your organization, while also encouraging potential and current infringers. On the other hand, a well-run enforcement strategy sets clear boundaries with potential infringers and earns respect in your market place. The IP Enforcement Summit explores, benchmarks and challenges the enforcement strategies…

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