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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CLE - Intellectual Property Portfolio Management

11/13/2017 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Learn about successful strategies for managing your intellectual property portfolio....
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The Fashion Industry – Trends Impacting Your Intellectual Property

10/11/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Join us for an interactive presentation where we provide an overview of the different types of Intellectual Property protection available to brand owners in the fashion industry....
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IP Basics Workshop: Copyright Law

10/10/2017 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
This workshop will focus on the fundamentals of copyright litigation....
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Cybersecurity: Compliance Processes and Audit Tools for the Non-Expert Lawyer

10/03/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join us for a discussion of current cybersecurity threats and the role of lawyers and compliance officers in mitigating risks of cybersecurity incidents....
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Intellectual Property Protection and Exploitation of Fictional Characters

09/29/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join us for an overview of the most important cases addressing the protection of fictional characters using copyright, trademark, and publicity law....
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Patent Venue After TC Heartland: What We’ve Learned So Far

09/27/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
The Supreme Court’s decision in TC Heartland was transformational with respect to venue for patent litigation. Since the decision, district courts have offered competing views on the ramifications of the decision. This panel will cover three areas for practitioners dealing with the fallout....
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Intellectual Property Basics Workshop: Patent Law

09/12/2017 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join us for the first session of the Intellectual Property Basics Workshop Series! This Program will cover the basics of Patent Law as it pertains to the practice of law in the US....
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9th Symposium on Non-Compete Agreements and Trade Secrets: 190th General Court Bills, Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act “Preemption”?

06/13/2017 - 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Please join us for a presentation and discussion of the substance of and differences between the bills and the reasons and possible reconciliation, as well as the role of the proposed UTSA in view of the DTSA....
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Conflicts Issues for Intellectual Property Practitioners

06/07/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Join us for a discussion on recent case law addressing conflicts issues that commonly arise in the IP context....
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Computer Science and Engineering 101 for Lawyers

06/06/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Join us for an overview of computer science and engineering concepts in language that lawyers can understand to enable better communication of legal and business issues....
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IP Cases Before the Supreme Court This Term

05/24/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Come hear about the issues and implications of the intellectual property cases before the Supreme Court this term....
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Privacy and Cybersecurity Conference Registration

05/24/2017 - 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
The Boston Bar Association’s inaugural Privacy Conference will bring together attorneys from private practice and in-house legal departments to network and discuss key topics and trends in privacy and cybersecurity. ...
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Winning Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) Cases

05/18/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:00 PM
The program will focus on proving (or disproving) trade secret status, and misappropriation under the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”)....
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POSTPONED: AIA Challenges to Pharma Patents: Shortcut to Generic Drug Entry or Expensive Slideshow?

05/15/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Come learn who has filed AIA proceedings to challenge drug patents, what they hoped to accomplish, and why the AIA has not opened the flood gates for generic entry—at least not yet. ...
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Intellectual Property Basics Workshop: Licensing Agreements

05/04/2017 - 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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CLE - Cybersecurity in Healthcare: Being Prepared/Crisis Response

05/02/2017 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
This session will discuss the substantive data security risks faced by healthcare providers; common terms and coverage limits for cybersecurity insurance coverage (along with a discussion of traps and pitfalls); risk assessment protocols for healthcare providers and downstream vendors/subcontractors; recent enforcement trends....
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What U.S. Companies Need to Know About the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

05/02/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Come learn how the EU's General Data Protection Regular impacts privacy and data protection in the EU....
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Litigating Life Sciences at the PTAB

04/26/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Come learn how life science patent challenges at the PTAB are unique and stategies for dealing with the challenges of multi-front litigation....
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When Demand Letters Go Bad: A Field Guide to Interesting Times

04/12/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This program is a field guide to the variety of situations where demand letters have gone sideways, dug the hole deeper, sparked public outrage and PR black eyes, or even lead to criminal investigations....
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Software Patents in an Abstract World

04/04/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
The fate of software patents has been in flux ever since the Supreme Court’s Alice decision. Business leaders and patent practitioners have tried to make sense of the shifting landscape. We will analyze the recent decisions, explain some common themes, and provide guidance for the future....
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Trademark Selection and Protection – The Basics

03/29/2017 - 07:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This program will explore the basics of how to select and protect a viable trademark. After this seminar, attendees will know what makes a strong mark and various ways to protect it and maintain and grow its value....
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Privacy Shield - A "How-to" Guide on Navigating Its Process, Risks and Opportunities

03/23/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This program will explore implementation strategies and roadmaps for enrolling in the new Privacy Shield. As of August 1, 2016, Privacy Shield replaced the defunct Safe Harbor for data transfers from the European Union to the United States....
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Patent Eligible Subject Matter in Life Sciences

03/20/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
The program will discuss recent Federal Circuit and district court cases that shed light on the changing scope of patent eligibility under Section 101....
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Speed Networking with Intellectual Property Attorneys

03/16/2017 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Don't miss your chance to meet more than 10 various types of intellectual property attorneys all in one night! Attendees will meet all of our guest attorneys in small groups to learn about the career paths and legal opportunities available in Boston's intellectual property landscape. ...
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Intellectual Property Basics Workshop: Music Law Basics

03/08/2017 - 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
Join us to hear about the overall contours of the music industries and know how to advise and counsel a client in the music industries....
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Privacy and Cybersecurity for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers

02/23/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This brown bag lunch will provide an overview of the legal and ethical rules concerning privacy and cybersecurity, and will also review practical ways your can decrease the risk of a data breach in your law practice....
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Different Strokes: Alternative Fees and Alternative Relationships Between In-house and Outside Counsel

02/15/2017 - 03:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Join our panel discussion to hear from seasoned intellectual property lawyers on their models in litigation and counseling matters. All will benefit from the perspectives our panelists bring on ways to craft creative relationships between in-house and outside counsel....
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17th Annual Intellectual Property Year in Review - The Changing IP Landscape

01/26/2017 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Join the Boston Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section for the premier IP event of the year. Learn what you need to know about the most important intellectual property cases and legislation of the past year....
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Application of the On-Sale Bar to Contract Manufacturing and Non-Public Sales

01/25/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
The program will focus on the Federal Circuit’s en banc decision in The Medicines Company v. Hospira, which clarified the application of the pre-AIA on-sale bar to contracting manufacturing, and Helsinn Healthcare v. Teva Pharms., a case that is pending before the Federal Circuit and asks whether a non-public sale can trigger the on-sale bar under the AIA....
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Negotiating Cloud Contracts

01/19/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This session will cover different types of cloud services and key negotiating points for cloud contracts from both the vendor and customer perspectives, highlighting certain concepts through simulated negotiations. Learn what is the difference between SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, hybrid and other Cloud offerings, what to look for when reviewing cloud contracts, and typical arguments made during cloud negotiations....
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