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PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017

Monday, October 02, 2017 - Tuesday, October 03, 2017

09:00 AM EDT - 5:30 PM EDT

New York City

PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that all IP lawyers need to know.

Listen to a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discuss best practices and strategies for confronting IP issues. Plenary sessions will address recent developments in privacy issues; trademark hot topics; exhaustion of IP assets; patent exhaustion and licensing issues; trade secrets; the right of publicity with respect to copyright law; and ethical issues for IP practitioners. Choose from four different breakout sessions, each addressing three topics that will focus respectively on recent developments regarding copyrights, licensing, patents, and trademarks.

What You Will Learn

  •  The latest changes in the law of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets

  • Recent developments in privacy law

  • An update of trademark law

  • Significant trade secret developments

  • Copyright issues in the fashion industry

Special Features

  • In-house panel will provide guidance on topics of current interest

  • Four separate breakout sessions

  • Complete overview of IP law

  • Earn one hour of Ethics credit

Paul Hasting's Victoria Cundiff will be speaking. October 3, 2017 at 10:00amHow the Latest Developments in Trade Secrets Law Will Affect Your Business

  • New lessons from new legislation:  managing litigation options right from the start

  • Reducing risk when sharing trade secrets:  are yesterday’s “best practices” still reasonable today?

  • Proving and defending against claims of misappropriation

  • Crafting remedies for misappropriation:  evolving approaches to damages and equitable relief

  • Preventing the inevitable: alternatives to litigation?

Location:PLI New York Center1177 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd FloorEntrance on 45th StreetNew York, NY 10036

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