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.

Speakers: Gerard M. Stegmaier Bart W. Huffman

Event Type: Seminar

Location Name:
Four Seasons Hotel, 98 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin TX 78701-4082
Start Date/Time:
24 May 2018
End Date/Time:
25 May 2018

This year’s program features:

  • A luncheon 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 of Technology Competence.
  • 3.00 hours of Ethics, including a presentation on Technology and Access to Justice.
  • Multiple opportunities for networking, including the Thursday Evening Reception for all attendees.