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Intellectual Property / Patent Law
UT Law's 23rd Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, in Austin, covers the latest developments in patent law and features a sophisticated array of prosecution and litigation topics. Hear from nationally recognized faculty including senior IP counsel of major corporations, patent prosecution and litigation experts from around the nation, U.S. District Court Judges, and leading academics.
Data breaches are increasingly inevitable—and potentially devastating—to companies of all sizes. Essential Cybersecurity Law is an extensive program designed to walk through key phases and legal issues relating to breach preparedness and response. Hear directly from top officials at HHSC, DOJ, and the SEC, get the latest updates on regulatory actions and litigation, and gain detailed and practical guidance for implementing internal controls and responding to a data breach. Topics include:
Cybersecurity Regulation and Enforcement, including HIPAA Compliance and HHS Enforcement
Internal Controls and Compliance
Incidence Response and Breach Disclosure
Privacy and Data Security in an Increasingly Globalized World
The In-House Perspective on Managing Cybersecurity
If you are a practitioner, in-house counsel, or board member undertaking cybersecurity issues for your organization, this course is for you.
Cyber intrusions—data breaches, hacking, ransomware, and other threats—continue to make headlines and affect companies and organizations of all sizes. Essential Cybersecurity Law is a one-day, extensive program designed to walk through key phases and legal issues relating to breach preparedness and response. Hear directly from top government officials, get the latest updates on regulatory actions and litigation, and gain detailed and practical guidance for implementing internal controls and responding to a data breach.
UT Law’s 31st Annual Technology Law eConference brings together a nationally-recognized faculty of technology and licensing practitioners, in-house counsel from leading tech companies, and experts in open source, data privacy and security, and emerging technology for the latest issues affecting the industry. This year’s program features:
A presentation by Texas Law Professor Robert M. Chesney on National Cybersecurity Policy and Security Issues.
GDPR is Effective Today!, with updates and discussion on compliance considerations.
Advanced licensing strategies and updates; plus discussion on the enforcement of open source and community licenses through copyright infringement.
A look at Core Aspects of Federal Procurement Law in Technology Transactions including the new cyber-security requirements for government contractors.
Practical tips for navigating ethical issues that arise in negotiating commercial and technical contracts abroad.
An in-house counsel discussion on current cybersecurity challenges and trends.
An easy-to-understand overview of cryptocurrencies, tokens, blockchain and other applications.
The latest law and policies surrounding self-driving cars and drones.
“Make or break” legal issues for startups, from entity formation to financing to regulatory compliance.
Key Considerations in the Acquisition of Private Technology Companies.
An essential ethics presentation on Law Firm Data Security and the Ethical Duty for Technology Competence.
A presentation on Technology and Access to Justice.
The Advanced Patent Law eConference offers a unique opportunity to listen to USPTO senior staff, leading practitioners, academics and members of the federal judiciary, with presentations on the latest developments in patent law, including:
A discussion on the current patent landscape in the U.S. and overseas, with an emphasis on the state of licensing, enforcing and monetizing patents in the U.S., as well as a look at the impact of practices and policies in the UK, EU and China
Section 101 and the impact of recent decisions on software and technology claims, as well as current U.S. and international perspectives on patent eligibility in lifesciences
PTAB updates and proceedings: a look at recent decisions from the Federal Circuit, practice tips and tactics based on those decisions, and considerations and strategies in concurrent proceedings before the PTAB and District Courts
An examination of ITC and Section 337 Jurisdiction and the impact of recent Federal Circuit decisions affecting IPRs
Developments in design patents
Willful infringement and the impact of Halo, including discussion on enhanced damages, opinion letters, and attorney’s fees
Topics in USPTO practice, including a look at the USPTO’s special programs for Patent Prosecution, changes to the duties of disclosure and the implications of using the Global Dossier, plus enforcement of the USPTO’s ethical standards
Presentations from members of the judiciary including a keynote presentation by a Federal Circuit Judge and the popular Judicial Panel
The 13th Annual Advanced Patent Law eConference at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office offers a unique opportunity to join USPTO senior staff, leading practitioners, academics and members of the federal judiciary for two days of presentations on the latest developments in patent law.
