(June 20, 2012) IP Events Update
(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.
(Wednesday, July 11, 2012, Breakfast: 8:30 AM, Program: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (lunch will be served), @ Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University, 326 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA 94305-6105). The Power and Potential of the Unlicensed Economy. Co-Hosts: the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, Engine Advocacy and GigaOM. This one-day event features discussion of recent developments and future potential for the unlicensed spectrum ecosystem. Panels: “Using Unlicensed Spectrum to Expand the Reach and Decrease the Cost of Broadband”; “Unlicensed Spectrum as a Technology Innovation Platform”; and “Opportunities and Activity in the Global Marketplace.” Also featuring the first “Unlicensed Technology Meet-Up” hosted by Engine Advocacy. You must register to attend this event. Please register by: July 3, 2012. For registration, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions and more information, contact: http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/events/power-and-potential-unlicensed-economy.
(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 – email@example.com (include your name, firm/company, state bar number, telephone number and e-mail address). For more information: http://www.sfipla.com/programs.html. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Monthly Program Chairs: Richard Nebb – email@example.com or David Tollen – firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, @ 111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA 94105) Without My Consent Panel and Fundraiser. Sponsor: Without My Consent. Without My Consent is a 501(c)(3) organization that advocates for the rights of those injured through harassment online, as well as through violations of privacy. For $15 to a charitable cause, enjoy a drink and the panel discussion with the technology, social justice, and advocacy communities for an evening of engaging conversation in San Francisco. You must register to attend this event. For registration, contact: http://withoutmyconsent.eventbrite.com/. For questions and more information, contact: http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=a9a4740f161101c7c82c4e545&id=68c904a... or http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/events/without-my-consent-panel-and-fundraiser.