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Deborah Greaves to Chair “IP: The Final Frontier” at the 40th Annual IP Institute

From November 12-13, 2015, Deborah Greaves will be chairing the conference “IP: The Final Frontier,” presented by the State Bar of California Intellectual Property Law Section’s 40th Annual IP Institute. The conference will cover the latest developments in intellectual property law and new technology, such as interactive media and augmented reality, drone technology, the Darknet, wearable technology and cryptocurrencies. Featured panelists will consist of leading experts in their fields, including private practice attorneys, in-house counsel, academics, and government practitioners.

Conference Topics include:

  • The Undiscovered Country: What Must Be Found In An IP Audit
  • Software: Lost In Space
  • The Final Frontier: Patent Quality and The Voyages of the Starship USPTO
  • The Darknet: A Black Hole
  • Blurred Borders: An Exploration of IP In Wearable Tech
  • The Trade Dress Universe
  • Cryptocurrencies: Evolving Regulatory Issues and Prospects for a Cashless Society
  • Attack of the Drones
  • Bring Your Phasers: Reasonable Secrecy Measures and Criminal Prosecution of Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Augmented Reality: A Galaxy Not So Far Away
  • Pushing the Boundaries: Is There Room in Copyright Law for the First Amendment To Live Long And Prosper?
  • IP in the After Life: IP Asset Estate Planning
  • In Search of Unidentified Objects: Due Diligence in Privacy Policies And Terms of Use Agreements

The conference will also celebrate the winners of this year’s Vanguard Award with a dinner ceremony, honoring their contributions to the world of intellectual property. Additionally, Adam Nimoy will be featured as a keynote lunch speaker, and will discuss his transition from entertainment law to television directing, as well as the frequent intersection of the legal and creative arenas.

More information on the conference and how to register can be found here.

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