(May 22, 2012) IP Events Update
(Tuesday, May 22, 2012, through Wednesday, May 23, 2012, Times vary, @ Westin St. Francis, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102) IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy: Web Security. Sponsors: the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security and Privacy in cooperation with the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR). Sessions include presentations on System Security, Malware, Attacks 1, Foundations, Access Control and Attestation, Privacy, Network Security, Attacks 2, Web Security, Privacy and Anonymity, Passwords, and System Security. Featured panel: “How can a focus on ‘science’ advance research in cybersecurity?.” You must register to attend this event. For registration, contact: http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1053879. For more information: http://www.ieee-security.org/TC/SP2012/program.html. Questions: http://www.ieee-security.org/TC/SP2012/contact.html.
(Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 8:00 AM – 12:45 PM, @ Stanford University, Tresidder Student Union, Oak Lounge 459 Lagunita, Stanford, CA 94305) Legal Frontiers in Digital Media. Main cosponsors: the Media Law Resource Center (MLRC), and the Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society (CIS). 2012 Sponsors: Axis Pro; Brown Rudnick; CNA; Covington & Burling LLP; Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; Dow Lohnes; Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Seiz PC; Google; GreenbergTraurig; Jackson Walker LLP; Microsoft; Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates; SNR Denton; and WilmerHale. MLRC and CIS present the fifth annual conference on emerging legal issues in digital publishing and content distribution. This is a rigorous event for attorneys and Web publishing professionals whose duties involve analyzing the legal issues that arise with the distribution of material over digital platforms. Topic areas include: digital media mechanics and business models and content monetization; issues for venture capital; social media’s operational side; internet anonymity and social responsibility; international defamation, privacy, and copyright content regulations; and current U.S. copyright law developments. You must register to attend this event. For registration, contact: http://www.medialaw.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=186. For more information: http://mlrc-digitallaw.stanford.edu/index.html or http://www.law.stanford.edu/calendar/details/6622/Legal%20Frontiers%20in.... Questions: DigitalLaw@medialaw.org.
(Wednesday, May 23, 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.
(Thursday, May 24, 2012, Registration: 11:30 AM (Lunch provided), Program: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, @ Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306) State of the Net West Town Hall - Congressman Jason Chaffetz. Sponsors: the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus in collaboration with the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University School of Law. Featuring discussion of chief technology topics including: “SOPA”; “Geolocation (GPS)/Privacy”; and “High Skilled Immigration/STEM.” Congressman Chaffetz is a member of the Congressional Internet Caucus, the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Committee on the Budget, and the Committee on the Judiciary. You must register to attend this event. For registration, contact: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=229578. For more information: http://law.scu.edu/hightech/events.cfm. Questions: Dorice Kunis – (408) 551-1868.
(Licensing Executives Society (LES) Hosts Silicon Valley Chapter Meeting, Wednesday, May 30, 2012, Registration: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (lunch provided), Program: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM, @ Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306) The New Innovation Playbook That Every CxO Must Have. Sponsor: Intellectual Ventures. Discussion will cover the challenges that businesses face in creating complex technology that involves numerous patented inventions, as well as competitive strategies for creating such technology. Moderator: Greg Kisor, Chief Technologist, Intellectual Ventures. Featured panelists: David Anderson, EVP, Verari; Luke Hohmann, CEO and founder, The Innovation Games Company; Michael Lubitz, Chairman/CEO and Co-Founder, Global Technology Transfer Group; Tyron Stading, Founder and President, Innography; Susie Wee,VP and CTEO of Collaboration and Communication, Cisco Systems. You must register to attend this event. Deadline for online registration: Monday, May 28 @ 12:00 PM. For registration, contact: http://lesusacanada.org/Login?ReturnUrl=/isgweb/chapters/svc-registration or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information: http://lesusacanada.org/chapters/usa/silicon-valley-chapter/may-30-2012-.... Questions: LES – email@example.com, or James House – firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Friday, June 01, 2012, through Sunday, June 03, 2012, Times vary, @ the Hotel Healdsburg, 25 Matheson Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448) The San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association’s Spring Seminar 2012. Sponsor: The San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association. Enjoy a weekend in Sonoma County while gaining CLE credit and networking with intellectual property professionals. Topics of discussion include: “the America Invents Act”; “IP litigation”; “TTAB practice, procedures, and developments”; “developments in Internet law”; “Copyright Year in Review”; “Patent Year in Review”; “Trademark Year in Review”; and “Ethics in IP.” Speakers include: Honorable Margaret A. (Peggy) Focarino, USPTO Commissioner of Patents; Honorable Randy R. Rader, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal District; and Honorable Robert Stoll, former USPTO Commissioner of Patents; Honorable Susan Illston, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California; Honorable Gerard F. Rogers, Chief Administrative Trademark Judge on the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the USPTO; Honorable Edward J. Davila, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California; John L. Welch, Of Counsel at Lando & Anastasi, author of The TTABlog®; Professor Marc Greenberg, Founding Director of the IP Law Program and Professor of Law at Golden Gate University School of Law; Professor Eric Goldman, Director of the High Tech Law Institute and Associate Professor at Santa Clara University School of Law; Neel Chattier Jee, Partner and Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Group at Orrick; Sally M. Abel, Partner and Chair of the Trademark Group at Fenwick & West LLP; Fabio Marino, Partner at McDermott Will & Emery; and John Steele, esq. of John Steele Law. Brochure: http://sfipla.org/Invite%20&%20Registration%20Form%20Speakers.pdf. This event qualifies for 8 hours of CLE credit in California. You must register to attend this event. For registration, contact: http://sfipla.org/events/2012Spring_credit.html or http://sfipla.org/events/2012Spring_check.html. For more information: http://sfipla.org/seminar.html. Questions: email@example.com or (415) 249-9249.
(Wednesday, June 06, 6:30 PM, @ Cruzio Internet, 877 Cedar Street, Suite 150, Santa Cruz, CA) 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/.
(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.