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2018 Patent Law - Austin

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. This year’s program features: A review of the year’s key Federal Circuit and Supreme Court cases by Mark A. Lemley. A discussion on the Global Patent Landscape, moderated by Robert Greene Sterne and including former Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit, Paul R. Michel, including practical guidance on how to navigate and adapt to a new “reality” in global patent enforcement and monetization. Prosecution strategies and analysis, including approaches to gain insight into patent examiners and art units. Recent Developments in Claims Construction with Kenneth R. Adamo. Advanced IPR tactics and “survival” strategies. A look at changes to venue rules and the rise of multi-district litigation. Section 101 and a look at how the courts and USPTO continue to apply Alice. An examination of evolving damages case law and strategies for apportionment and lost-profit determinations. The popular U.S. District Court Judicial Panel, moderated by Alan D. Albright. 3.00 hours of ethics, including presentations on Tricky Ethics Issues for IP Lawyers with Michael E. McCabe, and Practicing IP Law Ethically in the Cloud with David Hricik.  more

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2018 Cybersecurity

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. Topics include:  Civil Litigation and Regulatory Update Cybersecurity Regulation and Enforcement Incidence Response and Breach Disclosure Cybersecurity Insurance Legal Implications of Ephemeral Data Blockchain Technology, Smart Contracts, and Data Protection Third Party Vendor Management The In-House Perspective on Managing Current Threats and Challenges If you are a practitioner, in-house counsel, or board member undertaking cybersecurity issues for your organization, this one-day course is for you. more



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2018 Technology Law

UT Law’s 31st 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. 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. Multiple opportunities for networking, including the Thursday Evening Reception for all attendees. Plus, Texas attorneys can earn ALL 15.00 hours, including 3.00 hours of ethics, to fulfill their annual MCLE requirement. more



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2018 Patent Law - USPTO

The 13th 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, including:  An in-depth discussion on the global patent landscape, with an emphasis on the current state of licensing, enforcing and monetizing patents in the U.S. and overseas. Section 101 and recent decisions impacting software and high tech, as well as current U.S. and international perspectives on patent eligibility in life sciences. Current case law and issues related to Standard Essential Patents and FRAND. PTAB practice tips, as well as a look at proposed legislation and reforms. Ethical issues surrounding technological developments and their impact on how IP legal services are delivered. more



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2017 Patent Law - Austin

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 Multiple networking opportunities with program faculty and fellow practitioners, including the Thursday Evening Networking Reception more




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2017 Cybersecurity

Data breaches are increasingly inevitable—and potentially devastating—to companies 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 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 Litigation Update Internal Controls and Compliance Incidence Response and Breach Disclosure Cybersecurity Insurance 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 one-day course is for you. more




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2017 Patent Law - USPTO

The 12th 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, 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 Up to 15.00 hours of credit (13.00 hours in Virginia), including 2.00 hours of ethics The Institute is presented by The University of Texas School of Law, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. more




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2016 Patent Law - Austin

UT Law's 21st Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute 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 luncheon 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 more




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2016 Noncompete Camp




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2016 Cybersecurity

Data breaches are increasingly inevitable—and potentially devastating—to companies of all sizes. Essential Cybersecurity Law is a one-day, extensive program designed to walk through key phases of breach preparedness and response. It provides detailed and practical guidance for implementing internal controls, developing an incident response plan, and responding to a data breach, as well as update on regulatory actions and class action litigation. Topics include: Top 10 Myths About Cybersecurity Internal Controls and Compliance HIPAA Breach Reporting Developing and Testing an Incident Response Plan Responding to a Data Breach Cybersecurity Insurance Policies Regulatory Actions and Civil Litigation Update The In-House Perspective: Latest Challenges and Solutions in Managing Cybersecurity If you are a practitioner, in-house counsel, or board member undertaking cybersecurity issues for your organization, this one-day course is for you. more




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2016 Patent Law - USPTO

The Institute offers a unique opportunity to join USPTO senior staff, leading practitioners, academics and members of the federal judiciary from a variety of courts and forums area for two days of presentations on the latest developments in patent law.  The Institute is presented by The University of Texas School of Law, The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and George Mason University School of Law. more




