Kirkland Seminar

21st Annual Technology and Law Seminar

The 21st Annual Technology & Law Seminar will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in our Chicago office. Hosted by partner William A. Streff, Jr., P.C. this annual one-day seminar highlights important developments and cutting-edge thinking to assist counsel with protecting the company, its intellectual property and its reputation. Topics this year include:

  • Fighting Back: Strategies for Responding to NPE’s

  • Why Can’t We Be FRANDs?: The Impact of Recent Trials on Standard Essential Patent Royalties

  • This Message Will Self-Destruct In Five Seconds: How “Disappearing” Message Apps Will Impact E-Discovery, Ethics and Your Business

  • After the Dot: The Intersection Between Trademarks and the New gTLDs

  • Predictive Coding in e-Discovery: Benefits, Risks and Recent Legal Developments

  • USPTO Post-Grant Review Proceedings: Lessons Learned, Questions Pending and Strategic Considerations

  • Bring in the Clouds: Data Privacy, Security and Ethics Issues in Cloud Computing and Big Data

The program has been approved for the following CLE credit:

  • California: 3.75 hours (3.25 General; .50 Legal Ethics)

  • Illinois: 3.75 hours (2.5 General; 1.25 Professional Responsibility credit is pending)

  • New York: 4.0 hours (3.50 Professional Practice; .50 Ethics)

Kirkland & Ellis is an approved State Bar of California provider and an approved provider by the Illinois and New York MCLE Boards. For more information, or to R.S.V.P., please contact Elizabeth Graham at +1 (312) 862-2646 or