PLI Schedules Understanding The IP License Seminar

Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 01:00

The Practising Law Institute has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2008 for Monday and Tuesday, December 15 and 16, at the PLICalifornia Center, 685 Market Street in San Francisco.

On the first day the program will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m., and on the second day it will go from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

As licensing is one of the hottest areas in intellectual property today, a solid base of knowledge about licensing of intellectual property has never been more important for companies and their counsel. This seminar is designed for general practitioners, intellectual property specialists, corporate counsel and others who need to know the basics of how to license and protect their intellectual property. Topics will include copyright licensing, rights of publicity and entertainment licensing, open source licenses, patent and technology licensing, ethical issues in licensing, antitrust issues in licensing, bankruptcy issues in licensing, drafting for litigation, and a mock negotiation of a license agreement.

The presenting faculty includes Sally M. Abel, partner and chair, Trademark Group, Fenwick & West LLP; Gregory J. Battersby, Grimes & Battersby, LLP; William Sloan Coats, White & Case LLP; Leonard T. Nuara, Greenberg Traurig, LLP; and Alan Stern, senior corporate counsel, Licensing & Technology Group, Cisco Systems, Inc.

For more information about available CLEcredits and fees, see CLE Events at The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To make a reservation, call 800-260-4pli or visit