Denver Summit Focus: Electronics And Computer Patent Law

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 01:00

The American Intellectual Property Law Association will offer a one-day summit examining Electronics and Computer Patent Law.

The event is scheduled for Thursday, June 24 at the Grand Hyatt, 1750 Welton Street in Denver and will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. followed by a networking reception.

The multi-session seminar will cover timely, advanced and emerging issues in United States Patent Law presented by a faculty of experienced practitioners, judges and academia.

The highlights of the summit are statutory subject matter In re Bilski presented by Steve Kunin of Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, LLP. The other topics include EPO divisional rule change, presented by Maureen Kinsler of Marks & Clerk; and the State of the Court presented by Hon. Richard Linn, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

The afternoon sessions include a panel discussion on implementing re-examination in litigation including panelists Gary Frischling, Irell & Manella, LLP and Edward R. Reines of Weil Gotshal & Manges, LLP. A second panel will provide an examination of in-house perspectives on cost-effective management of outside counsel and includes Grant Ritz, Hewlett-Packard and Jeff Ranck of Microsoft Corporation.

For more information about available CLE credits and fees, visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register for the Denver program visit www.aipla.org or call (703) 415-0780.