IP Technology Year in Review and Forecast for 2017: Protecting Your Company's IP Position
With the rapidly evolving case law, it may be challenging to ensure that your company's intellectual property rights are protected. Indeed, the past year brought many significant cases and legal developments in copyright, trademark and trade secret law. Please join us as we discuss the implications of substantive changes to the law, and help you prepare your company for anticipated developments in 2017.
- Copyright: DMCA safe harbors, software and music copyright developments, and three important Supreme Court decisions.
- Trademark: The Redskins and Slants trademark cases; the state of the nominative fair use defense; extraterritorial enforcement of marks; and trade dress protection for athletic sneakers.
- Trade Secret: The Defend Trade Secrets Act and emerging case trends under the DTSA; non-compete agreements; and Economic Espionage Act updates.