University of Texas School of Law
2005
Technology Law Conference
Austin Jun 8-10, 2005 Four Seasons Hotel
Conference Concluded
Video Replay: Galveston Aug 11-12, 2005 Moody Gardens
Conference Concluded

UT Law CLE

2005 Technology Law Conference

Program Features
The University of Texas School of Law's 2005 Conference Technology Law brings together leading members of the high-tech sector from Austin to Silicon Valley, including IP faculty from Stanford Law School and in-house counsel from Google, for a unique gathering that blends coverage of new developments and emerging trends.

UT Law CLE

2005 Technology Law Conference

9/24/18
Schedule

Day 1 Evening

6:00 pm

2.00 hrs

Austin Only

Finding the Landmines in License Agreements

This session will unveil the classic concepts and clauses used in typical license agreements. Through an interactive format, the presenters will discuss the classic pitfalls in negotiating license agreements, help you identify your options in the negotiation of important issues, and analyze the risks and advantages of each.

Edward A. Cavazos, Fish & Richardson P.C. - Austin, TX
Keith E. Witek, Advanced Micro Devices - Austin, TX

Day 2 Morning

Presiding Officer:
In Austin: Daniel J. Brennan, Dell Inc. - Round Rock, TX

9:00 am

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Legal Liability for Computer Viruses and Security Flaws

An examination of the legal dangers companies face from computer security flaws and what they can do to limit their liability.

Christopher Wolf, Proskauer Rose LLP - Washington, DC

9:30 am

0.75 hr

Austin Only

Customer Data Privacy Issues: U.S. and International

An overview of customer data privacy issues and strategies for compliance and risk avoidance in the U.S. (Security breach notice after Choicepoint, ID theft, phishing, and vendor transactions) and internationally (EU directive, safe harbor and outsourcing transactions involving customer data).

Susan Lu Lyon, Microsoft - Redmond, WA
Carolyn Jo Radabaugh, Austin, TX

10:30 am

1.32 hrs

Austin Only

DMCA and Copyright

A discussion about the myriad recent developments in digital copyright law, including the Grokster case and its impact on technology companies.

Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School - Stanford, CA
Anthony Reese, University of Texas School of Law - Austin, TX
David G. Swenson, Baylor Law School - Waco, TX

11:50 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

e-Voting

A luncheon debate on the issue of e-Voting.

Jennifer Stisa Granick, Attorney At Law - San Francisco, CA
Ann McGeehan, Sec Of State/Elections Div - Austin, TX

Day 2 Afternoon

Presiding Officer:
In Austin: Robert L. King, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. - Austin, TX

1:20 pm

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Technology Transfer Toolkit

A discussion of current hot button issues in corporate transactions involving technology assets, with special attention to representative agreements, forms and provisions. Topics covered include: frequently negotiated issues in acquisitions of technology and intellectual property through mergers, asset purchases, and strategic investments; joint development and other collaborative agreements; and noncompetition covenants and confidentiality agreements.

Christopher T. Brown, Baker Botts L.L.P. - Austin, TX

1:50 pm

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Legal Protection of Software

A discussion of the roles and strategic use of various legal tools to protect software, including limitations on reverse engineering.

Garland T. Stephens, Pennie & Edmonds - New York, NY

2:20 pm

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Employees, Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property: Pro-Active Planning to Identify and Keep Key Intellectual Property

This presentation discusses legal and practical steps that employers can take to maintain the “trade secret” nature of their intellectual property, as well as methods by which employers can insure that the intellectual property is not used by its employees or others without the company’s permission.

Brian S. Greig, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. - Austin, TX

3:05 pm

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Recent Developments in Internet Trademark Law

Learn the latest developments in Internet trademark law, including recent court decisions on keyword advertising in the U.S. and Europe.

Rose Hagan, Google - Mountain View, CA

3:35 pm

0.50 hr

Austin Only

The Enforceability of Online Agreements

When users click “I Agree” are they bound by the terms of the contract? What if the user isn’t even asked to acknowledge the existence of an agreement? This session explores the courts’ view of online contracts and provides practical tips for improving the enforceability of such agreements.

