Speaking Engagement

PLI's 14th Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law

Friday, September 19, 2008 - Saturday, September 20, 2008

04:00 AM BST - 04:00 AM BST

Victoria Cundiff will be speaking at PLI's program "14th Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law." This program is scheduled for September 18-19, 2008 at the PLI New York Center, New York, NY.

PLIs 14th Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law is a must attend program for IP lawyers. In this two-day program you will learn about many of the most important developments in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law. A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discussing the most troublesome problems confronting them today, and suggesting some best practices for dealing with these problems. Some other plenary sessions will treat copyright issues in the entertainment industry, virtual worlds - the new IP domain, and ethics for the IP lawyer (one complete hour).

This years program will also feature four breakout sessions to deal separately with copyrights, licensing, patents and trademarks, each with three current topics in its respective area. Plenary sessions will include privacy and data protection, copyright issues in the entertainment industry, a trademark law update, IP issues in virtual worlds, changes in patent law wrought by recent Supreme Court decisions, a trade secret law update and a panel of speakers dealing with IP issues in a corporate setting. Among the breakout topics will be the use of e-discovery in patent litigation, the new TTAB rules, the copyright implications of social networks, and recent licensing decisions.

What You Will Learn

IP issues attendant to the emerging phenomenon of virtual worldsDevelopments in licensing lawCopyright issues in the entertainment industryHow to employ e-discovery in patent litigationThe latest developments in ICANN and UDRP mattersThe copyright implications of social networks and blogsThe current state of business method patent protectionEthics, as applied to the practice of IP law (one full hour)

For more information and to register for this program go to http://www.pli.edu/product/seminar_detail.asp?id=39874&t=wsr6_8lfml

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