On the Cutting Edge: Updates on Patent Law, Data Privacy, and E-Commerce

July 11, 2019

Hyatt Regency Cleveland At The Arcade
420 Superior Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114

3-Minute Case Summaries: A fast-paced and energetic update on recent case law developments important to patent litigation from ten select cases.

Brand Protection Update: Hear an update on trends and cases related to online brand protection, including updates on copyright laws, trademark strategies, and anti-counterfeiting strategies. We will also provide an update regarding new programs put in place by online marketplaces to manage counterfeits and unauthorized product sales.

Data Privacy Developments: The laws and regulations relating to the collection, use, processing, and storage of consumer data and consumer privacy are constantly evolving. Eric will discuss two of the more significant developments in this area from the last few years: The EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Specifically, Eric will discuss what we’ve learned in the 13 months since GDPR went into force and what we can expect from the CCPA, which goes into force on January 1, 2020.

Panel Discussion: Agreements & Innovation Due Diligence: M&G attorneys share their experience helping their clients navigate technology, data, and IoT-driven projects.  Agreement drafting, due diligence, litigation, data security, and client counseling will be discussed.

2:00 – 2:30 Registration
2:30 – 3:00 3-Minute Case Summaries: What Every Patent Lawyer Needs to Know
3:00 – 3:30 Brand Protection Update: Relevant Cases and Trends 
3:30 – 3:50 Data Privacy Developments: GDPR at One Year and the California Consumer Privacy Act 
3:50 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 4:45 Panel Discussion: Agreements & Innovation Due Diligence


Followed by a cocktail & networking reception