The Harvard Law School Conference on Intellectual Property Law
The Harvard Law School Conference on Intellectual Property Law will feature a distinguished collection of leading thinkers from academia, private practice and the judiciary as they offer their diverse perspectives on the latest developments in intellectual property law, both in the courts and in practice.
Building on the case study method of the Problem Solving Workshop of Harvard Law School, our conference will offer a new and unique format, allowing attendees to participate in two limited enrollment case studies where participants will explore the implications and ramifications of challenges and current issues shaping intellectual property law. Case study topics include Non-Practicing Entities and Standards Essential Patents, led by William Lee, Harvard Law School, and Bruce Sewell, Apple, and The Re-Distribution of Copyrighted Works, led by William Fisher, Harvard Law School, and Geoffrey Stewart, Jones Day.
The conference will include a panel of distinguished members of the judiciary from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the District Court of Massachusetts, moderated by former US Solicitor General and WilmerHale Partner, Seth Waxman.
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By patenting their innovations, our clients increase the value of their intellectual property and enhance their ability to compete in the marketplace. We work with laboratory and research teams and R&D and product development groups to determine whether, when and where it is in our clients’ business and technical interests to seek patent protection. And we don’t just file patent applications. Drawing on our experience with patent litigation, corporate financings and technology transactions, we implement IP strategies that conserve resources, add measurable value and give our clients a cost-effective and commercially practical competitive edge.
We help clients obtain more than 750 US and foreign patents each year, covering innovations that span the technological spectrum, including aerospace, biochemistry, biotechnology, business methods, chemistry, computer science, fuel cells, genetics, high-speed data communication, integrated circuits, materials science, medical devices, nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals, semiconductor devices and processes, and software.
We also prepare and prosecute patent applications internationally under the Patent Cooperative Treaty and by working with a network of seasoned patent lawyers around the world. Our experience extends to appeals, interferences and opposition proceedings within the US Patent and Trademark Office, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the European Patent Office.
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