Kirkland Seminar

Kirkland & Ellis 9th Annual Technology & Law Seminar

On May 5, 2002, the Ninth Annual Technology Seminar was held in the Chicago office with a video conference hookup to the Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. offices. The following topics were covered during the program:

  • Introduction and "Technology and the Law" Year in Review
  • Patent Strategy in Light of Recent Legal Developments
  • Copyright v. Technology?
  • Incident Response Live!
  • Technology Aspects of Strategic Alliance and Joint Ventures
  • When IT/IS Projects Go Wrong:  Effective Transactional and Litigation Strategies
  • Conclusion and Upcoming Technology Issues

Breakout Sessions

  • Privacy Compliance and Technology
  • Controversy and Reform with Business Method Patents
  • Antitrust Law vs. The Patent "Monopoly":  When an Irresistible Force Meets an Immoval Object
  • Protection and Distribution of Information in the Digital Millennium