Event Type: CLE / CPD, Seminar

Location Name:
PLI New York Center, 1177 Avenue of the Americas (2nd floor), New York NY 10036
Start Date/Time:
9 January 2017, 9:00 AM ET
End Date/Time:
10 January 2017, 5:00 PM ET

Why You Should Attend

Attorneys confront intellectual property issues frequently in the context of a variety of corporate, commercial, and other business transactions. By attending this program, you will acquire, update or refine an in-depth understanding of IP considerations as they arise in business transactions. The program will begin with a brief update of key developments, and will explore the strategic role of IP in a company and its business transactions. Learn how to assess intellectual property as a strategic asset and how to monetize IP while avoiding costly mistakes. Expert faculty will also review joint development and shared intellectual property ventures, due diligence issues, and share best practices. This program – essential for all IP transactional attorneys – will cover issues that may arise across patent, trademark, and copyright law.

What You Will Learn

  • Overview of how intellectual property arises in the context of transactions
  • Updated review of new issues impacting transactions related to copyright, trademark, domain names, trade secrets and patents
  • Nuts and bolts of due diligence
  • Practice Points: Clause-by-clause analysis of a licensing agreement
  • Data and online assets in IP transactions
  • New Topic! An international perspective on IP issues in business transactions
  • Panel discussion: IP issues for in-house counsel

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for in-house counsel, intellectual property attorneys, corporate attorneys, intellectual property asset managers and others who need to know how to identify and address key intellectual property issues that arise in corporate transactions.

Join Reed Smith Partner, Clark Lackert, for his presentation entitled "New IP Issues Impacting Business Transactions: Copyrights, Trademarks, Domain Names, Patents and Trade Secrets."  Topics will include:

  • Recent developments and their impact on transactions involving copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets
  • Adapting IP transactions to evolving business and technological landscapes

For more information, or to register, please visit pli.edu.