American Intellectual Property Law Association, Mid-Winter Institute: Protecting Corporate Interests Globally: Navigating the Changing Landscape of Intellectual Property

January 28-31, 2009

Marriott Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Miami, FL

This Mid-Winter Institute will address various topics around effectively acquiring, protecting and enforcing intellectual property world-wide with an eye toward optimizing results in a global environment. Mayer Brown partner Sharon Israel will be speaking on Friday, January 30th during the "New Decisions/New Approaches: Rethinking Litigation Strategy" session. Her presentation, "Can You End This Thing Quickly? How All These Changes Affect Settlement," will begin at 11:10 a.m. Additional featured conference topicsÿinclude:
  • Current status of US Patent Reform
  • Enforcing IP Rights Internationally
  • Stopping Goods at the Border
  • Coping with Inadequate Local IP Rights
  • Cultural Sensitivities in International Business Dealings
  • Licensing/Due Diligence Issues in the Face of Patent Reform
  • Cease and Desist, DJ and PI Practice Post Medimmune and eBay
  • Cross-Cultural Communication in IP Transactions
  • Global Branding Strategies
  • Global Trade Dress Protection
  • Compulsory Licensing
  • Global Perspective on Patentable
  • Subject Matter and Patentability Standards
  • Dealing with Counterfeiting Globally
  • Ethical Issues from the PTO
Mayer Brown Speakers:
Sharon Israel

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American Intellectual Property Law Association

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