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The SCCBA High Technology Section presents an MCLE Seminar Co-sponsored by Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel: Finding it hard to keep up with the ever changing legal landscape of intellectual property? Want to know about the Patent Pilot Program in the Northern District? Join us for the SCCBA High Technology Law Section’s lively and entertaining presentation of the latest significant developments in patent, trademark and copyright law.

6/10/2014
When: June 10, 2014
12:00PM-2:00PM
Where: Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel
60 S. Market Street, 14th Floor
San Jose, California  95113
United States
Presenter: see below
Contact: SCCBA
408-287-2557


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Finding it hard to keep up with the ever changing legal landscape of intellectual property? Want to know about the Patent Pilot Program in the Northern District?

Join us for the SCCBA High Technology Law Section’s lively and entertaining presentation of the latest significant developments in patent, trademark and copyright law.


Come early for lunch then hear from the Director of the Silicon Valley USPTO, John Cabeca, about one of four satellite USPTO offices to be located at City Hall in San Jose, and what Senior District Judge Ronald M. Whyte has to say about U.S. Supreme Court cases regarding:

  • Joint induced infringement and joint direct infringement in Limelight v. Akamai and Akamai v. Limelight

  • Software patent eligibility in CLS Bank Intern v. Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd.

  • Human gene patent eligibility in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • A patentee’s burden of proving infringement in declaratory relief actions brought by defendants in Medtronic v. Mirowski

  • Attorneys’ fees in patent infringement cases in Octane Fitness v. Icon Health & Fitness and Highmark v. Allcare Health Mgmt.


Consider the reflections of Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Tyler Ochoa on key cases under U.S. Copyright law, including:

  • The equitable defense of laches in copyright cases in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
  • The legality of streaming and recording publicly broadcast television programming without paying the broadcasters in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. et al., v. Aereo, Inc. f/k/a Bamboom Labs, Inc.
  • Transformation of copyrighted work and the fair use doctrine in Cariou v. Prince and Seltzer v. Green Day, Inc.

 

Pricing: 
SCCBA Member: $89
Non-Member: $139
SCCBA New Admittee: 
 (0-3 years in practice)
 $79
Honorary: $25

 

  

 

 

Registration & LUNCH: (Lunch provided by Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel) 
11:30 AM

MCLE Credit: 
2.0 General Substantive Law


SPEAKERS:

Honorable Ronald M. Whyte, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
John Cabeca, Director of the Silicon Valley United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Tyler Ochoa, Professor, Santa Clara University School of Law
Britten D. Sessions, Patent Attorney, Zilka-Kotab, PC


MODERATORS:

Laurie M. Charrington, IP Litigation, Jones Day
Stephanie O. Sparks, IP Group Chair, Hoge Fenton 


 Co-Sponsored by:

Hoge Fenton

Attend From Anywhere

For your convenience this program is also being offered via Live Webcast.

Please register for either the in person seminar or the live webcast, which have separate pricing levels. Registering for the live webcast requires an InReach account which is separate from your SCCBA account. If you require assistance, please contact InReach at 1-877-880-1335.

Parking is available just across the street from the SCCBA at the 3rd Street Parking Garage located between E. Santa Clara Street and St. John Street (SCCBA does not validate). 

Cancellations and refunds will be accepted only 48 hours prior to the event.  

*All seminar materials will be distributed to pre-registrants via email. We will not provide hard copies. If you would like a hard copy of the materials we will provide upon request for a fee of $25.00.  

*State Bar of California Approved MCLE:  The Santa Clara County Bar Association is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.  This program is approved for California MCLE credit.

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