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Lessons from the Smartphone Wars: Surprising Developments in Patent, Copyright & Licensing


October 22, 2013,6-9 pm

New York, New Jersey & California Credit: 3.0 professional practice
This program does NOT provide transitional credit to newly admitted attorneys
Illinois Credit & Pennsylvania credit: 1.5 general MCLE
Member: $215.00 Nonmember: $325.00

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New York City Bar
42 West 44th St
New York, NY 10036

 

Apple, Google, Samsung, and a host of others have now been battling over smartphone technology for nearly half a decade in courts and tribunals all over the world. The $4.5 billion purchase of the Nortel patent portfolio by a consortium led by Microsoft, Ericsson, and Apple, as well as Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility for $12.7B, have encountered heightened antitrust scrutiny. Design patent law has earned new respect after Apple’s defeat of Samsung, and the ability to claim copyright protection for application program interfaces (APIs) has been diminished after Google’s defense of Oracle’s claims. Industry representatives and politicians have proposed that injunctions (and ITC exclusion orders) should not be available for standard-essential patents (“SEPs”), and courts are beginning to rule on whether a particular royalty rate meets the fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (“FRAND”) commitment made by holders of SEPs. This program, designed for intellectual property attorneys and in-house counsel, will discuss the key takeaways from the smartphone wars that are reshaping the industry. Join our panel of experts as they discuss these and other developments in the law.
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10/22/2013 6:00 PM
Go Green. Your registration includes a free PDF download of the course book. If you do not wish to obtain the PDF who can add the hard copy version of the course book to your registration for a $25.00 fee. Registrants who select the PDF will be sent an email at 3.00 pm on the afternoon prior to the program with details on how to access the PDF. Registrants who add the hard copy will receive their course book upon arrival at the program. Fee does not apply to firm passports.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM