(May 30, 2012) IP Events Update
(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 email@example.com. For more information: http://lesusacanada.org/chapters/usa/silicon-valley-chapter/may-30-2012-.... Questions: LES – firstname.lastname@example.org, or James House – email@example.com.
(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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 – email@example.com 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 – 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. To register, 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.
(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.