Chicago Corporate Counsel IP Seminar



Date: June 02, 2016

Time: 7:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP, 70 West Madison Street, Suite 3500, Chicago, IL 60602

Please join us for Nixon Peabody’s annual CLE seminar for corporate counsel and other legal executives with oversight of intellectual property. Our 2016 program will include cutting-edge legal topics impacting your organization’s management of its intellectual property and its business. Fulfill your CLE requirements and stay up to date on important legal issues and updates.

Registration is complimentary and includes breakfast and lunch.

 

7:30 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8:00 a.m. CLE sessions begin

Ethics and Loss Prevention in the IP Practice
Randy Curato, Vice President-Loss Prevention Counsel, ALAS

Trends in IP Monetization
Nick Stabinsky, Partner, Crown Point Transactions, LLC

Commercial Litigation Finance: A New Approach to Financing IP Litigation
Michael Nicolas, Managing Director, Longford Capital

Protecting Trade Secrets in Labor & Employment Agreements
Brian Alcala, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP, and Kamau Coar, Assistant General Counsel, Heidrick & Struggles

Tips and Tricks for Effective Trademark Portfolio Management
Catherine Smith, Senior Counsel, Wolters Kluwer, and Janet Garetto, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP

Post-Grant Challenges: Recent Decisions and the (Slow) Growth of PGR Proceedings
Peter Prommer, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP

Software Licensing Strategies
Jason Kunze, Associate, Nixon Peabody LLP

What’s in Store with the Defend Trade Secrets Act
Wayne Tang, Counsel, Nixon Peabody LLP

Recent Developments Affecting New IP Lawsuits: Pleading, Jurisdiction, and Discovery
Lisa Sullivan, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP

12:45 p.m. Lunch

Speakers

  • Kamau Coar, Assistant General Counsel, Heidrick & Struggles
  • Randy Curato, Vice President-Loss Prevention Counsel, ALAS
  • Michael Nicolas, Managing Director, Longford Capital
  • Nick Stabinsky, Partner, Crown Point Transactions, LLC
  • Brian Alcala, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Janet Garetto, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Jason Kunze, Associate, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Peter Prommer, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Lisa Sullivan, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Wayne Tang, Counsel, Nixon Peabody LLP

Continuing Education

This course is eligible for 4.5 CLE credits, including 1.0 hour of Professional Responsibility/Ethics credits. See details here.

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