PLIs Intellectual Property Law Institute 2011
_PLI_s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a must-attend program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of all areas of IP, as well as updates on cases and government agency developments that IP lawyers need to know. A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discussing licensing, and suggesting some best practices and strategies. Some other plenary sessions will treat the importance of IP due diligence in mergers, acquisitions, and joint arrangements; content ownership in the Internet Age; the general trend toward patent invalidity in the Federal courts; and ethics for the IP lawyer.
Paul Hastings partner Victoria Cundiff is a featured speaker for Day Two from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.
September 23, 2011 - "Trade Secrets Update"• What are best practices for protecting trade secrets in a digital age?• How can organizations roll out and ensure compliance with trade secrets protection programs?• How can organizations protect their trade secrets when dealing with other businesses?• When will irreparable harm be presumed in a trade secrets dispute, and when shouldnt it be?• When is disclosure of trade secrets inevitable and what measures can reduce the risk?• How can the parties help the court to craft the most equitable remedies for trade secrets disputes?• How can damages be most "equitably" calculated in trade secrets cases?• How can you use alternative dispute resolution techniques for resolving trade secrets disputes?• What should your organization know about the Economic Espionage Act?
For additional information and to register, visit the PLI website