Schedule

Conference Schedule

Friday, November 3. 2017

7-8:15 a.m.
Breakfast & Registration

Morning sessions will be held at the Union League Club.

8:15-8:30 a.m.
Welcome
8:30-9 a.m.
Keynote

9-10 a.m.
Plenary Session I: Current Developments in Copyright Law

Covering issues including fair use, functionality, and the future of the Copyright Office

10-11 a.m.
Plenary Session II: Current Developments in Trademark Law

Covering issues including the First Amendment and disparaging trademarks, jurisdictional limits of the Lanham Act, and domain name issues

11-11:30 a.m.
Break
11:30 a.m.-
12:30 p.m.
Plenary Session III: Current Developments in Patent, Trade Secret & Antitrust Law

Covering issues including forum selection, the Defend Trade Secrets Act, standard essential patents, and reverse payments

12:30-2 p.m.
Luncheon at the Union League Club
2-3 p.m.
Concurrent Session I
COPYRIGHT LAW

Covering issues including transformative use, functionality, future of the Copyright Office, appropriation at, and fair use

PATENTS & ANTITRUST

Key takeaways for IP attorneys

IT & PRIVACY (I)

Covering issues including security, privacy, and identity

3-4 p.m.
Concurrent Session II
TRADEMARK LAW

Covering issues including keywords, TTAB practice, parody, and injunctions

PATENTS (I)

Covering issues including the PTAB and Oil States

IT & PRIVACY (II)

Covering issues including robots, IoT, and artificial intelligence

4-4:30 p.m.
Break
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session III
FIRST AMENDMENT, IP & THE RIGHT OF PUBLICITY

PATENTS (II)

Covering issues including patentable subject matter, inequitable conduct, attorney fees, IoT, and the relevance of Asia to the U.S. patent practice

IP COUNSEL

Covering issues including working with external counsel, how external can cross over, and IP issues peculiar to in-house counsel work

5:30 p.m.
Closing Reception

Music by Chris Carani Jazz Trio sponsored by McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.