Alert April 01, 2007

Publications & Conferences


Jacqueline Klosek and Andrew P. Lurié published “The Case for Factoring Data Privacy and Security Considerations into a Company’s Outsourcing Strategy” in Metropolitan Corporate Counsel’s March 2007 issue.

Benjamin Hershkowitz and Robert D. Carroll published “10 Steps to Ensure Software Licensing Compliance” in IPLaw360 on February 28, 2007.

Joel E. Lehrer published “Patenting the Money Machine” in The Deal on February 19, 2007.

Joel E. Lehrer published “Trends in Financial Services Patents” in IPFrontline on February 9, 2007.

Jacqueline Klosek and Andrew P. Lurié published “Privacy in the New Congress: Predictions for 2007” in the February 2007 issue of Privacy Advisor.

Agnes Bundy Scanlan, Jacqueline Klosek and Laurie A. Burlingame published “Massachusetts Bill: Shifting the Cost of Data Breaches” in the March 2007 issue of Data Protection Law and Policy.

Steven J. Frank published “Surviving Intellectual-Property Due Diligence” in Metropolitan Corporate Counsel’s February 2007 issue.

Deborah S. Birnbach and David J. Goldstone published “Privacy Rules and Board Investigations” in The Corporate Board’s January/February 2007 issue.

Ira J. Levy was interviewed about “Blocking Strategies for Intellectual Property” in IncreMentalAdvantage’s January 2007 issue.

Steven J. Frank, Christopher W. Stamos and Duncan A. Greenhalgh published “Proposed U.S. Patent Office Rule Changes Could Significantly Affect Portfolio Development” in IPLaw360 on November 7, 2006.


Upcoming Conferences

ABA Section of International Law - Spring 2007 Meeting
Dates: May 1-5, 2007
Location: Fairmont Hotel, Washington, D.C.
This event is organized by the ABA’s Section of International Law and will provide several days’ worth of programming targeted towards the specific needs of international lawyers and legal professionals. Jacqueline Klosek will moderate the “Government Access to Customer Data and Data retention” panel.

AIPLA Spring Meeting 2007
Dates: May 9-11, 2007
Location: Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, Boston, MA
This event is the annual spring meeting of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. The meeting will provide a forum for IP professionals in the legal industry to discuss the latest developments in and interpretation of intellectual property law and professional ethics. Ira J. Levy will speak on the panel entitled “Expert Witnesses: Finding Them, and the Proper Care and Feeding of Them Once You Do.”

NSTI Nanotech 2007
Dates: May 20-24, 2007
Location: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
This event is the annual meeting of the Nano Science and Technology Institute. William R. Haulbrook and Natasha C. Us will present a paper entitled “Nanotech Patents: Tips for Getting the Patent Protection You Need.”

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2007: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing
Dates: June 20-22, 2007
Location: PLI New York Center, New York, NY
Louis S. Sorell and Marta E. Delsignore will speak at this event, which Lou is also chairing.