(June 05, 2012) IP Events Update
(Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 6:30 PM, @ Cruzio Internet, 877 Cedar Street, Suite 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95060) Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup: The Future of Architecture. Sponsors: the Intellectual Property Society, Sara Isenberg Web Consulting & Project Management, NextSpace, Cruzio Internet, StudioCruz, and the Soquel Group. Join titans of the Santa Cruz architectural industry for a panel discussion about the "Future of Architecture." Featuring local architects Matthew Thompson of Thacher and Thompson Architects, Mark Primack of Mark Primack Architecture, Daniel Townsend of Fuse Architects, and Chris Yonge of the MakersFactory, the event promises to delight everyone with a curiosity about the how these designers are adapting to the change in their discipline. Discussion will cover comparison of traditional hand-created models to computer-generated renderings. You must register to attend this event. For registration, contact: http://www.meetup.com/santacruznewtech/join/?joinFrom=event&eventId=6539.... For more information: http://www.meetup.com/santacruznewtech/events/65393292/. Questions: http://www.meetup.com/santacruznewtech/suggestion/.
(Thursday, June 07, 2012, 7:00 PM, @ NextSpace, 101 Cooper Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060) June E-Games Gathering with Graeme Devine. Sponsor: E-Games Gathering. The Santa Cruz Electronic-Gamers Gathering, aka EGG, hosts a presentation by local veteran Game Developer and EGG Co-Founder, Graeme Devine, of GRL Games. Graeme will discuss the influence of social media platforms on game design. Doors open at 6:30 PM. After the presentation ends around 8:00 PM, participants will move to the Red Room to socialize. For more information: http://www.facebook.com/events/238573242919888/. Questions: http://www.facebook.com/EGamesGathering.
(Monday, June 11, 2012, Registration: 8:45 AM (Continental breakfast), Program: 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM, @ Santa Clara University, Bannan Hall, Room 139, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053) State of the Net West Town Hall - Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren. Sponsors: the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus in collaboration with the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University School of Law. Congresswoman Lofgren is a member of the subcommittees on Energy and the Environment and Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Science, Space and Technology. Congresswoman Lofgren is also a member of the subcommittees on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet and Immigration Policy and Enforcement of the Committee on Judiciary Committee. Congresswoman Lofgren is a founding member of the Congressional Internet Caucus. You must register to attend this event. For registration, contact: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm/?bevaid=230250. For more information: http://law.scu.edu/hightech/events.cfm or http://www.netcaucus.org/. Questions: High Tech Law Institute – firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 551-1868.
(Monday, June 11, 2012, 12:45 PM – 2:00 PM, @ TBA) CodeX Lunch Presentation. Sponsor: CodeX - The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics. Details: TBA. For more information: http://www.law.stanford.edu/calendar/details/6972/CodeX%20Lunch%20Presen.... Questions: Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology – email@example.com.
(Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 9:00 AM – 1:15 PM, @ Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University, 326 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA 94305) New Directions for U.S. Energy Policy: A Hamilton Project Forum at Stanford University. Host: The Hamilton Project at Brookings. Sponsors: Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University, Hoover Institution Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy, TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy at Stanford University, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Steyer-Taylor Center for Enery Policy and Finance at Stanford Law School and Stanford Graduate School of Business, Brookings, and Advanced Energy Economy. This event will discuss ways to balance opportunities in energy with environmental and energy policies. Topics include: “The Future for U.S. Natural Gas”; “Challenges and Opportunities for America’s Energy Future”; and “Investing in Clean Energy Innovation.” You must register to attend this event. For registration, contact: http://hamiltonprojectenergypolicy.eventbrite.com/. For more information: http://www.hamiltonproject.org/events/energy_event/. Questions: Kristina Gerken – (202) 797-4360 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Monday, June 18, 2012, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM, @ Stanford Law School, Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA 94305) The 9th Annual Stanford E-Commerce Best Practices Conference. Sponsors: The Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology; the Stanford Law School Center for E-Commerce; and the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). This event will feature educational discussion of important e-commerce issues by experts and leaders in this industry. Topics include: “The Liability of Intermediaries for User Conduct in the Cloud, on the Internet and on Mobile Devices”; “Patent Reform”; “International Privacy Best Practices”; “Social Media Policies”; “Patent Risk and Monitoring”; “Protecting Children on the Web”; “Best Practices for Corporate Security and Anti-Hacking”; “Removing Information from the Internet”; “Mobile Payments”; “Top-10 Best Practices for Start-ups”; “Responding to Law Enforcement”; “Consumer Protection on the Internet”; and “Open Source in the Cloud.” This event is approved for MCLE credit in California. You must register to attend this event. For registration, contact: http://www.certain.com/system/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x1246629e2cf. For more information: http://blogs.law.stanford.edu/ebp2012/about/. Questions: (650) 725-5905 or email@example.com.
