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Don’t Miss the USC Gould School of Law 2017 Intellectual Property Institute program on March 21, 2017


Intellectual Property Institute
Tuesday | March 21, 2017

IP Remedies Roundtable and Workshop
Monday | March 20, 2017


Luncheon Keynote:
Tom Rothman (Chairman, Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group)

10 Federal Judges: Circuit Judges Chen and McKeown, District Court Judges Dalton, Fischer, Huff, Kronstadt, O’Connell, Schroeder, and Wu, and PTAB Judge Chen.

7 Leading Academics: Professors Balganesh, Determann, Farley, Hugenholtz, Lemley, Menell and Nimmer.

The Latest IP Topics: the IP year in review, judicial perspectives on IP, pushing the limits of IP law, managing high profile IP cases, inter partes review and the role of the PTAB in invalidity litigation, enforcement and strategies against counterfeiters and diverters, protecting global brand value and brand equity, what IP lawyers need to know about communications law and European copyright developments for American lawyers.


• Concurrent breakout sessions focused on copyright, patent and trademark.
• Special networking breakfast session for women in IP focused on implicit bias.
• Five networking breaks, including a hosted cocktail reception.
• Submit questions for the judges.

Questions? Email cle@law.usc.edu or call (213) 821-3580

Interested in joining our mailing list? Email clereg@law.usc.edu

For more information visit: http://law.usc.edu/cle/ip

Internet, Mobile and Digital Law: Latest Trends and What to Know for 2017

Who: Presented by the LACBA Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property Law Section
Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
Where: Lawry’s Restaurant, 100 N. LaCienega Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211

This program will cover important new Internet law developments and legal trends affecting digital media and entertainment.  The program will be presented by Ian Ballon, an Internet litigator with Greenberg Traurig, LLP and author of E-Commerce and Internet Law: Legal Treatise with Forms 2d edition, with transactional perspective to be provided by Tracey L. Freed, the principal of Freed Law, PC, with years of major studio legal experience.

This program is specifically designed to help in-house and outside counsel stay abreast of recent developments and key issues in Internet Law. The program will also help identify new issues to come in 2017 and beyond. Topics to be covered will include:

• The impact of the cloud and big data on litigation strategy and secondary copyright liability;
• Trends in data privacy, security breach and TCPA class action litigation;
• Children and mobile devices;
• DMCA, CDA and Secondary Liability Update; and
• New business developments that impact digital entertainment practices

Ian Ballon, Greenberg Traurig LLP
Tracey Freed, Freed Law P.C.

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Startup Legal Garage at UC Hastings

The Startup Legal Garage at UC Hastings is looking for additional lawyers anywhere in the state of California interested in participating.

The Startup Legal Garage allows students to do corporate and intellectual property work for early stage tech and biotech companies with the work supervised for free by outside law firms. With 60 law students and 23 law firms involved, the Startup Legal Garage has been named one of the most innovative law school programs in the country

Here is a link to the Startup Legal Garage youtube video:


Please contact Alice Armitage (armitagea@uchastings.edu) if you are interested in participating in the program.



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