**INCLUDES ALL PRESENTATIONS GIVEN ON DAY 1 OF THE 2018 INSTITUTE.
Day 2 is not included due to weather cancellation at the time of the event.**
UT Law's 22nd Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute in Austin covers the latest developments in patent law and features a sophisticated array of prosecution and litigation topics. Hear from nationally recognized faculty including senior IP counsel of major corporations, patent prosecution and litigation experts from around the nation, U.S. District Court Judges, and leading academics. This year’s program features:
A review of the year’s key Federal Circuit and Supreme Court cases by Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School
A discussion on the Evolving Patent Valuation Landscape and the interplay between innovation and the rising costs of enforcement
Section 101 and a look at how the courts and USPTO continue to apply Alice
Strategies for strengthening your PTAB trial record for appeal
Changes to the on-sale bar rule under the AIA
Approaches for acquiring, managing, and asserting patent portfolios
Emerging technologies and how they are impacting the legal landscape
ITC trends and hot topics
Patent litigation around the world and the growing popularity of jurisdictions like Canada, China and Germany
Insight from sitting U.S. District Court Judges, including Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo (SDCA), Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg (EDPA) and Judge Robert W. Schroeder III (EDTX) and their experiences hearing patent cases
A Friday Breakfast Presentation, hosted by Women in IP, on the Ethical Considerations of Career Transitions
3.25 hours of ethics, including presentations on Patent Prosecution and Malpractice, and Recent Developments in Attorney-Client Privilege in Patent Litigation
UT Law's Advanced Patent Law eConference covers the latest developments in patent law and features a sophisticated and rich array of prosecution and litigation topics. Hear from nationally recognized faculty including senior IP counsel of major corporations, patent prosecution and litigation experts from around the nation, U.S. District Court Judges, and leading academics.
This year’s program features:
A review of recent Section 101 decisions their impact on shaping the Alice analysis; plus practical prosecution tips and strategies under the new USPTO guidelines
Tips and strategies for practicing before the PTAB, including new rules, best practices and current trends; plus insight and tips from the perspective of former Administrative Patent Judges;
An in-depth exploration of current “tensions” in concurrent proceedings before the PTAB and the District Courts; what litigators and patent owners should know and understand
Recent developments in claims construction, with a focus on the latest post-Teva Federal Circuit cases and the PTAB’s claims construction rules.
A continued look at the impact of Octane Fitness, including developing trends and common pitfalls
A discussion on the impact of the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the America Invents Act on the protection of technology.
A panel of In-House Counsel discuss the key issues around patent prosecution, litigation and licensing, the prospect of patent reform, and more.
Key patent licensing strategies, with emphasis on drafting and negotiation
The impact of Lexmark, Halo and Life Tech on overseas sales and recent developments in the law of patent exhaustion and foreign sales of products patented in the U.S
A special presentation with Hope C. Shimabuki, Regional Director of the U.S. Patent Trademark Office’s Texas Regional Office
Presentations by nationally-recognized academics—Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School; John M. Golden, The University of Texas School of Law; and David Hricik, Mercer University School of Law
Insight from sitting U.S. District Court Judges, including Judge Robert W. Schroeder III (EDTX) and Judge Roy Payne (EDTX) and from former Judge Faith S. Hochberg on the current landscape for damages and remedies and their experiences hearing patent cases
Essential Non-Compete and Trade Secret Law eConference is a program led by experts in drafting and litigating of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements.The program is extensive, providing attendees with a comprehensive overview and offering practical tips on how to avoid disputes where you can, and how to effectively resolve them when you cannot. The program also offers local insight into unique practice quirks in each city, ensuring attendees know what to expect from their local adjudicators.
This practical course provides detailed written materials and is ideal for HR professionals and beginning employment lawyers, and anyone in need of a refresher on this ever-changing area of law.