(Licensing Executives Society (LES) Holds Silicon Valley Chapter Meeting, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, Registration: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Buffet lunch provided), Program: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM, @ DLA Piper LLP (US), Board Room, Conference Room 102, 2000 University Avenue, East Palo Alto, CA 94303) Practical Approaches and Perspectives in International Transactions: Transcending Legal & Cultural Differences. Sponsors: LES SV Chapter, Soody Tronson Law Group. Host: DLA Piper. This event features discussion by a panel of eminent international practitioners on how knowledge of international law is critical to the successful expansion of businesses overseas and will emphasize culture, as well as contractual agreements. Moderator: Soody Tronson, Founder and Principal of STLG. Panelists: Paulo Lilla, Professor of International Business Law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas Business School, on "Legal Aspects of Distributor Agreements and IP Licensing in Brazil"; Bruce Scott, CEO/Principal of ILG, on "Practical's of Outsourcing and Doing Business in China"; Dr. Marek Salamonowicz, Adjunct Chair of Commercial Law in Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (Poland), on "Current Trends in EU Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation"; and Steve Wilson, Head of the Silicon Valley office of Osborne Clarke, on "Legal Issues to Consider When Doing Business in Europe." You must register to attend this event. Deadline for online registration: Monday, June 18 @ 12:00 PM. For registration, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or http://lesusacanada.org/docs/registration-form/svcjune2012reg.pdf. For more information: http://lesusacanada.org/chapters/usa/silicon-valley-chapter/june-20-2012.... Questions: James House – email@example.com.
(Thursday, June 28, 2012, Registration: 6:00 PM, Program 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Dinner provided), @ Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, California, USA 95054) June SVIPLA Dinner Meeting: The Juror’s Perspective on Patents and Patent Trials. Sponsor: Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association (SVIPLA). This event will discuss how jurors determine verdicts in patent litigation and will present advice for patent prosecutors and patent litigators. Speaker: Dr. Eric Rudich, Senior Litigation Consultant at Magna Legal Services. This event is approved for 1 hour of CLE credit in California. You must register to attend this event. Registration deadline: Tuesday, June 26 @ 12:00 PM. For registration, contact: http://svipla.org/meetings_programs?eventId=502270&EventViewMode=EventRe... or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information: http://svipla.org/meetings_programs?eventId=502270&EventViewMode=EventDe.... Questions: Martha Casey – email@example.com.
(Rescheduled event, Monday, July 16, 2012, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM, @ Bar Association of San Francisco, 301 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111) SFIPLA Monthly Programs: Riding the Rollercoaster of New gTLDs – Enforcing and Policing a Brand in the New World. Cosponsors: the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) and the San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association (SFIPLA). Discussion will cover trademark enforcement issues in relation to gTLD developments. Moderator: Mary L. Shapiro, Mary L. Shapiro Law PC. Featured panelists: Steve K. Andersen, Vice President, International Development, International Centre for Dispute Resolution; Jefferson Scher, Partner, Carr & Ferrell LLP; Alica Del Valle, Trademark Counsel, Salesforce.com, Inc. Topics of discussion include: “Update on status of new gTLD Program”; “Nuts and bolts of new gTLDs and how they affect brand protection”; “Understanding how and when to make objections”; “Best practices for enforcement”; “What should I tell my clients”. This event has been approved for 1.5 hours of MCLE credit in California. You must register to attend this event. For registration, contact: SFIPLA Administrator – firstname.lastname@example.org (include your name, firm/company, state bar number, telephone number and e-mail address). For more information: http://www.sfipla.com/programs.html. Questions: email@example.com, or Monthly Program Chairs: Richard Nebb – firstname.lastname@example.org or David Tollen – email@example.com.