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2015 Patent Law - Austin

UT Law's Advanced Patent Law Institute in Austin brings together nationally-recognized leaders in the patent law practice—practitioners, in-house counsel, academics, senior USPTO officials and members of the judiciary—to cover the latest developments and impacts of key cases in patent law. The Institute features a sophisticated array of presentations and discussions on prosecution and litigation topics, including: Recent developments and trends in claims construction, including the impact of Teva v. Sandoz and Williamson v. Citrix Online An update on AIA trial practice and rules at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) by Judge Miriam L. Quinn An in-depth look at current PTAB procedural practice, trial strategy, and the interplay with district court litigation A discussion on optimizing the synergy between in-house counsel and outside counsel An examination of the changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, with Judge Lee H. Rosenthal and Judge Xavier Rodriguez Recent decisions, prosecution issues and litigation impacts around patentable subject matter for software and business methods Keynote Presentation by Russell Slifer, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent Trademark Office A closer look at improving patent prosecution efficiency and increasing the effective term limit 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 A review of inequitable conduct cases since Therasense and the recent trend of attorney sanctions Insight from sitting U.S. District Court Judges, including Judge Robert W. Schroeder III (EDTX) and Judge Paul Singh Grewal (NDCA) on the current landscape for damages and remedies and their experiences hearing patent cases more




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2015 Patent Law - USPTO

The 10th 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 from a variety of courts and forums area for two days of presentations on the latest developments in patent law.    An in depth look at patentable subject matter: current requirements, interpretations and guidelines from the USPTO and practical guidance for patent practitioners Hot topics in design patent law  Developments in claim construction and the potential impact of Teva Pharmaceuticals PTAB proceedings: Practice tips and strategies and the impact on patent practice and patent owners Key Issues for In-House Counsel Special presentation by the USPTO General Counsel Presentations from members of the judiciary including a Federal Circuit Keynote Presentation and the popular Judicial Panel, moderated by former Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit, Hon. Paul R. Michel, with Hon. Leonard Davis (EDTX), Hon. James F. Holderman (NDIL) and Hon. Liam O’Grady (EDVA) Earn up to 14.75 hours of credit including 2.00 hours of ethics with presentations by David Hricik, Mercer University School of Law and Lisa A. Dolak, Syracuse University College of Law The Institute is presented by The University of Texas School of Law, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and George Mason University School of Law. more




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2014 Patent Law - Austin

UT Law's Advanced Patent Law Institute covers the latest developments and impacts of key cases in patent law, and features a sophisticated array of presentations and discussions on prosecution and litigation topics, including: An in-depth look at post-grant proceedings, including current trends, litigation strategies, and “lessons learned” in post-grant patent trials Presentations from nationally-recognized academics—Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School; Dennis Crouch, University of Missouri School of Law; John M. Golden, The University of Texas School of Law; and David Hricik, Mercer University School of Law Learn the impact of key patentable subject matter cases in both software and life sciences Recent developments in claims construction, including the Supreme Court’s review of the appeal standard Teva Pharmaceuticals v. Sandoz Insight from sitting District Court Judges Rodney J. Gilstrap and James L. Robart, as well as former Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit, Randall Rader, on the current landscape for damages and remedies and their experiences hearing patent cases A discussion of Octane Fitness and Highmark and the impact on fee shifting under Section 285 An update on patent troll litigation, including proposed legislation, rule changes, and expected developments Don’t miss this nationally-recognized faculty with some of the nation’s leading patent prosecution and litigation practitioners, senior IP counsel of major corporations, Judges from the Federal Circuit, U.S. District Courts and USPTO, and the top academics in the field.         more




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2014 European Patent Practice



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2014 Patent Law - USPTO

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office senior staff, leading practitioners, academics and members of the federal judiciary from a variety of courts and forums discuss timely patent law issues. more




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2013 Patent Law - Austin

UT Law's Advanced Patent Law Institute in Austin covers the latest developments in patent law and features a sophisticated and rich array of prosecution and litigation topics including: The impact of key patentable subject matter cases in both software and life sciences Current issues in antitrust and FRAND patents, post-grant proceedings and concurrent litigation strategies one year after AIA Developments in claim construction and potential impact of Lighting Ballast Best practices for design patent prosecution and filing strategies for in-house counsel Discussion of recent SCOTUS decisions regarding patent exhaustion and the first-sale doctrine The Institute also features a U.S. District Court Judicial Panel, a unique panel on the Economics of NPEs, and up to 2.75 hours of ethics including a Keynote Presentation by David Hricik of Mercer University School of Law—Ethics in Doing Deals and Settling IP Suits. Don’t miss this 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. more




