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24th Annual Technology & Law Seminar

The 24th Annual Technology & Law Seminar will be held in our Chicago office on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Hosted by Kirkland partners William A. Streff, Jr., P.C. and Garret A. Leach, P.C., this one-day seminar will explore current strategic legal issues relating to intellectual property and technology including:

  • The new world of enhanced patent damages and the impact on strategic analysis of response to patent assertions

  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) recent developments and their strategic impact on litigation and business

  • Post-Alice software protection — copyright, trade secret and contract as alternatives to patent protection

  • The General Data Protection Regulation and an update on cross-border data transfer issues, including Europe and Japan

  • Ethics in eDiscovery: an update on recent developments

  • Negotiating important provisions in technology agreements

  • Patent Litigation and the Global Economy: How Foreign Commerce Affects Domestic Patent Rights

Kirkland is an approved State Bar of California and State Bar of Texas CLE provider and an approved provider by the Illinois and New York MCLE boards. The program has been approved for the following CLE credit:  

California 3.5 [3.0 General; 0.5 Legal Ethics*]

Illinois 3.5 [3.0 General; 0.5 Professional Responsibility*]

New York 3.0 [2.5 Professional Practice; 0.5 Ethics*]

Texas 3.5 [3.0 Accredited General; 0.5 Accredited Ethics*]

*pending approval

For more information, please contact Madison Mayfield at +1 312 862 2518.