Double Patenting Under the AIA

04/07/2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
This program will cover the judicially-created doctrine of obviousness-type double patenting. The discussion will include issues associated with basing obviousness-type double patenting on the first patent to expire, rather than solely on the basis of the first patent to issue. ...
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Transforming Fair Use: Recent Developments in Copyright Law

04/08/2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Join Glenn Pudelka and Kelly Donahue, both from the Boston office of Locke Lord, in a discussion of recent fair use cases and the status of transformativeness in the fair use analysis....
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IP Basics Workshop in Trademark Law: Responding to an Office Action

04/14/2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
This program will cover the basics of responding to an Office Action by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) relating to a pending trademark application....
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Tactics for Counsel When Drafting and Prosecuting US-Origin Applications

04/15/2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Join the International Intellectual Property committee in a discussion about how US patent counsel can maximize their opportunities in Europe by being aware of the subtle yet important differences between European and US patent law and practice. Attendees will learn tips and tricks on how to handle these issues and differences....
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Licensing Intellectual Property in the Arts & Entertainment World

04/16/2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Learn about practical issues related to licensing IP in the art and entertainment industries. Panelists are a diverse group of experts, and include in-house and outside counsel from the television, sports, publishing, and computer gaming industries....
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Intellectual Property of Artistic Integrity: An Overview of VARA

05/13/2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Moral rights are a special category of recognized intellectual property rights afforded to the visual arts. Join the Arts, Entertainment, and Sports Law Committee to learn more about the Visual Artists Rights Act, and the extent to which artists have rights to prevent their works from being distorted, mutilated, modified and/or destroyed and how these rights have evolved....
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New Lawyer & Law Student Speed Networking with Litigators

05/21/2015 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
This event gives new lawyers and law students a unique opportunity to meet with several Boston-area litigation attorneys. Those who attend this event will have the chance to 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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