February 27, 2015

Symposium to Explore Issues with Intellectual Property Damages

Cherry Bekaert

In the last panel of the day for the 6th Annual Intellectual Property Symposium, Peter Gampel and Lisa G. Miller of Cherry Bekaert will provide an in-depth look on intellectual property damages. Because our speakers are accounting and valuation professionals, they intend to look at issues that arise in litigation and offer tips on analyzing damages in the current legal climate.

The IP Symposium is only a week away. Have you registered? Be sure to register for the Symposium, and reserve a room at the Riverside Hotel, 620 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 by calling 954-467-0671 and asking for the FLORIDA BAR room rate. The Symposium is March 5-6, 2015 [.pdf of brochure] See you in Fort Lauderdale next week!

February 24, 2015

Keynote Speaker Featured on NPR

Ronald K. Fierstein National Public Radio did a feature on Symposium Keynote Speaker Ronald K. Fierstein and his new book, A Triumph of Genius: Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War, the fascinating story of the patent wars between Polaroid and Kodak over instant photography technology in the late 1970s. Click through for a little preview of the fascinating story we’ll hear about from Mr. Fierstein.

You won’t want to miss this talk (or the IP Committee meeting that precedes it at 4 pm). Have you registered yet? Don’t wait any longer! Be sure to register for the Symposium. The Symposium is March 5-6, 2015 [.pdf of brochure]. Be there!

February 20, 2015

Insiders to Analyze the Limelight Networks v Akami Decision

How will the Supreme Court’s decision in Limelight Networks v. Akami [.pdf] affect patent litigation? The IP Symposium will explore this question and more with a terrific panel of speakers who were deeply involved in the litigation. The panelists include:

Aaron M. Panner, Counsel to Limelight Networks; Partner, Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel, PLLC
Ginger D. Anders, Amicus Curiae, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice
Thomas Saunders, Counsel for Akamai, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP

The panel will be moderated by Joseph R. Englander.

Only 3 weeks left! Be sure to register for the Symposium, and reserve a room at the Riverside Hotel, 620 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 by calling 954-467-0671 and asking for the FLORIDA BAR room rate. The Symposium is March 5-6, 2015 [.pdf of brochure] Don’t miss it.

February 13, 2015

Symposium Panel to Study the Effect of the ABC v. Aereo Decision

The Supreme Court’s recent decision in ABC v. Aereo, Inc. [.pdf] will have far reaching effects, and the 6th Annual Symposium will have a terrific panel of insiders to discuss its ramifications. The panel will include:

Mitch Stoltz, Amicus Curiae for Aereo, Inc., Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Elizabeth Valentina, Parent Company of Petitioner, VP of Content Protection Litigation, Fox Entertainment Group, Inc.

The Panel will be moderated by Committee Chair Dineen Pashoukos Wasylik.

Space is filling up! Don’t wait until the last minute to register for the Symposium, and reserve a room at the Riverside Hotel, 620 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 by calling 954-467-0671 and asking for the FLORIDA BAR room rate. The Symposium is March 5-6, 2015 [.pdf of brochure]

February 6, 2015

Navigate the USPTO Like an Insider

Mary Boney DenisonThe second panel at the 6th Annual Intellectual Property Symposium will provide attendees with the inside scoop with Tips for Navigating the USPTO. The committee is pleased to have Mary Boney Denison, who effective January 1, 2015 was named Commissioner for Trademarks at the USPTO, as our speaker.

This is a must-see presentation — be sure to register for the Symposium, and reserve a room at the Riverside Hotel, 620 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 by calling 954-467-0671 and asking for the FLORIDA BAR room rate. The Symposium is March 5-6, 2015 [.pdf of brochure] Don’t wait to book your room!