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2013 Patent Law - USPTO

Join USPTO senior staff, leading practitioners, academics and members of the federal judiciary from a variety of courts and forums in the Washington, DC area for two days at the USPTO. This year's program includes updates and new practice tips under the America Invents Act, including: Keynote Presentation by David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office The new landscape of the post-grant program, including contested proceedings, supplemental examination, inter partes review, examination of covered business method patents and ex parte reexamination New procedures before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, District Courts and ITC Strategies surrounding the first-to-invent transition Overviews by USPTO staff of their current programs, reissue and third-party preissuance submissions New standards for inequitable conduct, the experimental use exception, willful infringement, standard essential patents, damages and remedies Litigation strategies and the impact of the AIA Update on the Federal Circuit by Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit "Adversity" ethics issues in patent practice The Institute is one of three Advanced Patent Law Institutes presented by The University of Texas School of Law, each uniquely tailored to its locale. This event is jointly presented with the USPTO and George Mason University School of Law. more



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2012 Patent Law - California

Join a nationally recognized faculty of leading district judges, academia, patent prosecution, litigation experts and senior IP counsel from major corporations such as Twitter, Netflix and Google, in the heart of Silicon Valley for Advanced Patent Law Institute. This year's program takes an in-depth look at winning strategies for prosecuting and litigating patents, with a special focus on the America Invents Act. 2012 Institute highlights: Post-Grant Practice and Inter Partes Reviews Under the American Invents Act with Chief Judge James Smith, USPTO Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences Strategies for claims drafting, claim construction, and functional claiming Effects of recent litigation and regulation on inequitable conduct, infringement, inducement, privilege, damages calculations, patentable subject matter and standard-essential patents U.S. District Judges panel discussion of cutting edge patent litigation issues Coordinating International Litigation: Focus on German Patent Enforcement discusses multi-national perspectives on drivers of international patent litigation and strategies for handling different countries' legal requirements Special sessions on strategic portfolio management, strategies to foster innovation while curbing offensive litigation and management of litigation involving multiple lawsuits, districts or defendants The Institute is one of three Advanced Patent Law Institutes presented by The University of Texas School of Law, each uniquely tailored to its locale. This event is jointly presented with The Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology at UC Berkeley. more



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2012 Advanced Patent Law - Austin

This year’s Advanced Patent Law Institute in Austin covers a sophisticated and rich array of prosecution and litigation topics, as well as the America Invents Act's impact on patent practice—prosecution strategies around the first-to-file transition, post-grant strategies after the AIA, and venue transfer and multi-district litigation tactics. The Institute provides full coverage of claims drafting strategies, claims construction, current trends at the ITC, recent decisions in In Re MSTG and other cases involving limitations of privilege, and also features U.S. District Court Judicial Panel with judges from the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas and the Southern District of California. The nationally recognized faculty includes senior IP counsel of major corporations, patent prosecution and litigation experts from around the nation, U.S. District Court Judges, and leading academics from Stanford Law School and Mercer University School of Law. more



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2012 Patent Law - USPTO

Join USPTO senior staff, leading practitioners, academics and members of the federal judiciary from a variety of courts and forums in the Washington, DC, area, for two days at the USPTO. Don’t miss this year’s in-depth look at the America Invents Act from an insider's perspective on USPTO rules changes to tips from leading patent practitioners on effective prosecution and litigation strategies. The program also includes practice tips on claims drafting; a look at IP development in China; a discussion by Seth Waxman on the Supreme Court’s increases willingness to take on patent-related cases; as well as a keynote presentation by Hon. Timothy B. Dyk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The Institute is jointly presented with the USPTO and George Mason University School of Law. more



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2011 Patent Law - California

Come to Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley and join leading judges, academics and practitioners for two days of in-depth presentations. The nationally-recognized faculty includes IP counsel from Apple, Google, and Cisco, practitioners from around the nation, and academics from Stanford and Berkeley. The Conference is jointly presented with the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology at UC Berkeley. more



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2011 Patent Law - Austin

Join a nationally-recognized faculty including senior IP counsel from major companies, patent prosecution and litigation experts, and leading academics at the Four Seasons Austin on October 27-28. The 2011 program includes sophisticated coverage of:  • Recent developments in claims construction and claims drafting  • Cost savings in litigation  • Inequitable conduct after Therasense  • Indirect and joint infringement: recent cases and best practices in prosecution and litigation during      this period of uncertainty  • Damages: proofs, procedural issues and strategies  • The role of patent aggregators in the IP marketplace  • U.S. District Court Judges Panel with judges from the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas and      the District of Minnesota   Includes 2.50 hours of ethics. more



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2011 Patent Law - Virginia

Join USPTO senior staff, leading practitioners, academics and members of the federal judiciary from a variety of courts and forums in the Washington, DC, area, for two days at the USPTO. You'll receive an insider's perspective on USPTO updates, including View from the Director with David Kappos; tips from leading patent practitioners on effective prosecution and litigation strategies; Top 10 Practice Tips before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences; and much more. The Institute is jointly presented with the USPTO and George Mason University School of Law. more



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