LES hosts monthly webinars, as part of its ongoing Webinar Wednesdays series, as well as Hot Topic webinars that are periodically scheduled to cover breaking developments such as patent reform, important case updates and other major industry news. Webinar Wednesdays are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time and are also available anytime on-demand. Join IP and licensing experts as they share their knowledge and experience regarding today’s most relevant licensing trends and challenges from transactional issues to ethics to valuation.
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Legal Developments Impacting Licensing and LES’s Related Public Policy Activities
Date: February 11, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Brian O’Shaughnessy LES Vice-President For Public Policy and Regional Vice President USA will lead a discussion providing an update on important legal developments impacting licensing including the Kimble v. Marvel Supreme Court case, the recent USPTO Section 101 guidelines in view of the Supreme Court’s Alice decision, and pay for delay, and the LES Public Policy activities in these areas.
Brian O'Shaughnessy, Shareholder, Ratner Prestia
Brian P. O'Shaughnessy is a shareholder in the intellectual property law firm of RatnerPrestia, Washington, DC. He is a registered patent attorney with over 25 years' experience in all aspects of intellectual property law. He works with innovators in establishing global IP portfolios, and in structuring IP-related transactions. He represents clients in federal courts, the International Trade Commission, and in diverse proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
In addition to his day job, Brian is Regional Vice President, USA, of the Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc., and has served on the LES Board of Trustees since 2007. As Regional Vice President, he is responsible for articulating the Society's position on legislation, administrative policy, and trends in IP law in the U.S. He is an author, editor, and longstanding faculty member of the LES Professional Development Series.
Brian earned a law degree from the Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, N.Y. Prior to that, he earned BS and MS degrees from the Department of Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. He now serves on the RIT Board of Trustees as a member of its Executive Committee and Chair of its Student Life
Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
CLE Credit: 1.5
Who Should Attend
The webinars are designed for all IP and licensing professionals at any level of experience, including corporate IP and licensing professionals, technology transfer professionals, non-IP attorneys, and business development professionals.
Why You Should Attend
LES Webinars are a convenient and affordable way to stay up-to-date with current trends and challenges, gain core knowledge on IP and licensing topics, and supplement your learning in new areas. With our live webinars and growing library of on-demand webinars, you can log-in and learn from leading industry experts anywhere, anytime.
Each webinar is 60 or 90 minutes and addresses a unique topic presented by different industry experts. Sample topics include patent reform, trademark licensing, royalty auditing, patent sales agreements, antitrust issues, and patent licensing conflicts.
We are happy to announce the 2013 Webinar Wednesday series will be FREE to LES members! These webinars, delivered right to your desk, will provide increased knowledge and exposure to today’s hot topics. You’ll also be able to earn CLE and CLP credits!
This new member-only benefit gives you access to IP and licensing experts as they share their knowledge and experience regarding today’s most relevant licensing trends and challenges from transactional issues to ethics to valuation.