William D. Wiese, Dubois Bryant Campbell & Schwartz LLP - Austin, TX

4:05 pm

1.25 hrs

Austin Only

Open Source: Due Diligence and Drafting—A Practical Guide to Working with Open Source

The session will cover best practices and practice tips on assessing open source compliance in mergers, acquisitions, and financings, as well as inbound licensing deals. We will discuss the common pitfalls and misconceptions of open source, so you can differentiate the true trouble spots and background risks of dealing with this valuable source of low-cost assets.

Karen F. Copenhaver, Black Duck Software, Inc - Waltham, MA
Heather J. Meeker, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati - Palo Alto, CA

Day 3 Morning

Presiding Officer:
Diana K. Borden, Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody PC - Austin, TX

8:30 am

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Cyber Torts

What’s new in computer torts? A survey of statutory and common law legal theories and defenses when strangers cause online harm, with a focus on civil claims and remedies, including the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, state statutory remedies and the common law of negligence, trespass and nuisance.

Peter D. Kennedy, Graves Doughtery Hearon & Moody - Austin, TX

9:00 am

0.67 hr

Austin Only

Spyware: Exploit Code, Drive-by Downloads, and Anonymous Profiling —Oh My!

During this session, two presenters (one technical and one legal) will discuss various spyware technologies, techniques that may be used to investigate them, and the host of legal issues surrounding spyware.

Jeffrey R. Bedser, ICG, Inc. - Princeton, NJ
W. Reid Wittliff, Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody P.C. - Austin, TX

9:40 am

0.50 hr

Austin Only

When Do Corporate Marketing Activities become SPAM

There is no bright line between mass emails from large companies to their customers and SPAM. This presentation will focus on the current state of the CAN SPAM Act, local anti-SPAM enforcement, and why mass emails may really be SPAM.

Karl Larson, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP - Dallas, TX

10:10 am

0.75 hr

Austin Only

The FTC and Developments in Internet Marketing

This presentation will discuss recent FTC law enforcement, regulation, and other activities related to spam, spyware, peer-to-peer file sharing, and RFID.

Thomas B. Pahl, Federal Trade Commission

11:10 am

0.75 hr

Austin Only

Malpractice Issues in the Technology Sector

This presentation will discuss computers, e-mails, attorney-client privilege, malpractice and the brave new world.

Thomas H. Watkins, Brown McCarroll LLP - Austin, TX

11:55 am

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Reverse Engineering of Software

A practical discussion of copyright and licensing provisions, interoperability issues, and updates on latest case law.

Steve R. Borgman, Vinson & Elkins - Houston, TX

Day 3 Afternoon

Presiding Officer:
Michael P. Adams, Winstead PC - Austin, TX

1:40 pm

0.75 hr

Austin Only

Global Productizaton: Navigating the Legal, Regulatory and Cultural Barriers of Overseas Markets

Issues, strategies and solutions: follow an actual product launch from conception to revenue.

Gino Giannotti, Advanced Micro Devices - Austin, TX
Keith E. Witek, Advanced Micro Devices - Austin, TX

2:25 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Managing Outsourcing: Law, Business, HR and Economics

Whether it’s Beijing or Bangalore, companies considering moving technology development offshore need to analyze the cost benefits of such a move including legal, business and HR considerations. This session provides real world examples including actual cost benefits of outsourcing.

