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Intellectual Property / Patent Law
UT Law CLE's 32nd Annual Technology Law Conference 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.
The 14th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute 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.
This year’s highlights include:
An Update from the USPTO from Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
An in-depth discussion of the Global Patent Landscape including the influence of countries like China and others on the U.S. patent system and patent enforcement.
An update on Section 101 and recent decisions impacting the drafting of patents in the life-sciences and software/technology sectors.
A review of the year’s key patent decisions in the Federal Circuit and Supreme Court, and their impact on patent practice.
Insight into PTAB practices, including an update from Acting Chief Judge Scott Boalick.
Discussion of how SEP/FRAND issues are evolving at home and abroad with the growth of the internet of things.
Practical guidance on topics ranging from patent insurance to practicing in the cloud.
Presentations from members of the judiciary including a Federal Circuit Luncheon Keynote, as well as the popular Judicial Panel.
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.
UT Law's 52nd Annual William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute presents current developments and industry trends, offers practical information on real estate lending, financing and title issues, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources. With the looming rollback of Dodd Frank to the rising fears of a new lending crisis on the horizon, the Institute is a must-see event in 2018.
This year’s highlight’s include:
The latest developments in the evolution of Dodd-Frank, including sessions focused on residential and commercial implications of legislative changes
Discussion of the recent Home Equity Amendments to the Texas Constitution from the servicer and originator perspectives.
A deep dive into Digital Mortgages, with Dawn Lewallen of Stewart Title Guaranty Company, Jobe Danaganan of Credible, Eddie Oddo of First American Title Insurance Company, Niraj Patel of IBM, and Sheila Teimourian of Fannie Mae.
Practical Advice for Cleaning Up Title Issues including how to identify frequent obstacles and practical ways through them
This year’s Institute also includes focused sessions on:
Commercial Lending, with discussion of HVCRE Changes, Risk Management, Dodd-Frank and Tax Reform
Residential Lending, with discussion of the decision in PHH v. CFPB, Dodd-Frank, and New TREC Forms
Loan Servicing, with discussion of Disasters and Insurance, Dead Debtors, and Foreclosure-Related Litigation
Loan Origination, with discussion of Internet Fraud in Real Estate Closings, ALTA Forms, and Lending by Individuals
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 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.**
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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
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.
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