Alert February 10, 2010

Publications and Conferences


“Scheduled Maintenance”
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
December 1, 2009
Author:  Daniel Wilson

“Overview Of Monday’s Oral Arguments In Bilski
IP Law360
November 12, 2009
Authors: Andrew J. Baca, Eleanor M. Hynes


Navigating the Digital Ocean: Riding the Waves of Change - 11th Annual Privacy and Data Security Conference 
February 9-10, 2010
Victoria, British Columbia

This annual conference, organized by Reboot Communications, draws an international audience of delegates with an interest in cutting edge policy, programs, research and technologies aimed at the protection of privacy and security. Jackie Klosek is on the “Cloud Computing” panel.

AIPLA Women in IP Cross-Country Networking Dinner
February 11, 2010
New York, NY

The AIPLA Women in IP Committee has organized a series of networking dinners to be held simultaneously in 27 cities across the United States. Before the conclusion of each of the dinners, all cities will be linked by a teleconference for a welcome by the president of the AIPLA, Alan Kasper, and the chairs of the Women in IP Law Committee, Carey Jordan and Alyson Barker.  Goodwin Procter will be hosting the dinner in New York City. 

ABA’s 11th Annual Emerging Issues in Healthcare
February 17-19, 2010
Phoenix, AZ

This ABA conference brings together Health Law Section members, leadership and interest groups to exchange ideas and network with colleagues on the most critical issues in the healthcare industry. Jackie Klosek will speak on employer-sponsored wellness programs and privacy issues.

ACI’s International Trade Commission Litigation & Enforcement
February 24-25, 2010
New York, NY

Litigation before the International Trade Commission is rapidly increasing and becoming a dominant topic of conversation for the intellectual property bar as IP owners learn that the ITC is an attractive forum for patent infringement litigation. Charles Sanders will serve as a panelist.

Open Source Business Conference
March 17-18, 2010
San Francisco, CA

Goodwin Procter will be sponsoring the legal track during this two-day conference, which will discuss open source and open standards issues.  

PLI’s Advanced Licensing Agreements 2010
March 25-26, 2010
New York, NY

This program is designed to address some of the more complex issues that arise in drafting and negotiating IP licenses. The program will feature updates on current legal developments, best practices, negotiating frequently contested issues, identifying and avoiding common pitfalls, keeping the relationship on track, litigation planning and avoidance, and ethics.  Ira Levy is the Chair of this conference and Steve Charkoudian will be speaking. 

NYIPLA’s 88th Annual Dinner in Honor of the Federal Judiciary
March 26, 2010
New York, NY

Goodwin Procter will host clients and guests in our hospitality suite in the Waldorf Astoria’s Peacock Alley both before and after this prestigious dinner.  Hon. Richard Linn, Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will be honored with the 8th Annual NYIPLA Outstanding Public Service Award, and the keynote address will be given by former New York State Governor Mario Cuomo.  Goodwin Procter partner Mark Abate is currently serving as president of the NYIPLA, and Ira Levy will be speaking during the CLE program, "Calculation of Damages in a Patent Case."

FRA’s Successfully Implementing Hitech Privacy & Security Regulations
April 15-16, 2010
Chicago, IL

This conference, hosted by FRA will provide information on implementing a thorough hitech compliance program. Jackie Klosek will speak on “Identifying and Implementing Breach Detection Strategies Within Your Organization” and “Changes in Contracts, Communication, Interaction and negotiations with Business Associate Agreements.”