Intellectual Property Section

Copyright symbolsThe Intellectual Property Section focuses on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and related matters. The Section periodically publishes a newsletter and sponsors CLE courses.

In accordance with the section's bylaws, and with the exception of law students, an individual must be an active member of the WSBA.

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Upcoming Event

IP Licensing In the Age of Privacy, the Internet of Things, and Cloud Computing

The transfer of sensitive data across networks and borders, the internetworking of commonplace appliances (Internet of things) and the use of cloud computing by businesses of all types have given rise to a number of issues affecting the licensing of intellectual property. Stay current in this dynamic area with a full-day program that provides an annual case law update and a market overview, covers ethical issues related to technology and licensing, and brings you leading practitioners addressing cutting-edge topics including:

  • Advanced perspectives and strategies for IP license agreements.
  • IoT — the Internet of Things: What is it and what are the big-picture licensing issues?
  • Privacy issues in business-to-business data sharing and SaaS offerings.
  • Advanced licensing issues for enterprises using cloud computing.

Aug. 16, 2016
Where: WSBA Conference Center, 1325 Fourth Ave., Suite 600
CLE: 5.75 Law and Legal Procedure and 1 Ethics
Cost: $275
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