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2018 has marked a year of expansive changes in the realm of electronic data and eCommerce and their impact on intellectual property. For example, global data privacy regulations (GDPR) went into effect impacting many U.S.-based companies. States are implementing their own GDPR laws, which will affect many U.S. businesses. Federal laws were passed regarding the seizure of data both domestically and overseas.
Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin gained household name recognition and are the underlying blockchain technology is being employed commercially in areas well-beyond cryptocurrency.
The use of 3D printing has gone well beyond the tinkering inventor and prototyping engineer – large scale items such as houses were manufactured and ghost gun manufacturers started distributing 3D print plans for firearms.
All of these things have implications on and are intertwined with intellectual property, including, for example utility patents, design patents, copyrights and trade secrets.
9:00 - 10:00 - Data Seizure and the CLOUD Act: Standards and Procedures for US and Foreign Data Seizure - Speakers: Eileen Hintz Rumfelt, Miller & Martin and Matthew Esworthy, Bowie and Jensen LLC
10:00 - 11:00 - Legal Issues in 3D Printing - Speaker: Aidan Skoyles, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
11:00 - 12:00 - Data Privacy and GDPR Compliance - Speakers: Bobbi Christensen & Maureen Fulton, Koley Jessen, P.C.
12:00 - 1:00- Lunch (included with registration)
1:00 - 2:00 -Protecting IP in the Wake of GDPR, Cybersecurity, and Other Developments - Speaker: Sarah Dickhut, McKee, Voorhees & Sease
2:00 - 3:00 - E-Commerce Applications and Regulatory Issues Related to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency - Speaker: Srikant Mikkilineni, Brick Gentry PC
3:00 - 4:00 - Online Enforcement Procedures: Domain Name Disputes, Take-Down Notices, and Other Ways to Protect Your Online Business - Speaker: Brandon Clark, McKee, Voorhees & Sease
CLE CREDIT (approved)
6 state hours
Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after November 29 will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.
ISBA eCommerce and Intellectual Property Law Section Members - $160
Please use promo code eCommerce when registering to receive the $160 rate. This code is for ISBA eCommerce and Intellectual Property Law Section members only. This code is not applicable to YLD Members (Years 1-5) who are members of the section. If you are a current ISBA member and would like to join this section, please contact the ISBA's Membership Department at 515-697-7870. Fee to join the section is $20.
ISBA Members - $175
YLD Members (Years 1-5) - $125
Non-ISBA Members - $220
Law Students - Free
Please select attendance preference (in-person or live webinar) when registering for this event. In-person attendance will take place at the ISBA Headquarters (625 E. Court Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309).
If attending via the live webinar, any materials related to this event, as well as joining instructions, will be sent via e-mail prior to the event. Please include an e-mail address when registering for this event. ISBA members, please make sure we have your most up-to-date e-mail address.
Sponsored by the ISBA eCommerce and Intellectual Property Law Section