Stacey E. Smotherman, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP - Austin, TX
Michele Barbero Thompson, Austin, TX

UT Law CLE

2005 Technology Law Conference

Faculty

Conference Faculty

Jeffrey R. Bedser
ICG, Inc.
Princeton, NJ
Steve R. Borgman
Vinson & Elkins
Houston, TX
Christopher T. Brown
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Edward A. Cavazos
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Austin, TX
Karen F. Copenhaver
Black Duck Software, Inc
Waltham, MA
Gino Giannotti
Advanced Micro Devices
Austin, TX
Jennifer Stisa Granick
Attorney At Law
San Francisco, CA
Brian S. Greig
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Rose Hagan
Google
Mountain View, CA
Peter D. Kennedy
Graves Doughtery Hearon & Moody
Austin, TX
Karl Larson
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Dallas, TX
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
Susan Lu Lyon
Microsoft
Redmond, WA
Ann McGeehan
Sec Of State/Elections Div
Austin, TX
Heather J. Meeker
Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati
Palo Alto, CA
Thomas B. Pahl
Federal Trade Commission
Carolyn Jo Radabaugh
Austin, TX
Anthony Reese
University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Stacey E. Smotherman
Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Austin, TX
Garland T. Stephens
Pennie & Edmonds
New York, NY
David G. Swenson
Baylor Law School
Waco, TX
Michele Barbero Thompson
Austin, TX
Thomas H. Watkins
Brown McCarroll LLP
Austin, TX
William D. Wiese
Dubois Bryant Campbell & Schwartz LLP
Austin, TX
Keith E. Witek
Advanced Micro Devices
Austin, TX
W. Reid Wittliff
Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody P.C.
Austin, TX
Christopher Wolf
Proskauer Rose LLP
Washington, DC

Planning Committee

Michael P. Adams
Winstead PC
Austin, TX
Craig D. Ball
Attorney and Technologist, Certified Computer Forensic Examiner
Austin, TX
Walter Earl Bissex
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Daniel J. Brennan
Dell Inc.
Round Rock, TX
Christopher T. Brown
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Teresa Burroff
Samsung Austin Semiconductor
Austin, TX
Edward A. Cavazos
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Austin, TX
Randall E. Colson
Haynes & Boones, L.L.P.
Dallas, TX
Richard D. Egan
O'Keefe, Egan & Peterman
Austin, TX
Michael J. Esposito
The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
J. Kevin Gray
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Dallas, TX
Peter D. Kennedy
Graves Doughtery Hearon & Moody
Austin, TX
Albert B. Kimball Jr.
Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP
Houston, TX
Robert L. King
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
Austin, TX
Kevin Kudlac
Weil Gotshal & Manges
Austin, TX
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
Barry S. Newberger
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Austin, TX
Garland Stephens
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Houston, TX
Michele Barbero Thompson
Austin, TX
Peter S. Vogel
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Dallas, TX
W. Reid Wittliff
Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody P.C.
Austin, TX

UT Law CLE

2005 Technology Law Conference

Credit Information

MCLE Credit

Texas
14.75 hrs  |  0.75 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
A Texas MCLE Reporting Form will be included in your course materials. Please complete and return to the registration desk and UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of Texas, or you can self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conference to keep for your records.  
Other States
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state before taking the program to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

MCLE Credit

Texas
14.75 hrs  |  0.75 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
A Texas MCLE Reporting Form will be included in your course materials. Please complete and return to the registration desk and UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of Texas, or you can self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conference to keep for your records.  
Other States
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state before taking the program to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

UT Law CLE

2005 Technology Law Conference

Key Dates

Austin

  • Last day for Standard Registration early registration: Jun 1, 2005
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for Standard Registration early registration: Apr 25, 2005
    Add $-395 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Apr 25, 2005
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Apr 25, 2005
    $50 processing fee applied

Galveston

  • Last day for Standard Registration early registration: Dec 31, 1970
    Add $-295 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Aug 5, 2005
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Aug 8, 2005
    $50 processing fee applied

UT Law CLE

2005 Technology Law Conference

Hotel / Venue

Austin

Four Seasons Hotel

98 San Jacinto Boulevard
Austin, TX 78701-4082
512.685.8100 (reservations)
Map


Galveston

Moody Gardens

Seven Hope Boulevard
Galveston, TX
888.388.8484 (reservations)


UT Law CLE

2005 Technology Law Conference

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