Legal Series: IP & Copyright Law Best Practices in 2012 LIVE Webcast
IP and Copyright Law remains a topic of perennial interest for many attorneys and companies. Given the recent sweeping regulatory reform, court decisions, litigation and licensing concerns, and other critical issues, the only way to prevent costly errors and penalties is to ensure that your firm conforms to best practices in 2012.
The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel IP Law to help companies understand the recent developments. Legal Series: IP & Copyright Law Best Practices in 2012 LIVE Webcast is a must attend for IP and Copyright attorneys and other related professionals. The program will cover the hottest topics in IP Law along with a Q&A panel in which the attendees will be invited to ask the speakers questions.
Jon Grossman , Partner, Intellectual Property Practice,
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
- Failure of PIPA and SOPA bills before Congress have highlighted classic problem of Tragedy of Commons (TOC).
- Explanation of History of TOC.
- How a Digital Commons exists today
- Digital Commons: Problems for traditional gatekeepers
- Shortfalls of fencing content
- Problems with enforcement actions
- Shortcomings of traditional DRM
- Legislative failures: SOPA and PIPA
- Shortfalls of Certain Alternative Methods
- Free content coupled with advertising
- Free content to increase other sales
- Limit to existing DRM schemes
- Subscription services
- Expanded role of CRB
- Expanded role of ISP’s
- Creation of CCI and the CCI Alert System.
William J. Brutocao, Of Counsel,
Sheldon Mak & Anderson
- First sale doctrine. Can you contract around the reverse engineering of c
- Constitutional limits on statutory damages.
- Copyright infringement on Westlaw and LexisNexis briefs, and patent ap
- Moral rights in transfer of poster to canvas cases. Can you contract this r
Graham Bell, Managing Consultant,
Drawing on experience from the telecommunications industry and the use of IP and copyright in technical standards, Graham will discuss:
- Globalization of technology and saturated markets means revenues und
- Existing and dormant IP can be a source of new revenue streams.
- An exclusively legal view of IP is not sufficient to demonstrate value.
- Legal + Technical approach can structure IP in a way that optimizes
Who Should Attend:
- In-House Counsel
- Copyright Lawyers
- IP Lawyers
- IP and Copyright Consultants
- Corporate Senior Management
on Grossman is a partner in Dickstein Shapiro’s Intellectual Property Practice. Mr. Grossman practices in the areas of patent law, copyright law, and licensing work with a specialization in issues concerning computer software. He has significant commercial licensing experience encompassing all aspects of contracting, including inbound and outbound licenses, development agreements, Internet contracting, and copyright related agreements. Mr. Grossman also provides clients a full range of IP counseling with a business focus in the areas of strategic acquisitions, outsourcing, and joint ventures and enforcement.
The majority of Mr. Grossman’s computer software experience stems from software patent prosecution, patent opinion making, copyright enforcement, and software licensing work. Mr. Grossman is recognized as a leader in issues concerning business method patent protection and intellectual property opinion making.
Mr. Grossman received his B.A. from the University of Chicago (1977), his M.S. in computer sciences from Johns Hopkins University (1982), and his J.D. from American University (1986).
on Grossman is a partner in Dickstein Shapiro’s Intellectual Property Practice. Mr. Grossman practices in the areas of patent law, …
William J. Brutocao was formerly head of the Litigation Department at Sheldon Mak & Anderson, and is now of counsel to the firm. Mr. Brutocao has wide-ranging litigation experience in numerous areas of the law and has concentrated his efforts in intellectual property litigation for approximately 20 years.
Mr. Brutocao has a liberal arts background and excels at making complex legal issues, including patent matters, understandable to non-technical persons, such as a judge or jury, that would be expected to resolve such issues.
Mr. Brutocao is an adjunct professor in the subject of intellectual property law at the University of La Verne College of Law. Since 2000, he has been the Chief Consulting Editor for California Intellectual Property Laws, published annually by LexisNexis®.
William J. Brutocao was formerly head of the Litigation Department at Sheldon Mak & Anderson, and is now of counsel …
Graham Bell leads PA’s portfolio of IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) services including wireless technology and consumer electronics across PA’s Technology Group, based in Cambridge, UK.
He has fifteen years’ extensive experience in the development and application of wireless technology. Graham operates in three main areas: technology strategy; wireless system design; and intellectual property, for clients in Europe, the US, Japan, Taiwan and Korea. Graham has provided patent analysis and technical expert witness support to a number of major litigations in the wireless industry covering 2G and 3G.
Graham has managed large multidisciplinary projects including a multi-million Euro, European Commission funded, FP6 programme for the development of technologies for Galileo – Europe’s satellite navigation system.
He is MIET, M.Eng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering and MBA.
Graham Bell leads PA’s portfolio of IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) services including wireless technology and consumer electronics across PA’s Technology …
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About Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Combining decades of litigation experience with a robust procurement and asset management practice, Dickstein Shapiro’s Intellectual Property attorneys devise strategies to help clients protect IP assets while maximizing their value. We have handled litigations on both the plaintiff side and defense side involving claims from a few million to hundreds of millions of dollars, including successfully defending suits where patent owners sought hundreds of millions in damages and obtaining a judgment in excess of $500 million on behalf of a plaintiff. In addition to litigation, Dickstein Shapiro attorneys develop comprehensive IP programs and strategies encompassing all aspects of clients’ intellectual property needs, including asset management, patent and trademark procurement, licensing, and counseling.
About Sheldon Mak & Anderson
Sheldon Mak & Anderson is a full-service intellectual property law firm. SMA helps their clients protect their businesses and ideas by securing patents, trademarks and copyrights for their clients. SMA works with their clients to resolve intellectual property disputes in the areas of Internet disputes, patent and trademark litigation, and trade secret litigation. As part of their fullservice intellectual property practice, SMA also provides licensing, due diligence and opinion work for their clients.
About PA Consulting Group
PA Consulting Group is an independent and employee-owned consulting firm, focused on helping leaders develop and implement the strategies that will create sustained value for their organisations. Our approach is pragmatic and collaborative, underpinned by specialist expertise. We use our insight and experience to provide substantial, sustained improvement in performance.
PA’s Technology Group adds value to clients by helping develop and grow their businesses through Innovation and the application of Technology.