Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute 2016

June 2-3, 2016
Location:

Westminster, CO

Overview

Tim Scull, managing partner of Merchant & Gould's Denver office, will be a panelist in a patent/patent litigation session on Section 101 updates at the 14th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute. Also, the firm will sponsor the final event of the conference: a beer tasting and plenary session on ethics.

Held annually in one place over two days, the Institute provides a real-world discussion of developments across all areas of IP and tech law and has become the premier intellectual property forum of the Rocky Mountain region.

Section 101: A Practice Update

TRACK A - PATENTS & PATENT LITIGATION
Friday, June 3, 11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • Federal Circuit's views on 101
  • District Courts' views on 101
  • Variances by jurisdiction
  • Procedural mechanisms for addressing 101

Moderator: Wayne Stacy
Natalie Hanlon-Leh - Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Timothy Scull - Merchant & Gould P.C.
Mindy Sooter - Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

 

Beer Tasting and Plenary Session

Friday, June 3, 3:35 - 4:45 p.m.
Beer Tasting - Featuring Voir Dire Beer (introduced in 2015) and Infringement IPA (new for 2016), specially brewed by Odyssey Beerwerks of Arvada, Colorado.
Plenary Session - Ethics for IP Lawyers: A Cornucopia of Things to Think About

  • Exceptions to the duty of confidentiality
  • MJP and UPL – advising clients in different jurisdictions
  • Identifying your clients in the organizational solution

Thomas Spahn - McGuireWoods LLP
1 Ethics Credit
Sponsored by Merchant & Gould P.C.


14th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute
June 2-3, 2016

Westin Westminster Hotel
10600 Westminster Blvd.
Westminster, CO 80020

Merchant & Gould is honored to support this conference.

Interested in attending? Friends of Merchant & Gould are eligible to save $150 on registration fees! View the promo code and learn more here!

 

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