14th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute

Holland & Hart is proud to be a presenting sponsor at in the "14th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute" conference. The Institute is one of the premier intellectual property continuing legal education programs in the country, and we are pleased to once again participate.

Holland & Hart Patent Partner Michael Drapkin will moderate the session "SPE Panel Trends and Examination," and Planning and Committee Member and Trademark Attorney Hope Hamilton will moderate Friday's Track B Trademark events and the session "In-House Panel on Brand Management." Michael's session will focus on updates to examiner guidelines, trends in examination, and patent examining initiatives, while Hope's will cover brand maintenance, improvements to outside counsel opinions, and enforcement strategies.

Other topics covered at the two-day CLE event will include:

  • Plenary session on "IoT: The Internet of Things – and the Intelligence of Things."
  • National panel of federal magistrate judges discussing trends in IP law and litigation
  • Panels of PTAB judges and SPEs discussing developments at the USPTO
  • Chief Judge Gerard Rogers on developments at the TTAB
  • Year in review updates for patent, trademark, copyright, licensing, trade secret, and TTAB's
  • PTAB developments
  • FTC insight on how to keep your clients out of trouble
  • Protecting your clients' trade secrets
  • Doing business in China and India
  • Developments in privacy and data security
  • Danger ahead: Is your license an inadvertent franchise?
  • Breakdown of termination and service-level provisions in licenses
  • IP and commercialization issues in the burgeoning marijuana industry
  • Issues when representing the arts community
  • Secured transactions, bankruptcy and tax issues in IP and technology law
  • Estate planning for IP entrepreneurs
  • Financing tech startups
  • Ethics, Technology, and Intellectual Property

Location: Westin Westminster Hotel, 1600 Westminster Boulevard, Westminster, Colorado

To find out further details (including costs and timings), please click here to download the event brochure. Alternatively, please visit http://cle.cobar.org/Seminars/Event-Info/sessionaltcd/IP060216L to register.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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