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ALM’s Corporate Counsel to Present Annual IP Trademark, Copyright & Licensing Counsel Forum

ALM’s Corporate Counsel to Present Annual IP Trademark, Copyright & Licensing Counsel Forum

NEW YORK – October 10, 2014 – ALM’s Corporate Counsel magazine will host its Annual IP Trademark, Copyright & Licensing Counsel Forum, October 28-29, 2014, at Convene Times Square in New York City.

According to Richard Raysman, a Partner at Holland & Knight LLP and the Conference Co-Chair, “Today’s digital age, characterized by the increased prevalence of social media and growing number of cyber incidents, poses greater risks and threats to corporate legal departments tasked with protecting a company’s intellectual property, ideas and trade secrets. It is critical that General Counsel and IP Counsel are properly equipped to deal with these challenges and remain up-to-date on the latest best practices for ensuring that these assets are not compromised.”

The conference features 12 educational sessions focused on the latest strategies and solutions for safeguarding corporate intellectual property and brands. There will also be dedicated networking opportunities for attendees consisting of general counsel, IP law practice heads, IP counsel and other senior IP executives. Attendees are eligible to earn up to 13.2 CLE credits, including 2.4 Ethics credits.

Examples of agenda topics include:

• Strategic Alliances: Ownership of IP and Data
• The Domain Name Game: Handling the Launch of gTLDs
• “Reasonable” Efforts to Protect Trade Secrets in the Era of Cyberbreach
• Employment Law: Protecting Your IP and Ideas
• Promoting Ethics: Cybersecurity Risks that Threaten Corporate IP and Client Confidentiality
• Enforcement Against Global Trademark Infringement
• Rights of Publicity and Related Issues on Social Media
• IP Portfolio Management
• Generating Additional Revenue through Licensing Programs

Forum speakers include counsel and IP executives at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM; ABC, AIG; Alcatel-Lucent; American Express; Best Buy; CBS; Citigroup; Donuts; Dow Corning; GoDaddy; Elizabeth Arden; Ericsson Television; IBM; JP Morgan Chase; Mondelez International; NBA; The Associated Press; and United Technologies Corp. Forum sponsors include Davis & Gilbert; Fitzpatrick Cella; Fish & Richardson; Holland & Knight; Oblon Spivak; Orrick; and Schiff Hardin.

For more information or to register for the event, please go to:
http://www.corpcounsel.com/iptrademark.

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