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The Importance of Intellectual Property Protection in Crowdfunding/Crowd financing (June 12, 2019)

Program Number: 2976 Presenter: David Postolski, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** Regardless of the type of product or service you ae crowdfunding or the site/portal you might be using, protecting your intellectual property first is a prerequisite. Intellectual Property includes trade secrets, patents, trademarks, and copyright and this presentation will explore the differences in each and the pitfalls of using crowdfunding without securing your protection. BY learning from others mistakes in not securing their IP will enable participants to fully maximize their crowdfunding experience and achieve their goals.

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Secret Prior Art to AIA Patents After Helsinn v. Teva (June 13, 2019)

Program Number: 2972 Presenter: Charles R. Macedo, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** In 2011, Congress totally rewrote the Patent Act's definition of prior art. By replacing the traditional "first-to-invent" system with a "first-inventor-to-file" system, the concept of what was considered prior art was substantially changed. In doing so, Congress kept some familiar concepts like "on-sale" in the Act, but included a catchall qualifier of "otherwise available to the public". Conventional wisdom was that "on-sale" prior art would not include non-public information. This past term, a unanimous Supreme Court in Helsinn Healthcare SA v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., found otherwise, and affirmed a holding by the Federal Circuit that a confidential sale of an invention ready for patenting was still prior art -- even if

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FISA: More of Everything You Didn’t Know (March 28, 2019)

Program Number: 2946 Presenter: George W. Croner, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** Electronic surveillance represents the most important foreign intelligence collection tool available to the U.S. government. Correspondingly, the ability to surveil constitutes one of those activities most susceptible to abuse by a government against its citizens. In the U.S., the government’s use of electronic surveillance is highly regulated and can be conducted for only two purposes: law enforcement, which is undertaken by both federal and state governments; and foreign intelligence collection, which is an exclusively federal government function conducted pursuant to a single authority - the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act or “FISA”. FISA governs not only electronic surveillance but the use of physical searches, pen registers, trap and trace

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Inspector General Whistleblower Investigations – How They Work & How to Manage if Under Investigation (Feb 20, 2019)

Program Number: 2945 Presenter: Margaret Cassidy, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** Federal Government inspector general offices are required to investigate whistleblower complaints against contractors in certain circumstances. If your company does business with the federal government, it is important to know: How inspector general offices work, When IG’s must investigate whistleblower complaints, How the “new” DoD alternative dispute resolution process for whistleblower complaints work, and What your company can do to mitigate the risk of an inspector general investigation as well as how to manage if your company is under investigation. This CLE will discuss applicable laws, regulations and best practices on making it through an IG investigation.

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“I’m the controller!” “No, I am!”: Joint Controllers under the GDPR (March 6, 2019)

Program Number: 2943 Presenter: Sean Christy, Esq., Tyler Thompson, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. CLICK ONLY THE ONLINE BUTTON TO ADD TO CART, IF THAT BUTTON IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE PROGRAM HAS NOT YET BEEN PRODUCED **** The relationship between controllers and processors under the EU’s GDPR is well understood, but what if neither party is a processor? Is the relationship a data pool, a professional engagement, or a shared marketing program or service? In these and many other scenarios it is possible that the relationship is instead that of joint controllers. This program will take an in-depth look on how to determine when a relationship is between a controller and a processor, separate controllers, or joint controllers and the ramifications of each construct. Additionally, learn how to structure a contractual relationship between joint controllers and receive template documents designed to

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Copyright Litigation: The Year in Review (March 25, 2019)

Program Number: 2942 Presenter: Raymond Dowd, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. CLICK ONLY THE ONLINE BUTTON TO ADD TO CART, IF THAT BUTTON IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE PROGRAM HAS NOT YET BEEN PRODUCED **** 2018 brought many new developments in copyright litigation and 2019 promises to continue to transform the landscape as the Supreme Court continues to grant cert on copyright-related issues. Join Raymond Dowd, author of Copyright Litigation Handbook (Thomson Reuters 2018-2019) for highlights of the past year and a view of what the future holds. Dowd’s Copyright Litigation Handbook focuses on the intersection of the Copyright Act and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, providing practical guidance to practitioners from case evaluation through final judgment. Join us for this practical, entertaining and instructional view of an area of law that continues to baffle and surprise.

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Law Firms at a Crossroads: The New Paths to Safeguarding Data as Attacks Ramp Up

Program Number: 2937 Presenter: Brian Lapidus, Keith Wojcieszek

How do you protect your firm? The vast majority of cyber-related vulnerabilities can be traced to staff and third parties who accidentally or deliberately don’t follow security protocols or are tricked into downloading malicious code. Led by Keith Wojcieszek, former head of the USSS Cyber Intelligence Section, Criminal Investigation Division, and Brian Lapidus, global leader of Kroll’s Identity Theft and Breach Notification practice, this session will provide an overview of the latest cyber threats, insights into risks posed by the dark web, the opportunities presented by incorporating cyber intelligence into engagements, and practical steps to minimize its risks do data security, privacy, and overall firm reputation.

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Blockchain 201: Technical Concepts, Legal and Business Issues, Emerging Use Cases

Program Number: 2917 Presenter: Brian P. Bartish,Esq., Jonathan D. Blattmachr, Esq., Robert A. Musiala, Jr., Esq, Simone O. Otenaike, Esq., Jaime B. Petenko, Esq.

By now most professionals have heard about blockchain, but many still have questions about what makes this technology unique and how it will affect the business landscape. This presentation will seek to address these questions by providing an in-depth look at the key technical concepts behind blockchain and a framework for distinguishing between Bitcoin and enterprise grade blockchains. From there we will provide an overview of the critical legal, accounting and cybersecurity issues related to the emerging blockchain market. The presentation will close by highlighting some of the emerging use cases for blockchain, including tracking the food supply chain, self-sovereign identity, smart contracts and more.

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Intellectual Property and Beyond: Expansion of Intellectual Property Rights in the Fashion Industry

Program Number: 2913 Presenter: Olivera Medenica, Esq.

This program will examine traditional intellectual property or design rights in the United States, and will examine the latest cases dealing with brand owners seeking to apply traditional IP rights to non-traditional elements of a design. The panel will examine whether recent cases indicate a willingness for courts to expand upon such rights vis-à-vis the fashion industry.

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Ethics & Copyright Litigation: What the Practitioner Needs to Know

Program Number: 2911 Presenter: Raymond Dowd, Esq.

Ray Dowd, author of West’s acclaimed Copyright Litigation Handbook and a partner in Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP in New York City will take us through the ethical pitfalls facing legal practitioners tackling copyright litigation. Appropriate for inhouse counsel, and private practitioners both seasoned and novice. Professional responsibility issues arise early in copyright litigation. The disciplinary rules of each jurisdiction impose a duty of professional competence. The combination of Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure requiring attorneys to investigate and warrant the viability of claims and defenses with the Copyright Act’s potential awards of attorneys fees as costs to the prevailing party, make the attorney litigating copyright claims a potential target throughout the litigation. In this age of sanctions being imposed on copyright trolls and overaggressive copyright enforcement, what are the ethical takeaways attorneys representing content owners and distributors? Is it a breach of ethics to send

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