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.
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
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.