15th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute

Holland & Hart is proud to be a presenting sponsor at the 15th 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 Trademark Attorney Hope Hamilton will moderate Thursday’s Track B Trademarks/Copyrights events and sessions. IP Litigation Partner Mark Miller will participate on a panel for the session “Discovery Rules Limitations” on Friday, which will give an overview of 2015 amendments to Rule 26 – how courts have addressed the “proportionality” requirement, interplay of local patent rules and the Federal Circuit’s model E-discovery order for patent cases, and practice tips and avoiding pitfalls.

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

  • Plenary session on “Mile High Sports and Intellectual Property”
  • National panel of federal district court judges discussing trends in IP law and litigation
  • Plenary ethics sessions on ethics of artificial intelligence and ethics and disclosure exposure
  • Panels of USPTO SPEs and ALJs on the past year and ahead
  • Chief Judge David Ruschke of the PTAB on new developments
  • Chief Judge Gerard Rogers on developments at the TTAB
  • Year in review updates for patent, trademark, copyright, licensing, trade secret, and TTABs
  • PTAB developments
  • The new DTSA and the workplace
  • Limiting IP Risk – Six things you can do to protect your company and clients
  • IP 2025 – The Future Today – What’s next, drones and mapping the known world, and gaming and reality
  • Big data, data breaches, open source, and more
  • How to search, clear, and register a trademark
  • Ransomware, robots, and raging machines
  • Getting indemnity agreements right
  • Recent developments at the intersection of IP and antitrust law
  • Commonly overlooked risks in licensing agreements
  • Marijuana and cannabis update
  • Asset protection for IP
  • Drafting and prosecution strategies
  • Not all is fair (use)
  • Estoppel in the district courts following PTAB decisions
  • Hot topics in bio-pharma prosecution
  • Trademarking pop culture
  • Marketing food, beverages, and supplements

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/IP060117L to register.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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