Intellectual Property Basics Workshop: Licensing Agreements

11/13/2018 - 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
Join us for a comprehensive seminar on licensing intellectual property....
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Navigating the New Canadian Trademark Laws – 10 Things U.S. Practitioners Need to Know

10/17/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Susannah Rolston (Partner, Gowling WLG Toronto) will provide an in-depth analysis of the Ten most significant changes and how they impact your clients....
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Speed Networking with Intellectual Property Attorneys

10/01/2018 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Interested in Intellectual Property Law? Don't miss your chance to meet several Boston-area IP Attorneys all in one night!...
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Trade Secret Protection and Litigation in Massachusetts After the Adoption of the UTSA

09/27/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This panel will cover what’s new and what remains to be decided under the Massachusetts UTSA....
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Copyright Basics

09/24/2018 - 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
The presentation will include numerous slides that will help attendees understand copyright law through examples....
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What to Expect From Intellectual Property Cases Before SCOTUS This Term

06/19/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Supreme Court practitioners Mark Fleming and Sophie Wang will explain what to expect from the Court this term and share insights from their personal involvement in some of the cases....
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Negotiating Software Licenses

06/13/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Hear from two seasoned negotiators who will share their tips and pitfalls for negotiating software licenses....
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IP and Other Issues for Start-Ups

05/09/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
The program will provide an overview of the key legal needs of most startups and ways to help them prepare for a successful launch without overtaxing their limited resources. The program will focus on the strategic use and protection of intellectual property rights, licensing and technology agreements, incorporation and formation, and capitalization....
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Winning Strategies for Patent Jury Trials

05/03/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Understanding jurors’ decision-making processes in patent cases is critical to a party’s success at trial. This experienced panel will discuss the key issues that determine how jurors make verdict determinations, strategies for effectively communicating highly technical and scientific concepts to jurors, and techniques for enhancing or mitigating jury damages awards in patent cases....
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Trade Secrets & Global Propertization of Information

04/27/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join us for a review of the current global landscape for protecting valuable information, how we got here and where we are going by a participant for forty years in pan-IP and commercial transactions, litigation and state, national and international law development....
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Trademark Portfolio Maintenance: In-House and Outside Counsel Perspectives

04/25/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Have you ever been interested in maintaining a full trademark portfolio for a client, or working in-house as trademark counsel? Get perspectives and practical advice from both in-house and private practices in this area....
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Music Law Basics – A Survey of Music Law

04/24/2018 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
This program will address the business and legal issues associated with the music industries, including choice-of-entity, intellectual properties, the structure and customs of the music industries, litigation trends and practice tips....
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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Forum

03/28/2018 - 04:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Want to know the latest in blockchain and cryptocurrency? This forum is a chance for beginners and experts alike to learn about the applications of this technology and where it may be going in the near future....
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Trademark Selection and Protection – The Basics

03/26/2018 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
This program will provide insight on how to select a strong brand and steps to be taken to maintain value in a brand, including the selection process, the basics of registration, proper trademark use and policing to ensure long-term validity of your brand....
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All About Cloud

03/06/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This program will provide an introductory overview of various cloud services, including the traditional public cloud models (i.e., SaaS, PaaS and IaaS) as well as more recent cloud-branded models such as data-based advertising technology (a.k.a. AdTech) and marketing technology (a.k.a. MarTech)....
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Trademark Law for Patent Litigators/Patent Law for Trademark Litigators

02/28/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Join us for a primer on both trademark and patent law while highlighting important differences....
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Introduction to Trade Secrets

02/23/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
The program provides an overview of trade secret law and teaches lawyers how to counsel clients in protecting their trade secrets against misappropriation....
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European Patent Oppositions for US Lawyers

02/16/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
In this session, we will break down the European patent opposition process from a U.S. perspective. We will discuss differences and similarities between European oppositions and U.S. post-grant proceedings, the interplay between oppositions and national litigation, and strategies for effectively deploying oppositions as part of a global patent strategy....
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Don’t Let Open Source Be a Deal Breaker in Your Transaction: The Impact of Open Source Software on Transactions

02/14/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
From the GNU Public License (GPL) to the Chicken Dance License, join us for a brown-bag lunch and learn the risks associated with open source software (OSS), and how to manage those risks in the context of mergers, acquisitions, financing, insurance and other transactions, as well as in your day-to-day business....
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Contracts in Sports and Entertainment: Athlete and Artist Agreements

02/06/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Learn tips for drafting and negotiating contracts in the sports and entertainment field....
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Tackling Bad Faith Assertions of Patent Infringement in the Commonwealth

01/30/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Panelist Senator Lesser will discuss the proposed Massachusetts Senate Bill S.128, its origins and potential limitations, other similar bills pending in the Massachusetts House and Senate, and the remaining obstacles to becoming a law that the bill may face....
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18th Annual Intellectual Property Year in Review

01/25/2018 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Join the Boston Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section for the premier IP law event of the year....
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The Future of Legal Technology Webinar

12/06/2017 - 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Learn about the fundamentals of cloud computing for lawyers and the ethical considerations you should make when evaluating software for your firm....
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Social Media - Everyday Legal Issues

12/06/2017 - 08:00 AM to 09:30 AM
Some of the greatest challenges today for in-house counsel involve counseling internal clients about what can and cannot be said and be done on social media. At this program, in-house counsel, outside counsel and public relations experts will discuss real life examples of how social media issues arise and are solved within their organizations. They will discuss issues such as corporate reputation, intellectual property rights, employee engagement, disclosures and policies on social media. The program will begin with a networking breakfast at 8:00 am with the panel discussion beginning promptly at 8:30 am ...
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Data Breach Incident Response for Small & Medium Sized Law Firms and Companies

11/30/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
As data breaches occur with growing frequency, knowing how to respond to cybersecurity incidents is increasingly important. Join us to learn how!...
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POSTPONED: You Never Write, You Never Call: Conflicts Arising from Dormant Representations

11/20/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
In several recent cases, firms have grappled with conflicts arising between past and former clients and have struggled to define exactly when representation ends....
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Intellectual Property Basics Workshop: Licensing Agreements

11/15/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Join us for a comprehensive seminar on licensing in intellectual property. Topics will include: Terms used in licensing agreements; typical provisions and rights involved in licensing agreements; how provisions may vary depending on the type of IP; and more. ...
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